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79-7251 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7912
+1 808-322-9140
06:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 21:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Went to Teshima Restaurant on October 20 with a couple business associates. My wife saw a review on a local tv station so she suggested it. She said the food looked ono! I was not disappointed. I had the Kona up country chop steak. Wonderful. It was very tasty with just the right amount of veggies. I also had the... More 

Thank Micah A
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful, generously portioned, economical, Japanese dinner in this casual, welcoming, homey restaurant. We arrived on a Saturday, at 5:30 to a nearly empty restaurant, left 90 minutes later when all tables were occupied. Leaving at 7:00, we easily made a 7:30 curtain at the Aloha Theatre, just minutes down the road. Food was carefully prepared and presented by... More 

Thank Toreadorable
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Wow, what a special treat for an evening dinner. Excellent food at a reasonable price in a relaxing atmosphere. Our entire party loved the evening and would highly recommend.

Thank jlheidenrich
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Visited here in Summer of 2013. Excellent Japanese Restaurant south of City of Kona along the Mamalahoa Highway. While in Hawaii, my wife and I wanted to eat local fish and Teshima's was highly recommended to us by the resort. The tempura was excellent. Nondescript building and unassuming interior, however atmosphere was very friendly, with exccellent food and attentive service.... More 

Thank bobbyza
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

This is a family favorite spot! Great old school place to visit great food and wonderful friendly staff... A local place for sure!!!

Thank Michelle K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

A great spot to stop for a bite. Teshimas has been around forever. Solid choice, good simple Japanese fare. Family owned and operated, it probably stays open later than a number of other places in the immediate vicinity. Like stepping back in time to old Kona.

Thank Paul H
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This is definitely my go-to Japanese place in Kona. For $22 or less you will get a delicious meal with a lot of different items and everything tastes awesome. The staff is very friendly it makes you feel right at home. It's a very casual atmosphere in fact when you walk in it does not look like a Japanese restaurant... More 

Thank Seth H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

You can't go wrong with Teshima's, a 5 generation family restaurant still run by the same family. Go hungry as the portions are generous. Try the #3 box. The tempura is the best I've ever eaten, and is equaled by the super fresh Ali sashimi.

Thank James1946
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14 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Returning after a long visit our family decided we wouldn't be going back. Unfortunately the flavors and value has significantly changed

Thank seannacym
Alameda, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This is our favorite spot for lunch or dinner on our annual vacation! Try the "iron pot" it is great, or one of the combos. Nice family run place that has been there since my dad was a kid. Highly recommended if you want to see the real Kona.

Thank GoingTravelingU2

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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
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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