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Bears Coffee

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106 Keawe St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2812
+1 808-935-0708
06:00 - 16:00
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Bears coffee was excellent service and excellent food. When we come back, we will revisit this little coffee house filled with character.

1 Thank Elizabeth L
Ennetbaden, Switzerland
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

All I gotta say, was so skeptical about eating espresso eggs....nope they have absolutely sold me!! This is the way to make eggs, and I will really try to do this at home. They are so light and airy with no added fat - WOW. The rest of the breakfast menu was really good, also liked their coffee as well... More 

3 Thank JC505
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

The coffee and baked goods are excellent at Bears. they also serve cooked breakfasts although Id id not sample one.

1 Thank Frances O
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Everything we tasted here was great!! The coffee was hot, tasty and the refills were prompt. It was good to be greeted by smiling faces and to see how many of the customers greeted each other by name. Highly recommend

2 Thank waterboyx3
Paducah, Kentucky
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped here really because it was the cheapest place in Hilo we could find to have breakfast. The waitress(owner?) suggested their special eggs Benedict, regular or salmon. I tried salmon. I've never had fish for breakfast or wanted to but it was out of this world. Salmon was obviously fresh, and everything was cooked exactly as ordered. Definitely will go... More 

Thank hayespurple
Waimea, Hawaii
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309 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Years ago I found Bears coffee so I made a point of revisiting it. I am not sure if it was an off day or what but I remembered it differently and the experience was average.

Thank livelovexplore
Oahu, Hawaii
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We chose this place because I wanted something healthy for breakfast. The fruit parfait was fabulous and they have wonderful baked items too. My husband had a more traditional breakfast and was very satisfied and my child loved his Belgian waffle! The friendly service and fun cafe environment was a bonus delight! Highly recommend this place if you need to... More 

Thank mikeslady
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015

this is where the native Hawaiians eat, what more can I say. everything on the menu sounded good. seems I ate fish at every place we went for food. eat lotsa' fish

Thank kwarkey
Bloomington, IN
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I got an egg and bean burrito with pork sausage. My wife got a waffle and fruit. Both were large portions. Both were very tasty. The tree-ripened papayas in Hawaii are especially good. And the coffee was great everywhere. This seems to be a cafe for locals. It is very quaint, but clean, with good food.

Thank DuendeTR
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4 reviews
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I enjoyed the ono burger on one visit, fruit/yogurt on another and salmon eggs bennie on another. All were really delicious! Speedy, kind service!

Thank zoyas345

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?