With so many great places to eat, you'll have trouble deciding! Here are a few of our favorites.
Da Poke Shack
Enjoy authentic Hawaiian Poke at Da Poke Shack. A small place for a variety of fresh caught Poke and other local specialties! Eat outside on the picnic tables or take it to go.
76-6246 Ali'i Drive in Kailua Kona
Last time we were in here this place was packed and for good reason! They have around 6 different acai bowls and about 8 different smoothies. Upstairs from Snorkel Bobs.
75-5831 Kahakai Road in Kona open 8am-3pm daily.
The Coffee Shack
Amazing breakfast, lunch and of course Kona Coffee! The views here are breathtaking inside or out on the lanai. Be sure to check out the geckos that come to visit.
83-5799 Mamalahoa Hwy in Honaunau
Evolution Bakery (in same location as GetSum Pizza)
Vegetarian breakfast and lunch fare along with excellent coffee, bowls, smoothies and juices. All handmade and some gluten free items.
75-5813 Ali'i Drive in Kona open 7am-11:30am daily.
Casual joint with excellent baked goods, salads, sandwiches and Kona coffee with wifi.
81-6637 Mamalahoa Hwy in Kealakekua
Broke da Mouth Grindz
Monday-Saturday 11am-3:30pm, 5pm-8:30pm
Authentic Hawaiian and Philippine foods are the specialties here - the Garlic Furikake Chicken is amazing and a must try!
74-5565 Luhia St B-2, Kailua-Kona
Generally only 3 people working in this fabulous cafe which equates to a wait. However there's beer, wine and usually life [ukelele] music to help pass the time.
79-7399 Hawaii Belt Rd, Kealakekua Open 11am-8pm daily
Lava Lava Beach Club
Open air restaurant and live entertainment. Relax by the beach, enjoy traditional haupia cake, watch the sunset and hula dancer while listening to live Hawaiian music. You'll never want to leave!
69-1081 Ku'uali'i Place in Waikoloa Village
On the way to Waipaio Valley, stop by the famous Tex Drive-In for deep-fried Portuguese dough balls called malasadas. Also enjoy Hawaiian food and burgers.
45-690 Pakalana St. in Honokaaa open daily 6am-8pm
Punalu'u Bake Shop
Famous bake shop on the way to see the Volcano offering sweetbreads, cookies, souvenirs and other novelties.
Just off HI-11 in Naalehu open 9am-5pm daily