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“Great take out!”

Tamari Japanese Lunch Shop
Ranked #73 of 250 Restaurants in Hilo
Cuisines: Japanese
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Reviewed October 13, 2013

Tamari's is a little hole in the wall place with outstanding home style food. lunch take out only. we found it by asking a local where they liked to eat. tips: get there early, as he makes his sushi wraps ahead of time and puts them out ready to go. we arrived a little after 11 am and the sushi wraps were gone. Its a one man show he cooks your order fresh and serves it up and then on to the next person in line. there is a deli style counter with eggplant lasagna, and other casserole style dishes. I had the tempura special and my wife had the stir fry noodle with sea food, both delicious and worth getting again. if you are at the Hilo farmers market and want a lunch in true Japanese style Tamaris is a block over and well worth the short walk to get there. we will defiantly go there again!

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Reviewed October 3, 2013

A tiny lunch take out place with carefully crafted bento, handrolls, and other cook-to-order items. Price is extremely reasonable. Many locals patrons. No tables and chairs, just a small counter top. I wish there is one in my hometown.

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Reviewed October 20, 2012 via mobile

Tamari's is a small take-out lunch shop with super tasty food like tofu croquettes, menchi katsu, veggie lasagna, curries, and specials like 'spicy buta' (or spicy pork). They have an ono homemade ginger salad dressing which should be marketed! This is my new favorite place to grab lunch (its like a high class plate lunch/bento).

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