Cinco De Mayo – Tequila Pairing

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Cinco De Mayo (May 5th!) is on a Friday this year and we thought it would be great to celebrate with a Tequila Pairing event from 6:00PM – 8:00PM! We’re going to be pairing Don Cheyo Teqila with foods from the region of Puebla Mexico!

This is a limited seating event so we encourage you to sign up ASAP (Tickets will be capped at 30)! Read More »

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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 »

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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 »

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Cafe Pesto On The Vine

Wine Pairing Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay

Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay presents the wines of Selbach Oster from Mosel, Germany. Please join us for an evening of wine, food and talk story on Thursday, November 19th at 6:00PM at the Wainaku Executive Center!

Returning to Hilo – our special guest from Germany – Johannes Selbach! Food pairing by Cafe Pesto Hilo Bayʻs CHEF CASEY HALPERN. Read More »

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Better Burger Project with Chef Casey Halpern and Chef Moses Tavares

Better Burger Project Cafe Pesto

Cafe Pesto Hilo Bayʻs Chef Casey Halpern and Cafe Pesto Kawaihaeʻs Chef Moses “Moki” Tavares are participating in a Month long competition called the Better Burger Project put on by the James Beard Foundation and we need your help! Read More »

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Celebrate Your Love with Cafe Pesto

Valentines Day 2015 Hilo Bay Cafe Pesto

This year, we want to invite you down for a special Valentineʻs Day Menu for you and yours! Read More »

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Recipe: Island Seafood Risotto

Recipe Island Seafood Risotto Cafe Pesto

We really enjoy this recipe and wanted to share it with you. Our Island Seafood Risotto is a house speciality and is available on our menu daily! Read More »

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Food and Wine Pairing a Success

Wine Tasting Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay

Downtown Hiloʻs First Friday Art Walk, which happens the first Friday of every month is always a success and it always brings out people from all over Hilo! Read More »

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Rave Review of the Miloliʻi!

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Here at Cafe Pesto, we pride ourselves on the many tasty dishes that we offer on our regular menu as well as the awesome specials that our team of chefs and sous chefs come up with.

This food blogger loved the Miloliʻi so much that he wrote an article about us called “Sandwich Island Fever (Part 3).” Read More »

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Valentine’s Day Weekend at Hilo Bay

ValentinesDay 2014 Hilo Bay Cafe Pesto

Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a romantic weekend of L-O-V-E and of course some delicious food!

Wow you’re loved ones with the “Cuddling Colossal Shrimp and Pacific Lobster.”  Treat yourself to the “Slow and Succulent Beef Tenderloin” or just go straight to the “Sinful Pleasures!”

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