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All 29 Kealakekua Restaurants

Mi's Italian Bistro

81-6372 Mamalahoa Hwy #103, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750
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Ranked #1 of 29 Restaurants in Kealakekua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $50
Tue - Sun 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
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English first
Plymouth, Minnesota
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126 reviews 126 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

This is a great Italian option about 12 miles south of Kailua-Kona! Small, intimate, romantic setting with outstanding service, Deanna was our friendly, professional, lovely server, and a Chef with great subtlety and finesse! Totally awesome dining experience! Be advised, by 7pm the place is full even on a Tuesday night, so get a reservation. There isn't any Bar Seating,... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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290 reviews 290 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
315 helpful votes 315 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This was our second try with Mi's. The staff are friendly and helpful but the food just doesn't impress us overall. I had the special of ahi tuna. The fish was fine but the bed of risotto, straw mushrooms, asparagus, pea pods plus balsamic vinaigrette was too weird. My husband had the porcini encrusted pork with gnocchi and there wasn't... More 

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Pahoa, Hawaii, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We'd been warned that the food was good. Little did we know! The staff of Mi's is finely tuned - your hostess is the wife of the chef. The lighting is subdued, perfect for a romantic evening meal or a group of friends who enjoy friendly conversation. We began our meal with a day's special creamy soup of pureed breadfruit,... More 

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Broomfield, Colorado
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

If you are vacationing, you'll have to google-map this place ... it is south of Kailua in a small complex and you have to park in the mini-mart lot. But, the Italian themed food is excellent! There appear to be maybe 15 tables or so, but it is absolutely worth it!

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Atlanta, Georgia
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The little Italian restaurant near Kailua Kona had an extensive menu and very good food and the service was very friendly and efficient.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Family owned and operated local restaurant, with great Italian food. So good I went two nights in a row! The restaurant is in a location with not many choices but this is one of the best on the Island.

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Sydney, Australia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We had dinner for four at Mi's in Dec '14. We were visiting a few sights near by (Painted Church etc) and read the great reviews and decided to stop in. Great dinner, excellent food and home made bread. Every meal was excellent. Definatley go if you are near by ... maybe even if you are not.

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Victoria, BC
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This fabulous restaurant was recommended to us by our b&b hosts and we were not disappointed. The staff were excellent, the food delicious and the wine list well-chosen. Everyone in our party had a different meal and we all enjoyed every bite. Top quality, a place that could hold its own in any large mainland city. Reasonably priced, the only... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

A wonderful, family owned and operated Italian restaurant. The cioppino was superb! We also had the Sweet & Salty cheese/meat platter for sharing and it was a great appetizer. My husband had lasagna and it was also excellent. The California Pinot Noir on the wine list is excellent, and overall the wine list appeared to be very good. One of... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I have been on the island for three months now and this is the best meal I have had so far. You MUST come here for the Island Style Cioppino. Perfectly cooked scallops, prawns and crab in a garlicky tomato sauce. My partner had the Italian Sausage Rigate--nicely spiced sausage, homemade pasta. Freshly made focaccia to start, and light tiramisu... More 

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Additional Information about Mi's Italian Bistro

Address: 81-6372 Mamalahoa Hwy #103, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750
Phone Number: 808-323-3880
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kealakekua
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 50
Cuisine: Italian

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