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Cafe Pesto

308 Kamehameha Ave. (Mamo St.) Send to Phone
808-969-6640 | Menu
This well-established Italian eatery has adopted distinct Asian flavors and fresh island ingredients.
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Cafe Pesto Restaurant Review

: Located in Hilo Downtown's historic S. Hata building, right on the Bay, this well-established Italian eatery has adopted distinct Asian flavors and fresh island ingredients in a sly menu of gourmet pizzas and seafood specials. We recommend starting with the fresh-baked focaccia topped with Greek olives, pesto and goat cheese from Hamakua or, our favorite, rosemary-Gorgonzola. In fact, we love that creamy, tangy Gorgonzola recipe so much we also recommend the shiitake and oyster mushrooms pizza with artichokes, topped with the same sauce. Don't pass up the risottos: The Island seafood risotto, simmered with black beans and sweet chili, includes Pacific lobster, tiger prawns and fresh fish and is served with a citrus-ginger vinaigrette. Try to leave room for dessert---the ganache, a chocolate torte with raspberry purée, is divine. Also located at Kawaihae Harbor Hwy. 270, Kawaihae, 808-882-1071.

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by duchess1 on Thu Sep 06, 2012 11:57 pm
Was here on sunday and as usual we enjoyed ourselves immensely. The ceasar salad was very good and then the artichoke and mushroom pizza was just awesome. Friends had the special and were very happy with it and the Pohoiki Margaritas were great. Keep up the good work.
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