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Art Cafe Hemingway

4-1495 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI
+1 808-822-2250
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Ranked #20 of 105 Restaurants in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $15
Hours:
Wed - Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: European, Coffee Shop, Café, Bistro
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: An institution for the fine life. In an ancient building in Kapaa we are offering real Italian espresso, small snacks, pretty things, comfortable surroundings, a classic gallery in the second floor, book signing, discussions with artists, ocean view and the ambience of the The Unbearable Lightness of Being. New opening hours. Wed - Sun 8am-2pm and 6pm - 9pm, Mondays and Tuesdays closed.
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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Canada
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

A couple we met in a restaurant recommended this place and we're so glad they did. There is lots of parking across the street which is helpful given how busy the street is. It's a well maintained house with outdoor seating facing the busy street. What's great is they offer 3 different wine 'flights' of 3 different wines ($11) (a... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

First and foremost, the food was very well prepared. The reason for a 3 rating is that the portions were small. Flavors and presentation were excellent. I had the chicken dish....Chicken Kapaa. A small bowl of rice and a small bowl of something like chicken stew...about a half of a small chicken breast, stewed tomatoes, ginger, and cinnamon. I am... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Quaint and worth a visit. Great coffee Cute building and gallery. Caring staff Nice riverbank setting

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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I wanted something chill and great. I had the Salmon Crepe. Very yummy. Had a tomato relish. The atmosphere is local. The staff inviting. German Owner even came to table to see how the god was. Great food. Presentation good too. The menu made it difficult to make a choice as so much of it looked yummy. I will be... More 

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Burleson, Tx
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199 reviews 199 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The owner greeted us for a great breakfast. Natural foods, fruits, and the hot chocolate was so thick the spoon always stood up by itself.

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Seattle, Washington
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94 reviews 94 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Not sure about this place. Even though everything is fresh, locally grown, and organic, etc, doesn't seem to impress me that much. We had breakfast there, but seems to be just soso for that price. Small portion too. They are open for dinner now as well, and there is fondue on the menu which seems to be rare on this... More 

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Fallon, Nevada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We enjoyed breakfast here one morning. Our food was fresh, but we found serving sizes small for the price. Neat little place and service was really good.

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Budapest, Hungary
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Me and my wife went here to have breakfast by the reviews we saw on tripadvisor. The restaurant has a European touch, but in a very tastfull way. The food we had was very good, and if you go there, you must try their quiche. It was just simply perfect. It is too bad that they are closed on mondays... More 

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The World
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373 reviews 373 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Art Cafe Hemingway (4-1495 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, HI 96746 , tel. (808) 822-2250, http://www.art-cafe-hemingway.com/). The place looks lovely. We sat on the banquette and a chair in a corner and it was comfortable with the fan. The service was annoyingly slow. There was only one server but we don’t think that was the problem. We think that the kitchen was... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

If you are searching for a sophisticated cafe with excellent food and coffee, don't miss this place: it's busy for a reason. Our waitress was vibrant, attentive and lovely in amongst the hustle and bustle. Our americanos were beautifully drawn, and our quiches were gorgeous...creamy and fluffy! This cafe is truly a touch of Europe with a gentle, Hawaiian vibe.

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Additional Information about Art Cafe Hemingway

Address: 4-1495 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI
Phone Number: +1 808-822-2250
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 15
Cuisine: European, Coffee Shop, Café, Bistro

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