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“Inexpensive”

Tex Drive In & Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 2 Dessert in Honokaa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Takeout
Scottsdale, Arizona
Level 5 Contributor
83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Inexpensive”
Reviewed November 19, 2013

Ate the teriyaki beef plate which was tasty and my husband had the opa fish grilled which he loved. He liked it so much he kept trying to get it at other restaurants. We even went back to Tex's a 2nd time so we could get the fish but they did not have it. The day we went it was the special of the day.

  • Visited February 2013
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Coarsegold, California
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Best malasadas”
Reviewed November 12, 2013

When visiting the big island, there is a place 30 miles north of Hilo that has the best malasadas on the big island. Fresh and served hot. Try the bravarian cream one, it is very good, as are the plain.

  • Visited November 2013
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Torrington, Connecticut, United States
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Not just your ordinary fast food place.”
Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

The moment you step inside, you will see signs that say to try their famous malsadas; listen to the signs! They were hot, well filled, and just plain good! Even better, is that you can sit around a window, eat, and watch them actually make the malsadas from scratch.

The food is equally good, and reasonably priced. Burgers are served on buns a few levels higher than your ordinary fast food place, and he flavor was all there. Friend had teriyaki beef sandwich, and raved about it!

Just note that you can easily miss the restaurant from the road (main road, or the side street you actually enter from), as the restaurant is in the back part of the building, and the sign sits up at the main road. As this writing (mid-November '13), there was some construction going on in the front of the building, and there's no obvious signs.

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Hawaii
Level 6 Contributor
225 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
“Great Malasadas”
Reviewed November 10, 2013

Always stop here for some coffee and delicious Portuguese doughnuts (malasadas). Best on the Big Island.

Visited November 2013
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San Antonio, TX
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Awesome food, great value”
Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

Splitting a plate here is a great idea because they are huge! Great place to stop after seeing the waipio valley overlook. Do NOT miss the malasadas. They are worth the gluten and sugar overload.

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