Honokaʻa restaurants

Top Choice Bakery in Honokaʻa

Tex Drive-In

A malasada is just a 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 decent plate lunches and loco moc…
Top Choice American 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 dishes, such as hearty Portuguese bean soup, teriyaki cheeseburgers (with pineapple and bacon) and a…
Top Choice Market in Honokaʻa

Hamakua Harvest Farmers Market

Featuring over 35 vendors, live music and talks, this market is worth checking out. Everything is locally grown or made, including produce, honey, goat cheese, coconut-milk gelato, smoked fish and much more. To get …
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, slee…
Local 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 che…
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. Sample a couple of sliders, savory with a 'superfoods' veg patty and kraut, or sweet with banana, avocado and m…
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 chees…
Market in Honokaʻa

Honokaʻa Farmers Market

A small gathering, with fresh produce, directly from the farmers, baked goods and other edibles. Not the biggest or the best, but possibly the oldest farmers markets on the island. Located in front of Honokaʻa Tradi…
Cafe in Honokaʻa

Simply Natural

A cozy go-to spot for wholesome eats, from taro pancakes to an open-faced spicy tuna melt. A kiddie menu, biodegradable takeout containers and a mural showing the whole world coming together to enjoy healthy food ad…
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.