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Top bar recommendations from locals

American Restaurant
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“PAHOA - Innovative Hawaiian-style Asian-American dishes served in a funky, relaxed space with live music”
  • 106 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great place to relax with your toes in the sand while enjoying happy hour and views!”
  • 88 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Huggos is a local favorite and a place our visitors love to dine and have a few cocktails while enjoying some live local music and a beautiful ocean front view. Best time is of course sunset.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Beach Bar
“The ideal destination for your worry-free dream Hawaii Island dining experience. With breathtaking ocean views, Lava Lava Beach club is the place for island inspired cuisine, creative cocktails and toes in the sand ambiance. Recommend for lunch, dinner, and cocktails on the beach.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Café
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“Island Lava Java is an excellent choice for waterfront dining and coffee. Their happy hour consists of drink specials and pupu (appetizers) specials! Their lilikoi (passion fruit) cocktails are especially tasty!”
  • 75 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“This is one of the best restaurants in Hilo . All meals are great but their breakfast is the best I’ve ever tried . ”
  • 59 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Jackie Rey's is a fantastic spot for some foodie dishes served up with spotless presentation. Their mashed purple sweet potatoes are my favorite. They also have a great happy hour!”
  • 56 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Upscale farm to table fare. Our favorite restaurant on the island. This is a must for any foodie who visits Waimea. Great for special occasion dining. Reservation recommended for lunch and dinner. Approximately 1 hour drive from the guesthouse. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Brewery
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“About an hour's drive away in the Paniolo town of Waimea is Big Island Brewhaus. Their craft beers are rarely available on the mainland and win many awards so enjoy! They also serve some fantastic grindz!”
  • 45 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Splasher's Grill is a family friendly restaurant that offers diners breathtaking views of Kailua Kona Bay and a delicious, affordable menu. Recommend for breakfast and lunch.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Hawaiian Restaurant
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“Hawaiian Heritage Cuisine. Fresh, locally-grown vegetables and fruits, Big Island cattle and out-of-this-world fresh seafood combine in Sam’s creative dishes.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bar
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“Like football? This is a great spot to start your day with a mimosa or bloody mary while catching your favorite team on one of the many t.v.s! The view of the bay is an excellent backdrop to the games!”
  • 30 locals recommend
Bar
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“Tasty but pricey option for fresh, authentic Thai food right in Volcano Village. Dine in or take out.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“A classic spot for happy hour and some fine dining! Their Mai Tai's will get you nice and relaxed!”
  • 37 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“My favorite restaurant for fine dining in Kona. The waitstaff is always knowledgeable and friendly, food is always amazing and the views are incredible. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Nightly live jazz and music makes this spot a must do! Upstairs and by the water, it's a great place to unwind from your adventures!”
  • 29 locals recommend