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4-1384 Kuhio Highway #105, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
(808) 823-6887
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6:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Takeout

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  • 171
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  • 94
    Very good
  • 23
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  • 8
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  • 2
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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 of 5 stars
Lunch all day!

Great all day menu. Loved the Blue Hawaiian smoothie. Fresh ingredients and friendly staff. Little small so come when not crowded.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
jerryplatz
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Lihue, Hawaii
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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Lihue, Hawaii
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Great all day menu. Loved the Blue Hawaiian smoothie. Fresh ingredients and friendly staff. Little small so come when not crowded.

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quebec
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We read about it in Lonely Planet and stopped for an afternoon coffee. We went back everyday after. The lemon squares, salted caramel cupcake, cappuccino brownies were heavenly as was the granola bowl. Super nice staff and delicious coffees

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Coffee where it was born and raised and has flowered into its pure perfection. This will get you up on your board even if were drilled yesterday. Get the punch card - you'll use it

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Claremont, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I'm not a coffee drinker, but husband said the house blend was tasty. They have the best lemon bars I have ever had, if you're into them. Also a great desert called an Aloha Bar, nuts, choc, coconut, kind of like the old school seven layer bars but tastier. Small and cramped, but worth the effort.

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charlotte.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Small shop and seating could be a challenge but food is great! I had a spam croissant that was tasty but the Kalua Pork breakfast burrito was amazing! Kona coffee was great as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We spent eight nights on Kaua'i and Java Kai was the only restaurant we went to twice. The first time we ordered a breakfast burrito with Kalua (pulled) pork, eggs, potatoes & salsa and a breakfast sandwich on a bagel. I had coffee and my wife had a macadamia nut latte. The second time we each had breakfast sandwiches. I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

helpful and friendly staff serves excellent coffee, good juices, breakfast egg bagel was terrific - when crowded take advantage of the coffee bar around back where they have a separate espresso machine

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Marin County, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Convenient when passing through Kapaa Town. I am a regular visitor to the island - and have long since chosen places I frequent. This is one of them because it's not a chain and the coffee is good, service is friendly, upbeat, and personal, always seems to be an easy place to park nearby.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Terrific little local coffee shop featuring all kinds of local Kona and Hawaiian coffee drinks, delicious pastries, sweets and treats. Easy to find right on the main drag, friendly staff, lots of seating, and a good bathroom. What more could you ask for in a coffee shop? Prices are a bit high, but hey.... it's Hawaii. We love it and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Worth a trip if you are looking for fill your coffee addiction. We all had an iced-coffee variation and were pleased with our selections. No more expensive than Starbucks and you can add your own milk to suit your needs. Pretty strong coffee but not too bitter. Great pastry selection... the scones were wonderful!!

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Additional Information about Java Kai

Address: 4-1384 Kuhio Highway #105, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
Phone Number: (808) 823-6887
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American, Cafe, Vegetarian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4-1384 Kuhio Highway #105, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: (808) 823-6887

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Cafe, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm

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