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Seaside Restaurant

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1790 Kalanianaole Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4916
+1 808-935-8825
16:30 - 23:59
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Tue - Sun 16:30 - 23:59
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

I have eaten here several times oner the years and the food and service has always been great. It is located on a small lake where some are their fish are located.

Thank Frank E
Seattle, Washington
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158 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We ate here our last night in Hilo. We both chose fish dishes prepared in Hawaiian ways and were not disappointed (salmon and ahi). Though several fish dishes were priced at market on menu, I did not ask prices in advance. Each entree was a large portion and came with soup or salad, rice and a side. in the mid... More 

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Enfield, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

A good place to eat. It was a little pricey but overall a good place to grab a bite. Try the volcano shrimp!

Thank mersop
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The food was wonderful. I had one of the specials, Moi and loved it. I had it deep-fried and it was nice and crispy. My friend had another fish, maybe Onaga, but she thought it may have been a bit overcooked. I am not sure if we were supposed to have bread or rolls but it seemed something might have... More 

Thank TWongAiea
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Seaside Restaurant and Aqua Farm. This is a very special restaurant where locals go to celebrate special occasions of just for eclectic fine dinning. Only opened for dinner and closed on Mondays.

Thank Laura K
San Diego, California
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103 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This place rocks. It's the best seafood in Hilo by a long shot. The service from the bartender, hostess and servers was so good. The cocktails are mixed well and worth the price. The calamari and and poki nachos were amazing. Shrimp scampi and campachi fish special were perfection. Tons of vegetables and get the butter noodles, they are delicious!... More 

1 Thank Kathleen F
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

A great place to go. Good seafood and great sushi. Lots of koi to look at and great place to walk and take photos and look at Pacific after dinner. Great service and staff.

Thank pilotcraig2001
Seattle, Washington
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

If you're lucky enough to find yourself a local tour guide, you will learn the significance of the fish ponds located throughout Hilo. Seaside Restaurant has their own fish pond and according to our guide, it is the only restaurant on Big Island that serves fish only from their own pond. It's a cozy restaurant with romantic lighting. Entrees are... More 

Thank BrownSt13
Wilmington, North Carolina
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46 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

We ate here two weeks ago and were more than pleased. The service was great and everyone enjoyed their seafood entrees. I had the macadamia nut crusted Mahi which was as good or better than anything I had all week. The calamari strips were excellent. Dinner cost $200 for five of us which seemed in line with other restaurants that... More 

Thank walkoj6
Canberra, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Very ordinary. Five of us went with high expectations but we're disappointed. We have eaten better seafood at half the price on the island. The menu was disappointing no fish & chips & not much variety. I had shrimp which was ok (6 pieces) but it came on a huge mound of pasta with veggies & olives which didn't have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Hawaiian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 23:59
16:30 - 23:59
16:30 - 23:59
16:30 - 23:59
16:30 - 23:59
16:30 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1790 Kalanianaole Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4916
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-8825

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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