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New Star Restaurant - CLOSED

172 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2908
+1 808-934-8875
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26 Aug 2014
“Lows garden”
24 Nov 2013
“Great food, fairly priced, easy parking”
Restaurant Hours Closed
172 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2908
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Reviewed 27 August 2014

No longer star, no longer buffet,no take out menu. Attn everyone do not eat there, price is high and only give little bit

Thank Neil N
Reviewed 25 November 2013

As Hilo residents, New Star has been our favorite restaurant for at least 10 years. Conveniently located near the Farmer's Market, locals and visitors will always find a warm welcome and a complimentary pot of hot tea waiting for you. Great place to go for...More

1  Thank ChrisinPuna
Reviewed 21 October 2013

New Star Restaurant is located in the heart of Hilo, just a block away from the Farmer's Market. It is our favorite place to have lunch after shopping at the Farmer's Market, which is a place all tourist to Hilo should visit. There is such...More

2  Thank Lana J
Reviewed 30 December 2012

we went in at 5:30pm and placed our order right away. nothing came out after 45 minutes. no one came by to apologize or say that there was a wait due to a large party's preorder. we asked the head waitress about it and she...More

1  Thank kdooka
Reviewed 30 July 2012

I was not too impressed with the food...it was just OK. The prices though, were affordable, I guess you get what you pay for! The location could be better and parking was not that great. You can however bring in your own special beverages and...More

Thank food000
Reviewed 22 May 2012

My family is hapa pake (Hawaiian for part Chinese) and we go often to the New Star. It is not a fancy upscale place with decor to impress your guests. But the food will impress them! And the prices are very reasonable. We were hiking...More

Thank patfromlogan
Reviewed 2 March 2012

We ate here, it was ok. There are better places to choose. The food was mildly warm, not hot. The waitress was nice, but had to wait as there was only one waitress. The food was just ok.

Thank tamgray
Reviewed 29 November 2011

This restaurant has improved their lighting and decor. It shows and has made this restaurant one of the better places to eat in Hilo. The buffet is a good buy.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 28 July 2011

This is an older spacious restaurant, with a Mom & Pop Feel. Locals & Tourists looking for a good deal on food, frequent this place. I love the food, plates average from $8.00 to $10.00. They give a generous amount of food for the price....More

1  Thank Bruddah_Sean
Reviewed 22 August 2010

Please do not waste your time or money on this buffet. When you first enter the restaurant, the smell of cockaroaches fill the air. I know, lived in hawaii my entire life and oh too familiar with this stench found in dirty homes and restaurants....More

1  Thank localgirl808Hilo
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  • Address: 172 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2908
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-934-8875
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