Hilo Bay Cafe

983 reviews
$31 to $50
Fusion / EclecticHilo
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What Diners Think

  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Local Ingredients


June 16, 2018

As a former employee, I wanted to bring my uncles who just moved to the island some place nice. They had lived on Kauai for two years and are now living in Kona. They said that Hilo bay Cafe was o...Read More

OpenTable Diner

June 15, 2018

Food is always exemplary. Service is warm, friendly and perfect. If you can sit outside, its especially nice


June 15, 2018

Always wonderful. Great view of Hilo Bay. Excellent sushi. Excellent attention to food preparation. I thoughtful professional kitchen. Clint


June 15, 2018

Tables around us were very noisy, food was not nearly as impressive as the last 2 times I went. Very hands off from the wait staff which made it difficult to request some items. Food was way too ...Read More


June 14, 2018

As a resident of East Hawai'i, I've enjoyed Hilo Bay Cafe since before it moved to its current location. But I've started to become a bit dissatisfied with their food. There just does not seem to b...Read More


June 10, 2018

Much better service from the month before! Only con was they had no beef carpaccio that night.

OpenTable Diner

June 10, 2018

Not such a great experience, hoped for better

OpenTable Diner

June 9, 2018

The waitress wasn't on it tonight. She put a biscuit when we asked for fries, she put water in the ice tea etc. Plus it was hit in the restaurant tonight


June 6, 2018

Hilo Bay Cafe is my FAVORITE restaurant on the whole island! I always recommend it to people coming over from the mainland! And go whenever I can!


June 2, 2018

We arrived early for our dinner reservation on 6-1-18 and had drinks at the bar. I had a bourbon-based cocktail with light cherry liquor which was outstanding and reminded me of a Manhattan. The ...Read More
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  • Phone Number:

    (808) 935-4939
  • Parking:

    Private Lot
    Our private parking offers quick, comfortable access to the restaurant. Covered handicap stalls available only a short distance from elevator.
  • Hours of Operation:

    Monday thru Thursday 11:00 am to 9:00 pm
    Friday and Saturday 11:00 am to 9:30 pm
    Sunday CLOSED

  • Payment Options:

    AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Price:

    $31 to $50
  • Dining Style:

    Casual Elegant
  • Dress Code:

    Casual Dress
  • Executive Chef:

    Joshua Ketner
  • Description:

    Contemporary restaurant with emphasis on innovative cuisine using fresh, local, and organic ingredients--a Hilo town favorite gathering place. Full food and beverage service with indoor and outdoor lanai seating and large room for special events. From nearly every seat, the restaurant has expansive views of Hilo bay, Mauna Kea, Hilo town, and the ocean. Full bar, original recipes, artisan sushi, and keiki menu. Large parties are welcome. Come as you are or come as your best dressed self--we appreciate both! Reservations recommended.
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