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All 12 Volcano Restaurants

Volcano's Lava Rock Cafe

Old Volcano Rd, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
808 967 8526
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Ranked #7 of 12 Restaurants in Volcano
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Diner, Delicatessen, Hamburgers
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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cochrane, alberta
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

we stopped in a half hour before they closed for coffee and a snack before the drive back to kona. coffee machine was already off and we felt very imposing on the staff to be seated. if they want to be closed at 330 they should change their hours, but we had a baby and had to feed him before... More 

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Somerset, New Jersey
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

wonderful music the night we were there. food was good and atmosphere perfectlylocal! one of our favorite spots in all of the Hawaian Islands

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754 reviews 754 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
297 helpful votes 297 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We had excellent omlettes here in mid-Jan. Really adorable cafe with good basic menu, friendly service, and good food. Fairly quick service. It's a BUSY place!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This was a really great find that my husband researched here before our trip. We have a touring group with very diverse tastes, and there was plenty of variety at the Lava Rock for all of us. Finding it in Volcano was a bit of a trick - we passed it and had to turn around and come back. Parking... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A little expensive for what you get. Out of many menu items when we were there for an early dinner. Service seemed 'rushed' yet we were one of only a few tables there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

the food is good for café style. Though on the expensive side, it is reasonable for Hawaii. I have to give to them, they are big portioned.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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355 reviews 355 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
472 helpful votes 472 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We did not go in to a sit-down cafe. I am not even sure if it was open. We just went to the store and looked at the nice T-shirts with the lava rock logo of a nice print of a volcano eruption. There were pastries and coffee to take out too. We just had some tasty macadamia nut bars.... More 

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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Me and my family was on our way back to Hilo from Ka'u and we wanted to stop to get dinner. It was perfect! Food was great and the price was reasonable and worth it. Excellent service. Definitely recommend and would dine hear again

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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113 reviews 113 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This restaurant is among the first you encounter on the way from Kona. I highly recommend making the stop. Menu is varied and food is delicious including a daily selection of homemade soups. Good value and friendly staff. A gift shop next door includes beautiful fabrics and supplies for quilting, as well as a selection of Hawaii mementos.

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Verona, Italy
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Food is good and cheap, it's a lovely fastfood and also the only one in the area. Is also has an ATM, otherwise you have to drive for about half an hour to find an other ATM. Employees are extremely kind.

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Additional Information about Volcano's Lava Rock Cafe

Address: Old Volcano Rd, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
Phone Number: 808 967 8526
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Volcano
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: American, Diner, Delicatessen, Hamburgers

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