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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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10:00 am - 5:00 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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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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What a perfect place for vegans and vegetarians. It can be a challenge to find something quick and healthy when you have a specific diet - but this place was perfect. There were more vegan food items for purchase here than we've ever found in our home city of 3 million. Plus they have a little... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
beedee1975
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Delicious veggie burger but the wrap was just ok. The seared tuna needed a little bit of salt to bring the flavours out. I would give it another try.

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Toronto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

What a perfect place for vegans and vegetarians. It can be a challenge to find something quick and healthy when you have a specific diet - but this place was perfect. There were more vegan food items for purchase here than we've ever found in our home city of 3 million. Plus they have a little salad bar that is... More 

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