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Cafe Concerto

808 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4215
808-934-0312
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Ranked #46 of 204 restaurants in Hilo
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
San Luis Obispo,CA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We can walk there and get authentic Italian food made by an Italian.The raviolis are homemade and the fare is typically served with a simple salad {no you cannot have ranch on your salad} . The ambiance is cozy and pleasing. and there's a patio in back in case you want to bring your pup/

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Hilo, Hawaii
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

I am a local resident and drove by this place for years, always wanting to try it out. Tonight I took my mom & whole family there to celebrate Mother's Day. Such lovely simple little atmosphere. Then saw the menu and was happy about low prices. We were just the second table to be seated for dinner. Things went down... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

The streets of italy are made out of brick just like the resturaunt so ithink thatis a really nice touch. I love sitting out side with the candle light and the vines growing around the enterence is beautiful. chief serves the food that he prepaid him self to your table. And I think it shows allot of accountability on his... More

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Hilo, Hawaii
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Really great pasta and sauces. Great service. Sometimes noisy if to big a party. Make reservations. The place is small and cosy with both outside and inside tables. Be sure to bring your own bottle of wine.

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Honomu, Hawaii
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Very difficult to find with poor signage, but near the Hilo Burger Joint. The food is very good authentic Italian food. It is BYOB so remember to bring your beer or wine with you, otherwise they have soda and water. I like a little more bread with my meal, otherwise I have no complaints about the food or service.

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West Yorkshire
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151 reviews 151 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

As others have said, Cafe Concerto is small but it is cosy and the food is delicious. Doesn't serve alcohol so bring your own. The menu is limited but the portions are ample, the service is pleasant. Unfortunately, I was still full from a delicious meal at Hawaiian Style Cafe but brought the left overs home for later. There doesn't... More

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Orlando
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant is small and cozy. There are limited options on the menu. Service is slow. Food is just okay and lacked any wow factor. Also, the restaurant is very skimpy on the bread!

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Short Hills, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Cafe Concerto was able to accommodate our extended family group of 19. We did not know what to expect and picked it based on reviews in yelp and trip advisor. The ambience was cozy, comfortable small café feel. Service was efficient and courteous. The food was delicious. Fresh ingredients – basil - pesto, ragu sauce, homemade raviolis – comparable to... More

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Hawai
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I have eaten here several times over the last couple years and always come away disappointed. It's not bad, it's just lacking, especially the food, any zing! The wait help are very nice, it's a good place to sit around and talk over dinner, it's nicely decorated, but the food could use some pizzazz. I recently had chicken there and... More

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Dallas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

The garden like room with two small bistro tables on the Hilo sidewalk and the friendly waitress led me to think I had found a fabulous hole-in-the-wall dining spot in Hilo, Hawaii, Unfortunately our table of 4 left extremely disappointed. The Chicken Potacchio was a special - tasteless red sauce on angel hair pasta barely warm. The pre-cooked chicken breast... More

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