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Punaluu Bake Shop and Visitor Center


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch
American, Cafe, Hawaiian
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to stop for a bite to eat, they serve full lunches as well as some great bake shop delights. The lilikoi malasadas were amazing!! Stopped here a couple times and were never disappointed.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CDNTerry
Reviewed 1 week ago

Smells and tastes amazing. The sweet bread was the best. Kids liked all the pastries. Very cool place to stop by on your way through.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Amanda_Princ
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bakery was very busy so we got malasadas( donuts) to take away. We ate them at the green sand beach with sea turtles. The setting was beautiful and the Lilikoi malasada was very delicious. I wish I’d bought two

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jaynic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love their malasadas - esp the cream filled ones. Also a good place for some quick trinkets. The place is always busy - so we try to visit at 'off-times'.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank cfdunmyer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and desserts, pretty setting outside to eat your goodies. nice gift shop and lots of outdoor seating in 2 areas to enjoy the outdoors.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Chris S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was craving a delicious donut. Went here and ate THREE! They call them "Masalas" and they come in tropical flavors from the island. Can't wait to go back!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank rejoice2218
Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

How can you possibly skip visiting the southernmost bakery in the US? You can’t - even if you aren’t in the mood for baked goods! We visited this place after hiking to the green sand beach and were ready for a meal. We had a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mjhoug
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

Delicious doesn't begin to describe these Hawaiian doughnuts. Be sure to try the lillikoi flavor, although you can't really go wrong with any of them.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank David C
Reviewed January 8, 2019

If visiting the green sand beach on the southern tip of the island, and driving to the black sand beach thereafter, you must stop here for a snack. The place offers food to order but skip the food and go for the desserts instead. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Brooklynite_Abroad
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

One of the local "must do's" if you are in this area. We had lunch here and then stopped in for breakfast before heading to the beach. Food was good and decently priced, bakery items were amazing. Also a souvenir shop with some neat items.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mdwehner
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August 12, 2018|
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Response from Heath H | Reviewed this property |
Best value around in Hawaii.....The donuts are the best
May 26, 2018|
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Response from prairiegirl82 | Reviewed this property |
From all the maps no. Go to the TripAdvisor forum for the Big Island and there is a post about road closures.
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September 26, 2016|
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Response from D0n_V | Reviewed this property |
i don't recall. but call them up and ask.
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