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50's Highway Fountain Diner - CLOSED

35-2704 Mamalahoa Hwy., Laupahoehoe, Island of Hawaii, HI 96764
+1 808-962-0808
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
6 Mar 2015
6 Dec 2014
“Don,t eat here”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Diner, Hawaiian
$$ - $$$
35-2704 Mamalahoa Hwy., Laupahoehoe, Island of Hawaii, HI 96764
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 7 March 2015

Just returned from the Big Island. Family members said the diner is closed. New owners couldn't make it work. Sorry to see in go. Nice place to eat when we visit.

Thank Janice N
Reviewed 7 December 2014

2 years in a row we have gone to eat at the diner Dec. 2013 on a Wed.there web site said they are open they were not open no sign on door telling you why .This year Dec.2014 on a Thurs.phoned 4 times no anwser...More

1  Thank Fred T
Reviewed 28 August 2014

It changed hands, and used to be better. But it is the only place along this stretch of coast, and it's still pretty good for burgers, fish sandwiches, shakes, and fries, and has the same great 50s memorabilia atmosphere and music, with plenty of tables,...More

Thank lenlew
Reviewed 25 August 2014

This is a local gem that too many locals don't know about. Worth finding although its easily passed if you don't have directions. Particularly good stop if you are going from Hilo to Akaka Falls or Waipio Valley. Not the best place wee discovered if...More

Thank TutuAhmadia
Reviewed 21 August 2014 via mobile

Took my 80 year old dad and 21 and 22 year old daughters here. Highlights of the food were the fish sandwiches with two big pieces of fish on each sandwich and tasty. The burger tasted flame broiled (yum) and thick and big. Fries were...More

Thank Flyly
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Great ambiance and milkshakes. I do not recommend ordering the battered fish & chips or onion rings. The fry oil was old.

Thank travelthemoon
Reviewed 17 July 2014

it was a regular spot. took visitors on sunday. small portions. high prices. waitress kept going back to the tables asking again what people wanted. sticky menus. after waiting a long time to pay, as we were leaving the woman asked if we wanted more...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 3 July 2014

We'd been driving north for quite a while, and were relieved when we finally spotted someplace to eat. When you first walk in, you notice all the memorabilia from the 50s. There is a separate small room devoted just to Elvis! Only one table was...More

Thank Lepha
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Loved the pins on the wall from all around the world. Great food, great hosts and hostesses, great atmosphere. We were staying on the other side of the island, and had to make a trip to go back there. That really says it all.

Thank Sue_Bee_00_00
Reviewed 9 June 2014

We used to love this kitchy diner. Everything still looks the same(except it's not kept quite as clean as before, the ketchup and mustard containers were grungy, the pepper sauce on the table was empty, the silverware was spotty....). A glass of pop is now...More

1  Thank Nature_Traveler
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$9 - US$16
American, Diner, Hawaiian
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35-2704 Mamalahoa Hwy., Laupahoehoe, Island of Hawaii, HI 96764
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Laupahoehoe
  • Phone Number: +1 808-962-0808
  • E-mail
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