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Ka'aloa's Super J's

83-5409A Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8303
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lau lau” (129 reviews)
“pork” (74 reviews)
“taro leaves” (9 reviews)
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Polynesian, Hawaiian
83-5409A Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8303
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice family run business. Great Hawaiian plate lunches and takeout. Lau lau's are delicious as well the pateles. Service is prompt and courteous. Ambiance is a bit rustic - so takeout is a good option.

Thank Mikietoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were excited to try authentic Hawaiian plate lunches here - and the lau lau was delicious.If you don't want to hang out in the restaurant (they have a couple of tables), consider taking it to go and head toward a beach!

Thank slp9700
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tiny place appears to be a mom and her daughter. They cook like they were at home. So they do run out of food frequently. A relatively small menu is on offer here. But the food is really good. Probably the best lau lau...More

Thank 1poorguy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just stopped in for lunch at Ka'aloa's Super J's and it was awesome. We first visited here two years ago. Service is super friendly and the food is excellent. Choices are chicken or pork laulau, a traditional Hawaiian dish wrapped in taro leaf. One of our...More

Thank MNtraveler34
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, if you're looking for authentic Hawaiian plate lunch- then this is the place. A small hole in the wall that's totally worth it. A must if you're in the Capt Cook area or just passing through

Thank riverata
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Don't miss it -- it's really worth it. TASTY pork -- moistest I've ever had. Loved the place. Bit like walking into the extra bedroom, with all the odds & ends piled up. It isn't really like a restaurant. Two or three folding tables set...More

Thank OceanannieR
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Nothing fancy here, just good food. They are known for their lau lau and it was gooood. Kalua pork and cabbage was yummy. Run by family who make you feel like family - service was super friendly.

Thank A N
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Small place with friendly help. 3 generations were served plates and family style choices. We were asked how hungary we were and we said medium and she presented us with chicken and pork laulau, Kailua pork and cabbage and a loaf of banana stuffing to...More

1  Thank BXgal1
Reviewed 29 June 2017

You can get it warmed or cold. Took it back cold and warmed it up. It was sooo delicious. Best Lau Lau I have tasted! If you are not watching out for this place, you will pass it by. Look for the yellow building.

Thank Kaitos6
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped for lunch and the 2 ladies could not be more fun. They recommended pork and chicken lau lau and gladly split the rice and mac. They explained how it is prepared, and served it up in under 10 minutes. It was excellent flavor...More

Thank ceg51
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20 April 2015|
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Response from jlcarter1975 | Reviewed this property |
According to an internet search it looks like they open up at 10 a.m. The costs for food is about $5-$8 (very reasonable for a plate of food). This is not a fancy place whatsoever. Imagine eating at someone's house with... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Polynesian, Hawaiian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83-5409A Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8303
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Captain Cook
  • Phone Number: 808-328-9566
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