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Jimmy's Drive Inn

362 Kinoole St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2919
+1 808-935-5571
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2 weeks ago
“Mixed Review”
21 Mar 2017
“Family Restaurant”
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362 Kinoole St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2919
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is delicious...just wish the facility was better. I especially like the chicken katsu. They fry it perfect with the right katsu sauce. Jimmy's is great for takeout because the facility needs to be renovated. But seriously, the food is great.

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Located in old Hilo town. The serve American and Japanese food. I like to order my dishes ozen style. Besides the main dish, it come with pickled Japanese vegetables.

Thank rickystours
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Great food here. I especially like to eat the kalbi ribs, rice and kim chee. Service is great and the owners are great people too. Definitely a must stop for me in Hilo town.

Thank BeSteel_My_Heart
Reviewed 25 October 2015

boo, the newer generations and new ownership are doing good job of keeping the mom and pop tradition aliv

Thank Neil N
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We went there 20+ years ago and it was memorable for the good. Our current experience is memorable the other way. They have way passed their prime and need to move on to other ventures. At lunch time there were only two other clients. While...More

Thank National_Park_Lover3
Reviewed 10 January 2015

We went to Jimmy's on our first night in Hilo during our last visit to the Big Island from our home in Coquitlam, BC, Canada. The food is pretty good overall, with a fairly wide range of options on the menu. Service was a little...More

Thank Adrian D
Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

The water tastes gross. Food was okay, service is terribly slow whether its slow or busy. We have to wait forever. One of the waitresses was rude, she wouldn't help us. Not really a great dining experience

Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 18 May 2013

Got the shrimp sashimi steak and Katsu special it was great besides the part that there were only four tiny sashimis and two little shrimps .

Thank brittneykonagirl
Reviewed 14 December 2011

I LOVE the food here especially their Katsu. I've had many things on their menu and have never been disappointed. The only thing that tears me to pieces is the restaurant. It's not really a pleasant place to eat in. Get take out and you'll...More

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  • Address: 362 Kinoole St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2919
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-5571
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