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16-586 Old Volcano Rd Ste 103, Keaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96749-8115
+1 808-982-8558
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Pahoa, Hawaii
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great little place to eat. Remodeled several years ago so that they can serve Lunch to go. Their "Pan fried green beans" are the absolute best!!! Crunchy, and extremely tasty. The Volcano Shrimp and Sizzling Beef plates are all excellent choices... Hot and sour soup is tasty as well as the Tom Yum Seafood. Enjoy

Thank MarymikeHi
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We eat at Lemongrass at least once a month. One of our local favorites. We've been going to Lemongrass 10 years plus. Same folks, same great service and delicious food all these years. The only reason I give a 4 is because the dining area could use some updating.

Thank Kulalou
Hilo, Hawaii
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Have lunch here about twice a month with my golf group. Outstanding menu and amazing flavors from combination of chinese and vietnamese dishes. It is a BYOB place so it keeps the cost of dining down and you can select your own favorite from the grocery store next door. They have a buffet which is also good but I reccomend... More 

Thank gordoni298
Martinez, California, United States
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345 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

In a strip mall near a grocery store and laundramat, not too far off the highway, easy to get to. Went in for a fairly late dinner on our first night on the Island. The food is tasty enough, generic Asian/Thai. Adequate service. Diner atmosphere. No booze. There are better options if you're willing to drive a little. Ohelo Cafe... More 

Thank Cameron M
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

This place serves very good local and fusion food. They have a lunch plate buffet line - not all you can eat - with two choices of noodles,fried rice, many choices for main dishes - with and without meat, choices of beverage including non sweetened tea and oh so sweet Vietnamese cold coffee. Chow Mein noodles are exceptional. Also an... More 

Thank bigisle
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

The restaurant serves Asian dishes from China, Vietnam, & Thailand. And no it's not necessarily the best food I've ever had but it is good. Some of my favorites are the shrimp pad thai, chicken salad, fried calamari, won ton mein, sizzling rice soup, lemon grass chicken and my all time favorite...honey walnut shrimp. The portions are large. I have... More 

Thank Joanna808travels
Volcano, Hawaii
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Their hot dishes are delicious, and if you're picking up "to go" this is a great option. However, their menu let's you select exactly what your taste buds are craving! A must have for us: Chow Fun Noodles, Mongolian Beef and Garlic Shrimp. Fast service, delicious grinds, reasonably priced.

Thank Volcano F
Houston, Texas
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

The food was okay. The price was not cheap. You have to pay rice $1.5 per little bowl. The restroom in the back is dirty. You have to pass their kitchen which looks not that decent.

Thank KimberlyX
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Average to poor. Not the best not the worst. Usually is a busy place and is good for a quick meal. Just don't expect a 5 star experience

Thank Brandi1970
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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354 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

Had dinner here twice this trip to Keaau. Both times delicious and bountiful in flavor and quantity. The pork fried rice is wonderful as is volcano shrimp and other dishes. Service is fast and friendly. I didn't try it this trip, but you used to be able to bring in your own beer for the meal since they don't serve... More 

Thank Loveacorona

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16-586 Old Volcano Rd Ste 103, Keaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96749-8115
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Keaau
  • Phone Number: +1 808-982-8558

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