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Moonstruck Patisserie

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$$ - $$$
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16 Furneaux Ln, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2828
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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Wed - Sat 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Hilo, Hawaii
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've been here several times, but finally took my 10 year old niece! She was so impressed and LOVED THE DESSERTS! Kids are brutal and honest with their comments, but she loved her piece of chocolate mousse cake! She was blown away, and even said that she needed to bring her mom! She finally knows why I call this my... More 

Thank Longo808
Hilo, Hawaii
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What explanation could there possibly be that a delightfully quaint, french cafe - which offers some of the best pastries I (or you) have ever tasted - is located in sleepy little Hilo town? As if I didn't already love Hilo enough. Sometimes we're better off with no explanation save the randomness of life: better to simply enjoy than question.... More 

Thank timmybimini89
Mukilteo, Washington
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263 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

It really is that good. It's not trying to do too much selection or volume, but what we found there (peach croissant) was excellent. The almond croissant looked tasty, but we elected for the peach. It was flakey and not too sweet-- just right.

Thank Royce F
Keaau, Hawaii
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

The Soprano Cake is exceptional. Many other choices for top grade deserts and eats. I understand this place is almost a hobby with the owner but wish they were open more traditionally. You need to buy your stuff early cause she makes small batches. Call ahead to not be disappointed.

Thank kasgard
Juneau, Alaska
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83 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

Chocolate Croissant left me wanting more. Regular Croissant likewise. I would be a regular. Worth a trip, I enjoyed everything I purchased and had the France dessert experience in Hilo.

Thank FrequentTraveller293
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Oh my word, I will never be able to eat a grocery store croissant again! The Belgian Chocolate Croissant was delightful, but the Frangipane Croissant was pure heaven in my mouth! I'm sure the raspberry lattice bar and Citrus Serenade cheesecake are supremely excellent, since they are also gone into my belly, but if you don't have room for FOUR... More 

Thank Jamie D
maryland, usa
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113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

We return every time we're in Hilo. The macaroons are my ultimate favorite....given a slight twist on the recipe filling with truffle, a change over traditional Parisienne style, and totally an advantageous one. This is a small store, one block over from the market....and worth the stop after visiting the famous Hilo market, as there is nothing like this at... More 

Thank travelbounder
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

After you have tried her pastry it is hard to go back to mass produced sweets. I have purchased whole cakes for special events. None of your guests will be disappointed.

Thank Margaret C
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this place by a local and also saw good reviews online. The two ladies working were extremely kind and provided excellent service. I tried the salmon quiche and my sister ordered the Frangipane croissant. Both were so yummy and hit the spot. We also both ordered iced coffees, which were also wonderful. No espresso machine, but they... More 

Thank SeattleErin
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 29, 2016

Full disclosure: I'm crazy about almond croissants. We discovered Moonstruck a few years ago and loved everything we had there. Last year when we visited Hilo, we chose the 3 days that the bakery was closed so we were devastated. This year we hoped that the quality of the bakery goods remained consistent and we are so happy to report... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $6
European, French, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Furneaux Ln, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2828
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: 18089336868
Moonstruck Patisserie is a bakery specializing in European pastries and desserts. Breakfast features a full line of croissants, quiche, rock buns, French press coffee and a full line of loose teas. Moonstruck also features Hilo's finest desserts - custom European style cakes and cheesecakes. Our customers also rave about our iced coffee and ginger peach tea.

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