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Ka'aloa's Super J's

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83-5409A Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI
808-328-9566
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best Laulau's in Kona

I highly recommend anyone, kamaaina or malihini, to try their laulau plate lunch. They aren't really a restaurant, as much as a place to get real ono tasting Hawaiian food for take out or eat on the go.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Kerwin W
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Captain Cook, Hawaii
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Captain Cook, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I highly recommend anyone, kamaaina or malihini, to try their laulau plate lunch. They aren't really a restaurant, as much as a place to get real ono tasting Hawaiian food for take out or eat on the go.

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Los Angeles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Wow.....the most authentic Hawaiian food you can get. Homemade cooking done right, as soon you walk in you are treated like family. With a very limited menu, Super J has it on point with the delicious pork laulaus, heaven in your mouth. The meat is tender and juicy finding words to describe it is difficult. Where ever you are on... More 

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Fremont, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Just got off the plane and craving lau lau, seen this place on TV and we have a couple of hours before check in so looked it up and drove right up there... The place in not a restaurant by the way it looks.. A big communal table on the side you can see the whole family prepping taro for... More 

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Georgia
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Super J (mom) and her daughter were cooking , and her husband was on porch with friend chopping tea leaf wrappers for tomorrow. Food was home cooked and great; they even told us how to cook it back home Great people to talk with. great stop great food great price a " must go "place on the big island July... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

They only have one thing on the menu, but they've perfected it! Pork laulaus are delicious! They are so tender and melt in your mouth. It was fun to try this authentic Hawaiian food made by authentic Hawaiians. The family is very friendly and happy to see visitors as well as regulars.

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Martinez, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I'd read about this experience, but admit I was a bit apprehensive when we pulled up. Glad that we went in. Nothing fancy - you eat at folding tables with paper plates - but the quality and experience are exceptional. Ask what laulau is and you will be shown a great video. If you're tired of eating places that could... More 

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Honaunau, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Totally authentic Hawaiian foods. Best LauLau on the island, so we locals say. Restaurant is 2/10ths of a mile North of the house so easy for take away or dine in.

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

It felt like you were siting in someone's kitchen. We all had the pork laulau which was good along with the sides. The experience was very neat.

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Ottawa, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Great place to feel like a local. Eat at long tables that you share with others. Good food, with only two choices when we were there.

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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

If you like tasting traditional food, visit Super Js. It's a small kitchen and you'll have to sit on plastic chairs and tables. But that doesn't matter because you come here for the food. When we came here there were only 3 dishes. We tried pork and chicken laulau. It was delicious, try it! The meals were directly served by... More 

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Address: 83-5409A Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: 808-328-9566
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Captain Cook
Cuisine: Hawaiian

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  • Address: 83-5409A Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Captain Cook
  • Phone Number: 808-328-9566

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  • Cuisine: Hawaiian

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