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Bears Coffee

106 Keawe St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2812
+1 808-935-0708
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“souffle” (2 reviews)
“coffee cake” (2 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
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6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Hours
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106 Keawe St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2812
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Reviewed yesterday

Stumbled across this cafe whilst leisurely walking around Hilo whilst in town on a cruise. As always I was lured in by the availability of wifi. Served by really friendly staff, tea and coffee very reasonably priced and super fast free wifi. Perfect stop off...More

Thank D.N A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our doorman at hotel recommended this local favorite as the best in town for breakfast. He was so right! All the food tasted clean and fresh, with local ingredients and great coffee. Even had a guitar / singer from Nashville playing both days we went...More

Thank fddude86
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really friendly little cafe. Ordered the hot chocolate(which was awesome!) and a ice tea for my wife and the food looked so good we stayed for breakfast. We both had awesome breakfast sandwich, one vegi and one ham and cheese, both were great. great local...More

Thank bigislandcomputers
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely breakfast before going on a tour. The food came out quickly, the service was friendly and the lattes were as big as our heads. Everything was delicious. I had a designer bagel - you can customize your bagel however you want...More

Thank Jasmine D
Reviewed 14 December 2017

We ended up eating breakfast at Bear's two days in a row because we loved it so much! We all loved the hot coco's and so many options to choose from for breakfast. The staff were lovely and friendly and its so close to everything.

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

When staying in Hilo we begin most days with a walk to Bears Coffee. We really enjoy the local Hilo Coffee Mill (Dark Roast espresso blend). Breakfast is a good value with many good choices. My wife likes their yogurt with fruit (many perfectly ripe...More

Thank Colin F
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We had breakfast here twice and loved it. Its not the most creative menu but the portion sizes and quality are fantastic. We loved the egg soufflé. The staff is awesome. Stop in and enjoy a lovely breakfast.

Thank karkeys16
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We went to Hawaiian cafe and they had 30min wait we were really hungry 😋 We decided to skip that place and go to bears cafe that listed as coffee place and not as breakfast, we ordered the Benedict Salmon which was really good, service...More

Thank Erez P
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I had the souffle eggs, very fluffy and yummy, with cheese and spinach on a bagel. It was really good. The place is artsy and feels rustic. It's been there since the 80s

Thank dalhoomist
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Bears was the first coffee shop that opened in Hilo with real espresso, and they are still around serving. Friendly service, and as a special, from time to time they have musical entertainment, this particular morning, there was a man singing and playing a ukulele....More

Thank Miriahm D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Keawe St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2812
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-0708
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