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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
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Sun 11:30 - 14:30
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to go after a day at the beach Quick bite with a delicious Mai Tai. A friend told us about this place and it's a little hidden gem.

Thank Elizabeth C
Lacombe, Canada
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great old historic building. Located in Hawi, this is a great little town off the beaten path. Great gallery and locally inspired menu that totally encompasses the "island feel"

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Swift Current, Canada
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice restaurant and store. Good service. Decent menu. Good service. We were there on Friday night and they had great entertainment. Food a little over rated. Good but not great.

Thank Lindsay M
mangogirlhawi, Owner at Bamboo Restaurant, responded to this review

OOOOOOO... this just makes me so curious what they ordered.... More 

Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Driving up to the north side of the Big Island is a recommended trip--and must include a stop in the delightful small town/village of Hawi. Central to that is a visit to this restaurant. We enjoyed a Sunday brunch, but all meal menus looked tasty, with lots of choices, including very tempting daily specials. The four of us ordered different... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for just a light bite to eat and a drink. We had the pot stickers and prawns (both appetizers) which were very good.

Thank vas173
Boulder, Colorado
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851 reviews
352 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 369 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed your restaurant, gallery and gift shop, atmosphere perfect, just the right amount of funk, food not overly chichi, menu has great variety,staff fine, yes go here and eat and enjoy in old Hawi But what I really want to write about, mangogirlhawi, are your replies. OMG you are so cool and funny, I enjoy writing reviews for... More 

Thank Miriahm D
mangogirlhawi, Owner at Bamboo Restaurant, responded to this review

Wow, Miriahm, someone with a sense of humor!! Doesn't THIS just make my day! Ha! I love Louis CK, too... I am delighted to entertain you and any folks out there with a funny bone. And, yes, the restaurant is my baby and I'm a Tiger Mom, listening for shortcomings so my kid can be "perfect" while simultaneously being willing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for Happy Hour. Great Mai Tai's and pork quesadillas. Casual Hawaiian bar, great food and drinks at great price.

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Houston, Texas
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96 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got lost driving back from Waimea to Waikoloa... ended up on the pretty, tree-lined road to the coastal area near Hawi. We were in Waimea to shop, but it was Sunday and nothing much was open, so we decided that when we "found" Hawi, we would stick around for Sunday Brunch at Bamboo, which is part of an historic... More 

Thank anthropomom
Petoskey, Michigan
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bamboo is consistently excellent over the years with great service and outstanding food! I love the retail area in the front of the restaurant; always quality finds! Best place in Hawi!!

Thank CD1981
Alameda, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am never disappointed when I visit Bamboo restaurant, but this last visit was the best. The food was delicious as usual, and there was live Hawaiian music to entertain us while we ate. We had a difficult time choosing from an excellent variety of entrees, so we decided to return the next day for the Sunday brunch. The customer... More 

Thank Joan D

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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
USD 8 - USD 30
American, Asian, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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
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?