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Teshima's

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79-7251 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7912
+1 808-322-9140
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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 

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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.

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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.

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 20
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Sunday
06:30 - 21:00
Monday
06:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:00
Thursday
06:30 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 21:00
Saturday
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?