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Cafe Kaila

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Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
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Market City Shopping Center, 2919 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826
808-732-3330
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 130
    Excellent
  • 119
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent breakfast comfort food

I love this place! The food is so good. We got the cinnamon roll waffle and traditional eggs Benedict (both a daily special so may not be there all the time) and both were amazing! Our server recommended warmed cinnamon apples on the waffle and it was so good and I'm not usually an apple fan. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
Clintonfam
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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  • Families with children
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English first
Raleigh, North Carolina
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

I love this place! The food is so good. We got the cinnamon roll waffle and traditional eggs Benedict (both a daily special so may not be there all the time) and both were amazing! Our server recommended warmed cinnamon apples on the waffle and it was so good and I'm not usually an apple fan. The eggs Benedict had... More 

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Yokosuka, Japan
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Lives up to the hype. Many great choices for breakfast. hard to go wrong with anything on the menu. Pancakes were very good. Everyone was friendly but the place fills quickly for breakfast.... Get there early.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Cafe Kaila has been around for a bit but everytime I went there, there was a long line in the sun so I'd drive away. Well, yesterday I decided to go for it as we had to wait for the rest of family to arrive. The employees were so accommodating and let us wait inside for the rest of our... More 

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Clayton
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I am not alone when I say this is a fantastic breakfast spot....the long line of patrons outside the door says it all. Those patient enough to wait experience a bit of malted waffle heaven. Service is excellent.

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Oahu, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I literally come here almost every week. This is my absolute favorite place for brunch. The vibe is so cozy and welcoming, and the waffles taste like heaven. I always order the salmon eggs benedict and a Belgian waffle with strawberries to share. There are rarely any leftovers. The staff are super friendly and personable too, they always remember me... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I've eaten here a couple of times and while it's good it's definitely not great and not really worth the wait. The long line is because the cafe is promoted in some Japanese guides to Oahu so loads of Japanese tourists come up from Waikiki to eat here. Can't blame them for that but as they do make this local... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My wife, 2 kids (15 months and 3.5 years old), and I are trying this thing to go to a new breakfast place on Sunday mornings. So far this place has the best French toast I've EVER HAD. We got it with blueberries, bananas and strawberries. I also ordered a waffle with the same toppings. It was good but did... More 

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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Always a line here, but worth the wait and when you do get seated the first thing you are told by the smiling waitress "thank you so much for waiting, we are so happy you want to eat here today" So many restaurants could learn from this philosophy! But enough of that, all that needs to be added is that... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We wanted to eat where the locals have breakfast. I had an excellent breakfast burrito and my spouse had the typical breakfast but he said it was made with love. We arrived at 7:30 and we were happy we did because there was a wait right after us.

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Upland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A very accommodating place, where the people have strived to serve things the way that I like it. Turkey Bacon available, and generous portions make this a place that is worth while! It is a great place to hang with locals who love the place . We had the opportunity to met with the owner and talk with her about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Market City Shopping Center, 2919 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
  • Neighborhood: Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
  • Phone Number: 808-732-3330

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 15

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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