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Moon and Turtle

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51 Kalakaua St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2805
+1 808-961-0599
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Keaau, Hawaii
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Food and drinks were great, owner came out to chat. Will recommend to others🖒. Thank you to our waitress Taylor!!

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Thank KapekaE
New York City, New York
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

small daily menu utilizing fresh local ingredients with an Asian bias. Totally different than all the generic restaurants. delicious and great service

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San Jose, California
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent nine days touring Hawaii on business and this was the best restaurant we found. A friendly atmosphere and small eclectic menu, seemed to be Asian/Hawaiian fusion. Their home made smoked soy sauce was fantastic on ahi tuna sashimi.

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Thank Hoppers33020
Hilo, Hawaii
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five of us went on a Girls' Nite out to celebrate my retirement.....the food was great! The menu consists of small and large plates... we opted for the small plates, ordered four different kinds (double for the mac & cheese).... everything was fresh and tasty... loved the ahi salad - fresh ahi sashimi with in a pool of dressing with... More 

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Thank houdiniturtle
Papaikou, Hawaii
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu is not to my taste, a small choice and I never seem to want anything they have....over fussy, and the drinks are bland

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1 Thank gardengirl54
Lier, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Looking for a break from the usual island fare? Then try this Pan-Asian eatery that is influenced by Japanese cuisine; but makes its own spin on sushi and various small plates. Very reasonable prices; with kind attentive service.

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Thank jmk6
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Went and ate at the bar... Fun time and good food. I would definitely go back when I find myself in Hilo again.

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Thank Caroline F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

It is a lovely little place with a different menu every day Good value for a money.. They use fresh ingredients from locals Lots of flavours Don't miss it

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San Jose, California
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119 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

A chef pal told me we should absolutely dine here during my visit, and I am so glad we did on the final night of my Japan+Hawaii trip. This place puts the fusion in fusion, from the innovative cocktail menu to the daily-changing appetizers and main dishes with Hawaiian and Asian accents. I was very impressed by the unique spaetzle... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

Review after review of "interesting" and "delicious". Not our meal! "Flavorless", "bland" and "mediocre" were the terms we used.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Asian, Hawaiian, International, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Kalakaua St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2805
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-961-0599
Description
We feature a frequently changing international menu with a pacific emphasis and focus on locally sourced ingredients.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?