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Green Flash Coffee

75-6000 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2310
808-329-4387
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Ranked #13 of 234 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Delicatessen, Healthy, Ice Cream
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Owned and operated by delightful long-time Kona resident Kathleen Powers and her daughter-in-law Manu, The Green Flash features delicious breakfast and lunch fare, eat-in or take-out, in a hideaway a mile or so south of the village of Kailua-Kona. It's located on Ali'i Drive, the main drag of the area, on the makai (ocean) side of the street in the... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

First, this isn't a standard coffee shop if that is what you are looking for, it is a simple, quaint place to stop by on the go to grab a great cup of 100% Kona coffee, delish, healthy smoothies and a nice selection of breakfast and lunch items. There is a couple of tables outside, or sit in the lovely... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

I went here after reading several positive reviews. I wasn't all that impressed. It was a super hot wait and the customer service wasn't really great. It's not your standard coffee shop. They have more smoothie selections. It wasn't horrible, just not all I had expected. No worries, there was a Starbucks about a 2 min drive away.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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117 reviews 117 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

Green flash is the perfect place to stop for 100% Kona coffee, tasty grilled breakfast or lunch sandwiches, and Tropical Dreams ice cream. Kathleen and her staff all friendly and efficient. Mainly takeout, but there is a lovely vine covered area with two tables. It is a lovely place for a quiet lunch.

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Seal Beach, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We walked here from the Courtyard. It was a bit of a hike but you will work up an appetite. We had the French toast breakfast sandwiches and coffee. The sandwich and the coffee was very good. Seating is a bit tight. They have a couple of picnic tables in front and a few little tables under a vine covered... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Excellent smoothies, oatmeal and coffee. We regularly stop at the Green Flash after our morning walk.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

Great coffee! Not a lot of room for sitting but great for on the go. Had a chocolate croissant and it was really good!

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newton,nj
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

After much anticipation and research we came here for our first taste of Kona Coffee. Happy to say the time and effort paid off. Coffee was great! From the first sip you can taste the difference from the usual brew. They also have a decent menu that includes breakfast sandwiches ,paninis smoothies and such. Very small building and at times... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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105 reviews 105 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We had a lovely lunch at the Green Flash very friendly service. we sat in the little courtyard behind the café.

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San Francisco, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

If you are looking for a breakfast on the go and or smoothie.. highly recommend Green Flash. I love their smoothies and breakfast croissant sandwiches with spinach.

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Address: 75-6000 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2310
Phone Number: 808-329-4387
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Delicatessen, Healthy, Ice Cream

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