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Rebel Kitchen

79-7399 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7911
+1 808-322-0616
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pepperoni” (21 reviews)
“jambalaya” (17 reviews)
“cheesesteak” (14 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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79-7399 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7911
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Causal, open air dining with nice choice of beers. Had the shrimp and bacon sandwich and it may have been the most delicious thing I have ever eaten. My friend’s pulled pork was great and she was head over heels over the garlic pepperoni French...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere, food and staff at Rebel Kitchen cannot be beat. Fast service, amazing food and some of the coolest shirts. I could eat here everyday.

Thank Scott K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cuban rolls had the flavor only a very talented chef could achieve. The burgers were done to a juicy perfection. The Kona Katchup was a unique partner to the fries. We plan to return soon.

Thank Eojnaneek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was looking for a quiet unpretentious restaurant, aimed more at the locals, comfortably distant from the touristy Kona strip. Rebel Kitchen delivered all that along with a menu that takes some chances and succeeds! Everything appeared to be from fresh ingredients; no boil-in-a-bag Sysco...More

Thank roberttbowers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried this on our last night, and we were so sad because we wanted to come back many more times! Try the lilikoi lemonade, it’s delicious. We shared the blackened Ono sandwich, the pulled pork, and the cheesesteak sandwiches, and the rebel burger. All...More

Thank jennifer_425
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, friendly staff and good atmosphere, quite possibly the best lemonade I have ever tasted.

Thank Filbertsmith
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Varied menu with fish, pork, beef, pastas in unusual configurations. Quantity and quality was very good. More sophisticated menu than you would expect from the street. Good beer and wine. Counter and tables. One step up from sidewalk. Order first and then take a table...More

Thank Hank S
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Our nearby B&B suggested my wife and I try Rebel Kitchen for dinner. If you are a "TRIPLE D" fan, you will love this place. Great relaxed local atmosphere, very friendly staff and really outstanding food. I had the pulled pork sandwich on a house...More

Thank GregJ0
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Great little restaurant on the main 11 highway. Original dishes home cooking style. Good selection of local beer on draught but no toilets on site. Even has a lovely garden with tables.

Thank ChelseaMartin
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Great spot to stop for lunch on your drive in or out of town. The shrimp and bacon sandwich is amazing, and the home made ketchup exceeded expectations!

Thank Eva C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Television, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79-7399 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7911
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kealakekua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-322-0616
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Family run restaurant serving ono grinds on the Big Island. Everything is made onsite using fresh and locally sourced ingredients. Open for lunch and dinner, also serve beer & wine which can be enjoyed in our awesome outdoor seating.
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