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65-1227 Opelo Rd, Opelo Plaza, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8401
+1 808-885-6822
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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International, American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
65-1227 Opelo Rd, Opelo Plaza, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8401
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Reviewed yesterday

This place was recommended to me by the hotel concierge. I had come here twice, once with family and once by myself. The first time I was too seasick to enjoy the food, but my family enjoyed all their fish dishes as they were done...More

Thank Wenrui Y
Reviewed 2 days ago

We both agreed this was the best meal we had during our 10 day trip to the big island. The restaurant has plenty of room around each table and is just a comfortable place to relax. The food is farm to table so lots of...More

Thank JimSei
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a pleasant gem in unexpected setting. From front desk on it was a classy and pleasant experience. Menu is something you'd find in SF or other culinary hotspots, wine list is serious! You can spend from 14 a glass to 300 a bottle. Our...More

Thank MielipideP
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a spectacular dinner here. Our server Luana was excellent. Everyone in our party of 5 enjoyed their meal and desserts. Would highly recommend having dinner here. Just a short drive from Waikoloa Beach are.

Thank AP10
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Merrimans never disappoints and this location was no exception! The food is excellent, the service is wonderful and the ambiance is perfect. They couldn't do better. If you are visiting the island consider this a must do. And, trust your waiter if they recommend an...More

Thank Marisa A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch to get a feel for the food. My wife had the Short Ribs which have been on the menu since the restaurant’s inception. Unfortunately, the meat was so dry it might have been the first dish cooked. Not impressed with...More

Thank austinbillgolfer
Reviewed 6 days ago

They offer a split (half portions of 2 entrees) entree feature. I ordered a Mahi and another fish which normally came with 2 grilled shrimp. The waiter did tell me that when getting the split entree, the shrimp was not included at all, which seemed...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely worth the drive to Waimea. The soup today was tomato mushroom and fennel ... creamy and delicious! The fish of the day: monchong, grilled just right. Be sure to leave room for dessert! The bread pudding was sinfully good. The restaurant uses all local...More

Thank suzannetoliver
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great meal and the service was good as it gets. My wife had the Mahi Mahi with pumpkin ravioli and collard greens which she said were the best she had ever had. I had the filet and it was done to perfection and...More

1  Thank Rx-Wayne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A neighbor recommended this restaurant and it did not disappoint. Luckily we had reservations for lunch as a tour bus had pulled in so they were quite busy. Server was attentive, knowledgeable and proud to serve the food on the menu. Everything was delicious and...More

Thank qhnpaintluvr
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April 23, 2018|
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Response from keeikid | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I'm sure they can set you up with a gift card, in person or by mail.
August 8, 2017|
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Response from loriwoodsansohn | Reviewed this property |
You should call for the exact times. Approximately 2-4:30. The drinks are good prices and a fair menu for happy hour Then they close for dinner. We came early for drinks, outside on the patio, then switched to inside... More
December 21, 2016|
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Response from Miki G | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can bring your own wine. I think it was $25 corkage but I could be wrong.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$75
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65-1227 Opelo Rd, Opelo Plaza, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8401
    (Highway 19)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-885-6822
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Located in the heart of the Big Islands farm community is Peter Merriman's original restaurant; Merriman's Waimea. Chef/Owner Peter Merriman is one of the founders of Hawaii Regional Cuisine and uses 90% or more of local produce, fish and beef. All dishes are handcrafted to highlight the natural flavors of each menu item. Our award winning wine list has selections for all to enjoy. Merriman's knowledgeable and friendly staff will guide you through a culinary experience you will not soon forget. We look forward to serving you!
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