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Verna's Too Drive In

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18-1314 Hawaii 11, Mountain View, Island of Hawaii, HI 96771
+1 808-968-8774
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Soldotna, Alaska
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We had to stop here to get local grub. The loco moco was huge and we couldnt finish it. The onion rings were cheap and good. The burgers and sides are separate but everything is super cheap. The teller is really nice and food comes fairly fast for a diner. You eat outdoors serving yourself as everything is to go.... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

First off, this place is very cheap so if that is what you value then a burger is three dollars. Otherwise, this was one of the worst food stops I've ever encountered, and I have been to a number of very good and very cheap restaurants. I speak only of the burgers, since that was what my family had, and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2014

Went there with my friend Verna and the kids. Food was good local style. Lots of carbs (rice & mac salad), but you can substitute French Fries if you're sick of rice & mac salad. If you are hungry as you pass by, stop and eat. You won't regret it.

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Thank roaminharry
Hawaii
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189 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2013

I live nearby so pass Verna's often. When we have been digging bananas, clearing guava's, working hard , and are starved, 'dis is da place. I get the veggie sandwich, it is a huge sandwich with sprouts, lettuce carrots, tomato, cucumber, and probably more. Plus mayo. Comes with mac salad or fries. Fills me up every time. The other selections... More 

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Thank capncusp
Bend, Oregon
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127 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2013

This is the place to go if you want truly authentic Hawaiian food on the Hilo side of the Big Island. Huge portions at good prices.

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Thank uanahelefromhi
Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2013

Verna's was recommended to us by someone at a park. We decided it must have been a brother. The food was plentiful, but in the homemade fashion, VERY greasy.

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Thank Wendy B
Hilo, Hawaii, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2012 via mobile

Living so far away from town, I am thankful for vernas II. The Katsu dip is my favorite and the sandwiches are good. It's not the best in the world, but it's nice to have something close when you don't want to cook dinner. I'll agree the kitchen doesn't look the cleanest, but I've been eating here for years and... More 

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oregon
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2012

This is convenient -- very close to town and on a main highway. There is an extensive menu -- we tried both a sandwich and the corned beef hash. Both were fine and very reasonable. Good for a quick lunch, but of the same ilk as other drive-ins such as Cafe 100.

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Thank OregonDuck87
California
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2012

local fast food, good service and nice milkshakes !

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Volcano, Hawaii
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2012

If you are into greasy fried food, then this might be the place for you. It sits right next to a gas station, and right off HWY 11, so definitely a convenient stop if you absolutely must get a bite of pure unhealthiness. The taste of the food can be good, depending on what you get, and the price is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18-1314 Hawaii 11, Mountain View, Island of Hawaii, HI 96771
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 808-968-8774

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