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Mi's Italian Bistro

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Italian, Hawaiian
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81-6372 Mamalahoa Hwy #103, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750
808-323-3880
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4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 198
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  • 62
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 7
    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
Lovely hand made pasta

We had a lovely meal here. The décor is very nice and the couple that run the restaurant are delightful. We had the pork medallions and the tuna along with some fabulous gnocchi. One of my kids had the pasta Bolognese which was also very good. We each tasted the other's food and everyone loved... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Scoutmom2014
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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New York City, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely meal here. The décor is very nice and the couple that run the restaurant are delightful. We had the pork medallions and the tuna along with some fabulous gnocchi. One of my kids had the pasta Bolognese which was also very good. We each tasted the other's food and everyone loved all the choices. The creme... More 

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Forsyth, Illinois
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

My husband ordered lasagna and I order spaghetti. Both were delicious and generous. I could have split my meal with someone because it was huge. Very romantic with low lighting. Small restaurant.

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California
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Sustainable and local food choices, excellent spaghetti bolognese, and excellent house made breads and Cesar salad. The Shrimp Scampi also was rated as excellent. A very small place, but nice ambience, prices as expected for the type of venue. Make reservations for weekends especially.

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Staying at the nearby Kane Plantation, four of us decided to try this place. Owned and operated by a friendly young couple, the restaurant served fairly simple but tasty Italian food. Definitely worth a try if you're in the area.

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Carbondale, Colorado
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Got an Italian fix with an Hawaiian flair. Friendly hostess, waitress (Brittany), and an Ono special over pasta that was delicious! I had a simple salad to start and finished off with the bananas flambe with local ice cream and homemade caramel. The price was right - a definite value and would have cost a lot more in Kailua and... More 

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Pahoa, Hawaii
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

i was turned on to mi's 4-5 yrs ago by a very very good friend. over the years i think we have had the pleasure of eating dinner there more than 10-15 times. each time was a wonderful, upscale yet un-obtrusive experience. i have never had a meal that was anything other than exceptional ... i have had the pleasure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We got the Crab Manicotti and it was excellent! The Ulu soup before the meal was also excellent. Fresh bread comes with the meal and it's wonderful! Be sure to stop and give this a try.

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Monticello, AR
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Steve and Janice of Areca Palms said we'd love it and as usual, they were right. Over the top fantastic pasta and sauces. Quiet and friendly, if you like Italian food you cannot miss this gem.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We have to say that this was our best meal we had on our visit to Hawaii. Our bed and breakfast recommended this place and we had just come in on our flight from Pennsylvania. We picked it because it was close and we were hungry. Boy, were we in for a surprised at how great the meal was going... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, United States
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

is this guy going for michelen star or what , the suttle flavors in the soup , entree took me to faeiry land , wow, I will definately go back and send my guests from the Kona Hawaii Guest House to there to

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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 50
Cuisine: Italian, Hawaiian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 81-6372 Mamalahoa Hwy #103, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kealakekua
  • Phone Number: 808-323-3880

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50
  • Cuisine: Italian, Hawaiian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business
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

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