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.

Cafe Pesto Hilo – Best Fine Dining, Pizza & Italian on the East Side!

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Weʻre happy to announce we received the top award from the Hawaii Tribune Heraldʻs “Best of East Hawaii 2017″ for Best Fine Dining, Best Pizza & Best Italian on the East side of the Big Island! Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »