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Holuakoa Cafe

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76-5901 Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96725-9717
(808) 322-2233
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10:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 220
    Excellent
  • 86
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Foodie Heaven!

Put the address in you GPS and head up the mountain to Holuakoa. This is casual outdoor dining at its best. The food is fresh, locally sourced and prepared with love. A brunch menu is offered Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and dinner Tues.-Sat. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wine, beer, and mixed drinks... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 15, 2012
OldTravelPro
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Ames, Ia
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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San Marino, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Atmosphere wonderful, food disgusting, price outrageous Will not go back Could not cut pork chop it was so tough and the waitress had recommended it. Husband had mahi mahi, but it was covered with so many other ingredients that he could hardly find it. Drinks were very expensive and very weak. A huge dissapointment and the dinner left us feeling... More 

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Ames, Ia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

Put the address in you GPS and head up the mountain to Holuakoa. This is casual outdoor dining at its best. The food is fresh, locally sourced and prepared with love. A brunch menu is offered Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and dinner Tues.-Sat. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wine, beer, and mixed drinks available. Temps. are refreshingly cooler than Kona. Portions are generous;... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012 via mobile

This has been the best meal we've had in Hawaii. The pre- fixe lunch menu was a great value for the big island and the food was phenomenal! We loved the open air restaurant ! It was fantastic and our waiter was great, thanks Daniel!

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Carmel
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

this restaurant is hidden away in Holualoa Village and is absolutely first rate from the all natural and creative food to the abiance - take yourself away to this special place

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Kansas City, Kansas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

This was our favorite lunch spot, not sure what meals are served but I'd bet that any would be spectacular. Such a quaint find and with six of us everything was delicious. Our water was awesome, patient and had a great sence of humor "DANIEL" the best. Such thought went into creating this great cafe, and the food was over... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Amazing atmosphere, beautiful food...everything is home made there. By far our best meal and great company. Don't miss this small treasure. Slow paced town, the best of Kona.

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Paris, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

We tried 10 top end restaurants on the Big Island, and this one was our favorite. Good Food. Beautiful outdoor dining experience. Great choice of jazz music. Wonderful service. Located in the coffee plantation area, 1000 ft above the hustle and bustle of the coast. Easily accesible by car from Kona.

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Sunriver, Oregon
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

The best tuna melt I've ever had and a delightful place to enjoy it!!!! Excellent service and comfortable setting.

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Pasadena, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

After you shop at the Holualoa Village, you MUST eat lunch at this cafe! It was recommended by alot of locals and we can see why. Make sure you get there before 2pm because they close down in preparation for dinner. This building is really nice. They had outdoor seating in a very tropical and serene location. There were two... More 

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Kauai
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

We visited Holuakoa on a Friday night without reservations and were unable to get seated. We returned the next Saturday with reservations and were not disappointed. The staff was very knowledgeable and professional, the food was fresh, flavorful, and local. The fish could not have been better. And the entire dining experience was memorable. What more could you ask for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 76-5901 Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96725-9717
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Holualoa
  • Phone Number: (808) 322-2233

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?