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55-3415 Akoni Pule Highway, Suite 270, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI 96719
+1 808-889-5555
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Today
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 - 14:30
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Carlsbad, California
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89 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After driving to the end of the road and hiking to the black sand beach, this was the perfect place to stop for a late lunch. Such a friendly place and very local feel. The waitresses are very friendly and made great recommendations on our meal choices. All five plates were unique and very good! The owner also came to... More 

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Thank BridesMom2AJ
California
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful presentation. Delicious food!!! Better than resort restaurants. You are payIng for excellent food. Has a local, slower, friendly flavor with a little kitsch added in to the decor. This is located in an old building in a historic town beautiful area. Did not have a reservation, so you might want to check but was easily accommodated.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great find while driving to the end of the road. Service was prompt & has nice local decor. Food was very good. The owner is very present and on top of everything. We asked for cup of tea, but it must have been forgotten. The owner apologized & had someone bring it right over. She came back to find out... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Well worth the drive to reach Havi and this great restaurant. Had the catch of the day. Dont be afraid to double up the portion as you will want more. The pot stickers are like none other youve had. Very casual and inexpensive for what you get.

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Thank Jacquie L
Minnesota USA
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Up for a little island adventure? Try driving the Kohala Mountain Road (Hwy 250) from Waimea to Hawi and take in the breathtaking scenery of the ocean coast from 3,500ft elevation...Beautiful! Then, at the end of your mountain drive, stop for an authentic island inspired lunch at Bamboo Restaurant. The passion fruit ice tea and pineapple BBQ ribs are to... More 

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Thank CHO22
Soda Springs, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cute little town. Nice change from the busy Kona area. Good food and friendly staff. We had great locally sourced lunch after a morning hike at the end of the road

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Edmonton
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for brunch on a rainy Sunday driving on the North Kohala Coast. This is a 100+ year old building and it's somewhat musty on a rainy day. We both had the omelette special and it was average at best. That said, there is some interesting history to the building itself and an art gallery upstairs. The gift shop... More 

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mangogirlhawi, Owner at Bamboo Restaurant, responded to this review

Well, yuh know, when yuh order an omlette, yuh're not ordering an innovative, inspired meal. Omlettes are on the brunch menu for people who don't want a surprise. Yuh coulda ordered something more interesting. And yuh both ordered the same thing so yuh didn't get out of the box. So, I hope yuh do find better food elsewhere. More 

Menlo Park, California
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super cute cafe in Hawi with a fun shop and gallery and good food. The Vietnamese salad with fresh fish was delicious for lunch. Staff was attentive and prices are reasonable. Everyone was drinking the passion tea too.

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Thank Territhetripp
El Paso, Texas
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had pot stickers and noodle plate. The ambience great the food not so much. Salad with Mahi was good

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Thank Judy915
Bellingham, Washington
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281 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here because my brother said I had to. Friendly staff and great lunch choices. Strip calimari was ok but the Thai salad was great with wonderful flavors complimenting the fresh fish of mahi mahi that we added. The best of bamboo had nice tasters of their appetizers, between the three we were stuffed. Fair pricing for what we received.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Asian, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55-3415 Akoni Pule Highway, Suite 270, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI 96719
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hawi
  • Phone Number: +1 808-889-5555
Description
Come to Bamboo for a feeling of the "Real Hawaii". Located in a historic building, we offer lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch, and we invented the Passion Fruit Margarita and Mojito. Browse the gallery for local art and crafts. Come and find the aloha of the islands!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?