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This place is so awesome. The workers were polite and friendly. The food was amazing and the owner w
This place is so awesome. The workers were polite and friendly. The food was amazing and the owner was very professional.
William K. via yelp.com - Jun 25, 2022
The ambience, the atmosphere, the service and the food. Exquisite. Very intimate, my girlfriend and
The ambience, the atmosphere, the service and the food. Exquisite. Very intimate, my girlfriend and I felt like VIP. The food was fresh and local. The drinks, you want more than one. Highly recommended. If you're in Hilo, definitely drop by, you won't be disappointed!
Brandon Y. via yelp.com - Jun 24, 2022
Good food ... read more
Kokomo Porsche via google.com - Jun 20, 2022
Izakaya Miyo's (and adjoining restaurant Miyo's) is one of the most underrated restaurants in Hilo.
Izakaya Miyo's (and adjoining restaurant Miyo's) is one of the most underrated restaurants in Hilo. Excellent pupus (the ali'i mushrooms are TO DIE FOR) and creative craft cocktails pair perfectly. The staff is attentive but not intrusive, and all of the menu options I've had have been perfectly executed. Great atmosphere, great chef ... read more
Lisa A. via yelp.com - Jun 16, 2022
The absolute hands down best happy hour! We got there at 4:30 and were seated and greeted right away
The absolute hands down best happy hour! We got there at 4:30 and were seated and greeted right away! The drinks are so incredible and fun and tasty as well as all of the choices for food during happy hour the dishes are so flavorful and unique we absolutely love the ambience and everything about the experience we will be back often ... read more
Kristen T. via yelp.com - Jun 16, 2022
Real home style Japanese food one of my favorite Japanese restaurants.
Mariner Revell via google.com - Jun 11, 2022
The food was okay. Nothing special. Tasty but not surprising good. The staff was friendly and tried to accommodate us. The portions were small. We tried the chicken teriyaki (mediocre), the chicken katsu (good), and the tempuras (good) :) ... read more
Kostis Kalamas via google.com - Jun 2, 2022
My family and I enjoyed eating here. The customer service was nice. The food taste authentic and traditional. The building was nice and clean.
ChiChi Gohan's Momma via google.com - May 27, 2022
The omakase was a truly unique experience with top notch quality of ingredients. That being said, on
The omakase was a truly unique experience with top notch quality of ingredients. That being said, on our evening, it had more Western flare with some hints of Asian inspiration, which is something I have never had before and would recommend trying. The omakase comes with a wine or sake pairing for each course and the sakes were great ... read more
Joon P. via yelp.com - May 26, 2022
Excellent meal. Bar menu was awesome and great service. Would highly recommend to people that love e
Excellent meal. Bar menu was awesome and great service. Would highly recommend to people that love excellent food !
AM G. via yelp.com - May 22, 2022
I want to love this place so bad. Unfortunately, I was underwhelmed with the service I received--The
I want to love this place so bad. Unfortunately, I was underwhelmed with the service I received--The food and cocktails were delicious. Hence, the four stars.
Michae A. via yelp.com - May 21, 2022
We had an amazing time. The chef offered a one of a kind gastronomical experience that was exciting,
We had an amazing time. The chef offered a one of a kind gastronomical experience that was exciting, playful and fun.
Liz S. via yelp.com - May 21, 2022
Fantastic food and friendly attentive staff. Highly recommend!
John Chamberlin via google.com - May 9, 2022
"I leave it up to you." This was our first time experiencing the omakase style of dining, leaving th
"I leave it up to you." This was our first time experiencing the omakase style of dining, leaving the details of ordering to the staff. Dining at Izakaya Miyo is a delightful surprise especially since you need to totally trust your personal chef. In this case two people prepping and cooking. Hilo Chef Skylar and his assistant Seven w ... read more
L M. via yelp.com - Apr 16, 2022
Great atmosphere. Exceptional service. Reasonable pricing for quality.
Alika Ho`omanawanui via google.com - Apr 13, 2022
Amazing team of professionals. My husband and I participated in the private dining experience with a
Amazing team of professionals. My husband and I participated in the private dining experience with a dedicated chef. The food was exceptional. Each plate was the right size and the the courses went together well. The experience was a little more than 1 hr. and it made for a memorable experience. Note: There are 2 sides to this establ ... read more
Brenda S. via yelp.com - Apr 2, 2022
Authentic
Love love this restaurant. Being Japanese & where I live there is no great Japanese food. Bento boxes give you plenty of food. Tempura Zuru was awesome. Service is very good. Highly recommend this place.
