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Kawaihae Kitchen Take-Out

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61-3665 Akoni Pule Hwy # 11C, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7709
+1 808-882-1511
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09:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 16:00
Sat 11:00 - 15:00
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Napa
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91 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch here today. It is a tiny hole in the wall that serves good plate lunches. The menu has a good variety including sushi and salads. It took 20 minutes to get our food since they cook your food fresh. I would much prefer a wait than re-heated food. Prices were reasonable and the kitchen... More 

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Thank Mark672
newport beach, ca
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

It was a nice change from the hustle and bustle of the restaurants. It was an outdoors venue with a pretty good selection. We had fish tacos and for being 4,000 miles from Baja they did a pretty good job.

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Thank randy h
Winnipeg
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

We were told that this place was very good, had the rice bowl and ahi roll, roll was huge, too much rice, the bowl ....Well the rice is cold, with half a serving of poke and the rest is salad. Never had it served like that before, the tuna tasted fresh but the overall experience was not so good. Should... More 

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Thank DonLynski
Hawaii
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

Enjoyed the Korean chicken plate which was amazing. It's full of flavor and has some spice to it. My friend got the fish and chips which had a great tartar and fries. The wait was only 15 minutes even with it being very busy. Will be coming back again.

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Thank hobiedoo
Spokane, Washington
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

It smelled so good, but it took over 20 minutes to make one dish. We had hoped it would be worth the wait but The chicken was over cooked. Disappointing.

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Thank Stacyradms
Anchorage, Alaska
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015

Excellent food and service. The food here was excellent enjoyed eating while people watching in chairs outside. No answer because while food was excellent it was takeout.

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2 Thank TimIAK
Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015

For freshness and value, this is THE best place to get your poke rice bowl or teriyaki beef bowl. Seriously, we ate at every restaurant in Kawaihae and the 3 voting members of our family all agreed that this was The Place. A plus. And the guys there are nice too. I know everyone thinks Da Fish Shack is where... More 

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2 Thank NikkyG418
Bay Area, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2015

Seems to be a very popular take-out spot. Everything is made-to-order. The store has limited hours (check first), and visiting over a holiday period, we had a significant wait for our food (over 30 min.). Still - no big deal - we were on Hawaii time and browsed the shopping center.

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1 Thank relaxandread
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, United States
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014

All of the items are made fresh using local ingredients. The shrimp tempura roll and the spicy ahi tuna were delicious. My husband had the Korean chicken salad and pronounced it a huge success. We took our lunch to Spencer Park and enjoyed a spectacular view of the whales breaching.

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2 Thank Lilly P
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014

We pick up several plate lunches here last week and they were really good. Quite a lot of food for the price and all well prepared and made for you. It takes a little time but worth the wait. So if you are looking for a fine Hawaiian style fast lunch, this is the place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Hawaiian, Sushi, Fusion, Healthy
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:00
Thursday
09:00 - 16:00
Friday
09:00 - 16:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61-3665 Akoni Pule Hwy # 11C, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7709
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kawaihae
  • Phone Number: +1 808-882-1511

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?