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Nori's Saimin & Snacks

688 Kinoole St, Ste 124, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-3877
+1 808-935-9133
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“saimin” (45 reviews)
“noodles” (16 reviews)
“mochi cake” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Hawaiian, Asian
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LOCATION
688 Kinoole St, Ste 124, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-3877
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a visitor, the restaurant was a little hard to find. We GPS'd it and missed the turn the first time but it wasn't too bad! I had the spinach noodle saimin special and it was good! I found it to be on the saltier...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for a local fix of Hawaiian food, you've come to the right place. The food was great and make sure you're hungry since lots, and lots of local food to try. Do not forget to try the chocolate mochi cake. And if Auntie (she...More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

My wife has been going to Nori's over 20 years. It is still her go to place for saimin in Hilo. Other food is good but it's all about the saimin for us. In soup or fried. They have different types of noodles options. Different...More

Thank myinhilo
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I ordered the large saimin with wonton. Wow! It was more than I could eat. My BF ordered the chicken skewer plate. So much food we had to take it to go. This is a great local place in Hilo! Not a typical touristy spot....More

Thank Vic H
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The best saimin ever! If you are looking for a saimin place go no further. The place has a hole in the wall kind of vibe, but the servers are super friendly and I just can't say enough about the saimin. They also have other...More

Thank MFMetzger
Reviewed 1 June 2017

If you're a local, you'll love this place. Most of us who eat saimin, have to have a cheeseburger on the side.That's exactly what I had. Sorry no fries, just like Sunnyside in Wahiawa. The saimin is huge and comes piping hot. Because Hilo is...More

Thank miechan2016
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Smoked Spicy Chicken Wings are chicken wings seasoned with Nori’s own naturally smoked special spice. The smoked flavor definitely came through and flavored the chicken as if it was in a smoker. The mix of spices and Hawaiian salt worked well with the chicken. Great...More

Thank OCFoodDiva
Reviewed 12 May 2017

After a late weeknight community meeting, it can be a challenge to find an open restaurant in Hilo. Lucky for me, I managed to rush back to Hilo just before Nori's closed at 10 p.m. Being the last customer of the day, I was so...More

Thank Stu Y
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Take out from Nori's has always been excellent according to the locals and when I was here in 2015.. But on one occasion it wasn't good. I called ahead as normal and did a pick up. They said it would take 20 mins. I arrived...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Nori's Saimin and snacks was a good restaurant that caters to locals and specializes in Hawaii food. We got the saimin and loco moco, I was looking forward to the food but only found it ok. The saimin broth was a little salty for me...More

Thank Cuong L
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larchibsu96
6 March 2016|
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Response from Craig K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, about 10-15 minutes away. It's right across the old Hilo Lanes bowling alley.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:00
Thursday
10:30 - 23:00
Friday
10:30 - 00:00
Saturday
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 688 Kinoole St, Ste 124, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-3877
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-9133
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