Hilo has a large number of restaurants to cater to your tastes.  Everything from local Hawaiian, to Italian, Asian Fusion and more.  Rise early enough and you may even be able to catch breakfast and a breath-taking sunrise.

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Top 10 Best Places to Eat in Hilo
(In No Particular Order)

1.  Hilo Bay Cafe — Ocean Views and Rich Ambiance

  • Best restaurant view of Hilo Bay
  • American & Pacific Dining w/ Sushi Bar and Cocktails
  • Known for crab cakes, fresh fish and cocktails.  They also serve steaks, burgers and salads
  • Average Ticket
    • Lunch:  $13-22
    • Dinner:  $13-45

2.  Hilo Burger Joint – Unique and Yummy Burgers

  • Specialize in burger combinations you won’t find anywhere else
  • FREE burger on your birthday
  • Vegetarian burgers available
  • Average Ticket:  $10-16

3.  Ken’s House of Pancakes –  Best Breakfast on the Island

  • Open 24 hours a Day
  • Huge portions
  • Famous for their breakfast menu
  • Average Ticket:
    • Breakfast:  $8-15
    • Lunch:  $10-15
    • Dinner:  $13-25

4.  Ocean Sushi – Best Sushi for Even Better Prices

  • Very affordable sushi
  • Platters and boxes available
  • Fast Service
  • Average Ticket:  $10-15

5.  Cafe 100 – Hilo’s Most Popular Restaurant

  • Some of the best (and most unhealthy) local food you will love
  • Famous for their 30 varieties of loco mocos (rice, fried eggs, and meat smothered in gracy)

     

  • Open over 70 years and have great prices
  • Average ticket:
    • Breakfast:  $5
    • Lunch and Dinner:  $4-9

6.  Sombat’s Fresh Thai Cuisine – Voted Best Thai Food in Hilo

  • Grow their own herbs and work to purchase locally sources produce
  • BYOB
  • Delicious Flavors without over-the-top heat
  • Average Ticket:  $13-25

7.  Cafe Concerto – Authentic Italian Cuisine

  • Classic Italian Staples
  • Known for their ravioli
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Average Ticket:  $10-18

8.  Miyo’s – Japanese Comfort Food

  • Noodle dishes, rice dishes, bento and more
  • Known for their tempura
  • Homemade recipes
  • Average Ticket:
    • Lunch:  $8-15
    • Dinner:  $10-20

9.  Tina’s Garden Gourmet Cafe – Thai-American Fusion

  • Beautiful presentations
  • Mostly organic and local ingredients
  • Selection of teas and smoothies
  • Average Ticket:  $10-25

10.  Kuhio Grille – Home of the 1lb Laulau

  • Hawaiian plate meals
  • Known for meat and egg fried rice
  • Moco locos and Saimin
  • Average ticket:  $8-16