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Bamboo Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, Asian,
55-3415 Akoni Pule Highway, Suite 270, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI 96719
+1 808-889-5555
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Asian, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
55-3415 Akoni Pule Highway, Suite 270, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI 96719
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1 - 10 of 902 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had lunch here and it was great. The Mai Thais are awesome as well. We were a little early and arrived before the restaurant however there’s a small shop and art gallery up the stairs where we could look around.

Thank Colton K
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been here several times over the years and it is always great! We enjoyed the fish sandwich which was made with mahi-mahi. The fresh fruit salsa was also great. Loved the coleslaw with the sesame dressing. Service is always pleasant. Be sure to...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our visit to Hawi and had a great lunch. I recommend the starter platter if you can’t decide what starter to have. All the dishes were excellent ,especially the dumplings. I had the ribs for mains and had to share as...More

1  Thank Andre D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of the choices you have to eat in Hawi, Bamboo works for me on many levels. First, the historic unique funky vibe inside and out, beckons one who abhors the "corporate" resort experience. Of course the food has to deliver on taste, and in six...More

Thank maitaimike2015
mangogirlhawi, Owner at Bamboo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hahahahaha! Well, good heaven's Mike, this is the MOST thorough review EVER. Sure glad I was discrete with you. Thank you so much!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a snack. The pupus are yummy. The store is fun and they have lovely art work upstairs. A great stop.

1  Thank PrincessCaro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here a couple of times. It always is a positive experience even if we have to wait a bit. Foot is excellent and even when they get overwhelmed during lunch, they keep you in the game and updated. There is something about...More

1  Thank Stickman T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I stopped in after ATVs and had a burger and pork sandwich. Things were flavorful but the coleslaw seemed like it had been sitting around for awhile and food quality was just average. I'd give it 3.5 stars, but have to choose...More

1  Thank soulman2662
mangogirlhawi, Owner at Bamboo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Well, yes, the coleslaw is a marinated, Asian style preparation so it has been "sitting around" to ferment and get healthier. The burger was organic, grass fed local beef. The cabbage in his slaw is locally grown and organic; the chicken is free range and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We discovered this restaurant when we were staying in Hawi for a couple of nights. It was such a treat to eat here. We enjoyed the food and the entertainment which was provided by Mila. We would have loved to go back but we were...More

1  Thank Anna M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly, happy, and fresh fish ahi tuna as lunch special, perfect balanced and great taste. Recommend this destination. Enjoyed after hike

Thank Gene B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When visiting the island with family we took everyone to this restaurant for Sunday Brunch. It was, as usual excellent. Our granddaughter had Thai Tofu Salad which she enjoyed, I had the Kohala Fish Salad, excellent! My husband and our grandson had the Ahi Sandwich...More

Thank jonijett13
mangogirlhawi, Owner at Bamboo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Gosh, Every. Single. Time. we have hula dancers at the restaurant, I say, "We do NOT do this every day. Today is SPECIAL that we have dancers for you." But do people hear that? I guess not. I'm pleased that you enjoy the cuisine, Joni,...More

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Questions & Answers
19 April 2017|
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Response from mangogirlhawi | Property representative |
Yes, we have a children's menu, and we even have a place for crumbmeisters. Kids are welcome... and, yes, of course we appreciate well behaved ones. So do you. :-)
Elaine C
15 March 2015|
Response from mangogirlhawi | Property representative |
Aloha Elaine, Yes we do! We have brunch from 11:30-2:30. It is off the menu, not a buffet. Hope we see you soon and mahalo for thinking of us. aloha, joan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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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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