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Bears Coffee

106 Keawe St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2812
808-935-0708
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Ranked #50 of 205 Restaurants in Hilo
Price range: $0 - $20
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Evanston, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Loved this place. My daughters had the waffles and cleaned their plates. The coffee was excellent. My husband had the Mexican-style coffee. I had the iced coffee that had been cold-brewed (my preferred way of making it) and it was delicious. The owner and wait staff could not have been friendlier. Wish I could go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The warm, friendly atmosphere and service makes you feel like family! The food is affordable and tasty. Overall a very pleasant experience in old Hilo town!

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Port Angeles
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186 reviews 186 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We had walked in to several places and they were all overwhelmed. Then we came into this place and were immediately showered with attention. The owner is a kick. He persuaded us to have the roast chicen meal with vegetables and mashed potatoes for $8. He said he would have our leftovers made into a sandwich which he did. The... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

A client that came into Big Island Academy of massage recommended I try bears a try for lunch. So I did. I was really hungry and in a hurry. I couldn't decide what I wanted so staff suggest the days special. Cordon bleu chicken. So I said OK I'LL TAKE IT...I didn't look inside my Togo box until I got... More

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Hilbert, Wisconsin
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Friendly helpful service at great a great price. meals are ordinary in the good down home sense with nice size portions. Older cafe but gives you the original feel with a German cook.

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Long Island
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97 reviews 97 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

For local fun and color, you can't beat this eatery. Serves $8 lunches of leg of lamb, roast beef, pot roast, roast chicken. Can't be beat. It appears to be a bit of a local hangout and the occasional tourist will quickly be drawn into the fray. I'm sure I'll be going there again and again.

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Livonia, Michigan
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77 reviews 77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

We were looking for breakfast. Picked the restaurant because it was recommended by Fodors (Sorry TripAdvisor). It looked a little "messy/scruffy" but took a table. The two waiters inside ignored us from the start. No coffee offered, my wife ant to use the rest rooms. Disgusting, filthy….. Still no service after her return we thought a quick exit would be... More

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Bonney Lake, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

My son lives about 30 minutes outside of Hilo. We had to wait on a ride, and got hungry. He told me that was the worst place for eating; but I ignored him. I ordered a simple burger, and a coffee. The burger was not edible, and the coffee had lots of ground coffee floating around. The owner is very... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We ate here two times. Great little place. I had a delicious and out of this world waffle with whip cream and syrup. Super relaxed atmosphere and the owner is super friendly and generous. Stop here for a great breakfast!

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

All their eggs are souffle style, light fluffy and yummy. Best hot chocolate ever. Nothing fancy here, just a great affordable little coffee shop. Service was great and a nice breeze blows through the place. Cash only!!

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