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79-7251 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7912
+1 808-322-9140
06:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 21:00
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Kealakekua, Hawaii
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you crave miso soup on a rainy day, this is your place. I have been here countless times over more than 20 years, and I adore the food, the people and place in time it represents. I have always found the food to be consistent and have pretty much always stuck to about 5 items on the menu, my... More 

Thank juniperb009
Ocean Shores, Washington
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spend three weeks on the Big Island every year, and Teshima's is a must for at least 3 dinners while we are there. This is a family run restaurant started many years ago. Food is excellent, and many locals choose to dine here, reservations are suggested, prices are excellent.

Thank Sissierae
Aydie, France
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a first visit with business colleagues I just had to go back. Great sushi and bento but the sashimi is a true delight. this is a traditional family business going back decades. Totally genuine with no airs & graces. fast efficient service and a good menu selection.

Thank johnmacnish
San Diego, California
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby & I had their special breakfast of eggs, pancake, & meat. It was delicious and cooked just right. Teshima's is a family run restaurant that does maintain specific hours for breakfast, lunch & dinner so always make note of that. There food is always excellent. I have had pork chops before & I really enjoyed them. My husband always... More 

Thank Happy travelor13
Traverse City, Michigan
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479 reviews
368 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Initially ignored this place thinking fish heads and rice. Finally looked at reviews, menu and pictures and decided to go. Wish I had done this sooner. Got the Friday special which was a tray with 9 different items for $14.95. Miso soup, kimche, sweet cucumber slices, kahlua pork, teri beef, fried tofu, panko ahi and 2 more items. Also includes... More 

Thank Bill H
Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After ordering Kona Ahi dinner we were served several sides that are included. One of them was a soup. I said that I didn't have a spoon, how am I supposed to eat this dish. I understand chopsticks, but the proprietress proceeded in giving me a lesson on drinking the soup as the Japanese are used to doing. Ladies use... More 

Thank TNAllison
Heriot Bay, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed the #3 option. It was recommended to us and we were suitably impressed. The ambience is old world and reminded me of the early 1960s. Don't bother with dessert.

Thank jadorich
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This is a family restaurant established in 1929. They offer a variety of authentic Japanese food from breakfast to dinner. Reservation highly recommended. Their highchair was super clean. A big plus to traveling families!

Thank Dan X
Newark, California
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We ordered Teshima Trio (sashimi, tempura, fried fish), fried ahi, ono pork chop, and beef curry stew- ALL WONDERFUL!!! The wait is worth it.

Thank humudog
East Kingston, New Hampshire
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50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Quick bite before heading back to hotel. We picked a great Japanese Restaurant called Teahima's. Authentic, tasty and filling. Loved this place. Very friendly servers. Top notch!

Thank Scott D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 20
Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79-7251 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7912
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kealakekua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-322-9140

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?