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Kaleo's Bar & Grill

15-2969 Pahoa Village Road, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI
808-965-5600
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Ranked #1 of 28 restaurants in Pahoa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $25
Cuisines: International, Asian fusion
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Bathurst, Australia
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Wonderful ambiance and an interesting town. Food was interesting and tasty. Service was friendly and good quality. Enjoyed lunch so much we returned for afternoon tea on our return from site-seeing.

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Hilo, Hawaii
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Pork ribs, steak, pasta dish-- all very good. Everyone enjoyed their dinner. Great service & good prices. The restaurant is a big house. They also built extensions for additional dining areas. Live guitar music. Need to make reservations. Casual dining with delicious food.

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Pahoa, Hawaii
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

It's been a while since I've been to Kaleo's. It had been rainy forever, it seemed, and I had enough cabin fever that a friend and I decided to head out to lunch. We were not the only ones, and even for a late lunch, the place was very crowded. Lots of happy sounding conversation all over the place. I... More

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Dallesport, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Every once in awhile a place comes along that makes you wish there was a sixth star. This is, by far, one of the best places I have ever eaten at. We were on the island for a week and ate there several times because we simply couldn't stay away. Regardless of what we chose the flavors and spices were... More

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Anaheim, California
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Cute spot that was highly recommended by locals. I had the bacon cheeseburger here with avocado, mushrooms, grilled onions, lettuce, and tomato. Yum! It was really big and filled me up for the whole day ($15). They do have outdoor seating and what appeared to be a full bar. They don't open until 11 AM, so this place is more... More

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Pearland, Texas, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Staying in a vacation rental near Pahoa, stopped here on a whim. Food was excellent, staff were friendly. They accommodated a group of 10 with no notice at a busy lunch, and apologized they had to put us in the secondary dining room. Our group had seafood, steak tips with mushrooms, burgers, and all was excellent. Kid friendly as well.... More

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Pahoa, Hawaii
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Last year, this place was fine. The bar culture (with dining) thrived. However, having called in twice in the past couple of weeks - & a few other times this year - it has gone down hill. It may be fine if you are a tourist here but really, the ambience has changed so much... it started in the autumn... More

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Hilo, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Came here for wife's birthday because friends rave about Kaleo's. We both had prime rib; it was too salty and the rosemary overpowered the meat. Place was too noisy for conversation. Service was excellent, but the menu is limited and over- priced. I must confess that i have never been a fan of grass fed beef - it may be... More

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San Diego
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stopped in on the advice of some people we met. Not disappointed, food was great, and the location along the road was a plus.

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Orlando, FL
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79 reviews 79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We were renting a home in Pahoa while visiting Hilo and Volcano National Park and came across this great restaurant. It truly was a great find. The restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating and they even have someone directing you to park. Service was attentive and prompt. Their menu piers some great options my husband ordered pasta while I chose... More

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