Manago Restaurant

Japanese in Captain Cook

The Bingo parlor dining room of the Manago is an iconic Big Island experience. It feels like an early-20th-century diner, but one made for South Kona's ethnic blend: a mix of Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, Filipino, a few mainlanders and Native Hawaiians. Thus, the Manago’s meals are hearty, American-size portions, yet come with bowls of rice and diced Japanese vegetables.