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Rebel Kitchen

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79-7399 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7911
+1 808-322-0616
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11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be swayed by outside appearances, this place has food that you would never expect. From the awesome logo to an amazing menu that the owner cooks. It's a small space that you can sit indoors or outside. Waitstaff is limited and they are running like mad taking orders, pulling down T-shirts, pouring beer and other beverages along with ringing... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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134 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great little spot out of the way of the touristy areas. Great burger and fries. My favorite so far is the shrimp and bacon sandwich.They make their own spicy ketchup. The lemonade is tasty. Highly recommend the jambalaya as well. If the weather is nice, sit outside.

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Thank smalltowndiva
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a shrimp bacon sandwich and veggie burger 🍔 (with bacon) both were 👍 great. Our sever was fantastic, very warm and seemingly happy woman with a genuine smile. Eat here, you will be glad you did.

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Thank Mark T
seattle,wa
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommeded to us by some local. Great burgers, soup and homemade spicey ketchup. They make all their bread and buns themselves too.

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Aliso Viejo, California
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is always our first stop when we visit The Big Island and this time we were able to bring our entire family with us (9 adults and 3 children). We did arrive a few days before the rest of our family so we got to go twice. We have tried virtually every item on their menu and have never... More 

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Thank James D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really really good especially the pepperoni fries. I didn't like how they served the locals first. So we waited an hour for food. But the food was outstanding.

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Thank Calvin K
Ontario, Canada
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39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove to this area for a coffee tour not realizing the Thunder Mountain coffee farm no longer has a location here. We ended up doing some shopping in a couple great little artists shops and stopped for lunch a Rebel Kitchen. The salad I ordered for lunch was wonderful, all fresh ingredients. My daughter ordered the veggie burger (vegan... More 

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Pecos, New Mexico
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fair prices, friendly service, amazing food & great beer...what more could you want!??! Upgrade to the garlic peperoni fries, they're amazing!

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Thank NMBuckaroo
St. Louis
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79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch, and glad we did. Rebel Kitchen was recommended by a local, she raved about their sandwiches, she didn't steer us wrong. My BBQ pulled park sandwich was delicious. My wife's jambalaya isn't for the faint of heart....warned by the waitress that it is spicy, indeed it was! Be forewarned. Nevertheless she enjoyed it immensely. We... More 

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Thank BobinSTL
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

We were looking for anyplace to have lunch before we visited Kona Joe's coffee plantation. Just down the street from the entrance to Kona Joe's we found this place. What a great find on our first full day on the Big Island! Great local color abounds in this casual eatery. The menu is written in large script on the wall... More 

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Thank Michael T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Television, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79-7399 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7911
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kealakekua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-322-0616
Description
Family run restaurant serving ono grinds on the Big Island. Everything is made onsite using fresh and locally sourced ingredients. Open for lunch and dinner, also serve beer & wine which can be enjoyed in our awesome outdoor seating.

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