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Kawaihae Kitchen Take-Out

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61-3665 Akoni Pule Hwy # 11C, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7709
+1 808-882-1511
11:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 16:00
Sat 11:00 - 15:00
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Cardiff, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in right before closing. Service was super friendly. Ordered spicy ahi bowl ...Amazing, fresh, wonderful! Perfect light lunch.

Orlando, Florida
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was recommended by locals. If ya like it spicy, ya gotta grab some chili pepper water! The spicy ahi bowl was great. I could have eaten 2 or 3 of them.

Thank tj13000
Atlanta, Georgia
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135 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Kawaihae is a very small little town, just up the road from the mega-resorts of the Kohala coast. We stopped by to pick up a bento box for lunch. The place is very small and there is really no seating. As the name states, this is a take-out facility. The cashier and chef were both friendly. The food is typical... More 

Thank letsgotochina
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102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch here today. It is a tiny hole in the wall that serves good plate lunches. The menu has a good variety including sushi and salads. It took 20 minutes to get our food since they cook your food fresh. I would much prefer a wait than re-heated food. Prices were reasonable and the kitchen... More 

Thank Mark672
newport beach, ca
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016

It was a nice change from the hustle and bustle of the restaurants. It was an outdoors venue with a pretty good selection. We had fish tacos and for being 4,000 miles from Baja they did a pretty good job.

Thank randy h
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153 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We were told that this place was very good, had the rice bowl and ahi roll, roll was huge, too much rice, the bowl ....Well the rice is cold, with half a serving of poke and the rest is salad. Never had it served like that before, the tuna tasted fresh but the overall experience was not so good. Should... More 

Thank DonLynski
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Enjoyed the Korean chicken plate which was amazing. It's full of flavor and has some spice to it. My friend got the fish and chips which had a great tartar and fries. The wait was only 15 minutes even with it being very busy. Will be coming back again.

Thank hobiedoo
Spokane, Washington
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

It smelled so good, but it took over 20 minutes to make one dish. We had hoped it would be worth the wait but The chicken was over cooked. Disappointing.

Thank Stacyradms
Anchorage, Alaska
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2015

Excellent food and service. The food here was excellent enjoyed eating while people watching in chairs outside. No answer because while food was excellent it was takeout.

2 Thank TimIAK
Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2015

For freshness and value, this is THE best place to get your poke rice bowl or teriyaki beef bowl. Seriously, we ate at every restaurant in Kawaihae and the 3 voting members of our family all agreed that this was The Place. A plus. And the guys there are nice too. I know everyone thinks Da Fish Shack is where... More 

2 Thank NikkyG418

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Asian, Hawaiian, Japanese, Sushi, Fusion, Healthy
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61-3665 Akoni Pule Hwy # 11C, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7709
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kawaihae
  • Phone Number: +1 808-882-1511

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