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Black Rock Cafe

15-2872 Pahoa Village Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778-7720
+1 808-965-1177
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good26%
  • Average34%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“home fries” (2 reviews)
“hash browns” (4 reviews)
“pork adobo” (2 reviews)
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15-2872 Pahoa Village Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778-7720
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

The Black Rock cafe is a beautiful country diner. The staff and food are excellent. We stayed just across the street at an AirBnB and treated ourselves to a big breakfast here for a day of adventuring. The food is great (there are tons of...More

Thank Andy E
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

My experience here gave the impression this restaurant is more for the locals than passers by. The menu offers several ethnic flavors and the food was average once it arrived. However, understaffed and half full at lunch, our waiter seemed very overwhelmed. I watched as...More

Thank Sealdwt a
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on the way back from our sunrise Lava viewing tour - great hearty breakfast and nice service. Good value. Basic place but warm welcome and very friendly locals.

Thank Baxie
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

There was nothing remarkable about this cafe except that it was convenient. Food was good and plentiful.

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Have been going to Black Rock for years. Low cost coffee shop with convenient parking. One of their greatest points is that they use locally raised grass fed beef. Very few places can claim that here. The food is reasonably good and the wait staff...More

Thank Harlan H
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Our first night here, we were exhausted. We stopped in at the Black Rock, and had one of the best prime rib dinners. And reasonably priced. Oh, you have to try the steak fries with something...yummmmm.

Thank June P
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We were in town for the lava boat tour and found this great restaurant in town. Our waitress was so friendly and welcoming. This is a locals place, but we felt at home. The food was great. If we didn't have to be up at...More

Thank Sanvie
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Black Rock Cafe is a very old style folksy restaurant located in Pahoa town. The boothe are reminisent of the old days. The waitresses are friendly and the food is adaquate. If you want a local breakfast you might sholder up to the Loco Moco...More

Thank 377chas
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The Black Rock has an awesome breakfast ! We go every Sat morning. They also have a small kine local bar. Love to sit and people watch. If you have never been to Pahoa, Hawaii, come it will take you back to the 70's :)

Thank Patti C
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Ordered to go. Took 10 minutes max. Very friendly waitress and I will go back and try the rest of their menu!

Thank rickakers1351
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15-2872 Pahoa Village Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778-7720
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Pahoa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-965-1177
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