I’m happy we went off the beaten path to eat at this gem. Great authentic Japanese cuisine, good prices, friendly staff. I’d definitely go back - not too far away from The downtown strip in Kona, worth the drive out for something different.
1 - 10 of 293 reviews
This is a family owned and operated business for many years. It was here when I first arrived in Hawaii back in 1980 and it still flourishing today.
I think it is the third generation that is running the place now. The tempura is HOT and extra crispy with just the right amount of breading. The beef terriyaki is sliced thin, deeply flavored and has a satisfying chew. The miso soup uses white...More
The 5 of us all tried a slightly different take on their combo meal. I can't remember what they called it. The Miso soup was served in all of them and was delicious. Many of us had the tempura shrimp and some other odds and...More
a few years ago, when Gramma Teshima was still on the premises! We have visited this restaurant several times in the past 10 or so years and have always enjoyed our meals. We were disappointed to find that it is not what it used to...More
We do not eat at chain restaurants unless there is no alternative. For our last evening in Hawaii, we decided to try Teshima, as we had driven by it a couple of time during our travels. It definitely reminded us of a diner--in a good...More
Coming from New York, I like to think I've eaten more than my share of quality Japanese quisine but tonight's dinner at Teshima's was a surprise education both in the quality of the food and the genuine warmth and pleasure of the service. At first...More
We came for lunch. Folks in our group got the Saturday lunch special, udon soup, butter fish, and beef curry. Food was delicious and the atmosphere is old family style restaurant. No frills just great food. I had read in other reviews that the tempura...More
Simply excellent! This place is older than your grandma and an institution in West Hawaii. The menu pricing is a bit strange. The specials are great values compared to ala carte, but may have extra things you don't want. Breakfast comes with a free pancake...More