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Reuben's Mexican Food

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) #63 of 196 Restaurants in Hilo $$ - $$$ Mexican
336 Kamehameha Ave, Ste A, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2949
+1 808-961-2552
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
336 Kamehameha Ave, Ste A, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2949
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Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Okay it may not be the best food in the universe. But it satisfies me when I have my Margarita and nacho craving. I stop by often with friends and family (or for takeout) and the gold Margarita on the rocks with li hing mui...More

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Reviewed July 7, 2015

If you have never experienced mexican food, you may find this place to be OK. On the other hand if you had, enter with low expectations. Was this an off-night for dinner or was it business/cooking as usual? I don't think it matters - enter...More

Thank gyosh
Reviewed June 15, 2015

The horchata and tongue tostadas are good. It is too loud for us when there are a good number of diners. Service was OK, not very friendly wait staff.

Thank Rosie1946
Reviewed June 14, 2015

a couple of things about reubens ... its on a corner next to the outside market place at the end of bay front, its the original hilo mexican restaurant, great strong margaritas, they have carnitas and they and on occasion they have machaca( i say...More

Thank punadude
Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner at Reuben's Nice food Nice atmosphere Lovely staff Food was good and very inexpensive - so cheap we thought they had made a mistake

Thank stegeb
Reviewed June 9, 2015

We live in Hilo and we are regulars here. We love it but understand that it is not for everyone. Why do we like it? The atmosphere is friendly and comfortable. We have often had drinks and sat for hours talking about projects or catching...More

Thank jm2hilo
Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Our expectations where very low as we walked by this place... Wow... Was pleasantly surprised. The food was very fresh, home made enchiladas, the guacamole was fresh and seasoned just right. Outstanding salsa. I'm a native Texan, this place will catch you pleasantly off guard.

Thank Flyby0161
Reviewed May 12, 2015

I ate here twice and had a quesadilla with beans and rice. Was tasty - I went for the option with sour cream and guacamole (since the guacamole was $7 on its own!). Food was nice but on both occasions I could not finish it...More

Thank CharlieBear127
Reviewed May 8, 2015

We had lunch here and enjoyed it very much. There are many places to eat in this area so we were happy to see Mexican. This is a small restaurant but it seems to do a good business. We had chile rellenos which were yummy....More

Thank Vickie S
Reviewed April 10, 2015

Stopped in for a mid-day snack. We ordered nachos supreme - added lettuce, tomatoes, and sour cream. It was ok. Nachos should be an extra large portion, easily enough for two. This portion barely made it. We also ordered guaca-poke. Guacamole with ahi poke on...More

Thank jag_in_the_box
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Television
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 336 Kamehameha Ave, Ste A, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2949
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-961-2552
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