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65-1227 Opelo Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8401
+1 808-885-6325
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (187 reviews)
“salad” (137 reviews)
“turkey burger” (5 reviews)
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Italian, American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
65-1227 Opelo Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8401
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to get a casual meal, and decided to see what kind of pizza they had in Hawaii. Since this got good reviews, we gave it a go. The caesar salad was good. Unfortunately though, the pizza was really disappointing. Unless your tastes run...More

Thank swearengen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our fish sandwiches were excellent, and prepared exactly to our specifications - we are not easy. The Cuban sandwich was also great. The waiters were friendly and patient and helpful.

Thank Brondi B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I recently had dinner (twice) at Pau's in Waimea and enjoyed the experiences. This is a reasonably priced restaurant in a town in which there are a number of very expensive restaurants. Over the course of the 2 meals we had salads,...More

Thank irawine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently went back to Pau for a salad and pizza on a Friday night. I have not been there since change of ownership and was very disappointed in the pizza. The salad was very fresh and tasty but the pizza was not acceptable. After...More

Thank marfit808
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat here all the time and the food is always good. Yesterday was no exception as far as the food. Unfortunately the man who waited on us needed a shower. It was so unpleasant that we hurried through our meal and left some on...More

1  Thank islandgirl667
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For us, the “take out” option of pizza and salad plus mud 🥧 creates a great take out meal for dinner. We have gone to lunch at Pau often and like it, and the take out also provides an excellent dinner choice. Liquor is available...More

Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed May 8, 2018

We were happy to discover Pau within walking distance of our bed and breakfast inn. Four of us stumbled in for a late lunch and were pleasantly surprised by the fresh choices and reasonable prices compared to other places in the area. Three of us...More

Thank chantaldangler
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Drove up to Waimea and found Pau restaurant on the closer side of town to Kohala coast. Quite busy on a Monday night with a mix of locals and vacationers. The salads and dishes are fantastic. A lot of local ingredients. The pizza was just...More

Thank tjtjtj
Reviewed March 19, 2018

Had eaten at this restaurant 2 years ago and liked it, however, today we walked in and were happy to be there. The female co-owner/waitress happened to be on the phone and said she would be "right with us" but the phone call continued while...More

Thank tg_allan
Mike B, Owner at Pau, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Hi tg_allan, My name is Mike. My wife, Mele, and I own Pau. My wife is the book keeper and does not wait tables or work in the restaurant. We are so sorry you had this experience with one of our servers. Thank you for...More

Reviewed February 20, 2018

We had the classico pizza. One of the best on the island. The sausage was delicious. The wait staff was friendly. Definitely recommend.

Thank krg999
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February 9, 2016|
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Response from Kmosean | Reviewed this property |
They also prepare delicious soups and salads that would provide gluten free solutions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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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