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The Coffee Shack

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83-5799 Mamalahoa Hwy., P.O. Box 510, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704
808-328-9555
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Scenic view

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great views and great food

Stopped here for breakfast on the way to Volcanos Park. Service was good, food was great, views were spectacular!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
Northern_Traveler00
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Boston, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Takeout
  • Dessert
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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Stopped here for breakfast on the way to Volcanos Park. Service was good, food was great, views were spectacular!

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Waipahu, Hawaii
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84 reviews 84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

This is a deli with great looking desserts. However, we sat down and were waited on for breakfast. Outstanding food. Excellent service and we would go back. The view of the area and the ocean is outstanding.

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San Francisco, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Heck yes I got dessert after breakfast. I have no shame about it either. Breakfast was very good and we enjoyed the gorgeous view while eating and watching the geckos run around. My husband got the ono benedict special, my mom ordered the papaya special, and I chose the 3 egg omelet. I ordered two desserts to "share" with my... More 

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Libertyville, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Parking is the only negative here. We had to park across the street under a no parking sign, but so did 10 other cars. Service was quick, prices reasonable and the open air view was great. Very Islandy.

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Redondo Beach, California
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51 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The view of Kealakekua Bay is gorgeous from the patio, and it didn’t hurt that the food was really good. We had the Kona Breakfast with Portuguese Sausage, the Biscuits and Gravy and some Banana Bread for the road. If you watch long enough, you will get to see all the little green lizards walking around eating from the guava... More 

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Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We brought our 12 and 17 year old boys here. They loved the breakfast and the view overlooking the Pacific Ocean is amazing! We were a little early in the morning to have lots of the nonnative gold dust day geckos come in through the windows to eat off the table, but we did see a few. No nonnative Jackson's... More 

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Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The Coffee Shack is a great little place for a morning coffee and breakfast. The best coffee, great service, amazing view, and some fun watching the little geckos. Highly recommend it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The Reuben is out of this world great! I went a bit strange and chose the Luau bread.... It was awesome! Fresh made bread... HUGE sandwiches! Good price. Limited seating but sit, and enjoy the view!

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Santa Cruz, California
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We came here for lunch and had wonderful sandwiches. I had the ono sandwich and it was fresh and tasty. My 2 friends had the veggy sandwich and also enjoyed it. The view is wonderful from the window seats. It looks over Captain Cook area with avocado and coffee trees (as well as other tropical plants). Be sure to try... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Perfect breakfast spot when you're heading south of Kona. One of the most amazing views in all Hawai'i. Great coffee. Delicious pastries. I always get the fried egg sandwich, it's filling and perfect. Awesome staff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 83-5799 Mamalahoa Hwy., P.O. Box 510, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Captain Cook
  • Phone Number: 808-328-9555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Scenic view

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