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Pine Tree Cafe

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73-4040 Hulikoa Drive, #2, Kohanaiki Plaza, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good food at a reasonable price. Some of the best burgers in town. Take about 5 minutes to read the menu on the wall, step up and order what you want like at the Soup Nazi on Seinfeld . Step to the back and wait to here your name. Portion sizes are good and never a shortage of specials.... More 

Thank Jim H
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had French Toast and pancakes. Lilikoi butter was tart and thick. Not Our favorite. Will try something new next Time. Popular place For Early Morning Workers. Cheap and Reasonable Prices.

Thank PetsRFamily2
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stumbled on this spot...and there are virtually no tourists...a great secrete!! This spot is just off of #19 near the Kona airport ...also was close to my hotel. The very best value that I had discovered in Hawaii for good, honest, plain and simple quality food at an awesome price! A large menu with many "plate lunch" style dishes... More 

Thank Joe B
Haiku, Hawaii
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137 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was told that this was the best place for local food in kona.....so after a shopping spree at Costco i took my friend to Pine Tree Cafe......it had a very large crowd .....large selection of food....mostly local favorites.....BUT.....although it was tasty.....the portion size was very small and for $11.00 it was very over priced...got the Korean Chicken...i was told... More 

Thank norman m
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has zero atmosphere and is pretty much self-service. You talk to one of the stoned ladies that man the register. Repeat your order a couple times. Spell your name for them. Then again. Serve yourself drinks and wait for your mispronounced name to be called. But its all worth it. The food is delish. HUGE portions. Try to... More 

Thank Annette R
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had breakfast here. He had an omelet and I had scrambled eggs. Both egg dishes were a little overdone. The servings are huge.

Thank Sharon C
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously best food we had in 9 days on the island and that includes much more expensive places. I got the Beach Bento and it was the greatest thing ever.

Thank mikemurrow
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch with my son and husband. My son had a cheeseburger, I had chicken katsu and my husband had the Korean chicken and kalbi. I wasn't a big fan of the katsu sauce, but not a big deal (and nothing a little siracha can't cure). The Korean chicken was out of this world! Good local food at... More 

Thank LumpiGirl
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148 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whlle the locals may love it and recommend it, anyone who is hungry will appreciate the Pine Tree Cafe. Food choices that will please just about everyone. We share a cutlet with gravy and rice. YUM. The mac salad that came with it too. Saw sandwiches, salad bought by others and it all looked good. Just coming in from the... More 

Thank Cheryl B
so ca
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried this out on our last lunch before heading to the airport, but if we had the chance, we'd go again. Son loved the french dip and our other guy said the shoyu chicken was really good. I had a mini Kalua pork and cabbage which came with 1 scoop sticky rice and choice of salad. The mac salad... More 

Thank KatamiSoCa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Hawaiian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73-4040 Hulikoa Drive, #2, Kohanaiki Plaza, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: 8083271234

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?