Classic Island Cuisine

808-934-7663 (POND)

135 Kalanianaole Ave, Hilo, HI 96720

Our Menu 

Our chefs prepare every dish with care using fresh, natural ingredients from local farms to ensure our customers enjoy the best dining experience possible.

ENTRÉES
All * streaks are hand-cut, seasoned, and flame-broiled
Choice of: White or brown rice, “Smashed” garlic potatoes or pesto pasta, sautéed veggies, and choice of fresh soup du jour or salad

“Slavonic Style” .. $2.00 (Onions or Mushrooms or Both)

“MAUNA LOA”
Top Sirloin 10 oz. .. $22.95
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“NAALEHU”
New York 12 oz. .. $26.95
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“KILAUEA”
Rib Eye 16 oz. .. $39.95
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“KLAUKAHA”
Teri Steak 10 oz. .. $24.95
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“MAUN KEA”
Prime Rib 10oz. .. $26.95
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ROAST HOISIN DUCK
Orange/Hoisin Sauce .. $28.95
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CRAB CRUSTED OPAKAPAKA
Roasted Pepper Sauce .. $26.95
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MANDARIN PORK RIBS
Local Asian Flare .. $19.95
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SHRIMP SCAMPI (5)
Garlic, Herbs, Lemon .. $26.95
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KALBI CHICKEN
Savory and Tender .. $19.95
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FRESH SALMON
Chef’s Preparation .. $24.95
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“KRISP” TOFU
Korean Gochujang Sauce .. $19.95
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BAKED SCALLOPS
Shrimp and Brie Sauce .. $27.95

 

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DINNER SALADS
Featuring Ponds’ Homemade Dressings
Blue Cheese – Honey Mustard – Oil and Balsamic – Ranch – Creamy Italian –Caesar And Featuring “Ponds” Papaya Poi Vinaigrette

CAESAR ..$10.95

HALF CAESAR .. $6.95

FURIKAKE SEARED AHI CAESAR
Seared Rare, Sliced Thin, and Served with Wasabi and Pickled Ginger .. $16.95

BRAISED PEARS AND BRIE SPINACH SALAD
Honey-Walnuts and “Papaya Poi Vinaigrette”..$15.95

GRILLED SALMON SALAD
Avocado, Apple, Honey-Walnuts, Feta Cheese, and Balsamic Vinaigrette .. $17.95

DUCK SOMEN SALAD
Somen Noodles, Greens, Orange-Hoisin Dressing, and Tangerines .. $17.95


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BEVERAGES
COFFEE – HOT TEA – ICED TEA SODAS .... $3.00

KEIKI SODA ..$1.50

JUICES – LEMONADE – LILIKOI ICED TEA ....$3.50

THAI COFFEE .. $3.75


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APPETIZERS

ESCARGOT
Sautéed with Shallots, Garlic, Sweet vermouth, and Herbs on a Bed of Spinach and Topped with Crusted Mozzarella Cheese .. $13.95

CALAMARI TEMPURA
With “Ponds” Spicy Cocktail Sauce .. $10.95

FURIKAKE SEARED AHI
Seared and Sliced Thin with Wasabi and Ginger .. $12.95

MUSHROOMS TEMPURA
Served with a Honey Mustard Dip .. $10.95

HOT ARTICHOKE CRAB DIP
Toasted Crostini and a Crusted Cheese Topping .. $10.95

“DA’ SIZZLER”
Sizzling Teri Steak with Onion, Mushrooms, and Tomatoes .. $15.95

TAQUITOS
Beef Taquitos with Fresh Papaya Salsa, “Guac,” and Sour Cream .. $9.95

COCONUT SHRIMP (5)
Grilled Pineapple and Sweet Cilantro Pineapple Sauce .. $14.95

STEAMED CLAMS
Thai Style with Lemongrass, Ginger, and Kalir Lime .. $12.95

SHRIMP COCKTAIL (5)
Seasoned, Steamed, Chilled, with Cocktail Sauce .. $14.95

BAKED BRIE
With “Ponds” Shrimp and Brie Sauce, Papaya Salsa, and Crostini .. $12.95

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PASTA

Served with garlic bread and choice of soup or salad

FRESH MACADAMIA NUT PESTO ‘N LINGUINE .. $16.95

SHRIMP CHARDONNAY ON FETTUCINE (5) .. $23.95

EGGPLANT PARMESAN .. $18.95

CHICKEN FETTUCCINE ALFREDO SUNDRIED TOMATOES .. $19.95

All of our sauces are homemade using the freshest ingredients available.

