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Big Island Brewhaus

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Mexican
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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: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 87
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  • 79
    Very good
  • 21
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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
Great food and beer

My husband is really into craft beers so we stopped here on a whim one night. The food was fabulous - especially the fish tacos. He really enjoyed the brews and even got to take some back to our condo. The parking is a bit sparse but the food is well worth it. We ended up going there again... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
WalkingFish09
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Shreve, Ohio
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Shreve, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

My husband is really into craft beers so we stopped here on a whim one night. The food was fabulous - especially the fish tacos. He really enjoyed the brews and even got to take some back to our condo. The parking is a bit sparse but the food is well worth it. We ended up going there again after... More 

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Howell, New Jersey, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

My boyfriend and I stopped here because he is into local beers... however, we ate lunch here also. We both had burritos and they were great! Out waitress was very nice and even recommended a place called Tex's drive in for some local desserts and shopping in the area. Thank you :)

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Boise, Idaho
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A nice change of pace. Good beer, good food, vegetarian options. If you're in the area, give this pub a chance. Parking may be a bit of challenge, yet the food is good and the casual atmosphere is nice.

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Seattle, Washington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Easily the best food I've had in months. Explosion of flavors. Fast. Healthy with gluten free and vegetarian options. I enjoyes the fish bites, kalua pork, black and blue berger with the mixed greens salad. Genorous portions, spicy and very good. Then the beer. Also amazing. Great service on Sunday evening. Cheers.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This place is always packed with couples, sports teams, and visitors. The food is pretty good with most grown locally, although I liked it better before they changed the menu. Live music outdoors on weekends and plenty of outdoor seating to enjoy it. Parking is a sadness here but there is ample space about half a block away.

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Waimea
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227 reviews 227 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This micro-brewery serves Mexican food and burgers. The portions are generous, and the prices are reasonable. We ordered a hamburger, the green chili stew and the cumin kabocha squash. All were very good--especially the fries which we ordered extra crispy. We did not order it, but the flight of award-winning beers looked very good at the tables next to us.

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Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This place has great brews, live music and all around cool scene. Really dug the Malama Lager and their pilsner. The nachos are decent, as was the house burger with the very blue cheese that added surprising sharpness to each bite. Gotta give props for the "local beef" usage. We try and make sure eat eat local farm grub when... More 

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Reno
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This is a quaint little place (with lots of University of Oregon memorabilia) in the adorable town of Waimea. They have great beer and really great food. Try the wonton appetizer - you won't be disappointed.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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76 reviews 76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I am always skeptical of restaurants that brew their own beer but I have to say, this place is exceptional! I ordered a tasting and while I certainly had my favorites, I enjoyed each and every beer I sampled. The Tall, Dark and Mandarin being my very favorite. The food was also really good. We oredered the fish bites and... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Big Island blew me away. Tasted through three brews all lovely, but White Mountain was my favorite. The burger was delicious, although I did not finish it. This is a very casual setting and the staff are laid back. Food and refills were a bit slow but it just was part of who they are. Staff was super friendly and... 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?