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All 234 Kailua-Kona Restaurants

Rapanui Island Cafe - CLOSED

75-5695 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3197
808-329-0511
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CLOSED
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert

201 reviews from our community

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  • Japanese first
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English first
Lakewood, Colorado, USA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

We stopped by today and saw that it is now closed. Too bad, from the ratings it looked good and we wanted to try it. I confirmed on Yelp that it is no longer open.

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McLean, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Went on a Monday night at 6:30 PM and it was closed, no sign about why because it appeared to be during regular business hours.

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Seattle, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

To call it a hole in the wall is an overstatement. Hard to find. But this tiny place has big bold exotic pan Asian Polynesian. Ate here twice on one trip. We never do that.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Tried this place on recommendation from other reviewers. Cute place located in a small pod of shops fronting Hilo bay. We had the fried won tons which were pretty tasty- had a hint of lemongrass or something. Served with a hoisin sauce and chutney. We opted for the Toru which offered a choice of sate - we had the grilled... More 

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San Diego
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83 reviews 83 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Limited menu, but what they ihave s excellent. Must try the Satay, friendly service, A little hard to find, but well worth it. I had the combo plate, Satay and Garlic Beef, very good. The location is the only distraction, but look past it. Make sure they are open, hours are limited.

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Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Loved the food, and it was a casual place where there was no line and difficulty. I enjoyed this and will definitely be back

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Kailua Kona, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Anything I've ever eaten here is so tasty. It's a great place to meet your vegetarian friends! Dessert and all is sooo good! The atmosphere is off the beaten path, so it quiet and shaded. I highly recommend!

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Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Unassuming location and modest decor camouflage this amazing restaurant. The chef is creative and well trained and the food reflects that and the excellent ingredients he uses. The fusion he creates bring pacific vibrant flavors and preps to reflect the multicultural amalgamation that is Hawaii without falling into the trap of becoming another "Hawaiian Grill".

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Sacramento, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The menu reflects a creative mind and fresh ingredients. This is a small cafe, seating for maybe 30 people inside and out. And the ambience is a little funky, this is not remotely an elegant dining spot, and there is no view to speak of but the food more than makes up for that. It's a little tricky to find,... More 

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Santa Fe
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94 reviews 94 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Tucked in a little shopping arcade, near public parking, we happened upon this great little place. The Paw Paw chicken was really outstanding and those in my party who order fish or satays were pleased too. Delicious rice. Friendly service, large portions, reasonable prices. A real treat in Kona.

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Additional Information about Rapanui Island Cafe

Address: 75-5695 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3197
Phone Number: 808-329-0511
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm  11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm  11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm  11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm  11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm

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