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Hawaiian Style Cafe

65-1290 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7310
+1 808-885-4295
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (427 reviews)
“loco moco” (152 reviews)
“hash” (55 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly
65-1290 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7310
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Reviewed 2 days ago

No vacation to the Big Island is complete without a stop at this gem. Its an institution in Waimea, warm and friendly with excellent food that comes out fast, hot and fresh. What do I recommend? Everything! Loco Moco, Portuguese sausage, Mac Nut pancakes. Oh...More

Thank kona921
Reviewed 4 days ago

the food here is very delicious, and portions are large. if the mahi mahi and eggs are on the special breakfast menu, get it. they only serve this dish when they have fresh mahi. the special portuguese sausage is the best. i went there twice,...More

Thank wowlaulau7
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

From the tasty food to the sassy help, this casual cafe made me feel like a local girl. I enjoyed the homemade Portuguese sausage (which bever tastes as good outside of Hawaii) and Korean pork- tremendously tasty without being too salty. Pancakes were the size...More

Thank panamtravelkid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ono local food! Huge portions and reasonably priced. Service is fabulous! Teri burger or beef stew or Korean wings or Kalbi- you name it, you can't go wrong!

Thank ECSumi
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel concierge recommended this restaurant for breakfast. When I saw all of the extremely positive reviews, I knew I wanted to take my family here during our vacation on the Big Island. We arrived around 11:30 for a late breakfast/early lunch. We were fortunate...More

Thank JAD_Bellevue
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is so ono. Good home style cooking. Larger portions, great variety of dishes. The service is down home friendly.

Thank RENE080
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Order for one and eat for two, we say! Be ready if you order the side of pancakes that comes with your bteakfast. 2 Pan-sized cakes. Good luck finishing! To go containers are readily available. Great selection. You may have to wait up to 30...More

Thank 949guntherm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hawaiian Style Cafe was recommended to us by multiple people and it meet our expectations. Do not be surprised when you order breakfast and have a choice of toast or pancakes, hubs ordered the pancakes... two huge pancakes hanging off the plate and they were...More

Thank bdofa1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While in Hawaii I was told to visit Hawaiian Style Cafe. My husband and I got there a few minutes before they opened and there was already a line to get in the door. One of the locals warned us about the gigantic portions but...More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pancakes the size of hubcaps. Portuguese sausage to die for. You will not leave hungry. Yeah, the tourists come here but so does everyone else too - for good reason. The most ono/$ you'll find anywhere.

Thank Larry G
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30 August 2015|
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Response from Sooogoodjelly | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I know they open at 7am till about 12 or 1pm. .....enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 13:30
07:00 - 13:30
07:00 - 13:30
07:00 - 13:30
07:00 - 13:30
07:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65-1290 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7310
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-885-4295
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