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Pueo's Osteria

Waikoloa Highlands Shopping Center, 68-1845 Waikoloa Rd Ste 107, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738
+1 808-339-7566
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Waikoloa Highlands Shopping Center, 68-1845 Waikoloa Rd Ste 107, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We heard about this restaurant from some other guests at our hotel on the Big Island. It was also featured in the Big Island Traveler magazine in our room. Very disappointing! Was it terrible? No. But was it excellent? No way! Not even close. It...More

1  Thank Born2Travel57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tepid food arrived after waiting for an hour from the time of ordering. They did try to be nice about it by comping our drinks and desserts. But, we won't go back and that is a shame because our timeshare is down the block.

1  Thank HappyTravelingMonkey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our experience at Pueo's Osteria was the kind where at first you feel annoyed, but then things get so bad you have to laugh. We arrived on time for our 7:00 reservation and were seated within about 10 minutes. The lobby was jammed and the...More

Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try this for dinner. We each ordered a 12” flatbread margarita pizza. $19 each. Not even nice slices of tomato. Just sauce. My husband ordered soup which was listed as Market Price on the menu. SOUP at Market Price?? It was $10...More

1  Thank tweety874
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think with this place, you have to take the reviews with a grain of salt. Compare to the prices at the resorts, it’s better priced and the food is great! If you’re comparing it to the great Italian restaurant down the street from you...More

Thank Rx-art
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heard about this restaurant from some other guests at our hotel on the Big Island. It was also featured in the Big Island Traveler magazine in our room. So we were looking forward to some good Italian food after a long day. How disappointing! Was...More

1  Thank JD_Clayton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived with high expectations but left with the realization that when one is the only game in town ratings can be skewed. Since this is an Italian restaurant, we had two different pasta dishes. Food was over priced with little redeeming hope from the flavor...More

1  Thank ed d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous dinner and our server, Mahie probably one of the best we’ve ever had in 30 years of marriage and many dinners out. The Kale salad was perfect and my husband felt the same with his Caesar. We shared the mushroom pizza...More

Thank Lynnblair
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure of dinner at Pueo’s with our two island resident Italians! Drove up from Kona to an authentic, delicious meal that went from appetizers to dessert! Personally I loved the calamari, the Kona shrimp, the eggplant parmigiana, the ... well, choose for...More

Thank Armin W
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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Matt was our server and he was fantastic! We had a pizza and pasta (gnocchi) and both were absolutely delicious! It was one of the best Italian restaurants I have been to. The service was as good as the food and we would highly recommend...More

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Questions & Answers
January 22, 2017|
AnswerShow all 11 answers
Response from James B | Property representative |
Yes just no tank tops for gentleman
November 4, 2015|
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Response from James B | Property representative |
Thanks Ben. Great point. We agree. The web sight is designed and controlled by tripadvisor. We load our info into a form and thats how its displayed. I will forward suggestion to trip advisor through my management page... More
June 8, 2015|
Response from PueosManagement | Property representative |
Aloha, We offer both an early owl and late night special. From 5p-6p daily, we have an "Eight for Eight" special which consist of eight dishes for $8 each. The dishes are: Mozzarella Fritti, Waimea Kale Salad, Crudo "raw... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waikoloa Highlands Shopping Center, 68-1845 Waikoloa Rd Ste 107, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kohala Coast  >  Waikoloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-339-7566
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