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Review of 808 Grindz Cafe

808 Grindz Cafe
Ranked #16 of 306 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

If you want a chain restaurant, you drive past an IHOP. Go there there. We arrived at 7:00 after dropping family off at airport. No wait...server was friendly. Brought us coffee. My wife had the macadamia nut pancakes. I had corned beef paddies, poached eggs and hash browns. Best breakfast since arriving in Hawaii. The place was full and people waiting as we left and it wasn’t even 8:00.

Thank rjrobbin
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Very small place, very crowded on Sunday morning. Waited an hour. Greeter/server was friendly enough but insufficient staff to handle the customers. Had to ask for silverware and tabasco. When they forgot the tabasco, got it myself. More importantly, the food was so-so. Waffle was soggy. Eggs flavorless. Fried rice so-so.

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Super friendly staff, and chill atmosphere. They encourage everyone who visits to write on their walls.

It's a small restaurant that can fit about 20 or so people, and we were glad that we got in with only 5 minutes waiting time.

Lot's of varieties to choose from including pancakes, fried rice, waffles, corned beef hash, etc. They have $8.08 specials which has a lot of food for only 8 bucks. I got the Grindz Moco with white rice. They accidentally gave me the fried rice instead and were apologetic about the mistake, so they gave me the free upgrade.

And since their specialty was the fried rice, my moco was pretty darn good with the fried rice.

Their credit card machine was "broken" so it was CASH ONLY on our visit.

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Thank Rewtenant
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Looked for something good for breakfast. Had a wonderful omelet and French Toast. Service was great. This would be a place that we would have come every morning, had we not found it on our last day on the island.

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Thank ktrader317
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This place is extremely popular, especially with locals. Expect to wait but come hungry because the food is plentiful and outstanding. Please note that this is a cash-only establishment.

Thank Erik B
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