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All 14 Honokaa Restaurants

Cafe il Mondo

45-3626 Mamane St, Apt A, Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96727-6910
808-775-7711
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Ranked #1 of 14 Restaurants in Honokaa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Utrecht
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145 reviews 145 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Charming little place. Our waitress was very friendly and our lunch was great. My travel companions had some amazing looking, and tasting sandwiches and I absolutely loved my chicken salad. Moist, very tasty chicken. So much taste I didn't even use the dressing. Bread was amazing they make it fresh every day. The pizza's on other tables looked great to.

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San Diego, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Very out-of-the-way location, but what awesome food. I had the pastrami sandwich. The bread was fresh baked and soft, meat was tasty, and the combination made the best sandwich I've had in years!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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436 reviews 436 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

After the hike in the nearly national park. On our way back, we pass this town. This Italian cafe located at the beginning of the Main Street. It looks really buzzing with clients. Stopped by for a coffee and a cool Japanese Green Tea. Being in Hawaii, you can get Japanese product everywhere. Even in a Italian cafe. Saw the... More 

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Indiana
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We had lunch on Sep 23 and both of our meals were the best we have ever had. My husband had the sausage Carlson and I had the lasagna meal with their passion berry tea. We both thought we had died and gone to heaven. The best food on the Big Island by far.... If you are in the area,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Have been to the Big Island (3x) - staying near Waipio Valley Lookout - and always go to Cafe il Mundo In Honoka'a a few times with each visit. Sergio's calzone - with artichoke and basil pesto - never fails to please and satisfy! Looking forward to the opening of the new restaurant - a block or so down the... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We ordered the calzones (veggie and spinach) - they were huge! Our waitress said that some are more filling than others and ours were no exception. I've never had a calzone in Italy, so I can't compare it to authentico Italian calzones, but the cafe has cute little reminders of Italy decor around it. The chairs could definitely use a... More 

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Honokaa, Hawaii
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This restaurant is tucked into a small space. They are working on a new building. Food is really good. Salads, pizza, sandwiches. One if my favorite places to grab lunch or dinner.

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Hilo, Hawaii
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Basically pizzas but they are outstanding! Its a small place so get there early. No liquor license so bring your own.

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Chicago
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634 reviews 634 reviews
401 restaurant reviews
454 helpful votes 454 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

We ordered a salad, a couple sandwiches, and soup on our visit to this little restaurant in the quaint town of Honokaa. A vegetarian sandwich and a meatball sandwich pleased. My non-bread eater even ate the bread and raved. The gregarious chef explained that the breads are all made in the restaurant. He also shared how proud he is of... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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86 reviews 86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Pizza/Italian in Hawaii?? Yes. This was a little hidden gem was really good. We stopped by as we were passing through. Small place, one chef. We came for lunch so we had calzones and pizza but would love to have tried this restaurant for something else. Calzone stuffed with fillings! Pizza crust not too thick, and slightly crispy. Fresh garlic... More 

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Address: 45-3626 Mamane St, Apt A, Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96727-6910
Phone Number: 808-775-7711
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Honokaa
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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