Cafe Pesto at the 2018 Taste of the Hawaiian Range

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On Saturday, September 29th, Cafe Pestoʻs culinary team will be joining over 30 Hawaii chefs from all islands at the 22nd Annual Taste of the Hawaiian Range event at the Mana Christian ‘Ohana (Old Kahilu Town Hall) and the adjacent YMCA Minuke Ole Park in Waimea. Read More »

10 Best Pasta Places in Hawaii

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We were recently featured in an article by Best Things Hawaii – 10 Best Pasta Places in Hawaii”! Check out what they had to say:  Read More »

Brunch in Hilo at Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay

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Aloha Kakahiaka!

Chef Casey and the staff at Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay welcome you to join us for brunch! We’re NOW open Tuesday through Sunday from 8:00am – 11:00am for brunch – made from locally sourced ingredients that are SURE to be a hit!

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Cafe Pesto Kawaihae Location Closed

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It is said that all good things must come to an end – and so it is with us…

After 30 years, we closed our doors permanently on Saturday, 3/31/2018.

Mahalo for your many years of patronage!

But most of all – Thanks for the memories!

We invite you to visit our Hilo location which is  open for Brunch, Lunch & Dinner.

A Taste of Italy – Wine Pairing

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Join us on Sunday, October 1st, 2017 at 6:00PM for a wine dinner with Sara Klein, Senior Italian Wine Specialist for Kobrand! Chef Casey has created a multi-course menu that pairs with the Italian wines from Kobrandʻs line-up! Read More »

Order Online with Eat24

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Cafe Pesto – Hilo Bay has recently joined Yelp’s new online ordering app called, Eat24. It allows you to  make orders online and come in to pick them up!

We are open daily from 10:30AM and orders can be made all day – even PRE-ORDERS!  Read More »

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 »

20th Annual Taste of the Hawaiian Range |Cafe Pesto – Hilo

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On Friday, October 9th, Cafe Pestoʻs culinary team will be joining over 30 Hawaii chefs from all islands at the 20th Annual Taste of the Hawaiian Range event at the Hilton Waikoloa Village.

The “tastes” use 100 percent pasture-raised beef, pork, lamb, goat, mutton and wild boar—plus fresh island fruit and vegetables. Attendees graze at culinary stations while visiting vendor booths to meet the farmers and ranchers who grow our food. Read More »

Winner OpenTable Dinerʻs Choice |Cafe Pesto Kawaihae

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We’re thrilled that you, our Café Pesto diners, have voted our Kawaihae location onto the 2015 OpenTable Diner’s Choice List. Read More »

Recipe: Island Seafood Risotto

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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 »