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15-2872 Pahoa Village Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778-7720
+1 808-965-1177
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We were amazed when we got our bill. The food was so good and for our family of 5 we paid around $60. Every other place we are at in Hawaii with comparable food set us back $110 or more. The servers are very friendly and it is in the middle of town with easy access. Recommend for families for... More 

Thank EZ2Plz_13
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Although I think our friends liked their eggs benedict (except for the "tough" English muffin), my husband and I had the worst breakfast ever. My waffle tasted and cut like a piece of cardboard (although the bacon was good). His corned beef hash tasted of flour and little else and his eggs were runny and undone.

Thank Teramo48
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

This place has been in Pahoa for years, and I had never been. I had been missing a true gem. Incredible food at a great price for the island, and budget friendly loco mocos. I can't wait to explore their menu more on my next visit.

Thank Zephyr C
Pahoa, Hawaii
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12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Good value for the money. American style and some local grinds. The Hawaiian stroganoff on Friday nights is Great!

Thank MarymikeHi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Just finished eating here...pretty good spot. It's a Hawaiian take on the classic American Breakfast joint. I had the pork adobo omelete and it was great...served with rice and adobo juice. One family member ordered the full stack of pancakes...it was big enough to feed the whole family..not even kidding about the size.

Thank John W
Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

I was presently surprised I enjoyed the food I had crab cakes and chicken salad crab cakes were very taste, chicken was nice salad was a little lettuce heavy needed some more tomatoes carrots onion but was still nice and fresh cocktails were nicely mixed not over the top strong. waiter was friendly and helpful atmosphere was ok some loud... More 

Thank bcamron
Clearwater, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Service was slow, the server was not friendly ..food was okay and I wished they had less local food. Out-dated decor. Parking wasn't a problem as it was an empty restaurant.

Thank Louise W
Hilo, Hawaii
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Aloha, I am a local who lives on the Big Island of Hawaii. My family have been frequent patrons of Black Rock Cafe in Pahoa known for there good food and it's also reasonable price's. We had a very unpleasant situation at the Black Rock Cafe. We went into the restaurant for a bite to eat and when we finished... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Very nice, clean place with a pleasant atmosphere. The service is very friendly & efficient, you're very well looked after. I had a burger & fries, portions & quality are good for the price. While I was there a few local construction workers came in, they were big hungry guys, I figure if guys like that eat there the place... More 

Thank Denis2727
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

I have been here for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Good prices. Good service. Try the loco moco for breakfast or a burger for lunch or dinner-- you won't be disappointed.

Thank JessikaWilkes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15-2872 Pahoa Village Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778-7720
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Pahoa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-965-1177

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?