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Reuben's Mexican Food

336 Kamehameha Ave, Ste A, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2949
+1 808-961-2552
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
336 Kamehameha Ave, Ste A, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2949
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Do not judge a book by it's cover. This hole in the wall little restaurant is worth the stop. I'm not much a mexican food eater but I enjoyed every bite. The service was a little slow but that is because everything is made to...More

Thank Teri L
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Someone told me if I wanted to eat Mexican food to try this place so we did! Not all Mexican restaurants have good Mexican food but this place was pretty good. I ordered the chips & salsa to start and the cheese enchilada with steak...More

Thank Chanelle98
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Reasonably good food with reasonable prices. We had the lengua tacos and beef enchiladas. I did not like the lilikoi margarita though, it tasted too much like orange juice. Service was good.

Thank Aimee R
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We wanted to go to another restaurant that was much too crowded, so we walked to this restaurant instead. I ended up having the crab enchiladas which were really good! The service was a little slower than what we were used to, but it turned...More

Thank smcrawford38
Reviewed 23 August 2017

No surprises here. You get what you expect, Mexican food at a reasonable price. Margaritas and beer are good and cold. Reuben is always very friendly!

Thank 1mrmase
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The restaurant could accommodate a teenager with allergies and provide the rest of us with a tasty meal. We eat a lot of Mexican dishes and found this restaurant to very authentic even though a bit different than the ones back home. We arrived at...More

Thank opelikatravels
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Service was wonderful & very friendly. Food was excellent! Flavors had a different mexican oregano twist taste, (I think) We used 2 own a Mexican restaurant n we were very impressed with both the red & green enchilada sauces n the salsa itself!

Thank 637iraisr
Reviewed 8 July 2017

There are two well-known Mexican restaurants in downtown Hilo, Reuben's and Lucy's. I've been to both several times. Here are my observations: The portions are bigger at Lucy's. The service is better at Reuben's (but you have to tip since you are served by a...More

1  Thank Huckleberry_Finn_808
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Other than waiting a while for our food we had an excellent large plate meal here. My friends are vegetarians and they found all they could eat and I had the soft and crunchy tacos and they were great. I'm from Austin so I've had...More

Thank frankochief
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Huge portions good service and apparently killer margaritas. Place wa busy with locals so we figured it had to be good. Not disappointed.

Thank Brandon C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 336 Kamehameha Ave, Ste A, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2949
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-961-2552
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