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Ka'aloa's Super J's

83-5409A Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8303
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“laulau” (80 reviews)
“lau lau” (56 reviews)
“pork” (77 reviews)
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Polynesian, Hawaiian
83-5409A Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8303
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11 - 20 of 235 reviews

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Wow, if you're looking for authentic Hawaiian plate lunch- then this is the place. A small hole in the wall that's totally worth it. A must if you're in the Capt Cook area or just passing through

Thank riverata
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Don't miss it -- it's really worth it. TASTY pork -- moistest I've ever had. Loved the place. Bit like walking into the extra bedroom, with all the odds & ends piled up. It isn't really like a restaurant. Two or three folding tables set...More

Thank OceanannieR
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Nothing fancy here, just good food. They are known for their lau lau and it was gooood. Kalua pork and cabbage was yummy. Run by family who make you feel like family - service was super friendly.

Thank A N
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Small place with friendly help. 3 generations were served plates and family style choices. We were asked how hungary we were and we said medium and she presented us with chicken and pork laulau, Kailua pork and cabbage and a loaf of banana stuffing to...More

1  Thank BXgal1
Reviewed 29 June 2017

You can get it warmed or cold. Took it back cold and warmed it up. It was sooo delicious. Best Lau Lau I have tasted! If you are not watching out for this place, you will pass it by. Look for the yellow building.

Thank Kaitos6
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped for lunch and the 2 ladies could not be more fun. They recommended pork and chicken lau lau and gladly split the rice and mac. They explained how it is prepared, and served it up in under 10 minutes. It was excellent flavor...More

Thank ceg51
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Lau Lau is pork or chicken wrapped in a Taro leaf, all not only edible, but when served by these guys, melt in your mouth, want to slap your Mama because she never gave you something this good. Oh, and did I mention value for...More

1  Thank Bradzon
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

When we pulled up to Super J's the 4 of us were a bit skeptical but that changed the minute we walked in and were treated like family. We had no clue what anything was on the menu but Jay (sorry for the spelling if...More

Thank Jacquie S
Reviewed 15 June 2017

If you are traveling through Captain Cooks area south of Kona and want to try real Hawaiian Lau Lau's, this is the place to go. We asked several locals for a lunch recommendation and Super J's was always the first on the list. This is...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Pretty damn good lau lau. Made fresh by the owner. You know the place is good when lots of locals go there.

Thank Vic H
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21 April 2015|
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Response from jlcarter1975 | Reviewed this property |
According to an internet search it looks like they open up at 10 a.m. The costs for food is about $5-$8 (very reasonable for a plate of food). This is not a fancy place whatsoever. Imagine eating at someone's house with... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Polynesian, Hawaiian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83-5409A Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8303
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Captain Cook
  • Phone Number: 808-328-9566
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