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Verna's Drive In

Yelp Rating - 3.5 stars
176 reviews onYelp logo
(808) 935-2776
Location1765 Kamehameha Ave Hilo, HI

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updated: September 16, 2023
Year Established
Shane D.
Yelp Rating - 5.0 stars05/16/2023
Wait! Looks can be deceiving. A+ for the food! We discovered this place after once again finding out. (You need to make reservations everywhere) These are... read review
Krajicek K.
Yelp Rating - 4.0 stars04/02/2023
Since this place is within walking distance from our hotel, we decided to take a short walk instead of driving. It was a about 6:45pm local time and no... read review
Grace L.
Yelp Rating - 5.0 stars05/30/2023
So bomb. Gravy burger, french fries, & kona mudslide ice cream all hit the spot. Service was very kind and welcoming too. Mahalo! read review

Business Description

Verna's Drive In is a must-visit destination for foodies who are looking for a uniquely Hawaiian culinary experience. Located in Hilo, HI 96720, this casual eatery has been serving up mouth-watering Hawaiian-style cuisine for years, earning a loyal following of locals and tourists alike.

From the moment you step inside, the aroma of sizzling meat and spices will entice your senses. The menu at Verna's Drive In is full of delicious options, with classic Hawaiian dishes such as laulau and poke bowls, alongside American-style burgers and fries. The menu is reasonably priced, making it an affordable option for those who want to sample authentic Hawaiian cuisine without breaking the bank.

The standout dish at Verna's Drive In is undoubtedly the mana burger. This juicy burger is piled high with savory toppings and served with a generous helping of crispy fries. The burger is made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients that are cooked to perfection, resulting in a delicious and satisfying meal that will leave you feeling full and content.

The ambiance at Verna's Drive In is casual and laid-back, with no frills or fuss. The service is friendly and efficient, making it a perfect spot for a quick bite or a casual dinner with friends and family.

Whether you are a local or a tourist, Verna's Drive In is a hidden gem that should not be missed. With its unbeatable combination of delicious food, affordable prices, and friendly service, it is no wonder that Verna's Drive In has become a beloved fixture in the Hilo food scene. So, head on over to Verna's Drive In and experience Hawaii's unique flavors for yourself!

Gift Ideas for Verna's Drive In

If you're looking for a gift that will delight any food lover, then Verna's Drive In has got you covered. This Hawaiian eatery in Hilo, HI 96720 is known for its unique and flavorful cuisine that is sure to please any palate. Here are some great gift ideas that are sure to impress:

1. Gift cards: Give the gift of delicious food with a Verna's Drive In gift card. Whether your loved one is a fan of the mana burger or the poke bowl, they'll be able to enjoy their favorite dishes at their leisure.

2. Hawaiian spices: Bring the flavors of Verna's Drive In home with a selection of Hawaiian spices. From traditional Hawaiian salt to spicy chili pepper blends, these spices will add a little taste of Hawaii to any dish.

3. Cooking classes: For the aspiring chef in your life, consider giving the gift of a cooking class at Verna's Drive In. They'll learn how to prepare traditional Hawaiian dishes from the experts themselves, making it a truly unforgettable experience.

4. Mana burger kit: For the ultimate burger lover, consider gifting a mana burger kit. This kit includes everything needed to recreate Verna's famous mana burger at home, including the fresh ingredients and step-by-step instructions.

5. Hawaiian snacks: For a more casual gift, consider gifting a selection of Hawaiian snacks from Verna's Drive In. From crispy taro chips to sweet pineapple candies, these snacks are the perfect treat for any foodie.

No matter what gift you choose, it's sure to be a hit when it comes from Verna's Drive In. So, give the gift of delicious cuisine and unforgettable experiences, and let Verna's Drive In be your guide to the flavors of Hawaii.

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