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65-1227 Opelo Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8401
+1 808-885-6325
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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118 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a late lunch after a visit to Mauna Kea. Had to try one of the huge pizzas which was enough to stop three of us before we finished it. Fresh and delicious - my teenage son assured me it was the best pizza he had ever had so you know it must be true. Friendly service... More 

Thank Maconnor
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great and very filling. The service was really lovely and genuine. I would Definitely go back there if I were visiting the big island again.

Thank Tiana W
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This little spot was a fab find. Fairly hidden, unassuming. Great service, casual & laid back. Had Kona melt sandwich & two super salads. Superb flavors. I recommend this small cafe. Great food for great price. Located in Waimea, Big Island. Next to Merrimans.

Thank snowbirds259
Waimea, Hawaii
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

Pau is quite popular with the locals and rightly so as they do a wonderful job with pizza prep. They have some great beers as well. Dine in or carry out, i'm sure you will be pleased.

Thank Robert H
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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66 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

A great little local pizza house with good dinner plates and a good wine selection. We used to stop everytime we drove to Waimea but found they closed not according to their posted hours but arbitrarily. The one thing any restaurant should do is stick to their posted hours unless there is an emergency. The posted hours are an implied... More 

Thank HawaiiKailuaKona
United States
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191 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

We had a very nice business meeting at Pau. The food was fresh and good. The guys enjoyed the pizza/salad special. I had the sandwich special. It's nothing fancy, but a pleasant atmosphere. I don't know that I would patronize the restaurant for dinner, but it fit the bill for lunch.

Thank Katherine L
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82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

This is the second time at this restaurant for us. The last time, we had a good pizza but, the service wasn't the best. Last night, we thought we would try it again and had a very good pasta meal BUT, we both walked out hungry. We are a couple in our 60s so, we don't have big appetites either.... More 

Thank potaracke
Honokaa, Hawaii
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

We eat here often & love the pizza & salad lunch. Super food salad with quinoa & whatever delicious pizza, 3 slices! Always a treat. Only downside, it can be noisy if you wanted to talk at your table.

Thank 808Folks
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Cuban sandwich was very tasty. I was in a hurry so I appreciated the efficient service. The waitress was cheerfull.

Thank KiminKamuela
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, United States
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in to see what the restaurant was like. A very clean and appealing 40 plus seat eatery. We had a salad, good homemade dressing, one large was enough for two and a classic pizza. It was about a15 minute wait for the pizza which was perfect timing with the salad being served first. Thin crust pizza with a sweet... More 

Thank Marc S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Pizza, Italian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65-1227 Opelo Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8401
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-885-6325

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?