Pahoa restaurants

Top Choice Breakfast in Pahoa

Pele's Kitchen

Fat pancakes, flavorful scrambles or hearty French toast, all made from scratch. This is breakfast the way it was meant to be. You won't find a more complete collection of local fresh fruit than the Puna Exotic Frui…
Italian in Pahoa

Paolo's Bistro

The cuisine and atmosphere is in such a different league from anything else in Puna, you'll be excused for thinking you've been transported to Northern Italy. This is Pahoa's best bet for a date night, though come e…
Fish & Chips in Pahoa

Pahoa Fresh Fish

We're not sure if it serves anything besides fish'n'chips...we've never felt the need to ask. The battered and fried ono and mahimahi are so perfectly crispy, yet juicy, you'll quickly forget about the underwhelming…
Hawaii Regional in Pahoa

Kaleo's Bar & Grill

Serving burgers and pizzas and an array of island-fusion fare – such as tempura ahi roll, orzo pasta salad and coconut chicken curry – in a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere. There's live music most nights, outdoo…
Cafe in Pahoa

Tin Shack Bakery

Where Puna gets its morning coffee and breakfast bagels. All of Puna. At the same time. Which makes for fascinating people-watching and startlingly educational eavesdropping as you wait for your food. Cookies, cakes…
Mexican in Pahoa

Luquin's Mexican Restaurant

If you must have Mexican food in Hawaii, you'll find large portions of the staples at Luquin's. The original location burned down along with the old Akebono Theater, but the owners are still slinging burritos out of…
Thai in Pahoa

Ning's Thai Cuisine

Reliable, above-average Thai food with an emphasis on local, organic ingredients. The green curry is usually top notch, as is the authentic green papaya salad. No alcohol, but you can bring your own.
Supermarket in Pahoa

Malama Market

Pahoa's biggest grocer is best for basics and known for its diverse poke (seasoned cubes of raw fish) selection.
Cafe in Pahoa

Sirius Coffee Connection

This simple space offers good coffee, baked treats, wi-fi and computers (30 minutes with/without purchase $2/3).
Market in Pahoa

Island Naturals

Find organic produce, healthy sandwiches, hot mains and the local nouveau hippie crowd.