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Shaka Restaurant

95-5673 Mamalahoa Hwy, Naalehu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96772
+1 808-929-7404
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Hawaiian
$$ - $$$
95-5673 Mamalahoa Hwy, Naalehu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96772
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hawaii style family restaurant. Great prime rib and live music on Friday nights. Mahi mahi is either macadamia nut or coconut encrusted...awesome! It's not the prepackaged restaurant supplier food, it's real deal unprocessed home cooking. The service can be a little Hawaii style, but well...More

1  Thank DebB01
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Go to mehes in ocean view. If I had been here with my kids I’d have been in a fist fight the way the kitchen staff yells profanity. Absolutely awful service. Mediocre food.. my least favorite restaraunt on the island. Absolutely horrible.

Thank Djm907
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Lots of driving seeing a wholelottalava...and embracing that! But what a fine site to come across this "landmark" on our way to the most southern point of the Big Island. Small on street presentation, but you will be fooled by the pretty food and fine...More

Thank decoratingplus
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Have a quick lunch in this restaurant and bar. Dont expect air conditioning here but there are fans. There are also a few old style TV playing real time sports. The food is just average but I admit the size is big and the food...More

Thank Edward-AA
Reviewed September 4, 2018

We had a really nice lunch and felt right at home with a great atmosphere! We would certianly go back when we visit The Big Island again:)

Thank Jesi J
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We were directed here on our first night on the island by the office at our condo. The food was good and the drink pours were generous. This is not fine dining, but it is good eating. We returned twice more during our week!

1  Thank Roy L
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Family owned, great food for the southernmost bar in the United States, fresh Sashimi caught and prepared every morning. I haven't found anywhere to get almost a pound of Sashimi for $5.

Thank Lani K
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Waitress was extremely rude. Food was not that great. We spent $90 for a family of four - not worth it. Go somewhere else!

1  Thank HaileyG895
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Our family of 11 enjoyed our lunch at Shaka. Everyone had good things to say about what they ordered. We ate outside on the patio and it was pleasantly cool outside even in July. There was only one waitress attending tables in the late afternoon...More

Thank BevoBurn96
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

1/2 pound ahí sashimi for 5$ with wasabi that makes your chest hair grow. Awesome prices for good variety. Cash only and be proactive. They are polite enough to not shove you out of the restaurant at any point, you have to ask for the...More

1  Thank carmen502020
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95-5673 Mamalahoa Hwy, Naalehu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96772
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Naalehu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-929-7404
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