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Papaya's Natural Foods & Cafe

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4-831 Kuhio Hwy, Kaua'i Village Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI
808-823-0190
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Today
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Vegetarian heaven

A super market with super awesome food. Wish I had eaten here more often. Nice friendly folks. They make it a full fledged restaurant. It will do very well

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2015
KSR532
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Los Angeles
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Takeout
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78 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Los Angeles
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

A super market with super awesome food. Wish I had eaten here more often. Nice friendly folks. They make it a full fledged restaurant. It will do very well

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

When you need healthy non GMO organics this place has just about everything but I just cant bring myself to pay the super expensive price unless i absolutly need it

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great selection of natural and organic, gluten free and dairy free foods..expect to pay double what you would in the states. No fresh meat and seafood though but glad to have this market available

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Cleveland, Ohio
Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Amazing variety & selection of items. Friendly, helpful staff. Nice to be able to buy a very small quantity of herbs or spices from their bulk jars when you are staying for a week or two in a timeshare.

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Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Grabbed premade Tuna wraps. Great selections of products. Don't forget to bring a bag. Lots of great locally made candles/soaps and good quality selection of items you would find at whole foods.

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Princeville, Hawaii
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

As my mother would say make the best of it. And on Kauai Papayas health food store is often one of the only vegetarian options come lunch time so sometimes you just suck it up and order a taro burger from the cafe and unfortunately every time you are reminded by eat dry bite why you don't do it very... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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118 reviews 118 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

i live in a town with over 1mm people - we have a whole foods and 2 fresh markets - they are slick, well lit, fancy displays, etc. the produce depts are bigger. But this little gem has a supplements section to put them to shame, and the produce, while much smaller in area is terrific. good display of all... More 

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Burnaby, Canada
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153 reviews 153 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Small local organic food store with eatery grill. Similar to Down to Earth but more local. Try the tasty fish taco with the corn tortilla!

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Hyde Park, Utah
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We were looking for fresh salads and the locals recommended this place. Very good health food salads and wraps.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This is more of a health food store with prepared foods and a smoothie bar. It was great to pick up some great tasting healthful snacks and a easy meal

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4-831 Kuhio Hwy, Kaua'i Village Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: 808-823-0190

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
  • Cuisine: Café, Seafood, Vegetarian, Vegan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 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?