Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay Location

Long considered an innovator of our ethnically diverse Island cuisine,

the award winning Hilo Bay family restaurant has a well earned reputation for food that is wonderfully fresh, creatively presented and affordably priced.


Come visit turn of the century Hilo – a city that has survived earthquakes, eruptions and devastating tsunamis. Cafe Pesto is a must-do culinary adventure where diners can drift back into time … awakening to the present only by the colorful and contemporary Island cuisine.




Hilo Bay Menu

We are a smoke-free restaurant.
Open 7 days a week:
Sunday – Thursday 10:30 am until 9 pm
Friday and Saturday 10:30 am until 10 pm
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Specials & Calendar
Events (BLOG)

We always have something going on!
From lunch and dinner specials to live music
and special events. Stay up to date and
check out our calendar of events.
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Cafe Pesto Recipes

Make and enjoy Cafe Pesto
signature dishes at home.
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Map & Directions

Cafe Pesto has two locations on the
Big Island of Hawaii. Our East Hawaii
location is right in the heart of downtown
Hilo Bay Front.
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Hawaiian Grown TV – Hamakua Mushrooms – Café Pesto – Segment 1

Hawaiian Grown TV – Hamakua Mushrooms – Café Pesto With Special Guest BJ Penn – Segment 2