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54 - 3854 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kapaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96755
(808) 889-5288
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had lunch here after zip-lining. Burgers and fresh fish sandwiches were as good as you will find. Nice, friendly folks as well!

Thank k s
Dallas, Texas
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Minnie s is one of those Hawaiian treasures that takes you to a time when meals are prepared when you order. Ever ingredient is fresh, I believe locally sourced, and oh so good. A small cafe where one can sit outdoors and watch the world slowly pass by.Minnie will greet you with a friendly smile ,take your order, then prepare/cook... More 

Thank Michael D
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommended by a guide at Flumin' Kohala and such a good choice. Between our group of 8, we had the ono (fish of the day) platter, ono sandwich, barbq pork, turkey sandwich and barbq sandwich. Everything was awesome! The ono was better than the fish we had the night before at a restaurant charging twice as much. The barbq was... More 

Thank Fun4AnT
Waikoloa, Hawaii
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Small friendly local place. The service was good and the fish was fresh and well prepared. We would recommend this place if you are up in this area.

Thank saiki2016
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

After some fun ATVing, we got to Minnie's after being referred by Keli'i of ATV Outfitters. I'm always on the prowl for a good Loco Moco, and Minnie's did not disappoint. Their menu is very diverse if you want other things, and the portions are huge! We did not leave hungry, and most of our group skipped dinner after still... More 

Thank Molrn8r
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Good food at reasonable prices. Try to get a table outside as it is a bit warm inside. We stopped here for lunch after zipping with Kohala Zipline. I had the catch of the day (Mahi Mahi) and enjoyed it very much. Be sure to try their cole slaw. It is quite different. It has a tropical spin.

Thank George P
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We stopped here on a suggestion from a local and we were not disappointed. The food was delicious! The menu is full of Hawaiian BBQ cuisine.

Thank Elizabeth B
Blythewood, South Carolina
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We ate at Minnie's for lunch -- the food was fresh and the cashier/waitress was very friendly and helpful. You place your order at the window and they serve it at your table. Rather small indoor/outdoor seating areas. The fish burger was fresh and appetizing with rather a small serving size. I definitely would stop here for lunch, enroute to... More 

Thank Tom U
Taylor, Texas
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

After my hike wanted a good lunch can we say awsome. The owner was so sweet and the hamburger and chips were perfect.

Thank Michelle O
Dallas, Texas
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

We tried Minnie's for lunch after our visit to Kohala Zipline. The roast pork was some of the best I've ever tasted! Our boys had cheeseburgers and loved them. The potato-mac salad was great too! The tropical slaw was VERY tasty. Friendly service.

Thank StephKD

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Hawaiian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 - 3854 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kapaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96755
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kapaau
  • Phone Number: (808) 889-5288

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