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“Good local fare” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bears Coffee

Bears Coffee
106 Keawe St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2812
808-935-0708
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Ranked #2 of 5 Coffee & Tea in Hilo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Hilo, HI
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Good local fare”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

It is difficult to find a reasonably priced breakfast that is reasonably healthy. Bears fits the bill

Visited March 2012
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Thank MaryruthInHilo
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“So much Fun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

What a cute find! This wee restaurant was right around the corner from the hostel my bf and I stayed (Hilo Bay Hostel which I've reviewed). We went for breakfasts, and for the great atmosphere.
The waiter/greeter, sort of everything person was super friendly. He popped pieces of an orange that he was peeling and enjoying, into our mouths to share with us, and then came and sat down for a chat!
The other great thing about Bear's is their "scrambled" eggs. They use the steam from the espresso machine to get them all light, fluffy and fat-free.
Also, the biscuits and gravy, in a a word; yum!
The place has yummy food, a great friendly welcoming vibe and it is insanely affordable!

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Blue_nomadic
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Vancouver, Canada
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Bears Coffee experence”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

What a great place for breakfast! The Iced Toddy Coffee is the best a must order! The souffled eggs are light and fluffy never had them before Bears. The server can't remember her name right now was great she was an older hippy type and really knew her stuff. Terry the owner was a hoot!

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank JeffM1199
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Oakland, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great spot for coffee”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Good spot for breakfast and coffee. The spinach buster was delicious! Try the fresh half papaya, too!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Frances R
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Nikiski, Alaska
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wake up Bear”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Great place to eat breakfast and get your morning coffee, if you sit outside the sun will rise right in front of you. I recommend their mexican coffee mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

Visited July 2012
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Thank phatalaskan
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