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Hilo Burger Joint

#15 of 191 Restaurants in Hilo
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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776 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4235
+1 808-935-8880
11:00 - 23:00
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Mountain View, Hawaii
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101 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was so happy to find out they serve a handmade vegan burger here!! It was delicious!! They also had a great selection of burgers for my husband and son who eat meat LOL They also have a great drink menu. Service was really good. And there were board games to keep our little guy occupied while we waited. We... More 

Thank Raelyn922
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45 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited twice this trip...once for dinner and once for lunch. Our food was consistently good. Our orders were right regarding temperature and as I like crispy fries, they were done well both times. If this were food only - rated at five all day. Regarding service, our experience with service was very inconsistent. At dinner it was busy and... More 

Thank SoCalSchmedley
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Went into a half empty bar, ordered x2 burgers and a side of fries to go. 30mins later we were still waiting at the bar for our order.. Saw other people who just arrived getting their meals before us - Got fed up and asked a staff member where our oder was. It was only after asking this he said... More 

Thank GlobeTrotter1404
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

After several recommendations, we decided to see what all the hype was about. After all, how good can a burger be? DAMN DELICIOUS!!!! That's how good! Warm, welcoming staff and great family atmosphere to boot.

Thank Michelle P
Ottawa, Canada
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The quality of the beef on the Big Island is unmatched. Grass feed and fresh. Because of this, the burger selection here is outstanding. You just have to go to the Hilo Burger Joint at least once. Parking is difficult. Park across the street at the mall.

Thank Spartan61
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome, Awesome and Awesome! Food, service, entertainment and price, you can't beat. We were looking for a great local burger joint and this is it!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Hong Kong, China
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Great burgers and beer selection, with some choices from local breweries. A good place to eat after a day out touring.

Thank Gavin C
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is in Hilo, parking is a bit tough to find but the host there pointed us towards some good free parking. There is a great beer selection and a ton of different kinds of burgers. Service was great and fast. They were attentive to my son and seemed to be kid-friendly. We ended up having a very pleasant dinner... More 

Thank Karissa E
Burlington, Canada
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The burgers are fantastic, service is quick and prices are reasonable. Great experience. I'd highly recommend this place if you are nearby.

Thank Stewart M
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Many different choices of burgers. I chose the lava burger and was not disappointed. Wasn't the best burger I have ever had, but it was good and I would go back again and try a different burger just to try some of the other choices.

Thank plbeckett68

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 776 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4235
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-8880

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?