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All 11 Kapaau Restaurants


54 - 3854 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kapaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96755
(808) 889-5288
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

EVERY bite of pork was tender. It was so juicy, I could have had it without the gravy. You get three scoops of rice, or you can substitute without charge. So we had one scoop of rice, one of coleslaw and one of green salad. The tropical coleslaw with bits of apple worked very well with the rich gravy and... More

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San Marcos, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My wife and I were in the Hawi area in early October. There are some decent restaurants in Hawi, but their hours are so irregular it's sometimes difficult to find a good lunch. While standing and grumbling in front of a restaurant there, a local suggested Minnie's just a couple of miles away in Kapa'au. It was easy to find... More

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Richland, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

It is good place for small village. Food was fresh and good. Service was Ok. Price was slightly more expensive. Restaurant has outdoor seating but along road and car parking. That is not bad because there are not a lot of cars. I would say it is good place if you will be there.

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Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Simple, fresh and friendly meals on offer here. I had the fresh grilled mahi mahi sandwich and my partner the kalua pork sandwich. Both of us were satisfied and the food delicious. Good iced tea!

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Ono and Amberjack are my favorites. This is the best Ono I've eaten. Perfectly cooked and seasoned. Moist. Could not be any fresher. Simple place with that Hawaiian feel and Aloha service.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

We were in the area for a late lunch and we're given this address from a local so we jumped at it. The food is good and prices very reasonable. Would stop buy again if I was in town.

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Hawi, Hawaii
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The chef - Minnie- really knows how to prepare fish . The fresh Ono and ahi are excellent. The Friday night prime rib special was delicious. The staff is friendly and really makes an effort to accommodate even large groups. No one is afraid to move a table or two to get things right. An observation: community member or visitor,... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We've been to a lot of places in the Hawaiian Islands, and we've eaten a lot of good food, but the best fish sandwich we've found is at Minnie's in Kapaau. Not only is this one of the least expensive fish sandwiches around, it is reliably the freshest as you can stand at the window and watch Minnie slicing the... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

Needed a quick lunch after visiting the north end of the island. Really fresh ahi and very friendly service!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

The prices are amazing for the amount of fish. It is a walk uo counter. No wait help here but very good "local" food.

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