LovefoodABC via tripadvisor.com - Apr 1, 2022
A very tasty local Japanese restaurant. Some good bartenders there too. They make a great drink. Food was excellent.
Matt Mahoney via google.com - Mar 30, 2022
Tasty bentos. Sat in the bar section. Bartender was cool to banter with, couple good bears in tap, and full bar for cocktails. Had the bento. Tempura was delicious, as was the sesame chicken, and squid. Will be back again 🤙 ... read more
oliver byrd via google.com - Mar 29, 2022
We stopped here for a late lunch after our flight to Hilo. We had the salad with poke added as a pro
We stopped here for a late lunch after our flight to Hilo. We had the salad with poke added as a protein supplement. It was one of the best salads and the poke was so delicious! The salad had a variety of vegetables including mixed greens, cucumbers, tomato, julienned carrots, beets, celery, bamboo shoots --all very fresh. Loved the ... read more
Karen R. via yelp.com - Mar 28, 2022
This experience was in the top 3 of the best meals of my life- bold statement but true! My husband a
This experience was in the top 3 of the best meals of my life- bold statement but true! My husband and I love experiencing chef tasting menus, so while traveling to Hilo for our honeymoon we put in a reservation here. The chef was the right amount of informative and passionate when checking on us and presenting each of the 6 courses.
Madison L. via yelp.com - Mar 26, 2022
Definitely a hidden gem in Hilo, I'm here currently on my first vacation since 2019. Big island has
Definitely a hidden gem in Hilo, I'm here currently on my first vacation since 2019. Big island has it's moments but drive across the whole island is so much fun, and when I came across this restaurant on Yelp I had to try since we were spending the whole day in Hilo. The chef/owner was so nice, 4 other guest from a different party f ... read more
jonathan h. via yelp.com - Mar 19, 2022
Miyo was fun! Bentos were tasty, saba and salmon are great broiled. Cocktails are also super tasty like pear whisky.
Adamo Stivala via google.com - Mar 18, 2022
I’ve been visiting Miyo’s for decades (they had a nice view of Wailoa pond at Waiakea Villas). The food has been consistently good with nice portions (I’ve never left hungry). My combination of tempura, chicken katsu, and broiled saba left a happy 😊 smile on my face. The service was good and Miyo’s will definitely remain on my go to ... read more
Way Kami via google.com - Mar 18, 2022
Always delicious! On my most recent visit they had incredible Ahi sashimi for the special --soo good; ... read more
Jen Vasquez via google.com - Mar 14, 2022
Great experience.
Kelly Silva via google.com - Mar 13, 2022
Awesome Omakasa Experience. Talented Chef and Bar Staff.
Awesome Omakasa Experience. Talented Chef and Bar Staff.
john b. via yelp.com - Mar 6, 2022
Private chef experience! Next to the old Miyo's restaurant, this shines bright through Hilo's dull d
Private chef experience! Next to the old Miyo's restaurant, this shines bright through Hilo's dull dinner scene. highly recommended with a date!
steven l. via yelp.com - Mar 1, 2022
Amazing food! Amazing service, everyone of the staff I’ve met have been super helpful. They have 3 separate dining experiences at Miyos (IG: Miyoshilo) . My family, friends and I have done 2. They recently reopened Izakaya Miyos (IG: @izakayamiyo) it’s more personal and semi private. Went here a few times and everyone loved the food ... read more
Dawna “Kona” Perez via google.com - Feb 28, 2022
Aloha, when in Hilo, fresh fish prevails. Izakaya Miyo is a Japanese restaurant who doesIzakaya, kai
Aloha, when in Hilo, fresh fish prevails. Izakaya Miyo is a Japanese restaurant who doesIzakaya, kaiseki and sushi too, nice. Although we had lunch, we notice a pre-fixe Kaiseki dinner menu that looked awesome, will definitely have to return for that. Good social distancing, tasty fresh food, a staple in Hilo. Will need to work our w ... read more
Rob B. via yelp.com - Feb 27, 2022
Always good 🤙🏼 ... read more
steve harner via google.com - Feb 25, 2022
The food is wonderful here, but the izakaya side of the restaurant is putting out food that is out o
The food is wonderful here, but the izakaya side of the restaurant is putting out food that is out of this world and with very fair prices. Highly recommend the drinks as well. Perhaps best of all the staff/service was some of the best I've received anywhere, friendly, attentive and genuine. Wish I lived here in Hawaii so I could com ... read more
Emil D. via yelp.com - Feb 22, 2022
The miso butterfish was fantastic.
