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The Banana Hut

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€€ - €€€
American, Polynesian, Hawaiian
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621 5th St, Eureka, CA 95501-1014
+1 707-444-3447
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Eureka, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been enjoying this wonderful Hawaiian food for several years. The service is great and the atmosphere is delightful. There coconut shrimp is wonderful and I love the kaluha pig. I always get it with their green salad because I really like their Honey Miso salad dressing.

Thank sandileslie
Level Contributor
26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The drinks here are fun, different, and affordable. The food was plain and flavorless. Go for the drinks, get an appetizer and go somewhere else for your meal.

Thank Sdhten
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

So good! Everything on the menu is a must try and definitely will not disappoint. They have amazing blue Hawaiians. Definitely a go to place. Super friendly staff also which rocks😄

Thank Samantha W
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again not disappointed in the Banana Hut! Food is always great, service quick and friendly. Just need tropical breeze to make it perfect!

Thank Eurekasadie
Eureka, California
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice, cute, clean little place to get a great Hawaiian meal. servers are attentive, food is fabulous, atmosphere is warm. I highly recommend it.

Thank auntdorky
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never disappointed here. The owners are friendly as is the wait staff. Now the food! The food is awesome. My favorite is the coconut shrimp and musubi. I have tried probably everything on the menu over the years and have enjoyed it all. There is even vegetarian options. You walk in and feel like you have been transported to the... More 

Thank Mardi B
McKinleyville, California
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Good fast service. It feels more like the Islands then the Islands do for better or worse. Great food Spam Musubi is great. Good pork as well. Great stop for a quick lunch. Mahalo!

Thank mattkurth
Redwood City, California
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184 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Great food, excellent service, and I wish there was one by my house! Calamari was crispy with sweet tangy sauce. Coconut shrimp was crispy on the outside but moist on inside and not overcooked. The fried musubi was told to be a game changer by the owner so I tried it with no regrets. :). Loco moco serving size was... More 

1 Thank Timothy Y
TheBusboy, Owner at The Banana Hut, responded to this review

Aloha Timothy and Mahalo for the kind words! I didn't lie about the musubi, (DFSM), did I? So glad you liked it. Sorry the drink wasn't to your liking, next time try our 1944 maitai, made to the original recipe, with the same 12 year old rum. Strong and smooth. Hope to see you soon! More 

San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Great food, excellent service, fun place to eat lunch and dinner. Fish tacos are the best! Love the sticky rice!

Thank dishtal
TheBusboy, Owner at The Banana Hut, responded to this review

Aloha! A big Mahalo for the kind words! Thanks for mentioning our sticky rice. Our fish tacos are definitely yummy too! More 

Leavenworth, Kansas
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314 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Fun place to have a meal. So tacky it's chic! Excellent friendly service. Definitely start with the Kalua Pig Fries as an appetizer. And then have the Kalua Pig in any one of the dishes - so tender and flavorful. The Lemon Chicken is also outstanding. Reasonably priced too.

Thank Rich_Holden
TheBusboy, Owner at The Banana Hut, responded to this review

Aloha Rich and thanks for the kind words! One other kalua pig killer is our kalua pig BLT sandwich.(Add guacamole!) We look forward to having you back again. Mahalo! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
American, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 5th St, Eureka, CA 95501-1014
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Eureka
  • Phone Number: +1 707-444-3447
The Banana Hut Hawaiian BBQ bring authentic island cuisine to the Mainland, in a fun, festive atmosphere. Lunch comes in a big and small kine plates lunches. We offer all the local Hawaiian favorites including slow roasted kalua pig, sweet and tender pineapple ribs, lau lau, loco moco, kalbi ribs, chicken katsu, saimin noodles and of course spam musubi. Lunch starts at eleven in the morning. Dinner is served daily from five to nine in the evening. More extensive menu at Dinner.

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