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Freddy's Restaurant

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454 Manono St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4423
+1 808-935-1108
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Bedford, Texas
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161 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

Freddy's is a local diner and food was good. It appeared to be a frequent dining location for the locals. While the food was good, it was average.

Thank sherryandgarryh
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Our waitress,very friendly and helpful. Helped and gave gr8 suggestions on meals. She was on the refills of coffee too THO short staffed. The meals was average as any other eatery. Not thing special. Went in for Breakfast on a Sunday which was a very busy day at other places.

Thank Hawaii96750
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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143 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast here with the family, and I'm a bit disappointed. Food came hot and fast, average taste nothing special and hot cocoa is ok. Roof was leaking when we got there. Styro plate and fork just don't cut it. I'll give it another try next time, since I'm from here anyways.

Thank Kewihiku
Honolulu, Hawaii
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117 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016

I love this place! They have the best steak breakfast in town (or in the state for that matter). Love their rib eye steak breakfast - too bad I can only eat it when I visit my family in Hilo (since I live in Honolulu). Don't know why this place isn't more crowded for breakfast - as it's my place... More 

Thank intertradegroup
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

The "loco moco", a dish with a burger and fried egg over rice and under gravy, was supposedly invented at another local eatery, the Cafe 100. The versions at Freddy's in Hilo are all fresh and fabulous. Be warned: the "plate" version includes a double portion of everything and comes with sides, so it is a massive undertaking. "Potato Mac"... More 

Thank Michael H
Volcano, Hawaii
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95 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2015

Don's Grill was closed one day, so we went to Freddy's Restaurant. It was after lunch, so there was only one other couple there. Waitress was polite enough. Our food took a long time to get. It was average at best. We decided that we probably won't eat there again. We were in the sit down section. There is also... More 

Thank VolcanoDawn
Hilo, Hawaii
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2015

I was a regular at Freddy's some years ago and recently returned for a take-out lunch (salad). In the past the food was OK and service at the counter was iffy. Today, the green chef salad was terrible. Most of the lettuce was beginning to brown and wilting; had to throwaway a portion. I would have returned it but it... More 

Thank gyosh
Evansville, Indiana
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2015

this was my 1st and last trip to Freddy's Restaurant in Hilo Hawaii, my in-laws had been to this restaurant in the past and said the service and food was very good. There were 5 adults in our party, only 2 other small groups in the dinning area. we were seated by our server who took our drink order and... More 

1 Thank Corkmyster9436
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189 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2015

Wherever I travel to, I'm always looking for where the locals frequent. In this case, WE are locals, and we love Freddy's. The prices are very reasonable and they have a great selection of Hawaiian favorites and regular food. I always get the garden Omelet. I'm 99% vegetarian, so I look for meat-free items. In this case it is consistently... More 

Thank capncusp
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124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2013

Freddies is a long-time favorite place for us. You can order from the counter and take your tray into an open-seating set of booths, or wait a minute to be seated in a sit-down, order from a menu, environment, and have a nice relaxed meal. I eat vegetarian, and there is always something for me, and the menu includes all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 454 Manono St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4423
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-1108

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