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Pau

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65-1227 Opelo Road, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
+1 808-885-6325
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 137
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great salad and pizza

Great place to eat after a long day of hiking. Healthy food salad was just what I needed. Dad and boys were still able to get a very indulgent pizza!! Service a little slow but very nice!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
mightymo2014
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Tarpon Springs, Florida
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Great place to eat after a long day of hiking. Healthy food salad was just what I needed. Dad and boys were still able to get a very indulgent pizza!! Service a little slow but very nice!

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Great pizza and other tasty items on the menu. We usually plan to grab lunch here every time we are in Waimea. You can't go wrong here.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Small Italian restaurant in the same general shopping area as Merriman's. Indoor seating and carryout. Friendly wait staff. Good salads and pizza.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We stumbled on Pau on a quiet Sunday evening and count ourselves really lucky! Healthy high quality food, no horrible pressure to tip, delightful service and a fantastic peanut butter brownie to undo the good work done by the delicious salads. We'll be going back.

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Waimea, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Really wonderful and pretty healthy food offerings - Prices reasonable - Great sandwiches, pizzas, and desserts. A "must enjoy" place to find right in Waimea!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Loved this restaurant. Great pizza and local selections. Very friendly wait staff, and they quickly accommodated our party of 7 in the mid-afternoon. Definitely a local gem.

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Honolulu
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We stayed on the Kohala coast and drove to the town of Waimea on a Sunday - little did we know that many of the restaurants there are closed on Sundays! After some driving around we found this little gem, Pau restaurant, and loved it. Our server (Alex I believe was her name) was very friendly and brought us cold... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

Best salads and healthy food on Hawaii. All reasonably priced. Great friendly service and wifi. Can't beat it.

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Phoenix, AZ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My husband and I stopped in here for a late lunch since nothing else in the area was open. We were pleasantly surprised by a small, friendly cafe tucked away in a little courtyard of businesses. Lunch was reasonable and the service quick. Several locals were eating there and we struck up conversation with them ... a nice change from... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We liked this little stop and they were very nice and we sat right down for lunch. As for the other reviews that it's the best pizza- have they ever been to New York or Chicago? This is good pizza, fresh salads, and reasonable price for a ample serving but not remarkable!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 65-1227 Opelo Road, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-885-6325

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?