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Minnie's

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54 - 3854 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kapaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96755
(808) 889-5288
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most delicious Hawaiian plate lunch

We like to visit local dining locations and Minnies did no disappoint. Our party of 3 had a pork sandwich, roast pork with rice plate and chicken plate. Great portion size and all of our food was good. If you are in the North Kohala or Hawi area.. stop at Minnies.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Karen W
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wauwatosa, United States
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wauwatosa, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We like to visit local dining locations and Minnies did no disappoint. Our party of 3 had a pork sandwich, roast pork with rice plate and chicken plate. Great portion size and all of our food was good. If you are in the North Kohala or Hawi area.. stop at Minnies.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

If you just finished hiking Pololu or have visited Hawi - check out Minnie's in Kapa'au for a local plate lunch with TONS of food. The wait staff were very friendly and helpful.

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Hawi, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Minnie's flsh plate is outstanding, so don't let the cafeteria atmosphere or paper plates deter you! Her delicious meals are worthy of the best china, but the fact that she serves it on paper plates gives it a down home feel. This is a not to miss restaurant when in the north Kohala area!

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Los Altos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We had a delicious ono meal sitting outside with the breeze cooling us. Would definitely return again.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Stopped at Minnie's on a drive to the "end of the road". Has an unassuming look to it. You order at the counter and lunch was served on paper plates. I asked for advice on what to have, and was advised to have the Ono plate because it was fresh that morning. I cant describe how good it was. It... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We were referred to this restaurant by the local folks in Hawi while there and it was excellent. The food was inexpensive and extremly fresh and good. I would go so far as to say this was the best fish plate that I had on the island. The service was fast and the folks really friendly. Will absolutely come back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Lunch at Minnie's is a must when I am in Kohala. The fish specials are amazing. You get a lot of food for a reasonable price. The fish is fresh and the dill tartar sauce is delicious. The service is quick and friendly. I will return again and again.

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Sammamish, WA USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We stopped here after a trip to the Pololu lookout and were not disappointed. We split a fresh fish (Ohno) plate. There was plenty for the two of us. The fish helping was generous and it was cooked perfectly, served with suburb homemade tartar sauce. The Cold slaw and mac/potato salad was also very good. Very reasonable price, excellent service,... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We love fresh fish and decided to stop here on recommendation of others -we weren't disappointed. The fresh fish of the day was ahi (tuna) and we ordered it seared so it was rare inside-it melted in your mouth! A very reasonable price too and served with a smile by Minnie herself. Take the drive up here and enjoy the... More 

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Kent, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

What a great little place! My husband and I were exploring the north end of the island, and this place stood out in the Trip Advisor reviews, so we gave it a try. We both tried the fish-of-the-day sandwich, a yummy piece of Ono with the fixings. The service was friendly, and we really enjoyed sitting at a window table,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 54 - 3854 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kapaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96755
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kapaau
  • Phone Number: (808) 889-5288

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Hawaiian

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