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Big Island Brewhaus

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64-1066 Mamalahoa Hwy, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
808.887.1717
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch

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  • 103
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  • 90
    Very good
  • 22
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  • 10
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very comfortable atmosphere

A great pale ale nice flank steak, girlfriend liked the pork wraps and lime aid, good mellow live music Will come back

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
Geoff S
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English first
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Great food and beer! Family friendly and very reasonable. Worth the drive if you are staying in the resorts along the coast. Take a jacket because the temperature drops for Waimea. Super place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A great pale ale nice flank steak, girlfriend liked the pork wraps and lime aid, good mellow live music Will come back

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Waimea, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Quasi Mexican Style food mixed with the best beer on the island. Quick friendly service as long as you can find a seat...it gets busy around 5:30 to 6:00 and doesn't die down 'till 8:00 or later. Make sure to try the White Mountain Porter. By far, the best coconut porter anywhere.

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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The beer is the same perfect! The food is getting better as the menu changes every week it seems. Minus is parking , noise levels, and crowded meal times. The beer plus food makes it a good stop.

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

the beer is the best on the island and is the reason you go. i enjoy going when the pau hana pickers play music. crowded and service is hit and miss. i didn't like the food, but a new menu is considerably better.

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Great selection of IPAs. Food was ok, but loved the 'locals' bar. Casual, our kind of bar 😊 Service was great. Went back a few times.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We ate here with a large group. The selection of house brews was very good at very good prices. The food was decent, not outstanding. The service was friendly and efficient. There are not a lot of choices for good food in Waimea, and I would put this place fairly high on the list.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I usually love going to a brew house and sampling beers along withe great food but this place was not one of them. The location next to a busy road means a lot of noise which gives the outside area a weird atmosphere and the fencing then means that the indoor seating is quite dark and dinghy. A real shame... More 

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pasadena,ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We spent 1/2 -1/3 of the price of our other meals on BI here. The atmosphere is not great (inside very hot, outside next to the busy road). The food, however, is very good, has large portions, and is very cheap. They will have a beer style for almost any person, including my choice of Belgian strong ale (golden sabbath).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We went to Kona 8 months ago.. Forgot to write the review...My husband and I loved this place! Had a flight to try all beers..fantastic. Had the Kung pao macadamia nuts, chile relleno and fish bites. The mahi fish bites melted in your mouth they were so good, we had to order another! A local hangout place too! Small place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 64-1066 Mamalahoa Hwy, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: 808.887.1717

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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