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Pine Tree Cafe

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73-4040 Hulikoa Dr Ste 2, Kohanaiki Plaza, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2604
+1 808-327-1234
06:00 - 20:00
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Anchorage, Alaska
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591 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Pine Tree Cafe is located north of town towards the airport (along the main highway) and is one of our favorite places to eat delicious local foods :)) Their menu features the classic Hawaiian dishes (loco moco etc) along with really Ono specialties too (the Ono furikake dish is yummy... breaded and fried chunks of wahoo fish coated with... More 

Thank G C
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our way to the airport and stopped to eat. Large menu with a lot of variety. Hubby had the cheeseburger and I had the grilled shrimp sandwich. Both were delicious, would highly recommend. Looks like lots of locals are eating here as well.

Thank IrisGarden57
Boise, Idaho
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best burgers ever and excellent service... I ordered a cheese burger and it was very good and the service was good as well

Thank skiiby6
San Diego
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156 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really glad we made it here. Looking for lunch to take to the airport on our last day. Lots to chose from and very crowded at lunch time. Be advised, if you can, call in your order ahead of time. Parking can be crazy at.lumch time, but be patient. We ordered Grilled Ahi sandwich with tossed salad, Chicken Sandwich with... More 

Thank Kaliko Y
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just went there for lunch today. I ordered kalibi ribs with French fries, side order mac salad, & 2 drinks... $22 dollars later..I ain't complaining best kalbi meat ever!! Mac salad delicious, french fries crunchy & tasty, & the shrimp...OMG..delishhhhhh!! If you have 20 bucks just laying around head to Pine Tree Cafe!!

Thank NappyNapz
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here after going to the Seahorse Farm. There were a lot of locals eating here. The food was good basic fare, the service was quick and this was probably one of the cheapest places we ate on the island. You order at the counter and then wait for your food and take it to your table. Basically fast-food... More 

Thank Karissa E
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came to Big Island for the day, at lunch here because it was close to airport. BEST mahimahi sandwich we have had in 10 days! And we have had a few.😆

Thank Susan E
Waikoloa, Hawaii
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270 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Local cafe.... full of locals ! There must be a reason... Perhaps the really generous portions, at reasonable prices. Nothing fancy.. but tasty. We are taking plate lunch, not organic. Bin appetit !

Thank Muadib84
Des Moines, Washington
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We had heard they had good fish & chips here, so we decided to try it. First of all, the service was quite slow, even though they weren't very busy. Our order came, and the portions were huge! The fish was okay, but tasted like the oil it had been fried in was old which made the fish taste even... More 

Thank wendy g
Honolulu, Hawaii
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82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Recommended by a local, this was definitely a busy location during lunch time. The Katsu Dip, a chicken katsu dish deep fried with a Korean Asian marinade sauce was delicious! You should try that on your first visit as that is a menu item they're known for. The other menu items also looked tasty.

Thank truffles808

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Hawaiian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73-4040 Hulikoa Dr Ste 2, Kohanaiki Plaza, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2604
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-327-1234

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?