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Ka'aha'aina Cafe

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86-260 Farrington Hwy, Waianae, Oahu, HI 96792-3128
+1 808-697-3488
09:00 - 16:00
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Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Mon - Wed 07:00 - 13:00
Thu 08:00 - 21:00
Fri 08:00 - 13:00
18:00 - 19:00
Sat 14:00 - 21:00
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Showing 17: English reviews
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Hard to find restaurant. located behind hospital. had breakfast there. food was very good and quick service. Great views from the deck

Thank grznuts
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Inside resembles a hospital canteen (maybe it is?) or old people's home, not that there's anything wrong with that but I wish I'd known so I didn't get disappointed. Food was not very interesting but okay considering the price. You can pay with credit card now. You should come for the beautiful views from the balcony, but for me it... More 

Thank sofiaherne
New Jersey
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75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Our friend works at Queens Hospital in Honolulu and knew about this place which is located on the property of the new hospital extension. It is very nice, casual not fancy. The views are fantastic. You order at the window and they call your name. I was hoping to get the catch of the day, but it was already sold... More 

1 Thank njdogdad
Waianae, Hawaii
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2016

The pancakes are great. Everything is great and reasonably healthy. The salads that come with burritos are really good!

Thank Bubut K
Tucson, Arizona
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195 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant based on Trip Advisor reviews but were disappointed by the quality of the food. We had an ahi steak and a Huli Huli chicken dish. The chicken was not very good lots of skin not much spice fatty. The ahi tuna dish was marginal at best. Worst of all 3 hours later one of us got... More 

Thank Placido_d
San Jose, California
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2015

I loved my banana pancakes and my boyfriend had an omelet that they made to order. This restaurant is at the health center which has beautiful buildings overlooking the ocean with gardens around them. And we ate breakfast to the sound of ukuleles and singing! We were also there the same day the farmer's market was open and were able... More 

1 Thank Divermaiden
Hong Kong
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Well worth seeking this out for lunch if you find yourself on the west side of Oahu. Really friendly service and great fresh food. We have a pulled pork sandwich, the catch of the day - seared Ahi, and a big salad, all for just $20. The standard of food was fantastic, proper high end restaurant quality, and the view... More 

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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

I like their food and staff. Great folks and the very best view in Waianae. I sharpen their knives so I get to see that view every month or so. My favorite is the kailua Pig sandwich. I also love their bread pudding. I had that when they were at the Kailua Farmers market. Again great staff and terrific service.... More 

Thank Tommy H
Monterey, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

If you are on a budget, or need to feed a troupe of kids in a no frills setting, where, in this poorer area of Oahu, you've found your spot here. Short order-style meals ordered at a pass thru to the kitchen are eaten at plastic-covered long tables by older locals and families on their way to and from the... More 

2 Thank JeffreyDWeekley
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Friends and relatives are always wondering how we can afford our trips to Hawaii and this place is one of the reasons. The Café is actually the cafeteria for the staff and clientele of the Medical Clinic/Health Center in Waianae. Although the clinic itself is on the main road, the café is not advertised so unless you're local or you... More 

3 Thank Lazaru

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Hawaiian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 13:00
18:00 - 19:00
14:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86-260 Farrington Hwy, Waianae, Oahu, HI 96792-3128
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Waianae
  • Phone Number: +1 808-697-3488

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?