Ken's House of Pancakes
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- 86%Budget Travelers
- 68%Local Culture
- 62%Family Travelers
- 51%Outdoor Enthusiasts
- 51%Business Travelers
Member Reviews (25)
- Ken's House of PancakesMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 7Feb 01, 2014
Get a taste of the local flair and flavor. Outside of the center of town Ken's is truly for locals. From what I've been told it's the only 24/7 dinning establishment on the east side of the Big Island of Hawaii. Great variety of diner and local style dishes with some healthy and vegetarian options to choose from as well. At peak times the place is always packed but the staff is so on point that chances are you won't have to wait long for a table or your meal.
- Ken's House of PancakesOct 20, 2013
Where else are you going to go after a night of Mauna Kea stargazing, or early in the morning before making the drive down to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park? This 24-hour highway diner in Hilo is not just about the pancakes topped with lilikoi or coconut syrup. They've also got huge plates of loco moco and other island faves, along with your typical mainland Denny's type of grub.
- Ken's House of PancakesSep 06, 2013
Entire menu served all day and open for 24 hours; this place is a must. If you looking to grab breakfast food late night, have a home style family meal or just looking for the largest variety of good eats and filling portions this place is for you. A corner stone of Hilo cuisine this place has been around for decades and is not only know for its pancakes that come with a delicious variety of syrups but for it's legendary large 'Sumo Loco Moco' and 'Sumo Min'. Their menu is probably the most extensive around and has many healthy options, food for specialty diets and some delicious vegetarian options as well. So go in, give them a try and if your brave or hungry enough try a Sumo and be ready for a tasty, home style adventure.
- Ken's House of PancakesCommunity ManagerMember ofLocal CultureFoodiesBackpackers+ 4Aug 10, 2013
Amazing portions, a diverse menu and great service make this 24-hour diner a favorite among locals and tourists alike. The macadamia nut pancakes (with coconut, lilikoi and guava syrups) and the Portuguese sausage omelet with kimchi are the way to go!
- Ken's House of PancakesApr 25, 2013
Ken's House of Pancakes is always consistent. And if you go for breakfast; you won't need lunch! What a way to start your day. You can always substitute tomatoes or cottage cheese for some of the starches, that will make you feel better as you eat that side stack of pancakes that comes with toast, and choice of rice or potatoes. Nightly specials too, nearby and good food.