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Volcano's Lava Rock Cafe

19-3972 Old Volcano Rd, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
+1 808-967-8526
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good42%
  • Average25%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (173 reviews)
“loco moco” (30 reviews)
“pulled pork” (18 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
19-3972 Old Volcano Rd, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped there for lunch not expecting too much but we were pleasantly surprised. We just wanted a place not too expensive and we both really appreciated our meal. I had a very good Loco Moco and my wife found the chili very good too....More

Thank Marco
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The lava rock cafe wasn't our first choice for food but we are glad we are here. Our first choice was closed. Me and my husband both really enjoyed our meals and the service was good.

Thank Rae L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the pancakes it comes with two eggs and then I had the two eggs, sausage links, toast, potatoes & wheat toast with coffee and tip $36

Thank glennjam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast while staying in Volcano village. I honestly felt like we were an inconvenience to the staff just by showing up, service was slow and coffee refills were non existent. Food was decent, nothing special.

Thank Jsanford76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our dinner at Lava Rock Cafe. The atmosphere is casual and the food is good. As with all restaurants in Volcano, be sure to make a reservation. Those without a reservation were waiting from 45 minutes to 1-1/2 hours to be seated on...More

Thank Grady T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ended up there because we needed gas and when stopped right in front of this place the smell led us in. Very nice local place, variety in the menu. I had the vegetarian avocado burger and was great! Not very cheap for the type...More

Thank MJoseDominguez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in on a whim for some lunch after checking in at the lodge up the road. It was very empty and didn’t realize they were getting close to closing up shop, maybe no dinner service. Split a burger with some fries. Burger was what...More

Thank bcdrouin
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Very tasty. Menu states level of spice. My husband asked for 5, but basically his food was not spicy. After a couple of restaurants, we think Hawaiians don't use spice. Nevertheless, the food was very good and reasonably priced. I had the beef and broccoli,...More

Thank beckyby18
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We stopped in for breakfast. They didn't seem super busy, but the waitress kept commenting (to other staff) about how swamped they were. Service was pretty slow. Had to ask for refills on coffee because no one came back by. Couple of our orders were...More

Thank VanessainCleveland
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We just arrived in town and needed dinner. We were both starving. It served our purpose and was actually quite good. I had pulled pork and my husband teriyaki chicken. Waitress was hustling most of the tables and did a great job. Good choice for...More

Thank Barry and Kris H
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Carrie T
17 January 2016|
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Response from Marie M | Reviewed this property |
We had a fabulous breakfast here - ok not the most modern environment or spotlessly clean and as it is in the middle of a rain forest you will always get bugs. If you have had a bad experience why do you go back.
9 January 2015|
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Response from jcarmello | Reviewed this property |
Volcano Lava Rock Cafe is a restaurant. Think you have this mixed up with a B&B.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19-3972 Old Volcano Rd, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Volcano
  • Phone Number: +1 808-967-8526
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