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Kaleo's Bar & Grill

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International, Asian fusion
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15-2969 Pahoa Village Road, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI
808-965-5600
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 305
    Excellent
  • 120
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food in small community

The night we visited it was pouring. We were met at our car by a teen carrying an umbrella to escort us to the restaurant foyer. . Make your reservation early and get name of person taking your reservation. Food, drinks and service was good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
jades235
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Olympia, Washington
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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473 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Olympia, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

The night we visited it was pouring. We were met at our car by a teen carrying an umbrella to escort us to the restaurant foyer. . Make your reservation early and get name of person taking your reservation. Food, drinks and service was good.

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Kea'au HI.
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Kaleo's is the place to go in Puna when you are looking for a special meal. I have made it a tradition to dine at Kaleo's for birthdays, anniversaries and any special event. Ate there the past 2 Christmas days. Food is consistently creative and well-prepared and the menu has something for every taste....both continental and local-style. Servers are friendly,... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

We arrived at Kaleo's without a reservation and were promptly seated on the patio. Our waitress was very good and didn't rush us as we had a cocktail and reviewed the menu. There is something for everyone on the menu. We were a party of four and we all had something different. My wife had the chicken parm and said... More 

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Pahoa, Hawaii, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Our waitress Kimberly (a sculpture artist in real life) was a dear - friendly, efficient and interesting. Her colleague, a Dom DeLuise character, was also a delight. The wonderful voice of Stevenson Sole Siola (with his fine falsetto) entertained us with Hawaiian and contemporary classics. The pina colada and mango martini kicked our moods into party mode. Then our meal... More 

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Albuquerque
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

On the recommendation of fellow B&B guests, we tried Kaleo’s, a “fusion” restaurant in Old Pahoa. Sadly, despite a $100 price tag for two, we experienced the food as no better than fair. My wife and I both ordered Ono, she a sesame-crusted version (four standard sauces are listed on the menu), and I with the evening’s special sauce, “spicy... More 

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Linthicum Heights, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed about 10 miles away from Pahoa and ate here three times! The food is absolutely amazing and consistently so. It's very fresh and creative, especially in the midst of a very small town. We also experienced the live music on Sunday evening and the performer was so incredible that we asked for his card to... More 

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Honolulu
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Ate a late lunch here. It was OK, but a cut below some of the dinners I had there. They can put out some great specials, with locavore hints,but just didn't see them on the board for lunch.

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Abbotsford
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Wow what great food and service. We, two couples, ate here on three different nights the week we were in Pahoa. Between the four of us, we ate different menu selections and we were all very satisfied with the quality of our meals. The atmosphere was good. On the weekend they had a singer, that was very good. We never... More 

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Pahoa, Hawaii
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Everything on the menu has been great! We just discovered them after coming here for years. Good, great food and service. Bar is good too and prices not too bad!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I visited this area of the island for the first time. We were hungry and landed at this amazing place the first night... Didn't eat anywhere else after that. As foodies we can tell you these folks know what good food and good service are. Everything we tried was very well prepared and their drinks are very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15-2969 Pahoa Village Road, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Pahoa
  • Phone Number: 808-965-5600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 25
  • Cuisine: International, Asian fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?