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Ohelo Cafe

19-4005 Haunani Road, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
+1 808-339-7865
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (224 reviews)
“ribs” (46 reviews)
“cornish hen” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Asian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
19-4005 Haunani Road, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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1 - 10 of 583 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I was told upon checking in at the property where I was staying in Volcano that this place needs a reservation. So I did make one. And when I arrived, I was asked immediately if I had one. We were seated immediately. Then it was...More

Thank walnut123
OheloCafe, Owner at Ohelo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha Walnut123 , We at ohelo apologize for your disastrous experience. The Volcano National Park has been closed for several months. Business declined dramatically, we went from 23 employees to 9 and almost have to give it up. We have had many problem in ramping...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited in 2010, 2016 and again in 2018. The wood fired oven casts a delicious smell over the surrounding area and heralds good food to come. Non-pizza offerings are a bit limited but appeared tasty (and I was there for pizza anyway!). A glass of...More

Thank dchostler
OheloCafe, Owner at Ohelo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

No sauce? I wonder what we were thinking. Will not happen again. Mahalo, we hope to see you again next time. tom.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good wood fired pizza, shrimp pasta was good and wine by the glass or mixed drinks. Some beers. Gets crowded, days open every day but we were there end of Sept closed Monday and Tuesday. Double check. If they don’t answer and the phone rings...More

Thank kalamakid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came from a chilly night out at the Jaggar Museum, and came here for dinner as it was near where we stayed. What a pleasant experience we had! We felt thoroughly spoiled by the service, the food, and the hot chocolate. It was a...More

Thank Legopod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My second time in Volcano and my second time to the Ohelo Cafe. Cozy and casual interior. I had a Cesar Salad and their pizza of the great. Both were great and very satisfying. Thank you, I’ll be back.

Thank tomsavage
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Ate dinner here and shared a starter and pizza. The cauliflower starter was very tasty. Pizzas start as one of 4 or 5 basic bases and you can add extra toppings. These pizzas are authentic Italian pizzas with the thin base. Service was friendly and...More

Thank mini_d51
OheloCafe, Owner at Ohelo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Mahalo for your kind comments.

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Food too salty, my salad plate dirty and "live entertainment" was a joke. "Musician" out of time, clothes looked like they had never been washex5

2  Thank Pilar C
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Staying up in the town of Volcano,( as we were running the Half Marathon here in the morning ), we needed a place for dinner. This was a pleasant suprise... not enticing from the road, attached to a mini mart. Inside.... Pleasant decor, friendly staff,...More

Thank Muadib84
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

...truly unique...chefs would dine here...if you desire a cocktail order it neat...period...enjoy this wonderful restaurant...sit at the bar and watch your meal evolve...

1  Thank Surfbarrels
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Although we'd read great things about this place it is a bit of a surprise in an area that seems entirely without civilization (there is in fact much civilization - it's just hidden in the rainforest). Great food - we mainly had pizza - all...More

Thank vkbrennan
OheloCafe, Owner at Ohelo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Mahalo for your kind comments.

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sarah_love_nz
26 April 2018|
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Response from KLynn M | Reviewed this property |
We made our reservation the day of. You should Google the menu for the pizza prices.
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shellkerry
17 January 2017|
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Response from Kurt E | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they have a kid's menu. This is a smaller restaurant that I wouldn't take a child under 12 to, as this cafe is more appropriate for couples who want to have a nice fine dining experience with conversation... More
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cassandrapuna
29 August 2016|
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Response from Susan Y | Reviewed this property |
yes. but not prices. you can stop and grab a menu to go though
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 20:30
Monday
17:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 20:30
Thursday
17:30 - 20:30
Friday
17:30 - 20:30
Saturday
17:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19-4005 Haunani Road, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Volcano
  • Phone Number: +1 808-339-7865
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