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Cronies Bar & Grill

) #15 of 196 Restaurants in Hilo $$ - $$$ , , American
11 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2433
+1 808-935-5158
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (86 reviews)
“onion rings” (12 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, American
$$ - $$$
11 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2433
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1 - 10 of 309 reviews

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Been to Cronies 100's of times, the food is always excellent, the service is friendly. Nate, Shay, Cameron all do an excellent job of managing. My only lament is they don't have nachos, LOL. Some day!

Thank Caleb R
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Very nice sports bar. Great drinks and staff. The oldest building in Hilo we were told. Used to be a pharmacy years ago. Very friendly locals. We did not eat but folks at the bar did and it looked amazing! They said the sushi was...More

Thank DeanaG22
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Stopped for lunch and caught the replay of the Kentucky Derby. Decent beer list, good sized portions and fresh fish and chips. Husband got the teriyaki burger - sauce was fantastic!

Thank Shouldercat
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I had the marlin sashimi and it was so awesome. My martini was perfect. The staff was good. Just a lil pricey.

Thank tj13000
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Pretty much what you'd expect from a very good bar and grill. Good bar-esque food (burgers, etc.) with a couple interesting/non-bar food options. Solid beer selection. Not great wine choices (Hilo could seriously use a wine bar, right?). Super convenient downtown Hilo location - if...More

Thank Entiat
Reviewed 11 April 2017

When I need ice cold beer and a great hamburger or fish and chips (fresh catch!), I go to Cronies. Informal, sports bar setting. Often very busy during the lunch hour. Great mud pie for dessert, too. Historic location with some Hilo town memorabilia on...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The only thing marred by my visits to Cronies was the memory of the psychopath Robert Fidler. Please be aware of this guy hanging around Hilo.

Thank MissChris808
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had burgers here and they were OK. Not as good, in my opinion as Hilo Burger Joint. The onion rings, however, were purely fabulous; probably the best I have ever had. There is a rather typical "sports' bar" ambiance. Parking nearby was easy enough....More

Thank HLW648
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Good service...food served quickly...good quality...extensive beer selection. Better than some other sources' reviews.

Thank northstartjd
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Good place for a light snack. Licated in downtown Hilo. Good pub food. Good service. Friendly staff.

Thank PhiilR
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Rick D
Do you show NHL games??
3 March 2017|
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Response from CroniesHilo | Property representative |
We do not have the NHL package, but we do have the NHL network channel. We also show West Coast NHL teams playing on Fox sports or Comcast networks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2433
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-5158
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