Part of the joy of vacationing is enjoying the delicious cuisine in the area. And Hawaii has some wonderful local cuisine that you must indulge in before leaving the island. From Poi to Kalua Pig to Poke, there are many wonderful dishes to experience when visiting the Island of Hawaii. Now the question is where?

Here are some of our favorite places to eat right here in Volcano, Hawaii.

Kilauea Restaurant– Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner – Daily; Brunch – Sunday
Kilauea Lodge Restaurant is located at Kilauea Lodge in Volcano Village. Close to Volcanoes National Park as well as Kilauea Hospitality Group’s three wonderful properties.  Kilauea Restaurant features unforgettable meals designed with local island flavor. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sunday brunch is also available. Because of its popularity, reservations are recommended.

Thai Thai – Lunch & Dinner – Open Daily

Thai Thai Restaurant offers authentic Thai cuisine right here in Volcano Hawaii. Enjoy dining at their restaurant, or grab some take out and enjoy your meal wherever your heart desires.

 Volcano House The Rim Restaurant – Breakfast Buffet – Daily; Dinner – Open Daily 

The Rim restaurant at the Volcano House overlooks the rim of Kilauea caldera and boasts spectacular views on of billowing Halema’uma’u Crater. Delicious island cuisine allows you to savor the best of Hawaii’s seasonal bounty. As much as 95% of the restaurant’s ingredients come from local ranchers, farmers and suppliers. Reservations are recommended.

 Cafe’ Ohi’a – Breakfast, Lunch & Diner – Open Daily

A great café that keeps it real. Stop in for any meal of the day here. You can’t go wrong.

 Ohelo Cafe – (Reservations Recommended for Dinner) Lunch – Daily; Dinner – Open Daily (Closed the first Monday of every month) 

Ohelo Café is all about local flavor and flare combined for an amazing meal. For an extra unique experience here, you can reserve their Chef’s Table and watch your meal being prepared for you every step of the way.