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Bamboo Restaurant

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55-3415 Akoni Pule Highway, Suite 270, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI 96719
+1 808-889-5555
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Today
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 - 14:30
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Charlevoix, Michigan
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155 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been here before in years past and it does not disappoint this time either. Great cocktails and fresh catch. A real plus is the tiny dessert portions they offer so you can get a taste without a giant dessert you don't want to eat. Nice gallery to browse while you wait.

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Thank Kim K
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the bamboo restaurant on the 8th day we were in Hawaii. We experienced friendly and professional customer services everywhere other than the Bamboo. We ordered drinks and appetizers when we arrived. We received our drinks fairly quickly but waited an outrageous amount of time for our food as we watched other customers that were seated after us get... More 

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Thank dlewis406
Kapaau, Hawaii
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Old and s†ale. This place needs a good cleaning and some updating to the atmosphere and menu. Wait staff is lacking personality.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had lunch there and it was amazing. Very friendly staff, make you feel at home. Very unique place with a cool history. Check it out in Hawi, Hawaii Island

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Thank dennispcoltrane
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139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing service, wonderful menu with locally sourced fresh ingredients and interesting history. Although quite busy at lunch, we didn't feel rush and enjoyed perusing the memorabilia.

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Tacoma, Washington, USA
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been Big Island visitors for over 30 years, but had never made Here for dinner. It is an'Island Local' Classic. The atmosphere is old Hawaii. The service was friendly, Efficient and knowledgeable. The menu was diverse with local Flavor and the food was spectacular. Seriously, the best dinner we've ever had in Hawaii. Two nightly settings, so take... More 

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Nine Mile Falls, Washington
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The town is small but Hawaii has good food so we thought we would give this quaint place a try. We enjoyed the Vietnamese Salad and the BBQ beef sandwich. Good service, clean, open feel.

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Thank dorazd
Naples, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch one day as we were touring the Island. It was right after the holidays so it was a slow time on the island. The restaurant is somewhat of a landmark being in business for 25 years. It has somewhat of an island dive appearance when you walk in-actually not on the beach but in a... More 

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mangogirlhawi, Owner at Bamboo Restaurant, responded to this review

Well, phooey again. I wonder what 'not worrying luv' had to eat? He or she gives BY FAR mostly 5 star reviews so I feel like we really blew this one. :-( Darn.... worth a stop for barely acceptable, average food? :-( Oh well, it sets the bar really low, I guess. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stopped stopped in to the Bamboo restaurant on January 4th 2017 for lunch. We were in the area for the Flumin Kohala attraction and needed a place for a quick lunch before our scheduled departure. The outside looks like an old General store. Inside was a funky restaurant and small gallery. We shared chicken potstickers which... More 

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Thank Colleen M
Boston, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have had several great meals here during our travels up to the North Kohala coast. The restaurant offers consistently excellent food and great service in a beautifully restored building. Highly recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Asian, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55-3415 Akoni Pule Highway, Suite 270, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI 96719
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hawi
  • Phone Number: +1 808-889-5555
Description
Come to Bamboo for a feeling of the "Real Hawaii". Located in a historic building, we offer lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch, and we invented the Passion Fruit Margarita and Mojito. Browse the gallery for local art and crafts. Come and find the aloha of the islands!

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