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Lighthouse Delicatessen - CLOSED

55-3419 Akoni Pule Hwy., Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-889-5757
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Feb 2, 2014
“Glad I got to eat one”
Jan 9, 2014
“Great sandwich - terrible news”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Delicatessen, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
55-3419 Akoni Pule Hwy., Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Reviewed February 2, 2014

I'm sad to hear that this place has closed. I drove up from Kailua-Kona almost exclusively to eat a sandwich at this place, and it was worth the drive. I hope these people are at least using their sandwich expertise elsewhere.

Thank Luke D
Reviewed January 9, 2014

We explored the entire island and were told specifically to stop at the Lighthouse for sandwiches. It was a long drive but it was a quaint little town and the meal did not disappoint. I had the pulled pork and it was terrific. My wife...More

Thank HayMart709
Reviewed October 21, 2013 via mobile

Read the review about it being open in September so stopped by hoping to try it in October. All closed up so ate at bamboo restaurant next door. Give them a try. Friendly service, fresh food and fish. Cute gallery and gift shopping. To

1  Thank smnana
Reviewed August 11, 2013

So very sad to see the deli closed. This really was the best deli Hawaii ever saw....fabulous sandwiches....I had the best vegy burger ever....my tongue was dancing with delight......and teh homemade pretzels??? OMG!!! I ate 2 at one sitting. Chris, if you read this, please...More

1  Thank sweetpea062557
Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

Was told they will not reopen....I hope they do. We stay in Hawi when visiting the BI, and very sad to see them closed

Reviewed August 3, 2013

I live on big island, and over time I have tried all their sandwiches, it's a spectacular selection and great care was taken creating that menu. After reading some of these reviews i just wanted to mention...When you live in Hawaii you understand service in...More

Thank Mayer37
Reviewed May 10, 2013

We just had lunch here--ordered the New Yorker, described in the menu as pastrami with cole slaw on a kaiser roll. Aye, we were very disappointed. The "kaiser roll" was some sort of a hard bread roll cut in half, not even remotely resembling a...More

1  Thank Jane2travel
Reviewed May 5, 2013

Stopped here while doing some touring and ordered take out got to our spot and was shocked to see the size of the sandwich it was so good, would highly recommend going there

Thank shahow
Reviewed April 25, 2013

The Lighthouse Deli is so unexpected in Hawi. It's for the carnivores among us, with large portions of deli meats and tvs tuned to sports channels. If you want a break from all the seafood, it's the place for you!

Thank Charlene C
Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

They have an awesome Reuben sandwich the best on island! They really take pride in their flavors and ingredients. The atmosphere is fun. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who lives in or is visiting kohala!

Thank missbamboo6
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$10 - $15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55-3419 Akoni Pule Hwy., Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hawi
  • Phone Number: +1 808-889-5757
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