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“Awesome sandwiches!”
Review of Lighthouse Delicatessen - CLOSED

Lighthouse Delicatessen
Price range: $10 - $15
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Awesome sandwiches!”
Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

They have an awesome Reuben sandwich the best on island! They really take pride in their flavors and ingredients. The atmosphere is fun. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who lives in or is visiting kohala!

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank missbamboo6
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English first
Seattle, Washington
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Good food”
Reviewed April 1, 2013

Menu at the bar and order food at the bar. They deliver your food to the table if you are eating in.
The pastrami sandwich was very good, the PLT was big and good. They ran out BBQ and friends ordered meatball sandwiches.
Staff is friendly and helpful. Atmosphere of the place is cozy and relaxing.
Overall we had good experiences and foods

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank lbnguyen
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Phoenix Arizona
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187 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Loved this place!”
Reviewed March 31, 2013

Very laid back and unpretentious, but the food is delicious. I had the Reuben and it was delicious and enormous. I did not need the cucumber side salad that I ordered. My friend had the turkey with cranberry and she liked it as well.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank GardeningBabe
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Dallas, Oregon
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77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Homerun in Hawi”
Reviewed March 21, 2013

First, understand you are in Hawi, not Pebble Beach. The food is fantastic with generous portions, but service is laid-back and pure Hawaiian Style. If that doesn't suit you, then PLEASE stay at Mauna Kea Beach, The Prince or Mauna Lani Hotel and leave the Lighthouse for less pretentious, finicky patrons than you are.

If you're lucky to be there for dinner on a day when David Gomes is playing Hawaiian or classical guitar, then count yourself doubly blessed. David studied guitar in Spain under the great flamenco master Segovia and he (David) has become an unheralded Hawaiian Treasure hidden away at the end of the road out on the northern-most tip of the Big Island.

Beer and wine, great appetizers and deli-sandwiches are the offered menu items but this is not 2nd-rate fare. The Lighthouse is by far the best deli I've ever been in west of San Francisco.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Maleko1
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Waterville, Washington
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Delightful place”
Reviewed March 12, 2013

What a great little place. Found it while wandering around Hawi. Delicious turkey/cranberry/dressing sandwich. T.V.s for those tracking the basketball playoffs, entertaining flute/guitar duo - Good food, fun atmosphere. Order at the bar, pay when your finished. Deli available for takeout. When they are really busy, you will have a wait -- relax and enjoy. Good find!

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Phyllis B
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