After our trip to the Big Island, we are here to share the best restaurants to eat on the island. We asked a few locals and did some research on Yelp and put together the best eateries. Be sure to bookmark or Pin this post for your next Big Island trip!

10 BEST RESTAURANTS ON THE BIG ISLAND

RESTAURANTS IN KONA

1. MANTA

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

During our stay at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, we had breakfast at Manta which was recommended to us multiple times by locals! They are known to have the best brunch buffet on the Big Island. The restaurant location is beautiful which overlooks the ocean and perfect for sunset!

Location: 62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr, Waimea, HI 96743

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2. CLAMBAKE AT HAU TREE

Another popular place to eat is at Hau Tree for Clambake. It’s an amazing seafood buffet (also known as the best clambake on the island) located at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. It only happens on Saturdays from 6pm-8pm. Make sure to reserve your spot as it gets fully booked!

Location: 62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr, Waimea, HI 96743

3. UMEKES FISH MARKET BAR & GRILL

Location: 74-5563 Kaiwi Street Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740

4. PINE TREE CAFE

Pine Tree Cafe is located close to Kona International Airport. It’s a perfect stop right after a long flight or just before you depart. They have amazing Hawaiian food and the portions are quite large. The food is very fresh and full of flavor!

Location: 73-4040 Hulikoa Dr. Ste 2 Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

5. BROWN’S BEACH HOUSE RESTAURANT

Location: 1 N Kaniku Dr, Waimea, HI 96743

6. FRENCHMAN’S CAFE

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Location: 75-5729 Ali’i Dr, Kailua, HI 96740

RESTAURANTS IN HILO

7. VIBE CAFE & HEALTH BAR

VIBE CAFE & HEALTH BAR - Vegan Food Big Island

During our Big Island trip, we stopped at Vibe Cafe & Health Bar. They have the best vegan food we’ve ever had in Hawaii! Check out this post to see what we ordered and our favorites.

Location: 750 Kanoelehua Ave #1, Hilo, HI 96720

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8. HAWAIIAN STYLE CAFE HILO

Get your comfort food fix at Hawaiian Style Cafe Hilo! Lots of choices from breakfast food and Hawaiian plates.

Location: 681 Manono St, Hilo, HI 96720

9. PINEAPPLES ISLAND FRESH CUISINE

There is something for everyone on the menu such as meat, seafood, local food, plant based, and vegetarian! They have a lot of delicious cocktail drinks and their famous pineapple slush!

Location: 332 Keawe St. Hilo, HI 96720

10. SUISAN FISH MARKET

Location: 93 Lihiwai St, Hilo, HI 96720

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