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Kohala Burger and Taco

61-3665 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kawaihe Shopping Center, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7709
+1 808-880-1923
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (129 reviews)
“burger” (293 reviews)
“fries” (66 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
61-3665 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kawaihe Shopping Center, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7709
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch at the Kohala Burger and Taco and it was fantastic. Probably the best fish tacos we had on our entire trip. They were very fresh with a large piece of fish in every taco. The burgers were good too. Not a fancy...More

Thank vacation399
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was craving a burger and we picked the place to crave!!!!! Ordering was a quagmire that you have to experience to explain ; ) But it was really all good. The freshness of the burger was amazing and made to order. I loved the...More

Thank daqattaq
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic local beef burgers. Yes, they may seem a bit pricey, but you get what you pay for - a great burger made fresh on a fresh bun with all local toppings. And the tacos - I had ahi tuna tacos and they were out...More

Thank Love2G0
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a cool place with good burgers and fries The wall hangings are for sale and we purchased one that was awesome. Great food and good service.

Thank fischman44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great tacos, great shakes! They're open late on Tuesdays so get there early! The man and woman working there were super friendly and the food was great.

Thank Jarrad M
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Quaint fun place. I ordered the poke burger, which I personally didn't love. Should've gone for a regular burger, which looked great. Milkshakes were yummy.

Thank rodalb
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We were recommended this place by someone. When I first walked in, I very quickly noticed the barrage of signs they have posted everywhere... they must have had some bizarre issues over the years because there were so many disclaimer type policy messages, which were...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

First off, NO SUBSTITUTIONS on their burger combos. I requested the hula burger minus the cheese since I'm not SUBSTITUTING I'm subtracting. I can't have cheese because I'm leaving intolerant. But she said no, and I'd have to do a "Build your own burger" and...More

1  Thank Fay D
Reviewed 19 August 2018

A very unique restaurant - order at the counter, find a table, and out comes great fish tacos and terrific burgers. You can't go wrong at Kohala Burger and Taco. Great Food!

Thank charles R
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Stopped by Kohala Burger and Taco as I was craving a burger. We ordered the mushroom burger and fries. It was so moist and tasty and the fries were crisp and hot. The brioce bun was soft and fresh. It was worth every penny. I...More

Thank 808Irisheyes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61-3665 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kawaihe Shopping Center, 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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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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