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Island Lava Java

75-5799 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
808-327-2161
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Ranked #13 of 232 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Palani
Transit: Public bus stop 300 yards away.
Description: Great Kona Restaurant specializing in fresh, local, organic and sustainable food with 100% Kona Coffee and our own Bakery on site. Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner & Sunday brunch, we are committed to using the highest quality locally produced ingredients. We proudly feature grass fed Big Island Beef, Big Island organic goat cheese and locally grown organic produce, freshly baked house made breads, desserts & goodies. Island Lava Java, Bistro Grill is Kona's #1 Coffee House and Restaurant. We were voted to have the "Best Breakfast in Kona" by the readers of the West Hawaii Today. Island Lava Java Bistro & Grill's Island fare is inspired by everyday island cooking. You'll feel relaxed while savoring a great meal in our casual and comfortable outside, Oceanside lanai. Experience our inventive cuisine, attentive service, and a friendly atmosphere; come see what makes us one of the most popular restaurants and coffee houses in town. We look forward to meeting you!
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

This was a great lunch place we stumbled upon and will definately return. Great salads and fish tacos... plus a selection of local grown Kona Coffee. Much of the food is from local growers and is FRESH! Nice atmosphere to sit and watch the world go by....Kona Bay and Ali'i Drive and a variety of people in and out. Very... More

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Cripple Creek, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Loved our visits here...met some wonderful locals and enjoyed the food. Easy in and out so you don't blow your whole morning waiting for service.

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86 reviews 86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We always make a couple visits here for great food, coffee or tea drinks. The service is always friendly and attentive. And what could be nicer than sitting out overlooking Alii Dr. and the ocean? We recommend a stop here when in Kailua-Kona.

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Victoria BC Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

A review in the Big Island revealed spurred us to search out Lava Java as our 'go to' place for several meals while exploring the sights of Kona. We loved being able to sit either inside or outside, adjacent to Ali'i Drive to enjoy the close view of the ocean and people-watch. The meals were tasty and fresh, good portion... More

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Huntington Beach
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Whenever in Kona we always go to Java Lava for their delicious coffee and homemade pastries. Try the oatmeal mango muffins. So yummy! All the food is great...my Dad and his wife live in Kona and every Sunday when breakfast is served all day, they go for the waffles...Like being serenaded by live music while looking over the ocean as... More

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Spokane, Washington
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19 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Yeah, I should have sent it back. After I got down the street, I couldn't figure out why I didn't think of that. What is the difficult tricky breakfast I ordered? A fruit bowl. More like a hard green melon bowl, with a few grapes and a little fresh pineapple thrown in. $7 and I couldn't eat most of it... More

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Ypsilanti
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Although it was not Kona coffee it was a really good latte. They are a coffee house chain in the Kona area of Hawaii on the big island and they are WAY better then Starbucks

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

We come to Kailua Kona every year. This is our favorite breakfast place. The Island pancakes are to die for with apple bananas, mac nuts and coconut syrup! I generally do not like pancakes. We hit this place the first morning of our arrival and the last morning before departing. If we ate here everyday, we would go home 20... More

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Arizona
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124 reviews 124 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

All natural food, all kona coffee. Deserts to die for! Wonderful views if you sit outside. We recommend the sandwich menu for some really nice, and unique offerings

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We didn't eat here, but we did buy coffee. It is without exception the best coffee in Kona. Roasted perfectly The staff is nice and ground our purchased coffee (3 bags) to our specifications The guitarist who was playing provided pleasant background music.

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Additional Information about Island Lava Java

Address: 75-5799 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: 808-327-2161
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American, Contemporary

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