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Leonard's Bakery

933 Kapahulu Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-1434 (Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis)
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Ranked #5 of 1,922 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Bakery
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
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Portland, OR
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209 reviews 209 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Malasadas are not something we enjoy. But if you do, this is the place. There's a line, the production is constant, and the clientele is international. The review is average because the product is not a favorite.

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Roselle, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

This place is a must-stop for delicious malasadas with a hawaiian flair. A half dozen malasadas is more than enough for two people, in fact my wife and I both were only able to eat two each. As many people have said, you definitely want to eat these hot! There are some cons about the area though, starting with the... More

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San Jose, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Although a definite tourist trap, this place serves the most decadent & mouth watering malasadas I have ever had. My father in law is Portuguese so I've had many in the past and these are definitely unique and the Best!!! After visiting 5 mornings in a row, I still want more!

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Santa Monica, CA
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173 reviews 173 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

All of them, wonderful! I love that this place seems to be opened all the time, even at night. My favorite flavor is haupia, but the flavor of the month, pineapple, was really good, too. You just have to try them.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Leonard's Bakery is a must stop for our Hawaiian vacation. We usually go to Leonard's straight from the airport! The hot, made to order doughnut- type pastry is that good. My husband has to have the haipua (coconut flavor) filled malasadas, but just give me cinnamon sugar! We have tried other bakeries but they don't compare. If you are in... More

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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172 reviews 172 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

First off, don't be intimidated by the long lines. The staff is quick and service is very well organized. It will move faster than you'd think. Plus, you're going to need those precious minutes to decide exactly what you are going to order! They have soooo much to offer! And everything looks delicious. I decided to go with their famous... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Leonard's Bakery is very good! Long line and very little parking, but worth it. If this is your first time order the Original Malasada - 2 per person is plenty! Only $1.00 per malasada. Right out the deep fryer - still hot! Excellent!!!

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Loco, Oklahoma
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Leonard's Bakery is fantastic. There is always a line but it moves quickly. Seems really busy before 10 am. We tried the regular, cinnamon and local fav sweet / sour malasada's and enjoyed them very much. We tried each of the filled ones as well. Custard, chocolate and pineapple. The filling is kind of like a pudding or custard. Not... More

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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Next stop after Diamond Head... line is expected long early in the morning... we ordered 4 flavors... original- great, chocolate - good, custard- great, haupia- not able to try. hehe.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We stopped by Leonards twice during our vacation. The malasadas were delicious and fresh. Definitely a place to stop and eat at.

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