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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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Overview
  • 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
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61-3665 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kawaihe Shopping Center, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7709
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1 - 10 of 606 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

How can you get excited about a hamburger? Stop here and have one and you will know. What a place. Essentially an overgrown hole in the wall just off the highway. Be prepared to wait as the secret is out. Order online to cut down...More

Thank jcarmello
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch there and the burgers were outstanding and the fries fresh and tasty and REAL POTATOES. My wife had an Ahi Burger and she states that of all the "Nice Restaurants" we ate at the best AHI was right here.

Thank Allan B
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 28 August 2018

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

2  Thank Fay D
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Restaurant Details

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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 17:30
Monday
11:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 17:30
Thursday
10:30 - 17:30
Friday
10:30 - 17:30
Saturday
10:30 - 17:30
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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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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