We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

Black Rock Cafe

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
15-2872 Pahoa Village Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
808 965-1177
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

81 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 76: English reviews
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has been in Pahoa for years, and I had never been. I had been missing a true gem. Incredible food at a great price for the island, and budget friendly loco mocos. I can't wait to explore their menu more on my next visit.

Helpful?
Thank Zephyr C
Pahoa, Hawaii
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good value for the money. American style and some local grinds. The Hawaiian stroganoff on Friday nights is Great!

Helpful?
Thank MarymikeHi
Level Contributor
32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished eating here...pretty good spot. It's a Hawaiian take on the classic American Breakfast joint. I had the pork adobo omelete and it was great...served with rice and adobo juice. One family member ordered the full stack of pancakes...it was big enough to feed the whole family..not even kidding about the size.

Helpful?
Thank John W
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
89 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

I was presently surprised I enjoyed the food I had crab cakes and chicken salad crab cakes were very taste, chicken was nice salad was a little lettuce heavy needed some more tomatoes carrots onion but was still nice and fresh cocktails were nicely mixed not over the top strong. waiter was friendly and helpful atmosphere was ok some loud... More 

Helpful?
Thank bretkero
Clearwater, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Service was slow, the server was not friendly ..food was okay and I wished they had less local food. Out-dated decor. Parking wasn't a problem as it was an empty restaurant.

Helpful?
Thank Louise W
Hilo, Hawaii
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Aloha, I am a local who lives on the Big Island of Hawaii. My family have been frequent patrons of Black Rock Cafe in Pahoa known for there good food and it's also reasonable price's. We had a very unpleasant situation at the Black Rock Cafe. We went into the restaurant for a bite to eat and when we finished... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kimber1234
Winnipeg, Canada
Level Contributor
223 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Very nice, clean place with a pleasant atmosphere. The service is very friendly & efficient, you're very well looked after. I had a burger & fries, portions & quality are good for the price. While I was there a few local construction workers came in, they were big hungry guys, I figure if guys like that eat there the place... More 

Helpful?
Thank Denis2727
Kalapana
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

I have been here for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Good prices. Good service. Try the loco moco for breakfast or a burger for lunch or dinner-- you won't be disappointed.

Helpful?
Thank JessikaWilkes
South Lake Tahoe, California
Level Contributor
58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Very inexpensive breakfast. The price reflects the quality of the food. The food is not bad simply diner breakfast. Cheap and easy. If you like good coffee grab it elsewhere cuz it will never make it to the table and never be refilled. If it does make it a table and you do appreciate a good cup you will be... More 

Helpful?
Thank David J
Oxford, Ohio
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

I had a nice country style breakfast that reminded me of home in Ohio. Service was timely and friendly.

Helpful?
Thank Travis M

Travelers who viewed Black Rock Cafe also viewed

Pahoa, Island of Hawaii
Pahoa, Island of Hawaii
 
Pahoa, Island of Hawaii
Pahoa, Island of Hawaii
 
Pahoa, Island of Hawaii
Pahoa, Island of Hawaii
 

Been to Black Rock Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15-2872 Pahoa Village Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Pahoa
  • Phone Number: 808 965-1177

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Black Rock Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?