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All 3 Kualapuu Restaurants

Kualapu'u Cookhouse

Highway 470 and Uwao Street, Kualapuu, Molokai, HI 96757
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Ranked #2 of 3 Restaurants in Kualapuu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Mon 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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English first
Las Vegas, NV
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This restaurant is small un imposing building in the Moloka'i village of Kaulapu'u. They have buth indoor and out door seating. The staff is fiends and seem to be a family and treat customers like part of that family. Most of the menu consists of mixed plates. I had the Chopped Steak Plate. The steak was on a bed of... More

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New York City, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My wife and I had the pleasure of dining here with another coouple, who live on the island for the majority of the year. This is their "go to" place. Note my rating is calibrated to the locale. In most locations the Cookhouse would be only ok. But on Molokai I rate it as very good. Note: I did see... More

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Rock Spring, Georgia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My husband & I enjoyed a early dinner. I had the burger which was good. My husband had the chicken and it was excellent. The staff were friendly.

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Hamden, Connecticut
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141 reviews 141 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Hi All. Remember where you are - back country Molokai - and I reviewed it as such. This is a cookhouse where the locals, the cops and the EMTs eat - hence the name, so leave your credit cards in your wallet - they don't take them. Having said that, they have a nice choice for breakfast and lunch. The... More

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Waianae, Hawaii
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The Cookhouse was the first and only place recommended for breakfast as we got off the plane and that is where we headed. The food was decent. Some where above $12 for an omelet was a bit pricy but the portion sizes were large. Note to local rice must-havers one scoop only. I rather enjoy the country decor of a... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

If you are looking for the local diner where the food is good and the price is reasonable stop here. Can't say the decor is anything to write home about and the exhaust fans in the kitchen can use some work, but the food was great and the staff is friendly.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We have been to the Cookhouse for breakfast on a few occasions and have been served quickly and with very tasty meals. Would recommend a meal or three here. If you don't have a vehicle, the MEO bus stops there.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

A trip to molokai wouldn't be complete without a visit here. Don't get too excited, the food isn't as good as some reviewers are saying. Just good ole homestyle teri pork and fried rice but it sure sets the tone and hits the spot.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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85 reviews 85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Came here for dinner after reading other good reviews for this restaurant. My husband and I really enjoyed the food because it was very tasty and the portions were quite big. Nice menu selection. The atmosphere inside felt like in the olden days with the type of decorations, kind of reminded me of like eating in someone's home dining room... More

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Lethbridge, Alberta
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145 reviews 145 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This was one of our best meals in Hawaii and the best in Molokai. Services here is top notch, atmosphere makes you feel like a local, the food and serving is the best part. Huge platters of food await you and don't expect to eat dessert as you'll fill up on your plate. If we had more time, we would... More

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Additional Information about Kualapu'u Cookhouse

Address: Highway 470 and Uwao Street, Kualapuu, Molokai, HI 96757
Phone Number: 808-567-9655
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Molokai  >  Kualapuu
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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