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Dolphin Espresso - CLOSED

4-1602 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1833
+1 808-346-1470
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
20 Mar 2014
29 Mar 2013
“This place rocks!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
4-1602 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1833
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

Went here 2 years ago and was great. Just went bye a few days ago and no sign of the place. I don't know if they changed location, were closed for the winter or went out of business. Was bummed and was looking forward to...More

1  Thank tlo24
Reviewed 29 March 2013

We've stopped here every day of our vacation and everything has been stellar!! The service is great, the iced spicy chai tea is the best and the location is on the way to a bunch of stuff we wanted to see! We even stopped after...More

Thank arturomac25
jmk1, Owner at Dolphin Espresso, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2013

Mahalo for your review, I'm glad you enjoyed it. Come back and visit us again! Aloha!

Reviewed 28 March 2013

We love this little coffee stand. Hot coffee or cold it was delicious. Love talking to Will. Much better than Starbucks. I highly recommend it and its great to support small, family run, local business.

Thank Kauaidolphin1
jmk1, Owner at Dolphin Espresso, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2013

I'm so glad you enjoyed our coffee! We enjoy making it and talking story too! Aloha.

Reviewed 20 March 2013

I am originally from Oahu, I have family that lives here, every time i visit kauai, i wanna try this place and they open late and close up early, alot of people dont wanna get out of there cars in the morning, it would be...More

Thank austin b
jmk1, Owner at Dolphin Espresso, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2013

Hi I'm sorry we are not open on weekends, we are a small family owned business with other obligations too. We take pride in our coffee and invite you to give it a try! Aloha

Reviewed 17 November 2012 via mobile

This is a coffee stand, the coffe is very good and the owner is very friendly and up for a good conversation . The outdoor seating shares with other food stands. We hang out for a while with few locals

Thank Laddiez
Reviewed 29 October 2012

Possibly the best coffee I had whilst on holiday to Hawaii. The owner is friendly and make your coffee exactly the way you ask for it. He took time to talk to us and was very friendly. Great Coffee to go, I can imagine this...More

2  Thank Saintlysinner
Reviewed 11 October 2012

Fantastic espresso first thing in the morning. My wife had a normal cup of coffee, and it too was excellent. No line ups and not bad prices. A wide assortment of drink options. I love my coffee pretty strong in the morning, and this placed...More

2  Thank Jason S
Reviewed 17 August 2012 via mobile

Had a spiced chai iced drink...delicious! My boyfriend had the Hawaiian ginger ale which was also really good! Really friendly service too :)

Thank TravelonTrend
Reviewed 22 May 2012

I'm pretty particular about my coffee (Starbucks does not exist in my world), so finding Dolphin Espresso made the trip to Kauai even better! I'm a straight coffee drinker, and I was not disappointed with this cup o' joe! My boyfriend's a chai guy, and...More

1  Thank Marissa C
Reviewed 5 May 2012

The business has changed hands, but the coffee is still great. Drop by and say hello to the new owners!

Thank brothermoses
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US$2 - US$6
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-1602 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1833
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-346-1470
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Only drive-up, walk-up or bike-up espresso stand on the East side of Kauai. Located in North Kapaa, next to the Coastal Bike Path with a stunning view of the ocean.
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