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Blane's Drive Inn

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45-497 Kika St, Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96727-6925
+1 808-775-7220
08:00 - 18:00
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New England
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is convenient to go to after spending a beach day down in Waipio Valley. You can go in your beach attire & eat outside. And the rest room is a must before you drive back to Kona.

Thank Diana C
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only stop here for the Root Beer Float. I can't resist. I see Blane's and am wanting nothing but a root beer float. I want one right now.

Thank Teri L
Bangor, Maine
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229 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We stopped in thinking Ice cream and burger type place.... NOTHING like that. It was dirty. Obviously trying to stay alive. I felt bad, but the place didn't look all that clean. The Fried Mahi was YELLOW, like banana yellow...??? huh?? THE french fries were AWESOME. But that was it. Weird menu. I couldn't get a basic GRILLED CHEESE. I... More 

Thank Mainah65
Bellingham, Washington
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95 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I've been here a couple of times and have always just wanted a snack and not a full meal. I tried the Spam Musubi the first time I was here and was really impressed. Not sure what it is other than maybe the sauce that they quickly saute the Spam in, but it is just really tasty and better than... More 

Thank IvanCU
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 July 2016

A pleasant local eatery with tasty plate lunch and typical fast food offerings. Good value in scenic Honokaa.

Invercargill, New Zealand
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped for breakfast on our way from Mauna Lani to Volcanoes NP. The service was quick and the food was cheap (compared to other parts of Hawaii) and hot. We had the banana pancakes (3) which were enormous and could probably feed 2 people. We kept our leftovers for breakfast the next day. Recommended for some cheap, no frills... More 

Thank Paul K
Ottawa, Canada
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Stopped for lunch on our trip around the island. Great burgers with lots of crispy fries. Fast service and inexpensive.

Thank Ben M
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158 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

This diner takes you back to another time. The food was good and the seating was outside under the patio. It was a nice break after the Wai'pi'o Falls adventure. Definitely worth stopping and eating.

Thank SummerRain67
Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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63 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

I ordered a tuna sandwich, corn chowder, and coke. It took them a loooooong time for them to serve me. People who placed orders AFTER me we're getting their food BEFORE me! When I did get my food the chowder was lukewarm! Oh well. At least my coke was cold.

Thank tanyujie
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

First this place is dirty! Tables outside are dirty and the restrooms are old and very dirty! So imagine the place where the prepare the food. We ordered 2 combos(cheeseburgers, fries and diet coke). The diet coke was awful! It was a mix of everything. You know the soft drink in fontains recipe... We asked for the cheeseburger without local... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food, Hawaiian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45-497 Kika St, Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96727-6925
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Honokaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-775-7220

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