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317 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2439
+1 808-935-6311
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Hawaii
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246 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Basic soft serve offerings. Best alternative to a DQ that is close by. Nothing to write home about IMP.

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Thank Globaljoan
Stillwater, Minnesota
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in at Kozmic Cones for lunch and an ice cream snack on the way to Volcanoes NP. After ordering our food and finding the one seat in the back of seating area that wasn't so filthy, we started to eat lunch. After opening my chili dog container, the dog looked like a triple dose of Red 40 was... More 

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Thank 757200traveller
Sacramento, California
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Good local restaurant similar to a Dairy Queen or A&W which was recommended to us by the staff of the Leman Museum. A 1/4 lb hamburger, fries, soda, and sundae was $7. Various sandwiches, fish, and ice cream treats also available. The Kozmic was very popular with the local school crowd.

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Thank Jack A
Ashland, Oregon
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

My wife and I stopped by Kozmic Cones after a meal at Blane's Drive-In (about a block away). This was our first visit to Kozmic Cones. We each ordered a cone, mine in the cone and hers in a dish. I must say, the soft serve was very tasty, almost tasting like a custard. We both really, really enjoyed our... More 

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Thank RCdeCruiser
Yorktown, Virginia
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We were looking for ice cream after dinner and the GPS could only find places miles away. We decide to drive around Hilo and found Kozmic cones. Very, very happy. We ordered and it was good. Plenty of milk shake for the money and the dining area was clean. The staff was very helpful, patient and kind. A hidden local... More 

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Thank Timothy H
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Tried to enjoy desert with grand children an employee sat in the floor near us cursing at someone on her cell complained on their Web site never got a response

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Thank Suzy r
New Berlin, Wisconsin
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215 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015

We enjoyed sundaes here after our dinner. It was your typical soft-serve, in a reasonable portion, and nothing over the top special about it. Similar to a Dairy Queen, though a much smaller selection of items.

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Thank Oatgirl12
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

I have been a good customer for many years. Lately there have been new hires who are quite rude. Tonight 11/12/2015 @ 7 pm I went to Kosmic Cones to order dinner. I tried for 5 minutes to place an order at the drive through. There was no response. With a line of cars behind me I drove up to... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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292 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The actual cones are good, not great. The real sad part is that ice cream cones are probably 10% of the menu. The rest is plain old food. Meh. I would skip it.

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Thank treepondersleaf
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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99 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

After a day of trekking around Hawaii Volcano National Park my husband and I were looking for a treat to end our day and this place hit the mark! We each had an ice cream treat that reminded us of Dairy Queen but turned up a notch. I had a chocolate and nut dipped cone that was a "small" but... More 

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Thank Molly R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, American
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2439
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-6311

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?