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Hilo Drive Inn

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East Kawili, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Today ordered lunch from here ( Hilo drive inn) first thing I notice before entering tinfoil covering air condition, they're door left wide open, discusting yellow mustard paint, tables and chairs that looks like a cafeteria, the female worker in front that takes your order just stares at you, NO PERSONALITY, like she doesn't want to be there, no hello... More 

1 Thank 330Hiloboy
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Ok, this is mostly a place supported by workers in the "industrial area" of Hilo and the students and staff of the Hilo Community College, which is right across the street. I was thinking, "These folks have to spend around $10 for lunch to eat here. Back in my day...." Never mind. Anyway, it's moderately priced but not as reasonable... More 

2 Thank donnaspeaks
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108 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2013

This place is excellent, and very tasty food on menu. I had Teriyaki Steak Curry Rice and it was fantastic. They have many local luchplate items, with beef/chicken/fish & pork as well. I highly reccomend stopping here when in Hilo!

Thank Bill G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2012

Rather than choosing a TripAdvisor-recommended spot, we used "Around Me" to find nearby fast food (mistake #1). Inside, it was painted the most hideous shade of yellow I've ever seen--not appetizing! The woman behind the counter glared at us, but we didn't walk out (mistake #2). I ordered garlic honey chicken, and my son ordered lemon chicken, to go. When... More 

1 Thank cougerfan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    1 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Kawili, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: 8089358898

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