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Nori's Saimin & Snacks

688 Kinoole St, Ste 124, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-3877
+1 808-935-9133
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“saimin” (49 reviews)
“noodles” (19 reviews)
“mocha cake” (5 reviews)
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Hawaiian, Asian
688 Kinoole St, Ste 124, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-3877
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

All the food is ono!! If you like hamburger steak then there’s is the best!!! Comes out on a sizzling platter and it doesn’t get better than this! Words can’t even describe how awesome it is!!

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Took my family for lunch and enjoyed the quaint atmosphere, friendly service, and great local food. I enjoyed the Won Ton mine with the Hilo style ramen noodles (thin, egg noodles), while my wife enjoyed the sizzling tofu steak with fish of the day and...More

Thank bminaai
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

This was a great place for dinner. Reasonable cost, high quality, with the bonus of friendly and efficient staff.

Thank Lana J
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Noris is a local favorite with hefty portions and reasonable prices. If you like butterfish, Noris is THEE place to go! The salmon is also very good! Noris is famous for their SAIMIN bowls. But be warned, a little on the salty side, but still...More

Thank glennehiga
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Stopped for late lunch for Japanese staple. Wife ordered the fried noodles and I went for the special Curry Stew. Large portions but bland. Stew was more like beef stew than curry and noodles came with a chicken thigh on a skewer that was dry....More

Thank Russel R
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Too much soy sauce on Korean plate of meat/chicken to be enjoyable. The place needs a good cleaning, too much kiddy stuff in restaurant to be really considered a true restaurant location. Catering seems to be taking over the customers service or appeal to go...More

Thank Loleka
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

The outside of this place looks so sketchy but it is safe...and the inside is bustling. The decor is strange (candy dispensing machines, hello kitties, random tricycle?! Haha) but inviting. We had The deluxe saimin (lots of toppings and noodles) and the kalbi calamari dinner...More

Thank BluRain22
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Hilo special saimen chocolate Mochi Nori burger hamburger steak...done! Check out the quaint omiyage store just outside of the restaurant!

Thank Casey S
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Great lunch and good value. Surroundings pretty basic but friendly staff. Nice range of local options, don't forget to check the specials board

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Ordered the won ton soup which was really good and filling for the small size that I had ordered. Nice atmosphere, the only downfall for me was the wait time. The restaurant wasn't that busy maybe with 12 people in there and majority already had...More

Thank 808_Ikaika_C
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Patti L
24 July 2017|
Response from miechan2016 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but there were changes.
5 March 2016|
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Response from miechan2016 | Reviewed this property |
Simple to find. not far if by car
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 688 Kinoole St, Ste 124, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-3877
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-9133
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