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Bears Coffee

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106 Keawe St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2812
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Makawao, Hawaii, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great surprise to find the cafe with live music on a Sunday morning, wonderful soufflé eggs and food under 10.00 per person!

Thank TobyNeal
Keaau, Hawaii
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first time eating here and they did everything right in my opinion. The table did not wobble, we were greeted and served water very quickly, the coffee was good, our food order was taken quickly, the food was good (breakfast, biscuits, gravy and eggs) the food was received in just the right amount of time (time for that first... More 

1 Thank fly7kayak
North Las Vegas, Nevada
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159 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Business apparently open for breakfast and lunch. Was closing at 3 PM day we stopped. We ordered soup and a sandwich. Food was OK (maybe not exceptional). Prices were good by Hawaiian standards, sandwiches were $6-8.

Thank Larry R
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small restaurant, friendly waitstaff, good food. Specialty is "soufflé eggs" - steamer on the espresso machine is used to cook the eggs - light, fluffy, delicious!

Thank E H
Lille, France
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220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted warmly by the staff and we were able to order rapidly of the short menu. We had the outstanding Belgian waffle and some grilled bagels. The coffee was good and refill came timely. The hot chocolate was tasty as well. Thanks to the relaxed ambiance, the welcoming staff and the outstanding food, we highly recommend this restaurant.

1 Thank jenaipas
Carson City, Nevada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Just what your looking for if budget traveling. Basic diner style everyone we met was local. Get the expresso eggs for 5 bucks add some cheese and peppers. Wife had granola and coffee and this is the cheapest we've eaten on the island. Friendly staff. It was a great stop .

Thank cbess044
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Bears coffee was excellent service and excellent food. When we come back, we will revisit this little coffee house filled with character.

1 Thank Elizabeth L
Ennetbaden, Switzerland
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

All I gotta say, was so skeptical about eating espresso eggs....nope they have absolutely sold me!! This is the way to make eggs, and I will really try to do this at home. They are so light and airy with no added fat - WOW. The rest of the breakfast menu was really good, also liked their coffee as well... More 

3 Thank JC505
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

The coffee and baked goods are excellent at Bears. they also serve cooked breakfasts although Id id not sample one.

1 Thank Frances O
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Everything we tasted here was great!! The coffee was hot, tasty and the refills were prompt. It was good to be greeted by smiling faces and to see how many of the customers greeted each other by name. Highly recommend

2 Thank waterboyx3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Keawe St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2812
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: 808-935-0708

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