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Kuhio Grille

111 E Puainako St Ste A106, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-5288
+1 808-959-2336
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“laulau” (46 reviews)
“lau lau” (18 reviews)
“fried rice” (54 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
111 E Puainako St Ste A106, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-5288
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the great food, reasonable prices, and family atmosphere. The Kanak Attack is a great combination of Laulau, Kalua Pig, And more.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here to try the local cuisine. Big portions (we took home leftovers), decent prices. Desserts were awesome- macadamia nut pie/cake was heaven. Staff was quite nice.Bring a jacket - the AC is on high!

Thank Lourdes P
Reviewed 20 July 2018

First time visiting this restaurant, but it won't be the last. Has this really friendly, family, atmosphere and is very popular with locals and visitors. Portions are huge and the prices are quite a bargain! They have a television mounted up, showing pictures of their...More

Thank NateaBar
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

I came here with my kids. My son loves the fried rice and my daughter the chili. The food came without our toss salad. My pork cutlet, ($12).. looked horrible. It came with two scoops rice and a paper thin slice of fatty pork breaded,...More

Thank kdooka
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I came here many times before and I must say, it’s not very good. For instance, the lighting is horrible. Every other light on the ceiling is out. Now let’s get to the food, it doesn’t wow me. To me, their food is junk. I...More

Thank Connor K
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We had an excellent meal. The waitress was so helpful explaining the variety of food available. She was very proud and informative.. You need to get the combo plate so you can taste a bit of everything. We even purchased the chili water to take...More

Thank susancitysusan
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This was recommended to us by locals and we were quoted a 45 minute to one hour wait, which speaks to its popularity. I had the chicken katsu with fried rice and mac salad. I really liked the chicken. It was breaded well, and came...More

Thank HuskerFlyer
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a nice lunch after a busy morning. Waiter was very nice. Food was good. Price average. Very busy on Easter Sunday.

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great family feel, quite busy which always says must be tasty food. Plenty of choice on the menu. Hubby & I enjoyed the food. Friendly staff always smiling, top service. Learning the origin of Kuhio Grille made it all the more interesting. I bought a...More

1  Thank Fiona Y
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Obviously popular and beloved by the locals, the Grille was absolutely packed mid-afternoon on a Sunday. A great place to go for visitors who want to get in touch with some real Hawaiian Island comfort food. Hearty, not fancy, big portions. The menu's extensive. After...More

1  Thank UnrepentantFoodie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 E Puainako St Ste A106, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-5288
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-959-2336
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