Big Island Restaurants
Popular Places to Dine Out

Hilo Restaurants

Cafe Pesto
Located in downtown Hilo, Café Pesto is a family-owned and -operated restaurant with a reputation for creative island cuisine that is always fresh.
Cuisine: Island, Italian
Price category: $15 and up
Hilo Bay Café
Once you step into the Hilo Bay Café you will be surrounded by stylish décor, friendly service and delicious food that's worth every penny.
Cuisine: Contemporary American
Price category: $15 and up

Kailua-Kona Restaurants

Big Island Grill
Looking for affordable, family-sized portions of island-influenced American cuisine? The Big Island Grill is the place to go.
Cuisine: Contemporary American
Price category: $10 and up

Huggo's
Huggo's is a popular waterfront restaurant centrally located in Kailua-Kona, known for its fresh seafood, oceanfront setting and casual elegance.
Cuisine: Seafood, Steak
Price category: $20 and up
Island Lava Java
Voted "Best Breakfast in Kona," Island Lava Java is among the island's favorite coffee houses and restaurants.
Cuisine: Contemporary American
Price category: $20 and up
Kona Brewing Company
This popular pub house offers both outdoor and indoor seating. The outdoor area has a 2,000-square-foot outdoor lanai, surrounded by lush tropical vegetation and tiki torches.
Cuisine: Contemporary American
Price category: $15 and up

Kohala Coast Restaurants

CanoeHouse
No visit to Hawaii is complete without an unforgettable dinner at the signature, oceanfront CanoeHouse restaurant, located at the luxurious Mauna Lani Resort.
Cuisine: Pacific Rim
Price category: $35 and up
Imari
Imari, located at the Hilton Waikoloa Village, features Japanese cuisine in a distinctive style, where you can savor both modern and classic Japanese dishes.
Cuisine: Japanese
Price category: $35 and up
Merriman's Market Cafe
Merriman’s Market Cafe at the Waikoloa Beach Resort offers Italian/Mediterranean cuisine by famed chef Peter Merriman.
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Price category: $20 and up
Orchid Marketplace
Located by the Kona Pool at the Hilton Waikoloa Village, the Orchid Marketplace is a casual outdoor restaurant serving family-friendly dishes.
Cuisine: Contemporary American
Price category: $12 and up