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

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

How to Handle Reviews

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Weʻve been getting some really awesome reviews lately on our TripAdvisor, Yelp, and Google+ pages! Some from kamaʻāina and some from as far away as Mebane, North Carolina! Read More »

Creme Brulee – Cafe Pesto Style!

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One of our classic desserts is not only tasty, but easy to make! Read More »

Celebrate Grandparent’s Day at Cafe Pesto!

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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!

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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 »