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“Great little eatery” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe il Mondo

Cafe il Mondo
45-3626 Mamane St, Apt A, Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96727-6910
808-775-7711
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Ranked #2 of 16 Restaurants in Honokaa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great little eatery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Stopped in honokaa whilst driving round the island as we spotted this restaurant/cafe and were hungry. only had sandwiches but they were fresh made,warm and well filled. kids asked for theirs with a variation and they made it without question. chef was spinning fresh pizza dough in the open kitchen! quality food, good price, friendly staff.

Visited August 2013
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“italy in hawaii”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

drove up the coast from Hilo and stopped in Honokaa for a bite. glad we did as this little gem of an italian restaurant was waiting for us. we sat outside on the sidewalk table, loved its small town charm.
Did the special of the day - fresh pasta with a basil pesto, YUM! but hands down, unmatched & without a doubt they have the BEST calzones ever. we devoured it. wanted to order some to go, didn't but actually contemplated driving back the next day. Ridiculously good.
Great little shops and ice cream places too.
Gay friendly.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

We ordered pizza and salad takeout and it was great! Best option in Honoka'a. Did not eat in the resto, but dropped in earlier and the staff was sup friendly and the decor was warm and welcoming. Highly recommend.

Visited July 2013
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Napili-Honokowai, Hawaii
1 review
“Yummiest on a plate!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is by far the best pizza I have ever eaten! We drove from Volcano to Akaka State Park and was looking for pizza after that. We drove an additional 20-25 miles but it was SOOOO worth it! We will come back for sure if ever in Hawaii again :0) It's a must have folks! Bring cash though, as they do not accept the good ole CC.

  • Visited July 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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Honokaa, Hawaii, United States
2 reviews
“Awesome Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

This is just a small cafe with sit down seating and a wonderful italian menu. I have not ordered anything that was not great! the pizza is fantastic and is available for take out as well. This is better than the pizza I have had on the mainland. Surprising for such a small restaurant. We enjoy it frequently.

Visited July 2013
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