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Volcano's Lava Rock Cafe

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19-3972 Old Volcano Rd, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
+1 808-967-8526
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good43%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“burger” (173 reviews)
“loco moco” (30 reviews)
“pulled pork” (18 reviews)
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7:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
19-3972 Old Volcano Rd, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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Reviewed April 4, 2015

This is a nice place to eat. The service was slow but it was relaxing and the food was good. It is one of the few restaurants in a small town. There is a small gift store next to the restaurant. A gas station is...More

Thank Charmingnl
Reviewed April 1, 2015

We had a great dinner at Volcano's Lava Rock Cafe. The burgers were amazing, and the menu has a HUGE selection! The only reason for me not rating it 5 stars, is because the service was a little slow. Overall the meal was great, and...More

Thank JRWalker
Reviewed March 31, 2015

Lovely little American diner. Staff were extremely friendly and the burger was the best homemade burger we have ever had!! Well worth it. You won't be disappointed!

Thank tells_it_as_it_is
Reviewed March 30, 2015

We also enjoyed the live Hawaiian music. I'd say the burgers were the best. Keep it simple. Service was so-so.

Thank Dan R
Reviewed March 28, 2015

We stopped here for lunch with our tour group (about 20 of us) and it was fabulous. They had our tables set up, were prompt on getting our drink orders and it was a very short wait until our food was coming out of the...More

Thank owenscj_2
Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

Oh my, this is the most inefficient staff ever. They clean tables before they serve customers. The wait was insanely long (they warned us but it was even longer than they anticipated) and the food was just filling the stomach. I had a mahimahi sandwich...More

1  Thank katiek0
Reviewed March 22, 2015

A local gem. We were treated with live music from a young person singing and playing her ukulele. Reasonably priced food and good portions. Bright ambiance.

Thank Michael P
Reviewed March 22, 2015

Stumbled upon a Saturday night with local live music and good mix of local and tourist types. Food was tasty, music was fabulous, time was great. Only wish they didn't close so early (ie 4:30 pm) the next day but provided a good excuse to...More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had a very satisfactory dinner here. One of us had the teriyaki steak sandwich which as just as good as she remembered from the ones she used to enjoy in Honolulu many years ago -- good meat and good teriyaki marinade. The other one...More

Reviewed March 16, 2015

Great variety on the menu. Atmosphere is homey and inviting. We all three ordered different things and were all very happy with our main entree. I did not like my onion rings. Too much batter and not enough onion.

2  Thank azwildcatfan2015
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Carrie T
January 16, 2016|
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Response from Marie M | Reviewed this property |
We had a fabulous breakfast here - ok not the most modern environment or spotlessly clean and as it is in the middle of a rain forest you will always get bugs. If you have had a bad experience why do you go back.
January 8, 2015|
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Response from jcarmello | Reviewed this property |
Volcano Lava Rock Cafe is a restaurant. Think you have this mixed up with a B&B.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19-3972 Old Volcano Rd, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Volcano
  • Phone Number: +1 808-967-8526
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