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Koji's Bento Korner Incorporated

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52 Ponahawai St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-3026
(808) 935-1417
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Koji's is very much a "work lunch to go" kind of place. It's hot and crowded on the inside (standing room for a few people), but you can see that they cook fresh meat for each order. I tried the teriyaki pork and my husband had the teri beef, both were good and were served with a TON of rice,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Good, inexpensive Hawaiian food. Ladies were very friendly and helpful. We went early and beat lunch crowd. (They close early) We would have loved to try more stuff, may be next time. So close to where we stayed!

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Hilo, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

I love kojis! It's a local style, family owned, plate lunch spot! It's really a hole in the wall...no seating! Grab and go!!! If u can't handle the sticky table type of places this is not for you! It's a locals only type of place! 😊

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Hilo, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

it's hard for us not to stop in this hole-in-the-wall place when we want fast food! my favorite, and the only thing i order, is the Koji burger (2 fill me up) - small in size, very tasty and inexpensive. it has a teriyaki-flavor that makes it appealing and they use fresh buns baked at Punaluu Bakery. don't expect a... More 

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Rocklin, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

fish tasted old and i think was frozen. the place looked awful. it is take out. I wouldn't go back there. there were two sections of our plate filled with rice and one with a macaroni salad and then the old fish.

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Hilo, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2011

You get a lot for the price :) Their Koji Loco and Koji Burger are the best. I also like their hamburger curry on cold days. Be prepared for a kanak attack!

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Orange, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2011

i had the koji loco moco which was great and big it ended up being plenty of food for me. it seemed to have a steady flow of customers throughout the day so it has a good following with the locals. Only a grab and go place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2008

Good local food at local prices. Koji steak and Smokemeat breakfast with Fried rice is ono

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Delicatessen
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Ponahawai St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-3026
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: (808) 935-1417

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