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Hana Hou Restaurant

95-1148 Spur Road, Naalehu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96772
(808) 929-9717
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Ranked #3 of 8 restaurants in Naalehu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
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Ohio
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157 reviews 157 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Hana Hou was a nice place to stop on our way back from Pu'uhonua o Honaunau. While the food was not extraordinary, it was good and you get bragging rights for eating at the southern most restaurant in the United States. The service was friendly as with most of Hawaiian restuarants. The decor was very island breezy.

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Chicago
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570 reviews 570 reviews
353 restaurant reviews
385 helpful votes 385 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Good points: - tasty food - healthy food choices - good options for alternative sides - quaint, retro feel Bad points: - service was slow - saw server twice and she never came back except to bring check - average experience

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

stopped here on the way back from a full day out and it was delicious! lots of local options and refreshing special lemonade. desserts looked amazing but we were so full. had the macadamia encrusted chicken salad which is served in papaya. fabulous!! very friendly staff and lots of locals were stopping in for desserts, good sign!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Two specials (Smoked Pork and Mac Chicken Wrap) , Loco Moco and Chicken Kitsu were all tasty! The service was great and very friendly.

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Springfield, Virginia, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We stopped here after visiting green sands beach, on our way to Punalu'u beach. Once you've been to the southernmost point of the U.S., what better way to celebrate than by eating at the southernmost restaurant? It's a nice little hole-in-the-wall restaurant with good food and reasonable prices. I had the island style gravy burger-good, "dirty" food!

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San Jose, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

It is a small place with most excellent food, and local character. It is small, but most every dish we tried was excellent. I loved fish and chips as well as pulled pork. Their soup was also tasty - very homemade.

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p-town
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I had read about this place in Sunset magazine. Since we were planning a trip to Hawaii, we decided we would stop here on our way to Volcanoes Park. We were told they were featured in Food Network magazine too. We arrived on a weekday after breakfast and it wasn't busy. Cute and funky decor. Friendly service and allowed an... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Looked forward to stopping here. The last time we went was three years ago and it was darn tasty.it is not the same. Was not impressed with the meal.

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Dallas, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We had this little joint penciled in for lunch on our trip to the Volcano park. The staff was great and we enjoyed our lunch.

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Osseo, Wisconsin
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93 reviews 93 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This restaurant isn't fancy, the chairs at your table may not all match and the decor is kitschy. But the service is pleasant and efficient, the food is very good, and the lilikoi iced tea (with free refills) is outstanding. The prices are pretty good for Hawaii, not much more than cooking yourself if you can even find as good... More

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