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Market City Shopping Center, 2919 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826 (Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis)
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Ranked #98 of 1,955 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $15
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Neighborhood: Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Tigard, Oregon
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

climbed DH for the sunrise and afterwards went looking for breakfast and found Cafe Kaila. We got seated right away, order take quickly, and served within 20 minutes. Banana Pudding French Toast with ice cream was amazing, and the eggs Benedict with regular bacon was brilliant (according to the server who brought out our meals) and it was brilliant! Next... More 

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74 reviews 74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

You have to try the Belgium Waffle with lots of fresh fruits on top. You will need to queue if you get here later then 8am. All the reviews are positive, need I say more? We took the no.13 bus from Wakiki. It stops right beside the market place shopping centre, you just need to walk to the other side... More 

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156 reviews 156 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

My husband and I went here on Sunday morning for breakfast. Our first visit. The place was busy but we got a table. I had the Belgium waffle with fresh blueberries and whipped cream and my husband had the traditional eggs benedict. Good coffee too. We were most pleased with breakfast and the service was friendly with good follow-up on... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great home-cooked breakfasts and lunches, reasonably priced, and conveniently located in the Market City Shopping Center with free parking available. Pretty much always full and a line, and no reservations, so go really early or allow time to get a table. The food is well worth it.

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Had to wait a while, nice service once we were in there. Food fairly good, pancakes very nice, coffee, hot chocolate nice as well.

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Corrales, NM
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172 reviews 172 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We just happened by and put our name on the list. Luckily, we were just a party of two and all the others were many more. We were seated in a few minutes. We had an omelet and pancakes. Good size portions, great potatoes and very good homemade salsa on the side. Coffee was very good also. Friendly, efficient staff.... More 

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122 reviews 122 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

HNL Magazine has named Cafe Kaila the best breakfast in HNL. We agree. This is a small place, popular with Japanese tourists and locals alike, so expect a wait. But it is definitely worth the wait. They do turn the tables quickly, so traffic moves. They have a counter. We had the frittata, fried rice and the bagel sandwich. The... More 

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Ban Patong, Phuket, Thailand
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98 reviews 98 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This restaurant is very popular--you must put your name on a list and wait, and wait, and wait. But once seated, the waithelp are very personable, and service is quick and efficient. I had one of their eggs benedict variant: with chicken apple sausage, spinach, and mushrooms. The eggs were done perfectly. Cubed, fried potatoes were served in lieu of... More 

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Bear, Delaware
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Food was delicious our server was super nice I had the belgim waffle with fresh bananas and whip cream my husband had the eggs Benedict with pastrami it's not on the Menus you have to ask for it the red baby potatoes were delicious so was the breakfast rice and banana bread and got the pine apple orange juice to... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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62 reviews 62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This place. OMG. You seriously have to make a stop here for breakfast. I had the waffle with fruit on top and it was ambrosia. This was the best breakfast we had for our 9-day stay on the island. Please do yourself a favor and make your day better by stopping there for breakfast. Get there early, as tour busses... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Kaila

Address: Market City Shopping Center, 2919 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826
Phone Number: 808-732-3330
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
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
Average Prices: USD 2 - 15

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