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Hilo Rice Noodles Soup

1990 Kinoole St, Ste 106, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
808-981-5841
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Ranked #47 of 205 Restaurants in Hilo
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 21, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Pacific ocean
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

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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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Wasilla, Alaska
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Hong Kong, China
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58 reviews 58 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We happened to come across this place during a quick stopover in Hilo. It was a bit hard to find, as it isn't well marked in a shopping center, but we figured it out. Most of us had the pho, but one ordered a chinese dish. Living in Asia, we think we are pretty well versed in Asian cuisine and... More

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Costa Mesa, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Recommended by friends, I had the opportunity to eat at this place while traveling to Hilo. This place was a bit hard to find at first but definitely worth the adventure. The price & service is great and the owner also came out to serve us as well. Come to find out this place doesn't use MSG! Lightbulb wide eyes,... More

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Lynnwood
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We needed some lunch after taking the macadamia nut tour and had no idea where to go in the Hilo area. We finally stumbled onto this place by using our smartphones. The shop must be a local favorite since we were the only "outsiders" there. Our orders were taken promptly and our food was delivered a short time later. Our... More

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