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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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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
Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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  • 51
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  • 27
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Yummy Healthy Food

I had the Taro Burger and it was delicious! Hubby had a fish taco and blackened fish wrap that is also very good! Health food grocery store full of goodness. Also you can eat from a fresh salad bar too!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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Red Deer, Canada
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Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I had the Taro Burger and it was delicious! Hubby had a fish taco and blackened fish wrap that is also very good! Health food grocery store full of goodness. Also you can eat from a fresh salad bar too!

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Had the taro burger (delicious!!) and ahi wrap and bought some groceries while I waited. Good food decent prices. Would have liked to see more Hawaiian products displayed more prominently but still nice store. Will be back!

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Joshua Tree, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Most stores just cannot get it right with food. this place has premade sandwiches,and juice bars, or order direct. plenty of seating outside. also has stocked health foods, and frsh organic fruits and veggies.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Great place. Some good choices for vegan/vegetarians. Friendly place and reasonably priced. Veggie burgers and smoothies, falafel sandwiches.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We were grateful for this place since it was the only place that had some vegan/vegetarian food in Kauai. Plus their health food store was well stocked - so we got our organic produce and prepackaged foods. The hot bar/salad bar was pretty expensive for what it was and not very tasty. We were spoiled after going to Down to... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Papayas is a laid back health food,prepared food and food made to order cafe and store and market.. The food is fresh and delicious.You may find the prices to be high but when compared to other restaurants and cafes on Kauai-it is well in line for the quality and taste!! Delicious ahi fish tacos and an amazing ahi nori wrap... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I absolutely love this market! There is a local person that makes Kombucha and delivers it to the store.... it's the best! Wish they had it on the mainland. Food here is a bit spendy, but that's the same anywhere in Hawaii. It's a vegetarian haven! Loved everything here. Bought all of our snacks and foods here to take with... More 

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Los Angeles
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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 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
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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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Additional Information about Papaya's Natural Foods & Cafe

Address: 4-831 Kuhio Hwy, Kaua'i Village Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI
Phone Number: 808-823-0190
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
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
Average Prices: USD 10
Cuisine: Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian, Vegan

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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 10
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian, Vegan
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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