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“Our #1 Eating Destination” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Coffee Shack

The Coffee Shack
83-5799 Mamalahoa Hwy., P.O. Box 510, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704
808-328-9555
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Ranked #3 of 25 Restaurants in Captain Cook
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Delicatessen
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Dessert
Branson, Missouri
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273 reviews 273 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
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115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
“Our #1 Eating Destination”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013 via mobile

We stop at Coffee Shack 1st thing each visit and then couple times a week. The location has a panoramic view high over Capt. Cook and area of refuge. Food is awesome. Kona coffee home grown. Little geckos watch us while sipping their sugar water. It's very old world charm while enjoying top of the world views. It's looking over very tall trees. Wonderful. Pastries and goodies round out a perfect experience. Breakfast and lunch specials are excellent. Luau bread is the secret best choice. You have to experience it. Words don't do this place enough justice.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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pomona, new york
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Not just coffee...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Came in around lunchtime as we were in the area. It is quite small on the inside, but the deck is beautiful and the views all around are amazing. Our food was very good; attentive service and we did purchase coffee by the pound here also. Heard about this place online and was not disappointed.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Poole, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Fantastic view, great food.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after passing it on the way to Captain Cook Monument. The waiting staff were attentive and quick with our orders. My boyfriend had the soup that was on special (Chorizo & vegetables) and. I had the Garden Delight Salad with chicken. Both dishes we delicious! Other people were ordering dessert which looked yummy! We could have sat and enjoyed the view and food all day! The food was not over priced - I highly recommend the drive to here, it's a real hidden gem!

Visited April 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Homemade muffins were excellent we were checking out the other guests breakfasts and they looked amazing. Smaller venue but excellent views with very friendly staff and gheckos visiting you on the railings!

Visited April 2013
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Phoenix, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Amazing food and views!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

The restaurant is casual and the menu consists of a fairly standard list of breakfast and lunch choices, but don't underestimate how great the food is. The sandwich I had and the omelette my husband had were delicious and the coffee was great. Unfortunately we didn't have room for the macadamia nut pie, but we'll just have to come back on our next trip to the Big Island. And the views from their patio we absolutely amazing!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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