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Nori's Saimin & Snacks

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688 Kinoole St, Ste 124, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-3877
+1 808-935-9133
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“saimin” (44 reviews)
“noodles” (16 reviews)
“mochi cake” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Hawaiian, Asian
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LOCATION
688 Kinoole St, Ste 124, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-3877
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife has been going to Nori's over 20 years. It is still her go to place for saimin in Hilo. Other food is good but it's all about the saimin for us. In soup or fried. They have different types of noodles options. Different...More

Thank myinhilo
Reviewed June 15, 2017

I ordered the large saimin with wonton. Wow! It was more than I could eat. My BF ordered the chicken skewer plate. So much food we had to take it to go. This is a great local place in Hilo! Not a typical touristy spot....More

Thank Vic H
Reviewed June 11, 2017

The best saimin ever! If you are looking for a saimin place go no further. The place has a hole in the wall kind of vibe, but the servers are super friendly and I just can't say enough about the saimin. They also have other...More

Thank MFMetzger
Reviewed May 31, 2017

If you're a local, you'll love this place. Most of us who eat saimin, have to have a cheeseburger on the side.That's exactly what I had. Sorry no fries, just like Sunnyside in Wahiawa. The saimin is huge and comes piping hot. Because Hilo is...More

Thank miechan2016
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Smoked Spicy Chicken Wings are chicken wings seasoned with Nori’s own naturally smoked special spice. The smoked flavor definitely came through and flavored the chicken as if it was in a smoker. The mix of spices and Hawaiian salt worked well with the chicken. Great...More

Thank OCFoodDiva
Reviewed May 12, 2017

After a late weeknight community meeting, it can be a challenge to find an open restaurant in Hilo. Lucky for me, I managed to rush back to Hilo just before Nori's closed at 10 p.m. Being the last customer of the day, I was so...More

Thank Stu Y
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Take out from Nori's has always been excellent according to the locals and when I was here in 2015.. But on one occasion it wasn't good. I called ahead as normal and did a pick up. They said it would take 20 mins. I arrived...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Nori's Saimin and snacks was a good restaurant that caters to locals and specializes in Hawaii food. We got the saimin and loco moco, I was looking forward to the food but only found it ok. The saimin broth was a little salty for me...More

Thank Cuong L
Reviewed March 28, 2017

Our last visit to Hilo was 4 years ago. Nori's was closed that particular day but we did not forget about it. Finding it is a bit tricky. It's in the middle of a building and in a lower level. Your GPS will get you...More

Thank 2CAPs
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Had lunch here for the first time and will be back. Extensive menu full of local food with variety of saimin and noodles and daily specials. Price is good, large portions and service excellent.

Thank Terry P
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larchibsu96
March 5, 2016|
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Response from Craig K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, about 10-15 minutes away. It's right across the old Hilo Lanes bowling alley.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 688 Kinoole St, Ste 124, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-3877
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-9133
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