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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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“ravioli” (18 reviews)
“four cheese” (4 reviews)
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Hours
$$ - $$$
808 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4215
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Reviewed 12 July 2012

This is a small sidewalk-cafe-feel restaurant with a dining area that can't be over 12 feet wide. Two in our party had the 4-cheese ravolli which was very good. The third person had Penne Ragu which was only so-so. The waitress was friendly but seemed...More

Date of visit: July 2012
Thank MeandPe
Reviewed 28 March 2012

As compared to a couple of not-so-great experiences in Kona, Cafe Concerto came as a recommendation that greatly suprised and satisfied us from one of the locals. Parking was tough (you "can" park in Ace Hardware Store (after hours) up the street to the West...More

Date of visit: March 2012
3  Thank deges
Reviewed 7 January 2012

It's a great restaurant although the waitress could have asked us more than once if we needed something - It was very busy -- we actually had to ask if they could clear the dishes so we could order dessert. The food was excellent!!!! We...More

1  Thank toots808
Reviewed 3 January 2012

We read about this restaurant on a food blog and after the gentleman mentioned the owner is from Italy, we knew we had to try it. It's hard to find really good Italian food in Hawaii. cafe Concerto is adorable. It really looks and feels...More

Date of visit: December 2011
1  Thank TravelWithCameraHI
Reviewed 30 December 2011

Pesto cannot be beat. The ravioli is made by the charming host and chef Lando. Go there every chance we get.

2  Thank Luckylivehawaii
Reviewed 27 November 2011

This place probably serves the best Italian food in Hilo. Its very small so best to make reservations. The menu offers mostly pasta selections, all homemade and delicious. The owner /cook is a friendly Italian man from Tuscany who obviously takes great pride in preparing...More

Date of visit: November 2011
1  Thank Yvettetravels
Reviewed 5 November 2011

The Italian owner (lived in hilo for 33 years so local) came and spoke to us for 10 minutes which was lovely. Takes much pride in his cooking. We took our own wine and no corking fee. we met other locals there. Seemed to be...More

Date of visit: October 2011
Thank Victoriatraveller_9
Reviewed 13 October 2011

Had a pleasant dinner with a friend. Seemed like we were in one of the little cafes in Italy (not that I've ever been there), but portions were small, no salad with the overpriced meal, and no bread to start us off. Macaroni Grill was...More

Date of visit: November 2010
1  Thank CalebJames
Reviewed 16 September 2011

This place is a real hidden gem. Brought my own bottle of wine and didn't face any corking fee -- In fact, the chef came out to our table to introduce himself and later on in the evening he stopped by again and suggested that...More

Date of visit: September 2011
Thank Pippoppopotamus
Reviewed 15 August 2011

In a day when you can go online and look up recipes, there is no excuse for a restaurant to dump tepid, unseasoned, cream on top of pasta and call it a sauce. My husband whose food was also bad, said "We'll we haven't been...More

Date of visit: August 2011
5  Thank jctsytf
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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
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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