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Hilo Lunch Shop

421 Kalanikoa St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4577
+1 808-935-8273
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  • Very good44%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“musubi” (4 reviews)
“maki sushi” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Hawaiian
421 Kalanikoa St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4577
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Buy by the piece to create a yummy taste of Hilo. The best Nori chicken, good fish and musubi. I like the veggie tempura too.

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

This place is busy! There always seems to be a line! This place is a local place that you can grab some spam musubi’s or hotdog musubi’s amongst other various food items! This is a good place to grab and go and have a picnic...More

Thank sean96823
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Despite the lines and wait time, this hole in the wall is all kinds of local goodness. I loved all of it. The staff has so much aloha. Even those in line offered recommendations and didn't hesitate to strike up a conversation to pass the...More

Thank konalozano
Reviewed November 9, 2017

One stop shop to build your own bento box. Nori Chicken, Spam musubi, Warabi salad, namasu, korean chicken, and the famous hot dog w/takuan musubi roll! So good! You'll leave satisfied and hungering for more!!

Thank LaneM422
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Stop here and get your breakfast and lunch takeout. Best nori chicken and who else has mustard cabbage sushi. Always take the sushi with me to Oahu to impress my friends.

Thank 1mrmase
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Walking in the door the first thought that came to my mind was "I hope the two big guys and family waiting in front of me don't order every thing!" When it was our turn,my wife and I had plenty to order. All of a...More

Thank Scull37
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Hilo Lunch Shop was a completely different experience in Hawaii - perhaps one of our only authentic experiences?? The service was absolutely NOT friendly - however, they were incredibly efficient (they moved along a long lunch line pretty quickly). The food was pretty good, but...More

1  Thank XCrun12345
Reviewed May 12, 2017

Stopped by to get some of their creative, mustard cabbage wrapped maki sushi to take back home. However, I could not help but also order the breakfast special, standard nori and egg wrapped sushi rolls, and the nori chicken to take home. Everything was tasty...More

Thank Stu Y
Reviewed April 27, 2017

I try and stop here for lunch to go. Their cone sushi is among the best - took some to Kona for a picnic lunch.

Thank mlc5556
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

Born and raised here! Love Hilo Lunch Shop!! Perfect stop if your heading to the beach! Make a box with all your favorites to snack on through out your beach day! Or looking for lunch and want more than one thing? Make a plate lunch...More

1  Thank Shanel C
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 Kalanikoa St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4577
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-8273
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