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Leonard's Waikele Shopping Center

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94-894 Lumiaina Street, Waipahu, Oahu, HI HI 96797
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Love all the different filled flavors, but the originals will have you wanting more. Best while hot, but leftovers make a great breakfast too!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Love all the different filled flavors, but the originals will have you wanting more. Best while hot, but leftovers make a great breakfast too!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Leonard's is THE place to get delicious malasadas. You can't go wrong with any of the flavors, but the original is a must. Also, there is a TON of filling in the custard malasada, so try out one regular and one with filling for extra dipping.

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Since it's on the way home from work, I stop here frequently to grab a box of hot tasty malasadas. Waikele Shopping Center is about a 30-40 min drive from Waikiki. But there's a Leonard's Bakery in Kapahulu, which is right outside of Waikiki and they have more offerings than the wagons. The malasadas come plain with white sugar or... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

It's been 7 years since the last malasadas. This wagon is in the same place. Taste the best warm. Pretty quick as there was no line when we got there around 630p on a Tuesday. Order a couple of each. Brought some to the family. For its consistency over all the years five star!!

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Waipahu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Leonards' Malasadas are sinfully, decadent, delicious, and it is hard to not stop and purchase one....no two of them while in the area. A Leonards truck should be at the Airport for all tourists to try them. I guarantee they would purchase more before leaving the Isaland of Oahu!

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San Carlos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you can't go into town, stop in Waikele for Malasadas. They're just as good and the line tends to be shorter. A favorite filling is the lilikoi and chocolate.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

These Malasada's are well worth the trip across the road from Waikele Premium outlet. I had the cinnamon and sugar and they were delicious. Wish i had have brought some back, the best donuts ever!!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

A friend took us here since we were away from the main Leonard's and it was tasty. I did try a sugar, cinnamon sugar, and chocolate one. They are so good, but the chocolate was my least favorite--the filling tasted like chocolate pudding and I was kind of expecting something more creamy or frosting-like. Definitely a must try though!

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Waipahu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Living in Waipahu and pasting this wagon to and from work there is always a line waiting to pick up malasda,s regulars or filled with chocolate or custard so it must be good. Please remember to be patience with the service when waiting in line

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Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Stopped at this Leonard's Food truck for the first time (7th visit to Hawaii). Family and friends couldn't believe I hadn't stopped at Leonard's for a malasdas. I tried a sugar malasdas. It was good, but not as good as I expected based on the hype of others. The staff was friendly, the malasda was served hot and the price... More 

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  • Address: 94-894 Lumiaina Street, Waipahu, Oahu, HI HI 96797
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Waipahu

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