Cafe Pesto CLOSED on Thanksgiving


Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay and Cafe Pesto Kawaiahae will be closed on Thursday, November 28th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

We will be open again for lunch on Friday, November 29th during our normal hours.

We hope that everyone enjoys the holiday and hope to see you soon!

See How it’s Done: Banana Foster

Banana Fosters Cafe-Pesto

Everyone knows dessert spelled backwards is stressed. So, what better way to relieve that stress than to have some dessert here at Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay?! Take a look at one of our favorites and what it takes to prepare this ‘onoliscious treat, from the kitchen to the table! Read More »

Cafe Pesto will be CLOSED for Cleaning


Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay will be closed for a cleaning day on Monday, September 16th.

We look forward to seeing you after and hope you come by and try one of our delicious Flavored Top Shelf Martinis any day of the week! One of our favorites is the Pineapple Express – Stoli Vanilla, Canton Ginger Liquer, pineapple and passion fruit juices!

Celebrate Grandparent’s Day at Cafe Pesto!


Happy Grandparent’s Day from Cafe Pesto to all those special people lucky enough to be called “Opa, Meemaw,  Tutu, Mimz, Pops, Pa, Ojiisan, Granny, Grams, G-pa, Sofu, Avo, Pappous, Chei, Jadd, Ohg, Nana, Grandfather, Mamaw, Kapaw, Grandmother, Nanny, Beetle, Gi-Gi, Nani, Poppy, etc.” Read More »

Gluten-Free? No Worries, We’ve Got You Covered!


A lot has been said lately about gluten-intolerance and how it affects people’s daily lives, especially when trying to choose where to dine. Many restaurants are not as tolerant of those who ARE intolerant. At Cafe Pesto, the servers are trained to help you make a decision that not only tastes good, but also adheres to the strict no-gluten guidelines! Read More »