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Koji's Bento Korner Incorporated

52 Ponahawai St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-3026
+1 808-935-1417
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
14 Jun 2017
“Great Bento and Take Out”
22 May 2017
“Small and great”
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52 Ponahawai St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-3026
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

Kojis has been around Hilo forever. The Koji burger with a side mac salad is a must try. Their chili is great as well as their plate lunches. If you are hungry and want some classic local food, this is the place. Also, very reasonable!

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a very small take out plate lunch place with great local food. The Koji Loco for breakfast is the "Bomb", If you finish eating this behemoth you will skip lunch (that's how filling it is). Prices are very reasonable, this is a place...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Koji's is very much a "work lunch to go" kind of place. It's hot and crowded on the inside (standing room for a few people), but you can see that they cook fresh meat for each order. I tried the teriyaki pork and my husband...More

Thank Angie M
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Good, inexpensive Hawaiian food. Ladies were very friendly and helpful. We went early and beat lunch crowd. (They close early) We would have loved to try more stuff, may be next time. So close to where we stayed!

Thank TDandDO
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

I love kojis! It's a local style, family owned, plate lunch spot! It's really a hole in the wall...no seating! Grab and go!!! If u can't handle the sticky table type of places this is not for you! It's a locals only type of place!...More

Thank bfeki
Reviewed 17 March 2015

it's hard for us not to stop in this hole-in-the-wall place when we want fast food! my favorite, and the only thing i order, is the Koji burger (2 fill me up) - small in size, very tasty and inexpensive. it has a teriyaki-flavor that...More

1  Thank lee4488
Reviewed 1 December 2012

fish tasted old and i think was frozen. the place looked awful. it is take out. I wouldn't go back there. there were two sections of our plate filled with rice and one with a macaroni salad and then the old fish.

1  Thank Marcy g
Reviewed 14 December 2011

You get a lot for the price :) Their Koji Loco and Koji Burger are the best. I also like their hamburger curry on cold days. Be prepared for a kanak attack!

1  Thank mishixoxo
Reviewed 11 July 2011

i had the koji loco moco which was great and big it ended up being plenty of food for me. it seemed to have a steady flow of customers throughout the day so it has a good following with the locals. Only a grab and...More

1  Thank TDmize
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Reviewed 1 February 2008

Good local food at local prices. Koji steak and Smokemeat breakfast with Fried rice is ono

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  • Address: 52 Ponahawai St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-3026
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-1417
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