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Aloha Bayfront Cafe - CLOSED

116 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2867
+1 808-935-8935
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (20 reviews)
“cole slaw” (4 reviews)
“sandwich” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cafe, Soups, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
116 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2867
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Reviews (57)
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 31 May 2016

Aloha Bayfront Cafe is a lovely little place with both indoor and outdoor seating. The quality of the food, and beverages are excellent! For lunch we had the chicken spinach wrap = yum as well as the chicken sandwich with bacon on marbled rye =...More

Thank mcdherr
Reviewed 20 May 2016

This little cafe has been on my "must try" list for some time, and I finally stopped in while I was in the downtown area. I ordered the kalua pork wrap - the meat was tasty and succulent, lots of lettuce so I could feel...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Aloha. Stopped in during a shopping trip for a cold brew iced coffee. Was just what we needed- wonderful Hawaiian coffee highly recommend a visit for lunch, ice cream ( awesome flavored), or a sandwich. Mahalo nui loa

Thank Martha M
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Traveling around the Big Island from Kona and stopped in Hilo for lunch. Found this place via CitySearch app and thought we would give it a try. You might walk right past it if you didn't know to look for it. It looks like just...More

Thank Susan U
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Amazing service with even more amazing food. Fresh ingredients, simple yet wonderful flavors. Had the Cuban with fresh slaw..husband had the Hawaiian bleu with chips. Both spectacular! Our server was a sweet and happy guy from Puerto Rico...service was outstanding! Stop by! Gotta try!

Thank KyKy1604
Diana S, Owner at Aloha Bayfront Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2016

Aloha! Thank you for your review. We strive to please our customers and provide them with a pleasant experience. We are grateful for your appreciation and look forward to seeing you again. The Aloha Bayfront Cafe Team.

Reviewed 22 March 2016

All I can say is run and have the Cuban Midnight sandwich!!! It was absolutely delicious, and a nice twist on a classic. We also had a local soda with lemon and ginger that was flavorful. We liked the decor of the restaurant, cool modern...More

Thank JC505
Reviewed 4 March 2016

What a good start we have had in Hilo - and being in Kano, on the other side of the island, we dearly miss Hilo. A very friendly welcome, just feeling good in this place. Randy was easy going, recommended the Cuban Midnight sandwich -...More

1  Thank Thomas A B
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Great experience at this cafe. This place is budget friendly, yet serves fresh, local, organic cuisine! I had the Cuban sandwich and it was delicious! The service is amazing. True Hawaiian hospitality at its best. Friendly and very quick. We will definitely be back!

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Great place to stop for lunch before heading north or south in Hilo. We were on our way to the 4 mile Scenic Drive and decided to stop for lunch. We both enjoyed our meal plus the cafe staff was friendly and helpful. Try the...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Walking down the street and saw this place participated on Ylep and Trip Advisor and had locally made ice cream! Very happy with the choice. Daily soup (pumpkin-basil soup awesome. Kailua pig wrap very flavorful. Ice cream great too.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$30
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2867
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-8935
  • E-mail
Aloha Bayfront Cafe is the newest fresh food eatery and gifts addition to downtown Hilo in beautiful Historic Old Town, directly across from the Bay. Located at 116 Kamehameha Avenue, the Cafe offers indoor and outdoor seating, a warm friendly and comfortable atmosphere and an idyllic spot to break for lunch. The menu includes fresh salads, gourmet sandwiches, wraps, and an outstanding selection of house specialties including our Key Lime pie in a macadamia nut crust. A Big Island hit is our organic salads & organic micro greens. Stop by for lunch today! Aloha Bayfront Cafe carries a variety of locally made food gift items such as Aikane Plantation Coffee and chocolate Peaberry beans, Hamakua Macnut Company flavored macadamia nuts, award-winning Salty Wahine Gourmet Hawaiian Sea Salts and Hawaiian ghost and Scorpion hot sauces and jams from Big Island Chili Peppers. Also Atebara's locally made gourmet chocolate bark and chips as well as Monkey pod jams and curds from Kauai.
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