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Hanalei Wake-Up Cafe

Aku Rd., Kauai, HI
808-826-5551
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Ranked #245 of 405 Restaurants in Kauai
Price range: $0 - $8
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Riverside, CA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Don't miss the Custard French Toast. The omelets are huge with lots of hash browns. The hot cinnamon bun is delicious! It is a must!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Wake up cafe is the place to go if you want a typical Hanalei experience! Awesome coffee, awesome feeds and awesome service, with a great simple decor and ambience. Very relaxing and chilled. Make sure you try their unique French toast!

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Calgary, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We found it had to get a bacon and eggs breakfast in the area. Someone told us about this place and it was really good.

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Oakland, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We were recommended this place for breakfast in Hanalei and had gone in with high hopes. Service was lacking - our server seemed to be irritated and aloof, the food was meh. My husband got an omelet that was fine but not good, I got "The Falls" french toast, it was 1 piece of french toast with custard inside, fruit... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Filthy restaurant with rude staff and mediocre overpriced food. Here's my experience....we drove into Hanalei about 7:30am and nothing else was open, so my wife, one year old daughter and I were forced to eat here. The place is DIRTY...stickers all over the door, nasty carpet, dirt on the walls, and white plastic lawn chairs from the 70's. The young... More

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Sedona, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Mahalo to the team at the Hanalei Wake-Up Café. My wife, sister in-law and myself had a wonderful breakfast at this quaint little eatery. The service was excellent and we all loved our food. The portions are huge so light eaters may want to share a meal. I had the Custard French toast and was amazed at the taste. The... More

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Houston, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I can understand some places being able to stand by restrictions, but this one is not one that should. While the cinnamon roll was delicious, it's cash only...not something we keep handy on an American vacation. Also a diet coke was $3 with...no refills. That is a bit ridiculous. I ordered an omelette. What I got was an egg mash... More

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Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The breakfast was very good with very large portions. The custard French toast with pineapple and coconut was excellent. We should have shared a meal due to the large portions. Very friendly staff.

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Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The website and information states that they open at 6:30 AM and we read a lot of information/reviews about the "Best Breakfast" as you might read from E.M.'s review, and the "Biggest, best tasting, Mouth watering cinnamon rolls", Well Mr. E. M.'s review (in my opinion was a bit misleading) I found the so called "Cinnamon Roll" to be more... More

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Surprise, Arizona
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117 reviews 117 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The cinnamon rolls were pretty good, oozing with butter and macadamia nuts on the top. The omelet was just ok, the hash browns were over cooked and crunchy. Breakfast for two was $40.00 with a glass of OJ. There are much better places around. Personally the cinnamon rolls would be top notch if they put raisins in them and added... More

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Additional Information about Hanalei Wake-Up Cafe

Address: Aku Rd., Kauai, HI
Phone Number: 808-826-5551
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai
Average Prices: USD 0 - 8

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