Pop-UP Hawaiian Restaurant

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In celebration of the 2017 Merrie Monarch Hula Festival, Executive Chef Casey Halpern is preparing some of Hawaiiʻs favorites in the breeze-way of the historic S. Hata Building on Friday, April 21st, 2017 from 11AM – PAU! Itʻs a pop-up style restaurant weʻre calling “Ka Piko” – offering take-out Hawaiian food in the Downtown Hilo area!  Read More »

2017 Valentineʻs Day Menu at Cafe Pesto Hilo

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Join us for a special Valentineʻs Day menu at Cafe Pesto in historic Downtown Hilo on Tuesday, February 14th! We are serving a special 4 course menu with an appetizer, two entrees and a dessert!

Chef Casey has been working hard to prepare this special menu just for you! Our theme this year is “Be My Valentine <3″ and we hope you LOVE it!  Read More »

Chef Casey at The Traveling Plate Hawaii Island

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Join Executive Chef Casey Halpern for the Easter Seals Hawaii event – The Traveling Plate – Hawaiʻi Island – Hilo on August 21st from (4:30-5:30 VIP) 5:30-8:00PM! Read More »

Rising Sun Puʻukapu Farms Tomatoes

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One of the many things that makes Cafe Pesto unique is our use of locally grown produce, many of which are organic! For our tomatoes, we use Rising Sun Puʻukapua Farms Sweetheart Tomatoes in several of our dishes and wanted to showcase what makes THEM a great and unique choice for local produce on the Big Island! Read More »

Cafe Pesto Hilo OPEN

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Cafe Pesto Hilo bay has opened its doors back up for business!

Our team has been putting out specials DAILY once again and they’re out of this world! Read More »

Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay Closed for Front of House Renovations

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Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay will be CLOSED from March 20th and will RE-OPEN in May to further our renovations! We invite you to enjoy your Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay favorites like our pizzas and delicious drinks at our Kawaihae location during the renovations! Read More »

Valentineʻs Day Treats at Cafe Pesto Hilo

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We are always looking for great locally sourced foods for our menus and this yearʻs Valentineʻs Day menu is FULL of them! Chef Casey has been working hard to prepare this special menu JUST for you! With our theme of “Island Love” weʻre sure youʻll be able to find something for that special someone in your life!  Read More »

Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay is OPEN!

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Cafe Pesto Hilo bay has opened its doors back up for business!

Our team has been putting out specials DAILY once again and they’re out of this world! Read More »

UPDATE: Hilo Bay Location OPEN as of 12/17/15

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We wanted to let you know that our Hilo location we will be closing temporarily for kitchen renovations starting Monday, November 16, 2015 and re-opening in Mid-December!

We hope that youʻre able to get your Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay fix in ASAP or visit our Kawaihae location during renovations! Read More »

Wine Pairing at Cafe Pesto on September 29th

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Join us for a wine pairing event on September 29th at 6:00PM at our Hilo Bay Location! Our executive chef, Chef Casey Halpern has expertly prepared this 5 course menu that is sure to please!  Jump in to an “ENDLESS SUMMER” as Chef takes you through a menu filled with the islandʻs freshest ingredients!

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