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All 206 Hilo Restaurants

Hilo Burger Joint

776 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4235
808-935-8880
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Ranked #24 of 206 Restaurants in Hilo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Hamburgers
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Hilo, Hawaii
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Yes, I had the best burger I ever ate in my life at Hill Burger Joint. I have eaten at more than a few places that specialize in burgers all over the U.S. The patty was so juicy, and seasoned perfectly. There are a lot of options for toppings, but I went with a classic mushroom and Swiss cheese. The... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

After an enjoyable visit to the Lyman Museum in Hilo, we headed to the Hilo Burger Joint wth relatively high expectations after reading several excellent reviews. We weren't disappointed. As a family of six with four adults and two kids, 9 and 14, all of us were able to order our burgers exactly as we like them. Much to our... More 

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Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Heck yes! If you are looking for an amazing burger and a little local feel, this is your place. The burger menu if great- lots of combos you won't find elsewhere. The Kim Chee burger was out of sight... double D-lecious. As a bonus, the prices are a nice break from the typical island premiums you pay elsewhere.

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Apache Junction
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Unexpected ambiance in that when you go in, it appears to just be a local Bar. Don't be surprised or concerned if all of the patrons and staff turn around and check you out when you go in. They are just curious. Now for the Food! Great, great hamburgers. All made fresh, not frozen, Kulana Grass Fed Beef from a... More 

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Arlington, Vermont
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Came here one night on way back from a day trip. Really enjoyed the burgers the place lives up to its name. Great choice of beers also, live music great downtown local vibe to this place. If it's a burger you want then look no further drop in and enjoy!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

I went there with a group of friends and there were 6 of us. A friend later came and joined us and we just had to grab an extra chair and add it to our table. The waitress serving us was very snooty and didn't acknowledge us for at least 15 minutes. When she finally came she took everyone's orders... More 

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Kenwood, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

the music was loud and the service slow both times I ate there. The food was good... not everyone wants to have the music louder than the conversation.. you go to a club then...

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Columbus, Indiana
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Walked into the musty smelling dining room. The servers had a bit of a attitude and the table felt greasy. We should have left but we ordered anyway. 35 min wait for burgers and fries . I had the original with brie the brie wasn't even melted and the fries were soggy and greasy. Jack in the box would have... More 

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Salina, Kansas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We were visiting our family in Hilo and were hoping to find a place to watch the K-State vs. Texas Tech game on TV. We called a bunch of bars in Hilo to no avail. (Everyone was watching the Hawaii football game which is understandable) We called the Hilo Burger Joint to see if they could accommodate us. When we... More 

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Hilo, Hawaii
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The bright red exterior may cause one to suspect this restaurant is another little Hilo dive, but inside it is very nice. I saw another review that described it as dirty, but I did not experience this condition. Staff is friendly. Food is splendid but not cheap. Large variety. There are booths and tables and two tv screens.

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Additional Information about Hilo Burger Joint

Address: 776 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4235
Phone Number: 808-935-8880
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Hamburgers

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