Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay’s Special Easter Menu

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Sunday April, 5, 2015 is Easter Sunday and Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay will be offering a special Easter menu.

We are offering four delicious menu items! Read More »

Project Kokua

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Project Kokua, a culinary event to support the lava flow relief efforts in Pahoa and Puna will be held on Saturday February 28, 2015 at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. Our very own Chef Casey Halpern of Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay will be participating on the event.  Read More »

Cocktails on the Lanai at Hilo Bay

Cocktails on the Lanai with Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 from 4:30 to 7:30 pm is Cocktails on the Lanai, a casual gathering at The Wainaku Executive Center. Relax with friends after work on the lanai while enjoying the panoramic view of Hilo Bay.  Read More »

Fabulous Review on BigIslandNow.com

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This month our friends at BigIslandNow.com did a fabulous write up on Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay and Kawaihae, so we wanted to share it!  Read More »

Closed for Thankgiving

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Just a friendly reminder, both our Hilo Bay and Kawaihae locations will be closed on Thursday, November 27th in observation of  the Thanksgiving holiday.  Read More »

Cafe Pesto Kawaihae Rated Top 10 Diner’s Choice on Open Table

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Cafe Pesto Kawaihae was rated 2014 Top 10 Diner’s Choice on OpenTable!

The Diner’s Choice lists are created by the feedback that OpenTable receives from diners who book through OpenTable and are marked as seated. OpenTable diners complete a Dining Feedback form, and with these results the Diner’s Choice list is created. Read More »

Leon Russell at The Wainaku Executive Center in Hilo

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Lazar Bear Productions & Aloha Beer Company present Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Legend and music icon Leon Russell with three shows in Hawaii in Kahului, Honolulu, and Hilo. Leon Russell will be playing September 19, 2014 at the Wainaku Executive Center in Hilo and our very own Chef Casey Halpern will be there to cater the event!  Read More »

Cafe Pesto Choosen in TravelAge West’s 10 Classic Restaurants on the Big Island

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We were thrilled to be chosen in a recent article by TravelAge West’s, 10 Classic Restaurants on Hawaii, Big Island.

The author of the article narrowed down the top 10 restaurants that were at least 15 years old and appeal to visitors and residents alike. Cafe Pesto’s two locations in Kawaihae and Hilo Bay were both mentioned! Read More »

“The Home Chef” w/ Casey Halpern: Hamakua Mushroom Poke

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Chef Casey Halpern from Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay teamed up with Hamakua Heritage Farm and filmed several video segments called “The Home Chef, which feature cooking with Hamakua mushrooms. This delicious video is on Hamakua Mushroom Poke. Read More »

Happy 26th Birthday Cafe Pesto Kawaihae!

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May 5, 2014 marked Cafe Pesto Kawaihae‘s 26th birthday! In 1988 we first opened our doors in the quaint harbor town of Kawaihae as a small take-out pizzeria. Fast forward to today and Cafe Pesto is an award winning dining establishment. Read More »