Aaron Corley via google.com - Feb 17, 2022
Love the seasame chicken plate, it's a gotta try choice if you are going to Miyo's ... read more
Jandis Kamanu via google.com - Feb 15, 2022
I have been coming to this restaurant for DECADES, whenever in Hilo. Consistently delicious and reasonably priced. Even the musician remembers us and says welcome home when we come. Highly recommend.
anita tavernier via google.com - Feb 8, 2022
Can not recommend this place enough!! My boyfriend and I sat at the bar and did the al a carte menu.
Can not recommend this place enough!! My boyfriend and I sat at the bar and did the al a carte menu. We ordered the salmon, poke, mushrooms, steak, ahi carpaccio, and crispy rice tartare as well as 3 of their signature cocktails and every single thing was phenomenal! The service was amazing, the bartender Rob was so friendly and know ... read more
Alexis W. via yelp.com - Feb 7, 2022
there's a new bar area. fun drinks and delicious pupus! be sure to try the brussel sprouts and the sashimi.
Roxie Rowe via google.com - Feb 6, 2022
My son and I ate here and enjoyed everything about this restaurant. The waitress, food, atmosphere, drinks EVERYTHING ! Was amazing. THANK YOU !! I recommend the Katsu-don and the seafood hot pot.
Mia Nicholson via google.com - Feb 3, 2022
Izakaya Miyo is attached to Miyo's restaurant, which, honestly gets kind of confusing. We stopped by
Izakaya Miyo is attached to Miyo's restaurant, which, honestly gets kind of confusing. We stopped by in the morning to kill some time and found that they weren't serving any cocktails, and that both establishments had the same menu. We grabbed a couple beers and made a reservation to come back in the evening. The evening menus for th ... read more
Mark H. via yelp.com - Jan 24, 2022
We had a wonderful experience at Izakaya Miyo. We didn't do omakase, just ordered at the bar. The fo
We had a wonderful experience at Izakaya Miyo. We didn't do omakase, just ordered at the bar. The food and drinks were extraordinary! We also had a great time visiting with the staff - Alexis is awesome. We can't wait to go back again soon!
Zach H. via yelp.com - Jan 24, 2022
This place is an absolute gem. Couldn't have asked for more. The owner and head chef, Luis, was a fa
This place is an absolute gem. Couldn't have asked for more. The owner and head chef, Luis, was a fantastic host, shepherding his clientele through their gastronomic journey like a Jedi Master of the culinary arts. His new chef Skyler is an artist of the highest caliber; watching them prepare the dishes right in front of me near the ... read more
Brendan D. via yelp.com - Jan 19, 2022
If I could add more stars I would! One of the BEST dining experiences we ever had! We sat in the bar
If I could add more stars I would! One of the BEST dining experiences we ever had! We sat in the bar and started chatting with a person we later found out was the chef, Chef/Owner Louie! He suggested ordering the entire bar menu and tasting everything. We were on vacation, just finishing a horse ride and HUNGRY-so we did. WOW! EVERY ... read more
Heather B. via yelp.com - Jan 19, 2022
Amazing food, full bar with a romantic setting. Really friendly staff! Recommend for days nights or
Amazing food, full bar with a romantic setting. Really friendly staff! Recommend for days nights or family outings. Definitely a great experience!
Robb K. via yelp.com - Jan 15, 2022
Good food (especially the fried tofu), friendly service, and the live music was really fantastic.
Markus Jakobsson via google.com - Jan 10, 2022
We totally enjoyed the new renovated restaurant and bar. I can this a local hangout for many of you.
We totally enjoyed the new renovated restaurant and bar. I can this a local hangout for many of you. Hilo is stepping up in the world of dining out and you don't want to miss out on Izakaya Mayo. Chef Pauole hits a grand slam!
L M. via yelp.com - Jan 3, 2022
The food is very good. I'd not call it upscale in offerings but upscale in flavor and taste. For an
The food is very good. I'd not call it upscale in offerings but upscale in flavor and taste. For an island restaurant they do t try and gouge you. Everyone we talked to was so friendly too.
