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Hawaiian Vanilla Company

43-2007 Paauilo Mauka Road, Paauilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96776
+1 877-771-1771
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (91 reviews)
“beans” (24 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
43-2007 Paauilo Mauka Road, Paauilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96776
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Hawaiian Vanilla Company is a must-do when entertaining family, friends and random visitors. Food is awesome, the tour is informative and fun.

Thank Katrina F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and tour of the facility! Tour guide/cook/family members were very knowledgeable and forthcoming with all sorts of information regarding both the use and the history of the enigmatic orchid. Who knew these very delicate suckers require only air...no dirt? Who knew they all...More

Thank F Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To go there you must go for lunch and a tour or tour only. We did the combination. You do not order from a menu. It is a set menu. We had chicken breast,boosted potatoes, and salad. After the tour, vanilla ic cream was served....More

Thank teach3251
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our lunch/tour visit. So informative and delicious. Would do it again. So good we are sending our daughter and son in law this week. Definitely a must. Jimmy the owner and his sons are delightful hosts. Will go again.

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had visited this business to buy their products but not to eat lunch previously on a trip to the Big Island. This time we made arrangements to have tour and lunch. The lunch comes first which is good. The chicken sandwich was very good...More

Thank JaneKnoxville
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drawbacks first: It was a little challenging for us to find, but we did not have GPS. Also, the tour was a little bit short. That being said... we opted for the lunch and tour... the food was great. The building was cute. The staff/family...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

That this is truly a family enterprise adds to the experience. After a delicious lunch - and part cooking demonstration - by 2 of the Reddekoff sons (all the dishes contained vanilla) their father, and visionary behind the operation led us on an informative 45-minute...More

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This was the best and most informative tour of our whole trip. Ian did a fantastic job of walking us through the process of production. He was extremely knowledgeable, engaging and easy to listen to. We booked the lunch and the food was delicious. The...More

Thank Jenn P
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We were amused to read on the ingredient label for the vanilla extract of the Hawaiian Vanilla Company, the very first item listed as love! The tour of the family run orchid nursery and the information on how to grow orchids for the purpose of...More

1  Thank Johnny B
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Great tour, drinks, ice cream, and employee service. Very educational tour of their family run facilities and of the vanilla grow out and production process!! We learned a lot as everyone should about the vanilla industry. We also learned how to make our own vanilla...More

Thank George S
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14 May 2017|
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Response from GlobalTutu | Reviewed this property |
Yes, reserve the tour (and yummy lunch). You can purchase items without tour, but I recommend the whole package 😊
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43-2007 Paauilo Mauka Road, Paauilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96776
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Paauilo
  • Phone Number: +1 877-771-1771
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