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Papa'a Palaoa Bakery

187 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2907
+1 808-935-5700
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“scones” (10 reviews)
“bread” (19 reviews)
“challah” (2 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
187 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2907
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stumbled onto this bakery while staying in Hilo and sure were glad we had! The breads, cinnamon rolls, and scones were all fabulous...better than we can get at home!!! Highly recommend a stop at this excellent bakery. We even loaded up before heading over...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Michele M
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Great little bakery just off the main drag. Scones to die for and great cranberry and nut bread. Friendly staff. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nffox
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Friendly people greet you at this small, quaint bakery. The lemon-cranberry scones and apple-cinnamon scones were light and tasty. Their peanut butter cookies were also delicious. Nothing was overly sweet. It was worth the effort to find this bakery. Just disappointed that they had sold...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank KKailua
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

We saw the bakery but they had just closed when we had stopped to find a restaurant. The next morning we parked nearby for the farmer's market. We stopped in afterward. We were so glad we did. They had wonderful, creative baked good. We bought...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Jim B
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Even driving by the place catches your attention. Yummy pastries and breads. Fresh sandwiches. COOKIES. And a way cool bread slicer. Worth the stop.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank davetR2757JE
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Wouaaah! What a discovery! We were just walking in the street and it suddenly smelt so good! Bread, cookies, muffins: we bought everything we could put in our bag... they were looking so good!! But it wasn't only a matter of good looking, the taste...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Yvane29
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

Love the baked goods, but the male bakers are not friendly. No smile or greeting upon entering the shop, just a cold stare!!!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Scott O
Reviewed January 3, 2018

I encountered the pie at Thanksgiving... I had not tasted a pie so fresh and wonderful in many years. I commented on it and was promptly invited to taste the challah rolls. Oh joy. I resolved to check out the little bakery that provided such...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank FMB041
Reviewed November 9, 2017

You can smell the deliciousness from a block away, seriously. They offer a variety of fresh baked breads which they will slice upon your request as well as rolls and different treats. I bought a loaf of cinnamon raisin bread for the office and it...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Kelly K
Reviewed June 14, 2017

Some of the best bread in Hilo. Lots of varieties to choose from and reasonable prices. Really delicious desserts available too.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Wendy W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$5 - $25
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2907
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-5700
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We are Hilo's "Village" Bakery. We are proud to provide excellent, freshly baked bread on a daily basis. Our specialties include, Roasted Three Seed Bread, Cranberry Macnut Whole Wheat Bread, Cinnamon Rolls and our ever popular Cinnamon Swirl. We also have a nice selection of fresh scones and our signature Cardamom Coffee Cake. And be sure to try our pies, quiches, cookies and house made meatloaf, chicken salad or egg salad sandwiches.
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