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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Coffee Shop
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“We love this restaurant for a breakfast. Be ready to wait in a line to get in and enjoy delirious food and amazing view. If you like fish get Ono Benedict with Macadamia nuts. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
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“Best authentic Hawaiian food. Very reasonable price. Take out -- grab some and eat at the short drive to the ocean.”
  • 13 locals recommend
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“Another place without a lot of ambience, but they do make a good pizza. Order for takeout, and remember to order cheesecake for dessert.”
  • 13 locals recommend
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“Amazing smoked meat, some of the most savory baked beans and great dessert. They are right on the highway and have a cute outdoor eating area.”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“Pick up some really fresh local fish and try the island favorite, poke. It is raw ahi fish with several sauce options, its delicious! It's more of a market or to-go place, but does have outside seating. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
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“Great spot off the main "highway", they have fresh ono fish and chips and great coffee that they roast themselves! Some art and souvenirs too. They also sell "Donkey Balls" chocolate, a local favorite. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Hawaiian style tacos and delicious açaí bowls. This is probably our favorite non-expensive restaurant on island. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
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“This place is a hole in the wall. But I have been eating Big Rob's food for years, he started a food window at a gas station down the road and has now opened up his own shop. This place is super cheap (especially for Hawaii) and the food is great! A "greasy spoon" and I love it! Great for a quick breakfast sandwich or fresh baked goods. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“Another yummy choice for home cooked style food like mac and cheese, paninis, burgers, banana bread and cheesecake. Usually only a couple of people working at a time so be patient, its worth the wait.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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  • 1 local recommends
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  • 1 local recommends
BBQ Joint
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“Looking for a quick in-expensive meal! Check out L&L's!!! They have many options to choose from. My favorite is the Loco Moco!!!”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“Best pork chops in town. They will have to roll you out. This hole in the wall eatery is on the Kona side in a little town called Hōnaunau.”
  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 1 local recommends
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  • 1 local recommends