Top ChoiceBakery in Honokaʻa

Tex Drive-In

A malasada is just a Madeiran-style Portuguese doughnut, but Tex is famous for serving them hot and fresh. They come plain or filled; either way, folks drive across the island to devour them. Tex also serves...

Top ChoiceAmerican in Honokaʻa

Gramma's Kitchen

The restaurant's storefront sign states 'Very homestyle cooking.' And it's true. Gramma's is your ticket for local, often Portugese-influenced dishes, such as hearty vinho d'alho pork loco bowls, grilled ono...

Vegetarian in Honokaʻa

Sea DandeLion Cafe & Awa Bar

In a cozy space with a New Age-y vibe, a husband-and-wife team serves creative healthy vegetarian fare (along with killer kombucha on draft!). Sample excellent choices such as the Asian fusion sandwich with...

Italian in Honokaʻa

Cafe il Mondo

Honoka‘a's fanciest restaurant is this longtime Italian spot, specializing in thin-crust pizzas, pastas and enormous calzones packed to bursting point. With a grand stone-tiled patio, gleaming wood furnishings,...

Cafe in Honokaʻa

Hina Rae's Cafe

Specializing in waffle 'sandwiches' and inventive acai bowls, ranging from healthy to decadent, this tiny cafe is popular for light bites and takeout (seating is limited). Where else can you get a BLT, grilled...

Hawaiian in Honokaʻa

Hamakua Living

Experience a plantation-era general store, with freshly cooked plate lunches and a vast selection of local snacks, such as 'seed' (salty-sweet-sour preserved fruit), creamy strawberry ice cake (frozen treat) and...

Cafe in Honokaʻa

Simply Natural

Honokaʻa's oldest restaurant, a cozy go-to spot for wholesome eats, from taro pancakes to an open-faced spicy turkey melt. A kids' menu, biodegradable takeout containers and a mural showing the whole world coming...

Deli in Honokaʻa

Honokaʻa Country Market

A good bet for solid gourmet sandwiches (Applewood smoked bacon BLT on local jalapeño cheese bread, portobello on focaccia with local goat cheese etc) which make for perfect grab-and-go foodie fodder for area...

Supermarket in Honokaʻa

Malama Market

This smallish supermarket is the biggest between Hilo and Waimea. Find all the essentials, plus a local-style deli with poke (marinated raw fish), takeout meals, Spam musubi (rice balls) and a hot food station.

Sweets in Honokaʻa

Fudge 'n' Coffee Cafe

A fudge shop turned cafe, this pleasant (and enticingly fragrant) spot satisfies a variety of cravings: sandwiches, salads, ice cream, shave ice and espresso. And of course there's that homemade fudge.