We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lilikoi Cafe

Healthy
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
67-1185 Mamalahoa Highway, Suite 29, Parker Ranch Center, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI
808-887-1400
Add hours for Lilikoi Cafe and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Lunch

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 51 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 27
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
local cafe with variety of salads

Since it is a short walk from my office in town and has quick service for busy working people, the fact that it has such a great choice of healthy salads makes it a no-brainer. Consistent quality and tasty dishes that appeal to locals as well as visitors.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Brett46
,
Hawaii
Add Photo Write a Review

51 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this restaurant
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Hawaii
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Since it is a short walk from my office in town and has quick service for busy working people, the fact that it has such a great choice of healthy salads makes it a no-brainer. Consistent quality and tasty dishes that appeal to locals as well as visitors.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boise, Idaho
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This cafe is behind in the back of the complex, and not easy to find - it's not in view from the main road. Don't let that stop you from going. The food is fresh, made from scratch, and delicious. We went for breakfast, ordered our meal at the deli counter, and found a nice place to sit down. The... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Burnaby, Canada
Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Went here on recommendation of a local. Hard to find, tucked in behind the Parker Ranch mall. The food is fresh and varied and the baked goods are worth the caloric expenditure. They make gluten free things that are actually worth eating and the owners/staff are really friendly. Full of locals so you know it's good.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Found this in a guidebook and located it behind a shopping center in Waimea. Not glamorous, just a small place in a retail space, but the food was very good and not expensive.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seattle
Level Contributor
142 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We've been coming here for many years, always as we take friends around to see the sights of the island (we come on our own, too). We ate here three times on this stay. The first visit we enjoyed their quiche offerings, my wife spinach variety and me the ham and cheese, both very tasty. On our next two visits... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I love this lil cafe in Waimea. It's hidden behind the Parker Ranch shops and it is so very yummy. I ordered the spinach and cheese quiche two days in a row for me and my 18 month old, who ate the whole thing! The dressing on the salad is so delicious and somehow I want yo take bottles home... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seaside, Oregon
Level Contributor
43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Went on a Wednesday. You go to the counter to order. They have many fresh salads to choose from with or without greens. My husband chose the Greek salad and I chose the Mediterranean with greens. The greens were very fresh and were the bed for the salad. Serving portions are good sized. The salads were fresh and tasty. They... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
State College, PA
Level Contributor
36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We made a special effort to drive from Kona to Waimea primarily to eat lunch at the Lilikoi Cafe which had been very highly rated by the tour books (especially Fodor's). We were surprised to find a small cafe in a shopping center. It lacked the nice ambiance that we expected. We placed our order at the counter and helped... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Waimea, Hawaii
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

A very unique experience of foods from breakfast crepes, juice drinks, chicken curry salad, meatloaf and lasagna to amazing desserts. That is just to name a few items I love on the menu. Affordable and for a quick bite everything here is amazing. Great deli salads you can easily take to go. Staff is super friendly too.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Waimea, Hawaii
Level Contributor
38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Want lots of veggies, great sauces, amazing desserts and good coffee? This is the place. Eat in or take out. Price for lunch averages from $10-$15 but worth it. I usually get the choice of 3 salads (big meal) or the veggie sandwich- warm eggplant in yummy sauce on bread of your choice with a side salad. Sometimes I just... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Lilikoi Cafe also viewed

Waimea, Island of Hawaii
Waimea, Island of Hawaii
 
Waimea, Island of Hawaii
Waimea, Island of Hawaii
 

Been to Lilikoi Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Lilikoi Cafe

Address: 67-1185 Mamalahoa Highway, Suite 29, Parker Ranch Center, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: 808-887-1400
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
Cuisine: Healthy

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 67-1185 Mamalahoa Highway, Suite 29, Parker Ranch Center, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: 808-887-1400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Healthy

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Lilikoi Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?