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“Without a doubt a great breakfast stop!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Island Lava Java

Island Lava Java
75-5799 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
808-327-2161
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Ranked #14 of 233 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Palani
Transit: Public bus stop 300 yards away.
Description: Great Kona Restaurant specializing in fresh, local, organic and sustainable food with 100% Kona Coffee and our own Bakery on site. Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner & Sunday brunch, we are committed to using the highest quality locally produced ingredients. We proudly feature grass fed Big Island Beef, Big Island organic goat cheese and locally grown organic produce, freshly baked house made breads, desserts & goodies. Island Lava Java, Bistro Grill is Kona's #1 Coffee House and Restaurant. We were voted to have the "Best Breakfast in Kona" by the readers of the West Hawaii Today. Island Lava Java Bistro & Grill's Island fare is inspired by everyday island cooking. You'll feel relaxed while savoring a great meal in our casual and comfortable outside, Oceanside lanai. Experience our inventive cuisine, attentive service, and a friendly atmosphere; come see what makes us one of the most popular restaurants and coffee houses in town. We look forward to meeting you!
Visalia, California
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“Without a doubt a great breakfast stop!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We have been having breakfast at Lava Java for 10 plus years and they are wonderful. We always order a breakfast wrap which is no longer on the menu (for at least 4 years) and they always make it for us. The girls that wait the tables are gracious and sweet and will do whatever takes to make sure your order is right. I would suggest getting there early as they fill up quick.

Thanks for always making us feel welcome.... Breakfast wrap with eggs, potatoes, bacon, and jalapenos. Sriracha too!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Can't beat the view!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

Great lunch spot, delicious food with a view. Had the fish tacos and lime cheesecake with mango coulis and ginger crust, homemade!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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“Great local casual ocean front dining”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I love eating here by the ocean ,can watch people walking by , eat pretty good food , bring your own wine or whatever , and when they have music it's local and decent. Can't beat the location....

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Piermont, New York
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“Great place for lunch!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Excellent salad and sweet potato fries. Excellent service. Great place for a quick lunch in Kona. Also very nice view of the bay.

Visited January 2014
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“Great New Year's Dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Island Lava Java was a great place to have New Year's Dinner & people watch everyone who walked by. The food was great as was the staff. This is one of our most favorite places to eat & watch the sunset on the Kona side of the big island.

  • Visited December 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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