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1990 Kinoole St, Ste 106, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
808-981-5841
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 15
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Getting Better - the owner is back!

Like most successful restaurants, the owner takes some deserved time off and lets others do the cooking. Always a mistake. Other folks don't care as much. I stayed away from here for almost a year because no matter how many chances I gave her restaurant, it was never good after she left and rather... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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70 reviews 70 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Like most successful restaurants, the owner takes some deserved time off and lets others do the cooking. Always a mistake. Other folks don't care as much. I stayed away from here for almost a year because no matter how many chances I gave her restaurant, it was never good after she left and rather tasteless - you know, food cooked... More 

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Oregon
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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Excellent, off the beaten path, but easy to find place. Mostly locals know this gem, but we found them online. Food is excellent & priced decently - service is warm & friendly. Love the parasols hanging from the ceiling & just wish we had this food available back home in Oregon.

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Hilo, Hawaii
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49 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I moved to Hilo two months ago and have been here four times and all four times the food was really good. The Bun Bo Hue was a little over the top as far as hot goes, but it is a spicy soup, however I do not like it so spicy, but it was excellent. Pho was great, and Bun... More 

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Pacific ocean
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I haven't tried all of the dishes but go here once every other month. It's a 'mom and pop' type restaurant with a 'welcoming vibe' I find it hard to order other dishes as I like the spring rolls with noodles but the chicken Pha is great too. Service is fast. I think the prices are very reasonable. They also... More 

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keaau
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

always a winner try the salt and pepper squid! I always sit inside the tables are clean wait staff friendly. The food is brought out promptly. Never had a bad meal there ,,,ever!

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Hilo
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The pho soup is super! Our Grandchildren love it and the spring rolls are also a favorite. There are many items on the menu that our good, but our family go to food on a rainy day or when you're not feeling well is the pho.

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70 reviews 70 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

I really used to like them. Been there dozens of times in the past. Last time was six months ago after a bad meal. May be another six or more after this one. Kung Pao chicken was tasteless, honey chicken was old, reheated, badly breaded, and too vinegary. Brown rice was gummy, and cost was too high for the poor... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Well it is hard to find, no sign outside. The tables were dirty- the food was tasteless and greasy. No fresh vegetables in the noodle dishes. Mostly canned veggies except for maybe the smallest of amount of carrots. The staff was abrupt- not rude - but like - "oh, are you here to eat" feeling. It is a very strange... More 

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Alabama
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

The hardest part about eating here is finding it: there is no sign out front (it's in a small plaza with some Hawaii government office). They have a small sit-down area inside (with about 15 tables/booths) and a walk-up ordering area outside for to-go orders. I have very little experience with Vietnamese food, but quite a bit with Thai and... More 

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Top Contributor
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

The food is good and the prices are reasonable. The Lettuce Cups are a specialty. Pho is authentic and tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1990 Kinoole St, Ste 106, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: 808-981-5841

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vietnamese
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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