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Cafe Concerto

808 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4215
+1 808-934-0312
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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808 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4215
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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

This is a favorite of my boyfriend and mines, I love love love the Gorgonzola ravioli, and the caprese salad is super fresh. The chef is from Italy so can't get much more authentic than that. Small place, about one waiter usually. Simple, relaxing place...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank Taliesin S
Reviewed 27 December 2015

The pasta had raw garlic added to it. I wonder which authentic Italian food has raw garlic!. Taste of the food was bland. This is one of the worst places we have eaten at!

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank ANewTravel
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

This is the best Italian food in the entire state of Hawaii!!! This place is not for those who love the tastes of Olive Garden, but is for those who savor true Italian cuisine. When you eat this food, it feels as if you are...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank 451amitg
Reviewed 19 December 2015

This is a small place downtown, but has excellent Italian food at reasonable prices. All classic Italian, but many with a twist. The spinach ravioli was very good, with folded pasta instead of stuffed pillows. The angel hair 'summer' pasta dish was also good, with...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank BobandJan66
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Talk about a hidden gem of a restaurant. An absolute authentic casual Italian dining experience. Lino, the chef and owner runs the kitchen on his own. Went with a party of around 14, which yes, is very large for the size of the restaurant, but...More

Date of visit: January 2015
Thank thetravler012015
Reviewed 28 November 2015

I eat here pretty regularly, perhaps every few months. So, I have gotten pretty familiar with the menu. I want to recommend that you stick with the pasta menu, as the chicken is hit or miss and tends to be on the overcooked side. Of...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank TedinHawaii
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Got overcharged, I was extremely patient with the staff that night even though it wasn't that busy. Check my credit card bill today to find a higher amount charged. Unacceptable. Extremely pissed.

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Jay D
Reviewed 26 March 2015

My husband wanted to eat Italian food for his birthday, so we decided to give this place a try. The ambiance was nice and our waitress was wonderful, but the food was terrible!! We had four in our group and none of us ate everything...More

Date of visit: March 2015
Thank hope316
Reviewed 16 February 2015 via mobile

Called for a reservation, small place but got the wonderful table in the back. Through the kitchen lit up with twinkly lights. Food was insane! The salad home made mozzarella fresh basil, tomatoes and balsamic so fresh simple and delicious. Bread great crust soft in...More

Thank Kim0530
Reviewed 25 January 2015

After an hair raising ride in torrential rain, we ended up at Cafe Concerto. The last time I visited, I didn't quite appreciate it as I had eaten at Hilo Hawaiian Cafe and was still full. This time, I had a had the same meal,...More

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank Susie M
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23 February 2015|
Response from Haunani |
The hours are 5:30 to 9:00 Tues to Sat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4215
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-934-0312
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