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mi ranchito

main street, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (5 reviews)
“camarones” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
main street, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great dinner here. The food was great, very fresh, huge servings. It is a small family owned place with patio seating.

Thank Schnauzerfamily
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We drove 30 miles fir Mexican food one night during our vacation in waikoloa area. Only to drive up and see a hole in the wall. It's a simple counter. One lady pretty much runs everything. But the food was sooooo good and worth drive.

Thank Guppy2000
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We ordered a late lunch here. The chicken and steak were a little bland and the carnitas taco was so tasty! Service was fast and it was relaxing to sit in the back tables

Thank Hannah A
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The food here is some of the best Mexican food that I have ever eaten! Every item on my plate was wonderful. I am a bit of a salsa specialist, and truly enjoyed their sauce. Nothing fancy, slow service, hard to find, and well worth...More

Thank Kona-KonaKen
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Having moved to the island from southern Arizona, we are used to excellent Mexican food -- and this comes pretty close. We especially like the chile Colorado and the enchiladas. Not crazy about the chicken burrito: not much flavor and would not order that again....More

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a good cheap bite, the definitely hit up Mi Ranchito. They have a large menu of authentic Mexican cuisine for very non-tourist prices. However, go alone or take out because there is very little seating.

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Great value for big appetites who like traditional Mexican food. Not a bad stop at all. Try the carnitas or camerones de diablo so good.

Thank Marcus D
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Moving to the Big Island from Atlanta, we sorely miss good Mexican food! This little hole in the wall prepared everything fresh, and it was surprisingly great, we'll definitely be back!

1  Thank ATLjen
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Hubby and I enjoy lunch here once a week. I don't know how they turn out the quality and selection of food they offer. The kitchen is tiny but apparently it's full of love because food comes out tasting like my mama would have made...More

1  Thank Nature_Traveler
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Outstanding authentic Mexican food! Doesn't look like much but friendly people who take great pride in serving excellent food. A must if you like truly authenticity Mexican food. Extensive menu and very reasonable prices. Don't miss it.

1  Thank JacknDebbie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: main street, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hawi
  • E-mail
just to the sea side of the liquor store/convenience store
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