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Shaka Restaurant

95-5673 Mamalahoa Hwy, Naalehu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96772
+1 808-929-7404
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good39%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (17 reviews)
“loco moco” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Hawaiian
$$ - $$$
95-5673 Mamalahoa Hwy, Naalehu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96772
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Service kinda slow for what they were making. Seemed to be a nice place, chatted with a couple at the bar while waiting, seemed to be a friendly regular bar. Sandwiches etc on the menu.

Thank agolddog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a late lunch after hiking to and from the green sand beach at South Point. Good thing we were hungry! Had the fish & chips and ahi poke bowl, both delicious. Good selection of beers, too. Come hungry!

Thank FontanaBananas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped by Shakas on my way through town this week as it holds sentimental to me when my friends and I frequently gathered here in the past while in town. Very sad to say, it seems to be going way downhill. The cleanliness is...More

1  Thank Alison E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t sit on the non bar side of the property if you want a beer or adult drink. You will have to move. Kona Brew Lavaman Red Ale on tap. Not a bad red ale. Had two. Portuguese sausage patty burger. Service can be slow....More

Thank William C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Slow unfriendly service, food was mediocre. Bathrooms were disgusting. No soap no paper towels and just dirty. It made us wonder about the cleanliness of the kitchen we were glad we didn't come down Sick the next day.

Thank Lill77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in Naalehu hungry at 7:15. My wife reminded me that Hawaii shuts down early and, we aren’t exactly in prime tourist country. I smugly pointed out the 'open until 9' sign as we pulled into Shaka’s. Besides us, there was a group of...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 8 January 2018

The best dish anyone had at our table was the Ahi Poke, and the price was great. Other than that the food was average to below average. The grilled cheese was american cheese between two slices of white bread - yuk. We didn't have much...More

Thank HappyTravelers4ever
Reviewed 6 January 2018

You wrote a review for Shaka Restaurant A moment ago 1.0 star rating 1/5/2018 I went here in the evening on December 28th. Me and my wife walked in and nobody greeted us. A waitress sat a group of 4 at the outside tables right...More

Thank MichaelFromHawaii
Reviewed 1 January 2018

This is a local bar that also serves food. Its a laid back atmosphere with tv's and an outdoor patio. Food is average and drinks are on the stronger side 😀

Thank emiko_992
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Terrible food and worse service. The staff seemed offended that we were even there and were not interested in customers. The food reminded me of something microwaved.

1  Thank Dave W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95-5673 Mamalahoa Hwy, Naalehu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96772
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Naalehu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-929-7404
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