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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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Martinez, California, United States
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343 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 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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18 reviews
16 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 16 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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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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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343 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 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
Eldersburg, Maryland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

We were driving around looking for something different to try so we stopped there. We had never had Thai food before. Very spicy but also very good. Great service, very friendly !

Thank sbowers14
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016

I've had lunch here several times with coworkers while working in Keaau the past 6 months. The food is usually good but the service is just average. Lunch prices are mid-range and for Keaau, this is an upper end, sit down restaurant. Most of the dishes are pretty good with a mix of Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai and local style dishes.... More 

Thank HawaiiFoodlover
Hilo, Hawaii
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

Had dinner in a party of six. Food is excellent. It's a very busy place, so don't expect constant attention from your waiter, but this is Hawaii, so that is the norm anywhere on the Islands. Prices are not cheap but reasonable.

Thank Communer

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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
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
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?