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Keei Cafe

79-7511 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7918
+1 808-322-9992
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“mango cobbler” (16 reviews)
“pork chops” (19 reviews)
“fish” (38 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Asian, Contemporary, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
79-7511 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7918
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Keei, served delicious food with a great view out over a small Lanai to the sunset. Good place for dinner with a nice wine list. More on the formal side of dining.

Thank LeahChamberlinGunn
Reviewed 30 August 2017

It's been 9 years since last my last visit here. The food is healthy, tasty and well-prepared. The atmosphere is warm and colorful. The owner, Bob, was our server. He couldn't have been more friendly and cordial.

Thank 927EricB
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Keei never fails to deliver consistently delicious and beautiful food! It's also beautiful and comfortable inside and Bobby is the best!!

Thank Marls17
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

After a long day of driving and touring, Keei Cafe was an oasis. Great food, fresh fish, good wine list, attentive service and yummy desserts. A win-win !

Thank flygirl215
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Hard to find a decent coffee but this place delivers. Hawaii is one tough place to find Coffee Australian style and we were pleased to find this café.

Thank Jon P
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Good food, nice atmosphere . . . relaxing live entertainment . . . good value! One of our favorite places to eat in Kona.

Thank tfw101
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This is a great little restaurant a little south of Kailua-Kona. When we were there, it seemed to be real family-run place, just 3 people taking care of everything yet not only was all of the food excellent - some things phenomenal - but service...More

1  Thank jenedc2016
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Every time, every visit, spectacular! Great food, great ambiance, great entertainment, great place to bring family & friends!

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We came here at the invitation of friends who raved about the food. We all ordered something different, and it was all good - even the eggplant appetizer (not usually a favorite of mine.) We split the pork chop meal and it was plenty for...More

Thank Sandemaman
Reviewed 28 April 2017

If you find yourself in South Kona some evening, I would recommend you go here for dinner. The food is outstanding and the people are delightful. The ahi sashimi is great, the salads are great, the dinners are great (I eat the fish of the...More

Thank emu101
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79-7511 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7918
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kealakekua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-322-9992
  • E-mail
In 1995 with a vision to open a small family "Coffee Cafe" Owner Bob Miyashiro and his wife Gina open the original Keei Cafe in a old former Fish Market in Honaunau, Hawaii on the Big Island. Finally after borrowing enough from their father, Brothers Bob and Dennis along with Sister Joyce the new Keei Cafe was Born in Hokukano. Again with the Brazilian touch for food friendly colors and using local woods, Gina helped create the decor that surrounds the "New" Keei Cafe at Hokukano. Opened in early 2005, the new Cafe features local artist painting and carvings on the walls. Koa table help make the Cafe have a warm and welcome feel perfect for families or guests looking for a resort type meal with a upcounty price. Family owned and operated with the additon of Gina's sister and Brother in Law, Chef Zeze and Batista, in the kitchen to use the freshes local ingredients to prepare creavtive and and delicious menu items with nightly specials. Please come to experience the flavors!
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