Fodor's Expert Review Knead & Bake

$$ The Kohala Coast Casual Fodor's Choice

This authentic little pizzeria with tables inside and outdoors might just make the best hand-tossed pizza on the Kohala Coast, if not the whole island. The New York–born owner does not scrimp and has even imported special pizza ovens and dough machines from New York, as well as Fontanini-brand ingredients, to give his pizzas that extra pizzazz. Try the Dr. Goody, named after a beloved local ER doctor. It's baked to perfection with ricotta, mozzarella, Parmesan, banana peppers, sausage, arugula, garlic, and mushrooms. The chicken pesto and Gorgonzola are other standouts.  Because each pizza is custom made, there might be a wait. For the quickest service, order online and pick up. 

Casual Dinner Fodor's Choice Lunch Pizza $$

Quick Facts

68-1330 Mauna Lani Dr.
Waimea (Hawaii County), Hawaii  96743, USA

808-731--4490

kneadandbake.com

Known For:
  • Good prices
  • Innovative pizza toppings
  • Fresh local ingredients

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