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Panda Express

111 E Puainako St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-5288
+1 808-959-1277
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good35%
  • Average33%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
5 Mar 2018
“Overpriced for oily, salty food”
10 Jan 2016
“Consistently Good”
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Chinese, Fast food, Asian
111 E Puainako St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-5288
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Definitely overpriced for what you get. Everything there is smothered in oil and super salty. I always feel gross after eating here. I’d rather go to any other chinese food place.

Thank Jess S
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

What's impressive about this place is similar to how McDonald's made it's loyal customer mark: when you walk in you know exactly what your meal will taste like. These folks have a management that seems to take pride in "just-in-time" stir-fry. Not to much sits...More

Thank Kahupoo
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

I've been to a few Pandas ie in southern Cali, Vegas, etc This one is @ least 5yrs old yet spotlessly clean Good Chinese food in a Hilo has been difficult to find in my 15yrs of visiting there Very good Japanese, Indian, Thai, Sushi,...More

Thank Sassyslide101
Reviewed 12 November 2014 via mobile

Fast food @ it's finest Quick turn around Wonderful tofu & eggplant Been going since inception Inexpensive Good food Great location I hit it 2x per week when there

Thank Sassyslide101
Reviewed 3 December 2013 via mobile

The food is tasty..but it takes a long time to prepare if it's not on the line. I waited 10 minutes when ordering from the drive through. I was disappointed.

Thank kdooka
Reviewed 15 March 2013

There is a chain of Panda Express on the mainland in the Southern California area. We have eaten at them many times but this one here in Kona has some quality problems. On the mainland when food in the tray gets old it is discarded,...More

Thank dennis p
Reviewed 18 February 2013

I like Panda Express because I can get steamed vegetables from a drive-thru. The food is good and the place is clean. Service is always friendly.

Thank Aolangi
Reviewed 9 January 2013

This Panda Express is located in a strip mall called Kona Commonw, across the street from Target. The food is what you will find at any of this chain's locations. There are some outdoor tables that, even though they are basically on the sidewalk next...More

Thank OregonDuck87
Reviewed 19 December 2012

Got quite ill shortly after eating here - like in 20 minutes. Also, kinda overwhelming on a first visit trying to understand the 'system' of ordering. Will continue to look for quality Chinese food in Hilo and realize a chain is not the place to...More

Thank VolcanoDawn
Reviewed 13 October 2012

Rice was good, I didn't like their noodles. Decent selection. Food was edible, some dishes better than others. Was fast.

Thank CathRuss K
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 E Puainako St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-5288
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-959-1277
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