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Kaleo's Bar & Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Menu

DINNER‏
6.00
Soup of the Day
7.00
Kalua Pork Wontons
House favorite
7.00
Sauteed Mushrooms
Garlic butter & white wine
7.00
Fresh Spinach
Sauteed w/ garlic, pine nuts, & parmesan
9.00
Mozzarella Marinara
With zesty marinara & fresh basil pesto
9.00
Calamari
Served w/ lemon caper remoulade
9.00
Buffalo Wings
Served w/ hot sauce & ranch dressing
10.00
Tempura Ahi Roll
House favorite served w/ spicy lilikoi sauce
10.00
Asian Lettuce Wraps
Minced chicken, wok seared w/ shiitake, carrots, onion, water chestnut, szechuan sauce
12.00
Crab Cakes
With pineapple salsa & spicy mango aioli
LUNCH
6.00
Soup of the Day
7.00
Hummus
And warm pita bread garnished w/ hamakua tomato salad
7.00
Kalua Pork Wontons
House favorite
7.00
Sauteed Mushrooms
Garlic butter & white wine
7.00
Fresh Spinach
Sauteed w/ garlic & parmesan
8.00
Mozzarella Marinara
Served w/ zesty marinara, basil pesto
9.00
Buffalo Wings
Served w/ hot sauce & ranch
9.00
Tempura Ahi Roll
House favorite served w/ spicy lilikoi sauce
9.00
Calamari
Served w/ lemon caper mayo
12.00
Poke Martini
Fresh ahi, sweet onion, avocado, sesame soy dressing
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Hawaiian, International, Fusion
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This has been our favorite restaurant on our trip!! Wonderful, fresh food (pineapple dressing in the salad - so good) with lots of options. My husband says to try the Mahi BLT - so good!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Go785286
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food! A must stop in the tiny town of Pahoa just south of Hilo. Everything our family of 8 ordered was absolutely delicious! Wow! We had Katsu Chicken, Hibachi Chicken, BBQ Pork Sandwich, Fish & Chips, Burgers and even more delicious was the Mango...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Melanie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 4 visited on a Tuesday evening at the recommendation of locals. We arrived around 6:30 and did not have a reservation. It was quite busy so seating took about 20 minutes. Staff was friendly. Fantastic fresh food. Everything we tasted had a...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank 451bentonb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long day, this was exactly what was needed. The atmosphere and food was fantastic. My hibachi chicken with pineapple was amazing! My husband wasn’t blown away by the garlic shrimp linguine, but he still liked it. Would definitely go again :)

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank janinevanry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My visit 6/2019, my mother said" you have to try Kaleo's". Okay, it looks like an old building with no expectations from the outside. You walk in feeling the casual aloha but professional feeling of the restaurant. Service was outstanding and the appetizers to the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank TianiShea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch for the first time. Wife had fish and chips and I had the special of pan fried ono with avocado. Side of rice and greens. Both were excellent. Service was efficient and food came out fast. Atmosphere is weak as it’s an...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank tk4683
Reviewed May 26, 2019

After going to the new black sand beach at Isaac Hale Beach Park we stopped at Kaleo's for lunch. A local shop owner had recommended it and she was correct. The lunch choices were tasted great and being Hawaii, $40 was an excellent price for...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank PlPlJns
Reviewed May 22, 2019 via mobile

Lovely dinner friends. I enjoyed two dinners there. Wonderful food and great service. Fresh fish and drinks were the best. (Ono eats)

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank venettef2018
Reviewed May 18, 2019

We went here twice. Once with a to-go order and the second to sit down. To-Go Order: We tried to call in for around 40 mins on our way back from the Kona side, but discovered upon arrival that the phone on been on hold...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank OrchidButterfly
Reviewed May 6, 2019

After traveling around the Volcano's National Park, the new Pohoiki black sand beach, and viewing other impacts of the 2018 lava flow we wandered thru Pahoa and discovered Kaleo's. We were pleasantly surprised at the very personable wait staff and excellent food! The coconut curry...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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