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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
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (126 reviews)
“burger” (282 reviews)
“fries” (65 reviews)
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Mexican, 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 578 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved the express menu! The food was yummy, quick and very reasonably priced. I wanted to return but ran out of time.

Thank DurangoDiner
Reviewed 4 days ago

Simply the best burger on the island. A small business, owned and operated by local folks. Lots of stuff on the menu, but I rarely get past a burger.

Thank DarkerView
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are new to Kohala Burger you'll likely walk around in circles a bit. There are two sides and two entries separated by a staircase leading to lower level shops. The entry on the right side is for "Express" service with a limited menu...More

Thank troybrost
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband, teenage daughter and I gave this place a try despite that, from the outside, it seemed a little shady and scary. It was fine inside tho, although a very very casual restaurant with picnic style tables. The prices for the food are on...More

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

Aloha, we appreciate your business and your comments. Your feedback will help us to improve the experience for future guests. KBAT Crew

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband ordered the special, which was the Ahi Poke Burger, which is actually cooked tuna even though poke is in the name. We were fully informed of this when we placed the order, so it was not a surprise. This was hands down the...More

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

Aloha and Thank you for taking the time to post a review, based on your feedback, it inspires us to work even harder to earn that last star. KBAT Crew

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for lunch but left before ordering because the lady taking the orders from the person in line in front of me couldn't figure out her computer system and was trying to alter menu items that she told me earlier are unalterable, but...More

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

Aloha and Thank you for taking the time to post a review, based on your feedback, it inspires us to work even harder to earn that last star. KBAT Crew

Reviewed 1 week ago

Kohala Burger is the place to go. I see it as a cross between Smashburger and In & Out Burger. While I am sure the tacos are great too, we only tried the burgers and fries. Highly recommend the Gorilla Fries - it's like having...More

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

Aloha and Thank you very much! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to serving you again. :-) KBAT Crew

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very good and the staff was very nice. My husband and I both had burgers and fries. Kinda small in the inside.

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

Aloha and Thank you for taking the time to post a review, based on your feedback, it inspires us to work even harder to earn that last star. KBAT Crew

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch yesterday, we both had the Ahi poke burger. It was very delish. The staff were all very friendly, and made us welcome.

Thank Happytraveller89
Cary P, Owner at Kohala Burger and Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha and Thank you very much!! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to serving you again. KBAT Crew.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Burgers feature grass fed beef and the fish tacos are amazing!!! Milkshakes are great as well. Some days they close early so check their website for hours of operation. Great place for a family meal.

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

Aloha and Thank you very much! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to serving you again. KBAT Crew.

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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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 17:30
Monday
11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 16:00
Thursday
11:00 - 16:00
Friday
11:00 - 16:00
Saturday
11:00 - 19:30
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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