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Kohala Burger and Taco

61-3665 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kawaihe Shopping Center, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7709
+1 808-880-1923
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (124 reviews)
“burger” (275 reviews)
“fries” (64 reviews)
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Mexican, Seafood, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
61-3665 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kawaihe Shopping Center, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7709
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1 - 10 of 562 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love everything about this place! Location: on the side of the road on the way to anywhere. Indoor/ outdoor picnic table seating, pin up and nostalgic deco. Staff: young and fun. Making everyone feel right at home and part if the family Owner/ or...More

Thank Jeffery S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Snarfed down a couple of fresh fish tacos after a morning of diving. Delicious! Accompanying chips and salsa were also fresh and housemate.

Thank Nancy R
Cary P, Owner at Kohala Burger and Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha and Thank you for taking the time to post a review, based on your feedback, it inspires us to work even harder to earn that last star. KBAT Crew

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for a good big hamburger? Go here. They are big and delicious. The place is small and has picnic tables to sit at. The workers there are so nice and friendly. enjoy!

Thank raydar4db
Cary P, Owner at Kohala Burger and Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha and Thank you very much! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to serving you again. KBAT Crew.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great casual lunch spot after a day at the beach. We went a couple of times and tried various burger and taco specials. Everything we tried was great with highlights being the BBQ burger, fish tacos and dole whip. The service was...More

Thank netgrl22
Cary P, Owner at Kohala Burger and Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha and Thank you very much! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to serving you again. KBAT Crew.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was recommended by the folks at the Hamakua Macadamia Nut factory just up the road. The burger was terrific and staff friendly and helpful. Thanks!

Thank BandB08
Cary P, Owner at Kohala Burger and Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha and Thank you very much! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to serving you again. KBAT Crew.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Not fancy, just really good food for a reasonable price in a clean and friendly environment. The staff was so nice and were happy we came in. Just eat here, you won't regret it!

Thank amu1977
Cary P, Owner at Kohala Burger and Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha and Thank you very much! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to serving you again. KBAT Crew.

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

That’s what my kids told me. Burgers, fries, onion rings all teriffic, most especially the shakes are superb. Can’t go wrong with this place!

Thank Hayteriffic
Cary P, Owner at Kohala Burger and Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha and Thank you very much! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to serving you again. KBAT Crew.

Reviewed 14 April 2018

We had a burger special, about 15.00. Included fries. The service was friendly and got the burger fast. Good food.

Thank krg999
Cary P, Owner at Kohala Burger and Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha and Thank you for taking the time to post a review, based on your feedback, it inspires us to work even harder to earn that last star. KBAT Crew

Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This hidden gem of a place filled our bellies with delicious tacos. Cute little hole in the wall with amazing food and wonderful service!

Thank Wendi D
Cary P, Owner at Kohala Burger and Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha and Thank you for taking the time to post a review, based on your feedback, it inspires us to work even harder to earn that last star. KBAT Crew

Reviewed 4 April 2018

This is a casual burger and taco joint that provides far better fare than the resort we were staying at (Mauna Kea). The food is made to order, very fresh and served with a smile. Go early for dinner or late for lunch. Try the...More

Thank LizzieB971
Cary P, Owner at Kohala Burger and Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Aloha, Lizzie Thank you for your review! we really do appreciate it! Hope to see you again!

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 15
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61-3665 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kawaihe Shopping Center, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7709
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kawaihae
  • Phone Number: +1 808-880-1923
  • E-mail
Description
Located just a short distance from the glorious white sand beaches of the Kohala Coast, Kohala Burger and Taco is an affordable and friendly spot with a feel good, nostalgic flair. We serve 100% local grass fed beef and fresh, sustainably caught fish in burgers and tasty tacos. Daily specials, Milk Shakes and kids meals, too! Stop in for an Authentic Dole Pineapple Whip! This tasty Soft Serve Treat was once only available at Disney Parks and at the Dole Plantation on Oahu. KBAT has got it!
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