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Hawaiian Vanilla Company

43-2007 Paauilo Mauka Road, Paauilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96776
+1 877-771-1771
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (91 reviews)
“beans” (24 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
43-2007 Paauilo Mauka Road, Paauilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96776
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took the standard tour around the vanilla farm with Jim. He was an excellent host and tour guide and his passion for what he does shone through, as did his love of Hawaii. Very informative and the vanilla beans we bought are the best...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Literally a treat! Who new vanilla was so interesting and hard to come by. The owner is so “gosh darn” friendly and interesting...I wanted to move here and learn from him. I highly recommend this for both the lunch and tour. Reservations should be made...More

Thank Betsy L
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had the lunch and took the tour. The lunch was good. A full chicken breast (yes, both halves) on a bun. Neither of us finished our meal (too much food) although people around us did. Vanilla is in everything. The eldest son of the...More

Thank oldatxnative
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hawaiian Vanilla Company is a must-do when entertaining family, friends and random visitors. Food is awesome, the tour is informative and fun.

Thank Katrina F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and tour of the facility! Tour guide/cook/family members were very knowledgeable and forthcoming with all sorts of information regarding both the use and the history of the enigmatic orchid. Who knew these very delicate suckers require only air...no dirt? Who knew they all...More

Thank F Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To go there you must go for lunch and a tour or tour only. We did the combination. You do not order from a menu. It is a set menu. We had chicken breast,boosted potatoes, and salad. After the tour, vanilla ic cream was served....More

Thank teach3251
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our lunch/tour visit. So informative and delicious. Would do it again. So good we are sending our daughter and son in law this week. Definitely a must. Jimmy the owner and his sons are delightful hosts. Will go again.

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had visited this business to buy their products but not to eat lunch previously on a trip to the Big Island. This time we made arrangements to have tour and lunch. The lunch comes first which is good. The chicken sandwich was very good...More

Thank JaneKnoxville
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Drawbacks first: It was a little challenging for us to find, but we did not have GPS. Also, the tour was a little bit short. That being said... we opted for the lunch and tour... the food was great. The building was cute. The staff/family...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 18 January 2018

That this is truly a family enterprise adds to the experience. After a delicious lunch - and part cooking demonstration - by 2 of the Reddekoff sons (all the dishes contained vanilla) their father, and visionary behind the operation led us on an informative 45-minute...More

Thank Barbara D
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15 May 2017|
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Response from GlobalTutu | Reviewed this property |
Yes, reserve the tour (and yummy lunch). You can purchase items without tour, but I recommend the whole package 😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43-2007 Paauilo Mauka Road, Paauilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96776
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Paauilo
  • Phone Number: +1 877-771-1771
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