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Reuben's Mexican Food

336 Kamehameha Ave, Ste A, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2949
+1 808-961-2552
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
336 Kamehameha Ave, Ste A, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2949
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This place is popular for groups of friends, however, I like to go here as a couple. I've been here on Cinco De Mayo and they had a full mexican band playing. It's nice and festive here and the staff is always great. The food...More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Being Canadian, can't say I know a whole lot about Mexican cuisine but I know good food when I taste it. It wasn't overly spicy ( toned down to more American standards I guess) but had good flavor. Prices & portions aren't too bad, didn't...More

Thank Denis2727
Reviewed 18 February 2018

It was crowded when we got there. We had to sign a notebook outside the door and wait in the undercover in the rain. NOT once did the hostess come out to look at the sign up sheet. Finally the huge group departed opening up...More

Thank J w
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

The food looks like Mexican but doesn’t taste it. Missing any kind of spice to make it taste like more than just meat in some sort of shell. Wait between ordering food and it’s arrival was also excessive. It’s ranked around number 70 for a...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Reuben’s hv been in Hilo for a long time, and of course I frequent it. The standard have dropped by that I meant the quality. The red fried been is too thin. My enchiladas don’t taste hot , it looks like they just plop a...More

Thank Beebee00
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Do not judge a book by it's cover. This hole in the wall little restaurant is worth the stop. I'm not much a mexican food eater but I enjoyed every bite. The service was a little slow but that is because everything is made to...More

Thank Teri L
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Someone told me if I wanted to eat Mexican food to try this place so we did! Not all Mexican restaurants have good Mexican food but this place was pretty good. I ordered the chips & salsa to start and the cheese enchilada with steak...More

Thank Chanelle98
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Reasonably good food with reasonable prices. We had the lengua tacos and beef enchiladas. I did not like the lilikoi margarita though, it tasted too much like orange juice. Service was good.

1  Thank Aimee R
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We wanted to go to another restaurant that was much too crowded, so we walked to this restaurant instead. I ended up having the crab enchiladas which were really good! The service was a little slower than what we were used to, but it turned...More

Thank smcrawford38
Reviewed 22 August 2017

No surprises here. You get what you expect, Mexican food at a reasonable price. Margaritas and beer are good and cold. Reuben is always very friendly!

Thank 1mrmase
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 336 Kamehameha Ave, Ste A, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2949
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-961-2552
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