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All 8 Naalehu Restaurants

Punaluu Bake Shop and Visitor Center

95 - 5642 Mamalahoa Hwy, Naalehu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96722
929-7343
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Ranked #2 of 8 Restaurants in Naalehu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Dessert
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

This bakery is the best I've been to! Literally everything I've tried here is amazing. The rolls are so soft. There is seating outside and the place is kept clean and tidy. The only complaint is the employees could be a bit more friendly.

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Mount Pleasant, Wi
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Their bakery is outstanding, but their ice cream is unbelievable. The place is clean, they have room to sit out on their grounds. Good place for something to munch on. This is a stop on the volcano and waterfall tour that Kapohokine Adventures runs.

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California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Stopped here on the drive to Volcano National Park. The malasadas were fresh and absolutely yummy. It is a definite must try if you are passing the area.

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Great stop in the quaint town of Naalehu ex route to South Point on your trip around the island. it has a nice cafe. Sometimes, there is a teeny farmers market next door with cheap papaya. There are on,y 2 other restaurants in Naalehu.

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Seattle, WA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We stopped in to Punaluu Bake Shop for lunch and it was ok but not great. The grounds are very pretty and the bakery is set up for lots and lots of tourists so it's very convenient. A nice quick stop if you need a cold drink or a snack.

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Saint Clair Shores
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Nice sandwich shop and bakery on the southern end of Big Island. People are friendly and bread is baked fresh and wonderful. The tuna is the best. Wash it down with some POG !

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86 reviews 86 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We made the hour drive from Kona just for the Punaluu Bakery treats because we think the scenery and the destination are worth the trip. This time we got a chocolate eclair, vanilla creme puff, lemon meringue pie and a fresh malasada. Loved them all and took apple turnovers home for later. Even the coffee is great!

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Trufant, Michigan, United States
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119 reviews 119 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The bread they use for their sandwiches is divine. They also have ice cream which is a rare find in Hawaii.

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Trufant, Michigan, United States
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119 reviews 119 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We stopped for a sandwich after south point. The bread was divine. It is also one of the few places I have seen ice cream.

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California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stop here every time we come to the Big Island, and it's worth the drive. It's off Hwy 11, in the town of Na`alehu, at the south end of the Island. If you love hawaaian sweet bread, you will love the sweet bread even more from the Punaluu Bakery. They serve sandwiches and salads, and offer take out goodies... More

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Address: 95 - 5642 Mamalahoa Hwy, Naalehu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96722
Phone Number: 929-7343
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Naalehu

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