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The Coffee Shack

83-5799 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8306
+1 808-328-9555
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (343 reviews)
“bread” (158 reviews)
“sandwiches” (134 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 15:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Hawaiian, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
83-5799 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8306
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Reviewed yesterday

Great service good food . We had the fish sandwich outstanding. The bread was local. Pie for desert wow I haven’t had such good pie in many years Of course the coffee was world class.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stephaniemama2015
Reviewed 2 days ago

Coffee Shack in on the road going south out of Kona. It’s a breakfast/lunch place with home made pastries and breads. This trip we stopped for lunch; previous trip we had breakfast. Both meals were wonderful. The sandwich had fresh home made rye bread and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lois M
Reviewed 6 days ago

While on vacation in Kona, my family met some old friends at The Coffee Shack and had a great breakfast / brunch! The staff was very pleasant, and the food was delicious. The price was right too … with this meal being one of the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank EagleScout1985
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Awesome view also had good service from our waiter. Was a good thing to do between visits to coffee farms.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 347duncand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located right on the highway perched high above the territory with Kealakekua Bay in the distance this restaurant is small so get their early. The breakfast with the on site home made pastries are worth the trip down south of Captain Cook.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Ken W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have often driven past this place and didn't stop because there was nowhere to stop. Parking is at a premium. This time we did and I am certainly glad we did. From the moment you walk in the door you are greeted with a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Glenda K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another must dine at places when on the Big Island! We make the drive to the coffee shack for their fruit dish and eggs Benedict. It's always great as is the coffee! I would have to say, you have to give it a try!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank IslandDogg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The coffee shack has to have one of the best views on the big island. I like to get there 30 minutes before they open for breakfast. That way I am first in to select the best seating. I like to go to the very...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kayres12018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As noted in other reviews: great view. We went on a recommendation from my parents and had breakfast foods. Highly recommended was their breakfast scramble, with the Luau bread. Worth doing, but got crowded quickly. We got there right before 11 am and were able...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JonathanBloomer
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ok this place has an amazing view but more than that the food was really good, fresh with huge portions and great staff; very fast service

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brian D
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Julie G
7 April 2018|
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Response from Anna N | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other traveler's comments. Enjoy!
Julie G
6 April 2018|
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Response from grgrosen | Reviewed this property |
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19 January 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83-5799 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8306
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Captain Cook
  • Phone Number: +1 808-328-9555
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