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Teshima's

79-7251 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7912
+1 808-322-9140
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“miso soup” (40 reviews)
“sukiyaki” (14 reviews)
“teishoku” (11 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 13:45All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
79-7251 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7912
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11 - 20 of 287 reviews

Reviewed 13 June 2017

Great local Japanese restaurant ( not a sushi place). Wonderful, friendly service and great food at a great price. Shrimp tempura, sukiyaki, and beef teriyaki are standouts.

1  Thank Karnival111111
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Our home town restaurant TESHIMA's is our testiment to qualify fine japanese food and presentation styles. You can have traditional Japanese style with miso soup or american style on a platter. Chop Sticks, forks, hot japanese tea and a whole choice of appetisers await you....More

1  Thank Clyde T
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This was one of the best authentic Japanese meals I've had outside of Japan. All four of us were very pleased with our choices and shared items. I've recommended it to several people heading to the island since.

Thank Jason K
Reviewed 10 May 2017

So, here's what's odd - I, the one with the cast iron stomach, had been on-island for about eight days without incident. My date, a local girl, shared the meal from apps to entrees. The only thing: she had a Coke, I drank ice water....More

2  Thank HarryBGurnee_IL
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Transported to a very authentic time and place. Our food was tasty and filling and offered in a wonderful family atmosphere. Given the large number of Japanese origin customer's I think the menu met their expectations too. The shrimp tempura was exceptional!!!! As was the...More

Thank PJW10K
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We ventured down to Kealakekua to Teshima's Restaurant. Known to serve island style Japanese food and local favorites, Teshima's is a go to restaurant on the Big Island. Open since 1929 the family run restaurant is a favorite restaurant of generations in Hawaii. Try the...More

1  Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This place is great. We stopped for bowls of udon and it was absolutely worth it. It's the best udon we've had outside of Japan and we highly recommend Teshima's!

Thank chris w
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This is a great restaurant with really tasty food ... if you don't mind being transported back in time to a cafeteria style restaurant. I'd give five stars but it is pretty slow service, so as long as you're not in a rush.

1  Thank cowgirljunky
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We stopped here on the way to North Kohala. The lunch portions are more than generous. I had the Bento Box for Saturday which included delicious teriyaki beef and really crisp and light tempura, rice perfectly prepared and some kind of fermented unknown vegetable! My...More

Thank Rene S
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Everyone in the restaurant was friendly. But the food quality was at most average. The ahi had no taste and was over cooked. The udon was saggy and tasted weird. Sukiyaki had a bit stinky taste, maybe the dried mushroom was soaked in the water...More

Thank Xiafei C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 13:45
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:30 - 13:45
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 13:45
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 13:45
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:30 - 13:45
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 13:45
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:30 - 13:45
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79-7251 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7912
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kealakekua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-322-9140
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