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Ken's House of Pancakes

1730 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4639
8089358711
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Ranked #22 of 205 Restaurants in Hilo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $12
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Wednesday is Prime Rib night and well worth the money. Also they give a senior discount. Service was excellent and the food tasty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

We ate here 2 years ago when we visited Hilo for the first time. At first I was a little worried because it looks like a little dive. The food was AMAZING!!! We ended up eating here for breakfast, lunch and dinner and every meal was delicious. Great value, good service and great selection. They even have a lot of... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

We literally come here every month. Never disappoints. Reasonable prices, good food, great atmosphere. Definitely recommend this place. My favorite is the paniolo burger and my bf loves all their burgers. Open 24/7 so its convenient. Great customer service.

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Hilo, Hawaii
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Went there Sunday and it was packed, but had a seat within a few minutes. Service was very fast and friendly, and the pancakes were very good. I ordered pancakes and sausage and I had the order in less than 10 minutes.

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Mountain View, Hawaii
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Ken's Pancake House is a locally owned restaurant with at least 200 items on the menu to choose from. Hands down, the best place to go for breakfast no matter what time of the morning it is. I live in Hilo, Hawaii where Ken's Pancake House is located and I make it a point to eat there at least once... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

I can only imagine people love this place because it's the only thing open 24 hours. But it's not even adequate like an IHOP or Denny's would be... the food was cold, greasy, and almost inedible. The place had at least 10 people working, but it took 20 minutes to even have someone come to the table (there were only... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Yummmmmmmmmmmmy! Best burger and ice tea ever! Quick and cosy! Staff friendly and chatty, food amazing. Got the pineapple cake to take away, Oh my god amazing with cream and syrup too. Thanks guys!

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This restaurant has such great reviews that I was quite excited to go there for dinner. The interior is quirky and fun and they have a HUGE menu but my meal was not good at all. I didn't think the beef was of great quality and it tasted really sweet. I'm not sure if I ordered the wrong thing because... More

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Inwood, West Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Our stop for breakfast each day of our five-day stay in Hilo. Walk in and be greeted by friendly staff. Come back a few times, you are greeted by friends. A lot of options on the menu. Branch out and try something with the local flare. "Da Bruddah" was so good, I had it twice. Eggs with Spam and pancakes,... More

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Ithaca, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This is diner food, Hawaiian style . You will get very large portions with extra rice and gravy with everything but dessert. It is not really diabetic or vegetarian friendly, but this place has been in business forever! Classic diner motif, a bit worn around the edges because of its local popularity. I've always felt welcome there with my family... More

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Additional Information about Ken's House of Pancakes

Address: 1730 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4639
Phone Number: 8089358711
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 12

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