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Kohala Burger and Taco

61-3665 Akoni Pule Hwy # 13-D, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7709
+1 808-880-1923
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (140 reviews)
“burger” (241 reviews)
“fries” (60 reviews)
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Mexican, Seafood, Fast food, Gluten Free Options
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61-3665 Akoni Pule Hwy # 13-D, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7709
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Super yummy burgers and tacos on the Big Island! Much cheaper than eating at the nearby resorts and cute vibe. Highly recommend.

Thank livinginwonderland
Cary P, Owner at Kohala Burger and Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha livinginwonderland, Mahalo for the review! Hope to have more business with you guys again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought I had already tried the best fish taco's in the world off a food truck in Florence, OR, run by a classically trained pan asian gourmet chef, however, this place topples that highest mark! This place is so friggin awesome, and the vibe...More

Thank Scott N
Cary P, Owner at Kohala Burger and Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha Scott! Let's start off first with a big MAHALO for your review and your business! We are so happy to get reviews from customers who got the best experience! The fresh fish tacos are one of the many reasons we are known! You guys...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was a real find thanks to Trip Advisor. We had a party of four and each ordered burgers, best burgers any of us had ever had! My husband finished his and he enjoyed it so much that he ordered another one. The staff...More

Thank kuabay
Cary P, Owner at Kohala Burger and Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good afternoon, kuabay! We are so happy to hear that you and your party had a great time while dining with us! GrassFed beef are always the best! KBAT crew are all about ALOHA! Glad you got to experience it! Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed the beef tacos, but the burger was overcooked, rendering the grass-fed beef a little flavorless. Very casual spot with wonderful, friendly service.

Thank Paulina V
Cary P, Owner at Kohala Burger and Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Pualina, Thank you for your review! We cook our burgers all medium-well, BUT we can cook it as rare as you please! Let us know the next time you guys come back! Mahalo again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Local place with good burgers. Lots of daily specials. More than you'd pay at home, but reasonable by Hawaii standards. Super friendly service. A good lunch option. Good shave ice next store.

Thank alaskantravelnut
Cary P, Owner at Kohala Burger and Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha alaskantravelnut, Thank you for your review! Hope you come back for more! Mahalo

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We return every chance we get! Hula burger is the best. Head to one of the beaches near by (Spencer Beach is great) and stop in to Kohala Burger and Taco when you get hungry. It's a small place but we've always managed to find...More

1  Thank Leena N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the best tacos and burgers on the island. Small place with big taste. Would recommend this place to anyone visiting the Big island.

Thank StuAG
Cary P, Owner at Kohala Burger and Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha StuAG, Appreciate the review! Hope you guys come dine with us again! Mahalo.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its hard to go wrong with Grass fed burgers and Fresh fish tacos. We were not disappointed. The staff is friendly and the food was tasty. Don't miss this one...

Thank Duke757
Cary P, Owner at Kohala Burger and Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Duke757, Thank you for your review! We are so happy we met our goal and didn't disappoint you! Hope to see you again! Aloha!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The price is high but honestly this was the best food I had in 10 days on the island. Definitely get one of their milkshakes, you won't regret it!

Thank Brian G
Cary P, Owner at Kohala Burger and Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Brian! Thank you for your review! Glad you loved us! Mahalo!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a quick lunch. Daily specials & fish of the day. Not a "cheap eat" but good & value for freshness. Only a handfull of tables & many do take-out. Staff was really friendly.More

Thank auggie_tech1
Cary P, Owner at Kohala Burger and Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning, Auggie_tech1! We do focus on the value of our food! Especially when it's the freshest! We did also expand to the area next door for more seating! Check it out the next time you are dining! Thank you for your review! Have a...More

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Average prices
US$15
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 17:00
Monday
11:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:30
Thursday
11:00 - 19:30
Friday
11:00 - 17:00
Saturday
11:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61-3665 Akoni Pule Hwy # 13-D, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7709
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kawaihae
  • Phone Number: +1 808-880-1923
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Description
Located just a short distance from the glorious white sand beaches of the Kohala Coast, Kohala Burger and Taco is an affordable and friendly spot with a feel good, nostalgic flair. We serve 100% local grass fed beef and fresh, sustainably caught fish in burgers and tasty tacos. Daily specials, Milk Shakes and kids meals, too! Stop in for an Authentic Dole Pineapple Whip! This tasty Soft Serve Treat was once only available at Disney Parks and at the Dole Plantation on Oahu. KBAT has got it!
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