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US$30 - US$30
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American, Cafe, Hawaiian, Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Loved the dishes we shared, great morning and view of the bay. Had my own pressed Kona coffee too. Service was terrific.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did lunch takeout the first time. Salads were really excellent, and fish and chips and fish tacos were food. Came back foe breakfast and scored a table with front row view of the water. View and food were both fantastic. We had the veggie omelet...with macadamian pesto, grilled shrimp Benedict and the pancakes with coconut syrup and bananas. All were excellent.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Jeff F, Owner at Island Lava Java, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wound up eating here twice, once for breakfast and again my last day on Island for lunch. Both meals were amazing. The morning of breakfast we were had live music and dolphins were swimming in the bay.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Jeff F, Owner at Island Lava Java, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our server from Wisconsin (Sharon) was super super nice. She made the breakfast 10000% worth it. Otherwise the place needs a Pick me up! Needs an energy booster. It’s kind of bland. Good food. Fair prices. Again tho- thank you Sharon!!!!!- you were super nice

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was great, not rushed off the porch! Many options for breakfast but the coffee was the true test! Went back for a late lunch two days later. Just as good! They have a happy hour, which I didn't know about but enjoyed greatly.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Jeff F, Owner at Island Lava Java, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha, We notice you're not accepting direct messages at the moment, but we wanted to reach out to thank you for leaving us a 5-star rating. It’s great to hear you enjoyed our happy hour specials and our wonderful staff service during your visits. We’re...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my favorite restaurant to eat breakfast at while on our vacation. I loved that the banana and macadamia pancakes had extra on the top and the coconut syrup was a great addition. The sausage was also really good eventhough I didn't eat as...much because the pancakes were very filling. I loved their mimosas, they were delicious! My husband also enjoyed his waffles plenty. It was definitely worth it.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Jeff F, Owner at Island Lava Java, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate lunch here twice during a recent Hawaii trip and liked both of our experiences at Lava Java very much. Great food, amazing location and friendly staff. Tip: The Ahi Niçoise salad is excellent!

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 4 April 2021 via mobile

Fantastic location right on the beach with an amazing view. Nice menu with a good selection of food choices and reasonable prices. The service was excellent.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Jeff F, Owner at Island Lava Java, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha, We noticed you are not accepting direct messages at the moment, but we wanted to make sure we reached out to thank you for this review. We’re so happy to know you enjoyed our beautiful oceanside views, wonderful selection of Island cuisine, and kind...More

Reviewed 3 April 2021

The staff were kind and helpful, food was good, the shake was amazing, and the view of the ocean is wonderful!

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 31 March 2021 via mobile

Nice setting right across Ali’i drive from the surf. Excellent coffee drinks and beer. We appreciated the careful staff during the CoVid times. The child size burger was perfect for our grandson.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Alienmaddy
12 April 2016|
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Response from Neil C | Reviewed this property |
Its Hawaii !!! Who eats breakfast before 6:30 AM? Although they are known for breakfast and lunch, they also serve a great dinner.
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RonS817
9 April 2016|
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Response from Hawaiihank | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Lava Java does take reservations. Reservations are not really needed unless you have a large party or if its a holiday. But they do take them if you want to be assured of a table.
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francine h
5 February 2016|
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Response from DCrall2013 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but they are mostly a breakfast and lunch place. So if you are looking for dinners it may not work. All there food is made fresh and is great. I think they have a web site too.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Island Lava Java

  • Yes, Island Lava Java offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Island Lava Java offers delivery services.

  • Island Lava Java is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5