Tom C. via yelp.com - Nov 23, 2021
Literally the best meal we have ever, or will ever, have in our lives. If you are fortunate enough t
Literally the best meal we have ever, or will ever, have in our lives. If you are fortunate enough to get a reservation, take it! The meal was an experience that words cannot do justice. Louis is an artist and we are grateful to have experienced an evening in his gallery. Thank you Louis and team for the unforgettable experience.
Christene M. via yelp.com - Oct 30, 2021
Secret reservation only restaurant at Miyo's Restaurant with a special Omakase meal catered by Chef
Secret reservation only restaurant at Miyo's Restaurant with a special Omakase meal catered by Chef Louis. Fantastic personal experience from a fun chef bringing a modern take to Japanese cuisine. Food was great, service was phenomenal!
Jay W. via yelp.com - Oct 22, 2021
Ate the tonkatsu and sesame chicken combination. Very tasty.
Guy Kawachi via google.com - Oct 21, 2021
We made reservations thinking we would just eat some izakaya. However, what we got instead was a kai
We made reservations thinking we would just eat some izakaya. However, what we got instead was a kaiseki experience. So if you are making reservations (which you should since restaurants in the area are booked up fast during COVID), make sure you ask the host what you made reservations for, there is definitely a price difference betw ... read more
Vanessa N. via yelp.com - Oct 21, 2021
We had a fabulous chef's dinner with Chef Louis! We absolutely loved every dish that was served and
We had a fabulous chef's dinner with Chef Louis! We absolutely loved every dish that was served and enjoyed chatting with Chef. The food was really amazing! It was a pleasantly unexpected experience in Hilo and one of the highlights of our trip to the big island. We hope to be back soon !
Mary L. via yelp.com - Oct 19, 2021
Food was beautiful and tasted amazing great service I highly recommend plus very safe covid wise ... read more
steven foster via google.com - Oct 18, 2021
What an experience created by Chef Louis. Hilo has something special. On our last night in Hilo, we
What an experience created by Chef Louis. Hilo has something special. On our last night in Hilo, we tried to find any restaurants doing indoor seating and we came upon this place. Izakaya Miyo...so we said why not? When we arrived we actually stood in front of the Miyo side (and there is a difference) and then we were told to go to t ... read more
Bruce K. via yelp.com - Oct 16, 2021
Very good.
Richard Wheat via google.com - Oct 13, 2021
Outstanding from beginning to end! Every dish was a delicious work of art. Everyone is very professi
Outstanding from beginning to end! Every dish was a delicious work of art. Everyone is very professional and friendly.
Jeff H. via yelp.com - Oct 10, 2021
What a special dining experience. This was a 6 course preset meal. The chef and staff are so passion
What a special dining experience. This was a 6 course preset meal. The chef and staff are so passionate about what they do. The price wasn't listed up front (I don't know if it changes based on what is being served, but our price was $90 per person, not including drinks). That price ended up feeling like a great deal given how lovely ... read more
Suz O. via yelp.com - Oct 9, 2021
On June 16, 2021, my mom, husband, and I decided to treat ourselves to dinner at Izakaya Miyo after
On June 16, 2021, my mom, husband, and I decided to treat ourselves to dinner at Izakaya Miyo after a long, stressful year. It's a prix fixe menu ($99 per person at the time). I highly recommend this restaurant to celebrate a special occasion or just to treat yourself. Chef Louis Pauole is very warm and friendly and explains each dis ... read more
Leanne K. via yelp.com - Oct 4, 2021
I did not think we could get this level of quality dining in Hilo! Chef Louis is an absolute master
I did not think we could get this level of quality dining in Hilo! Chef Louis is an absolute master at his craft. From start to finish, the service, the atmosphere, the sake pairing with the meal, all around 5 stars. I will happily bring friends, family and clients back!
Jordan S. via yelp.com - Oct 1, 2021
Absolutely awesome experience for my first time dining there,the food was great chef Louis P.and sta
Absolutely awesome experience for my first time dining there,the food was great chef Louis P.and staff do such a great job that to me enhances the overall feel and such good vibes threw the course of the meal definitely will recommend to friends and family,definitely worth taking that special someone with you to enjoy such and specta ... read more
Jordan F. via yelp.com - Sep 30, 2021
Almost closing but they took us in . Very friendly and fast service the food was awesome... I would recommend Milo's to my friends and family...thumbs up !!!!
kanakz gurl via google.com - Sep 22, 2021
There is a small outdoor area which is a nice option. The food is excellent and reasonably priced for what you get.
Rae Torres via google.com - Sep 22, 2021
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