The Best Restaurants to Eat at In Pahoa With Outdoor Dining

The three best places to dine-in or take-out in Pahoa with outdoor seating.

1. Kaleo’s Bar & Grill

  • Hours: Daily 11:30 AM – 8 PM

  • Phone Number: 808-965-5600

  • Address: 15-2969 Pahoa Village Road Pahoa, Hawaii 96778

  • Service: Dine-In & Take-Out

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Kaleo’s Bar & Grill is the closest restaurant to the ocean in Pahoa. It serves up amazing local-style cuisine. They have starters and salads making it a great place to sit down. Treat yourself to various pasta dishes or entrees too.

Moreover, try the specials that come straight from the sea. Some local favorites are the Chicken Katsu, Kalua Pork & Cabbage, and the Tempura Fresh Catch.

Everything is reasonably priced. Yet, the high-quality ingredients are plated like you’re eating at a fine dining restaurant. Kaleo’s Bar & Grill is very impressive. Dining outside with your meal will definitely make you feel happy.

2. Tin Shack Bakery

  • Hours: Closed Sundays | Open 8 AM – 2 PM

  • Phone Number: 808-965-9659

  • Address: 15-1500 Akeakamai Loop, PO Box 750 Pahoa, Hawaii 96778

  • Service: Dine-In & Take-Out

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The Tin Shack Bakery is one of those local holes in the walls. It doesn’t look like much, but tasting the fresh baked goods will make you change your mind about first impressions.

Alongside fresh daily baked goods, the hot spot offers coffee and specialty drinks. Treat yourself to the Golden Milk Tin Shack Style or House Made Organic Kombucha. Or have you ever heard of Mushroom Moringa Matcha Tea Latte? No? They have it there!

On top of these things, the Tin Shack has sourdough bagel plates. Order toasted bagels loaded with fresh veggies like tomatoes, capers, and sprouts. You’ll have to visit them again for their signature eggs benedicts too.

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3. Pele’s Kitchen

  • Hours: Open Sundays 7:30 AM – Noon

  • Phone Number: (808) 935-0550

  • Address: 152923 Pahoa Village Rd Pahoa, Hawaii 96778

  • Service: Dine-In & Take-Out

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Pele’s Kitchen is the freshest breakfast joint in Pahoa. Make sure you visit them on Sundays because it’s the only day they’re open. The unique farm-to-table restaurant highlights local fruits and veggies. You will taste the island’s tropical style in their dishes.

The cuisines offered include breakfasts, seafood, chicken, salads, and sandwiches. Desserts are also served. Don’t forget to ask for Pele’s Kitchen 7-Kine Peppa Sauce and homemade Hawaiian chocolate bars.

At Pele’s, you’ll have art around you and on your plate. Their colorful breakfasts will brighten your day. Plus, since it’s a morning spot, you’ll be starting your day right. And the meals are truly homemade too.

Click Here for a Map of the Best Outdoor Restaurants in Pahoa

Click on the words above for a map of all the restaurants reviewed in this blog post for easy navigation.

During the pandemic, it’s good to visit places with proper accommodation. The restaurants in this post were specifically chosen because of their outdoor seating. We hope that you and your family stay safe.

Car Rentals to Get to Restaurants on The Big Island

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Do you need a car while you’re in Pahoa? If you are looking for a rental car, Car In Hawaii has well-maintained cars available for rent. Plus, they give the best Low-Cost Guarantee on the island.

If you book a reservation with a cheaper price quote, Car In Hawaii will match it and give you a discount of 5%. Not only is this car rental company the best priced, but they deliver the vehicles too.

The company offers a wide variety of well-maintained cars. Choose from compact cars to 4×4’s for your journey around the island and to the amazing restaurants listed above.

Visit Car In Hawaii’s website to book your reservation today!

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