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Lighthouse Bistro

2484 Keneke St. (Kilauea Rd.) Send to Phone
808-828-0480 | Menu
A nice setting and varied menu fill a void in a town with a dearth of eateries.
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Lighthouse Bistro Restaurant Review

: Charming digs in the historic Kong Lung Center and a decided absence of competition give this pleasant restaurant an edge. Don't be misled by the name; it's miles from the sea and the Kilauea Lighthouse, which is down the road. And it's more like a garden restaurant than a bistro. That said, the eclectic menu features fresh fish specials that are among the best choices, especially the ginger-crusted catch-of-the-day. Tender steaks are locally-raised, grass-fed beef. Blackened pork with purple sweet potatoes and macadamia-nut crusted chicken are tasty choices, and pasta dishes round out a menu that features local produce. The wine list is notable, and the full bar and live entertainment add to the festivities. Lunch is primarily burgers, pasta and salad, with the fish rocket --- fresh fish wrapped with furikake and lumpia --- a notable choice. The open, plantation-style building with its high ceilings and broad windows creates the effect of eating outdoors, which is nice in the summer and less than ideal in cooler, wet weather. Dim lighting and lots of plants add to the romantic ambience.

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