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15-2872 Pahoa Village Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778-7720
+1 808-965-1177
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Manhattan Beach, California
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112 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

I was presently surprised I enjoyed the food I had crab cakes and chicken salad crab cakes were very taste, chicken was nice salad was a little lettuce heavy needed some more tomatoes carrots onion but was still nice and fresh cocktails were nicely mixed not over the top strong. waiter was friendly and helpful atmosphere was ok some loud... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Service was slow, the server was not friendly ..food was okay and I wished they had less local food. Out-dated decor. Parking wasn't a problem as it was an empty restaurant.

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Thank Louise W
Hilo, Hawaii
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Aloha, I am a local who lives on the Big Island of Hawaii. My family have been frequent patrons of Black Rock Cafe in Pahoa known for there good food and it's also reasonable price's. We had a very unpleasant situation at the Black Rock Cafe. We went into the restaurant for a bite to eat and when we finished... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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226 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Very nice, clean place with a pleasant atmosphere. The service is very friendly & efficient, you're very well looked after. I had a burger & fries, portions & quality are good for the price. While I was there a few local construction workers came in, they were big hungry guys, I figure if guys like that eat there the place... More 

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Thank Denis2727
Kalapana
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

I have been here for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Good prices. Good service. Try the loco moco for breakfast or a burger for lunch or dinner-- you won't be disappointed.

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Thank JessikaWilkes
South Lake Tahoe, California
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63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Very inexpensive breakfast. The price reflects the quality of the food. The food is not bad simply diner breakfast. Cheap and easy. If you like good coffee grab it elsewhere cuz it will never make it to the table and never be refilled. If it does make it a table and you do appreciate a good cup you will be... More 

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Thank David J
Oxford, Ohio
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

I had a nice country style breakfast that reminded me of home in Ohio. Service was timely and friendly.

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Thank Travis M
Nanaimo, Canada
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177 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

Just looking for a place for a quick lunch. This is nota distinctive place. The food was good, the service was excellent and the server was a fountain of info! A gem!

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Thank TripMember06162014
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Aye there 3 nights in a row and never had a bad meal. Saimin warmed is up and got the Kalua pig right out of the oven that was the best I had anywhere in Hawaii. Get the lilikoi cheesecake when they have it.

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Thank Alohikea
Salerno
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

We were here for breakfast almost every day during our stay. Service was excellent, inexpensive, good portions, consistently excellent food. Stopped or Dinner at the bar and service, selection, the food, all wonderful. Local gathering to speak with the people and learn about the area and other attractions "off the beaten path". Wonderful place to enjoy a meal or drink.

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Thank Michael S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15-2872 Pahoa Village Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778-7720
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Pahoa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-965-1177

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?