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Kaleo's Bar & Grill

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15-2969 Pahoa Village Road, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-965-5600
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Tyler, Texas
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped at Kaleo's after reading some of the reviews which were all good. We weren't disappointed. The service was good and food was excellent. Would recommend this restaurant.

Thank Donnam123
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Thanksgiving evening we acted on a local reccomendation for dinner while in the southeast corner of the island horseback riding and had an outstanding meal at a reasonable price. We did not have a reservation but waited just 10 minutes. The wait staff was great and the food delicious. We had the fish of the day, calamari and shrimp... More 

Thank Ashley E
Calgary, Canada
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233 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Reurning from some snorkelling we decided to act on a local tip and visit Pahoa for dinner. This village is definitey off beat offering many home made food choices but we settled on Kaleo's. Unassuming from the street this restaurant has a big parking lot and is quite a large establishment. Fresh fish dishes dominate the menu alongside the usual... More 

Thank Tom P
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In October, we took a drive through the Pahoa area. By midafternoon we were hungry but being older we don’t eat too much. We ordered a cheeseburger which we split. The cheeseburger was excellent, French fries hot and the service staff very willing to assist us with a split meal. Definitely a place to return to for a full meal.

Thank billshaw22
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a fancy place but there are no fancy restaurants around this area. Great food before we went on the Ocean lava tour. Friendly people and good service.

Thank Anastassia K
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some guidebooks advise skipping pahoa for Hilo for good eats but if you are anywhere near pahoa east of volcano national park this is the place to eat. Huge portions and fantastic well prepared dishes. We tried the Korean BBQ ribs and the fried oho and both were amazing and served with a lovely salad of lightly dressed greens and... More 

Thank elizabeth f
San Diego
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here twice to try items friends had recommended: the fish and chips, the calamari, and the giant shrimp. All were outstanding, but especially the calamari which is so large and soft it almost melts in your mouth. Their seafood tasted very fresh. We did not try any of the main entrees, so cannot review those. The service and... More 

Thank 2travelight
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good good, great service and amazing lilikoi cheesecake. Nice place for a date night or to bring your kids.

Thank Adrianna K
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The town of Pahoa on Hawaii Island is a laid back little place, but it is not short on great places to eat, and Kaleo's just might be the best! Whether you enter on foot, or are welcomed by the smiling valet, you will be served a heaping helping of ALOHA! The mood is warm and friendly, with live music... More 

Thank FrugalKamaaina
Portland, Oregon
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great drinks, apps and menu selections. Get the calamari coconut app for sure. Servers are great and the parking attendant is the best. We went there 2 times in 5 days.

Thank Randall97222

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood, Hawaiian, International, Fusion
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15-2969 Pahoa Village Road, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Pahoa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-965-5600

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