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Reviewed February 29, 2020

First impression wasn't great from the outside but the food and ambience inside made us very pleased to have made the choice to try it. Hamburgers were terrific and the french fries with garlic were a new taste treat. Friendly servers and customers. A great...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 19, 2020 via mobile

Hilo Burger Joint was average. The burger was ok. The fries were greasy. Service was good. I would not go back a second time.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 18, 2020

Found this place by accident. Had a great burger and beer. Wonderful female singer entertaining the crowd. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 18, 2020

We went to Hilo Burger Joint anticipating a great burger based on the name and reviews. Although the menu has many choices, the burgers weren’t anything special. The service was slow and it wasn’t very busy at the time we were there. This was the...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 17, 2020 via mobile

Came here and probably ordered the wrong burger. Was good but I should have went with their original burger instead of trying something fancy. Good portions. Decent beer. Overall ok.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 11, 2020

Always a good burger, lots of choice, excellent fries, and top it all off with Kona brewing co Black Sand porter, go back often.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed February 9, 2020 via mobile

This is one of our favorite Hilo lunch spots! We drive over from Kona..love the way Burger and hand cut fries with gravy or cheesy sauce. My only issue on our last visit was that my burger was overcooked. They have a happy hour at...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 2, 2020

On way home we looked up a good place close to us to eat dinner on trip adviser and this place came up, reviews looked good. Place was packed but a short wait and a table opened up for us, had good live music, great...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 31, 2020

HBJ is one of our favorite places to eat out as well as great place for celebrations! Recently (Jan 28) my dear darling Jane, and daughter Zoe, and her BF Jake treated me to a bday celebration at HBJ and we had a fantastic time!...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 27, 2020 via mobile

Excellent burger, and the fries are just right (some crispness coating on them that really works.) Unfortunately I have to hold back one star as I was hoping a burger joint (their description) would also have milk shakes. I thought about how great a shake...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Response from Russel R | Reviewed this property |
It was later in afternoon when we stopped in for their great burgers that they put the Brewer Baseball game on. Not sure about football as we were there in March, but they will accommodate you. Great staff.
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