 

ON THE WATER’S EDGE 

SPECIALTY SANDWICHES

Choice of: Fries, Garlic Fries, Potato Salad, or Tropic Slaw

 

PRIME FRENCH DIP

Prime Rib, Sliced “Thin” on a Grilled French Baguette;

Served with Our Fresh Homemade Au Jus

 

CLASSIC REUBEN

Homemade Corned Beef, Provolone Cheese, and Sweet “Apple-Kraut” on Rye;

Served with Fresh House 1,000 Isle Dressing

 

LACKED OPAKAPAKA WRAP

“Cajun” Style Opakapaka with Avocado and a Papaya Salsa

 

PRIME RIB WRAP

Fresh Prime Rib wrapped around Fresh Greens, Provolone Cheese,

and a Creamy Horseradish Sauce

 

CRAB – SHRIMP – AVOCADO AND BACON WRAP

In a Fresh Tortilla with a “Garden Garnish”

 

“OPAKAPAKA” SANDWICH

Sautéed and served on a Toasted French Roll

 

BBR “KALUA PORK” SLIDERS (3)

Sweet Buns “Stuffed” with “Pulled Kalua Pork”

 

CRAB AND AVOCADO MELT

Fresh Crab, Avocado, and Swiss on Rye .. (Bacon – add $1.00)

 

Your Choice .. $15.95

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PONDS FAMOUS FISH AND CHIPS

Prepared with a “Tempura Beer Batter” and served the Old-Fashioned Way

Hot ‘N Crispy - in a basket with Malt Vinegar ‘n Fries

 

OUR CLASSIC OPAKAPAKA ... $14.95

 

“CRISPY” CALAMARI .... $13.95

 

SHRIMP (5) .....$16.95

 

CAPTAIN’S BOAT ..$18.95
Shrimp, Opakapaka, and Scallops

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HOMEMADE BURGERS

Choice of: Fries, Garlic Fries, Tropic Slaw, or Potato Salad

Extra Patty .. $2.00 Mushrooms or Bacon .. $1.00 Grilled Onions .. $0.75 Gravy .. $0.50

Special Handmade 8 oz Patties served on locally made Sesame Buns

 

THE CLASSIC ... $11.95
Lettuce, Onion, Tomato, and Special Sauce

 

TERI SWISS ....$13.95
With a Grilled Pineapple

 

BURGER OLE’ ...$13.95
Jalapeno, Onions, Guacamole, and Pepper Jack

 

BLUE’ BBQ ...$14.95
Mandarin BBQ Sauce and Blue Cheese

 

PEANUT BUTTER AND “JELLY-SY” BURGER .. $13.95
With Bacon

KUPUNA (SENIORS) AND KEIKI (CHILDREN) MENU
All meals served with Jell-O and Tropic Slaw

PRIME BITES .. $11.95
Onions, Mushrooms, and Tomatoes

HAMBURGER STEAK .. $11.95
Onions, Mushrooms, and Gravy

OPAKAPAKA FILET .. $13.95
Sautéed “or” Crispy with a Lemon-Butter-Caper Sauce

CHICKEN KALBI .. $12.95
Savory and “Slightly” Spicy

Meals above served with choice of 1 scoop Rice, Fries, or Garlic “Smashed” Potatoes

SPAGHETTI “MARINARA” .. $11.95
Fresh Marinara and Toasted Baguettes

BBQ KALUA PORK SLIDERS .. $11.95
Two “Sliders” in Sweet Rolls with Fries

FISH AND CHIPS .. $11.75
Opakapaka with Regular or Garlic Fries


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SAM’ICHES 
On Whole Wheat Bread

PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY .. $7.95

GRILLED CHEESE .. $7.95
Jack, Cheddar, or Swiss

With Bacon (2) .. add $1.50


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OUR SPECIALTY DAYS 


FIESTA MONDAYS
Wonderful Mexican Cuisine by Chef Agustin of Puebla, Mexico

“WACK-O-LAMB WEDNESDAYS”
For Lamb Lovers!

LOBSTER LOVERS THURSDAYS
8 oz Lobster Tail prepared in a variety of styles

STURGEON SUNDAYS 
“Fresh” farm raised in Hilo

LIVE MUSIC NIGHTLY BY OUR TALENTED LOCAL ARTISTS

 135 Kalanianaole Ave, Hilo, HI 96720  808-934-7663 (POND)

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