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79-7251 Mamalahoa Highway, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750
808 322 9140
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Ranked #6 of 27 Restaurants in Kealakekua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $20
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Milan, Italy
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175 reviews 175 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Self proclaimed "world-famous" Teshima's, is a nice experience. Very friendly service, average food and location. What struck us was that sushi was served only some days of the week.

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Rocky Mountains
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Not the common Japanese sushi restaurant. The menu is focused on traditional Japanese dishes such as tempura, teriyaki, sashimi and saimin noodles. We had these items plus miso soup and edamame. Everything was fresh and well prepared. The tempura was light with subtle flavor. The beef was tender without being gloppy. Sashimi was very fresh with rich flavor. Maybe the... More

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, United States
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144 reviews 144 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Never disappointed but this time it was just about off the charts with some of the tastiest dishes we have had before but not as good or better. Good service, very hot food right out of the kitchen, no dish was cold, or dull or not particularly great. The big surprise for my meal this time was the beef was... More

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seattle
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103 reviews 103 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Lots of food at reasonable prices. Good value and service. Close to Sheraton Keauhou on main route south. Older restaurant.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We tried Teshima's on the way back from Snorkeling Two-Step on a suggestion from a friend. As we walked in, we noticed that the place was pretty full but it looked like everyone was eating the same thing; a fried meat and a vegetable with a side of miso soup. The three of us ordered our food and were not... More

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Kealakekua, Hawaii
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The Teshima Restaurant is a family owned restaurant that has been a part of our community for years. It's also a part of many local family's traditions to eat here. The authentic like food, sprinkled with a little local flair, served by the friendly-mostly family-staff is nothing but perfect. Every year we attend a Christmas dinner there, and anytime we... More

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los angeles
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Love, love this Japanese restaurant. Teshima's came highly recommended and I was not disappointed with the food. I had a oyako donburi with a side of sashimi. The sashimi is what I give the 5 stars for. It was so fresh it melt in my mouth like butter. I liked this restaurant for its family run and you see evidence... More

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Grand Lake, Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

After hiking in Volcano N. Park most of the day, we were searching for a dinner spot on the way back to our resort. This old Japanese restaurant, full of family photos, served us great filling dinners of shrimp tempura and teriyaki beef, accompanied by miso soup, rice, etc! It was a nice break while making the drive back. Really... More

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Kailua,Kona,Hi.
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Simple Island and Japanese style cooking and hospitality. Well founded in this historic little community. Bar is separate from the family style restaurant. Grandma Teshima was a brave, tough and quite classy Lady all rolled into "One'...her memory lives on in this mountain-side village.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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419 reviews 419 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

You have to overlook the outdated tiring deco - I figure the place had not been renovated for a long time. Having said that the restaurant had been in the family for 4 generations. The food is like one of those cooked by your aunt. The Tuna Sashimi was my favorite, it is local and it is fresh. My seafood... More

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Address: 79-7251 Mamalahoa Highway, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750
Phone Number: 808 322 9140
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kealakekua
Average Prices: USD 7 - 20
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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