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“home made oreos” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Short & Sweet Bakery & Cafe

Short & Sweet Bakery & Cafe
374 Kinoole St., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
+1 808-935-4446
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Ranked #22 of 205 Restaurants in Hilo
Cuisines: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Café
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dessert
Volcano, Hawaii
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“home made oreos”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

This is a very, very good bakery. They make huge home made oreo cookies. Takes two sittings to eat it. They make things like lilikoi marshmellows and bars. Cheesecakes are soooo creamy. The only thing that was not good was the hot cross buns, made during lent. Otherwise, sandwiches are large and reasonable. There is a patio in front where you can sit, eat, chat, and even bring the dogs. Do not miss this bakery.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Hilo, Hawaii
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“really artisanal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

pride in making baked specialties and desserts really delicious and beautiful as well. Try the croissants.

Visited August 2012
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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“A good sandwich”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Taken there by my son for Brunch; sandwiches were a little pricey but good. We had the Classic and the Roast Pork. They bake their own bread here, which makes the sandwiches extra special. A wide selection of own baked cakes - try the Banana roulade or a salted caramel cupcake.
We ate outside. Friendly service. Open for Brunch on Sundays.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Newcastle, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Cakes and coffee to die for”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

We discovered this place by accident, but it was the best type of accident. on both visits the coffee was delicious, services was fast and excellent and the food was scrumptious. It is a little out of the way and you need to look for it, but well worth the find. A place not to miss

Visited April 2013
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Wenatchee
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Nutella Dessert”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

I have eaten at Short and Sweet twice this week. I had really good soup and nutella pie (yum). Second time I had their excellent orzo salad and I bought a package of their home-made marshmallows, that come in a varoety of flavors. I have also tried their flourless Chocolate Cake, which is in the death by chocolate category, in a good way. Everything so far is good from this bakery cafe.

Visited February 2013
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