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Kohala Burger and Taco

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Located just a short distance from the glorious white sand beaches of the Kohala Coast, Kohala Burger and Taco is an affordable and friendly spot with a feel good, nostalgic flair. We serve 100% local grass fed beef and fresh, sustainably caught fish in burgers and tasty tacos. Daily specials, Milk Shakes and kids meals, too! Stop in for an Authentic Dole Pineapple Whip! This tasty Soft Serve Treat was once only available at Disney Parks and at the Dole Plantation on Oahu. KBAT has got it!
PRICE RANGE
$0
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch
CUISINES
Seafood, Fast Food
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews tacos burger fries watermelon grass fed beef fish tortillas ahi ice cream salad dole whip hole in the wall order at the counter small place the big island island style daily specials
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant is small and there is counter service. We were a group of six and everyone was happy with the burgers and fish tacos. The service was very friendly and they helped us to make our choices. Just watch the hours that they are...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 60404Cja
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kohala Burger and Taco is a small place with picnic tables inside for shared seating. We looked at the specials board and looked no further, but the burgers I saw coming out of the kitchen looked delicious. I had the Tuna Poke Nacho Bowl with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ReviewFromTheHood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb place to stop in for a superb quick and tasty eat! We doubled up dining here as Hapuna beach ended up as our family favourite! Local meat, local fish extremely friendly and mush appreciated hosting from their local staff. We second guess ourselves with...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JonnyBearback
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heard good things, decided to give it a try. $16 for a cheeseburger, $8 for a so-so malt. Absolutely inflexible. We were the only ones there, "can I get that cheeseburger without the onions?" "Sorry, no but they are easy to pick off". Seriously????

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank carol v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Glad we made a stop here. Great fish and steak tacos. Everyone enjoyed their food. Friendly service and tasty food.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank kunfish2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some really awesome Burgers. They do have other items, but that in the larger facility next door! I was told the Shakes are awesome. Go either very early or a later lunch. Suggest you order on the website as the cost is much cheaper, you...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Vicki D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was interesting, cause you order & pay at the register. Then, find a seat on the picnic table type seats & they bring the food to you. Very friendly staff, fast service, and excellent food!! Casual dining. Their “plates” are cute (won’t spoil by...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Belyn632
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stumbled upon this place by accident and what a great find it was! The staff are ridiculously nice and friendly. the ambience is totally beachy and warm and it looks great iniside. the best thing however, are the fish tacos!! Yum the best I've...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had read that this restaurant was a must, but, when we pulled up we almost turned around due to the location and surrounding amenities. However, we got over ourselves, and went inside for the best lunch ever! The staff was so friendly! The burgers...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sharoon1234
Reviewed January 5, 2019

This was a very busy place which made us think it must be great - we were hungry after a trip to Pololu Trail so stopped for lunch - bit chaotic to order but paid and waited quite a while for our order - burger...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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