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Kona Joe Coffee

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Address: 79-7346 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7910
Phone Number: 18083222100
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Located in Kainaliu, in the heart of the Kona Coffee district, Kona Joe...

Located in Kainaliu, in the heart of the Kona Coffee district, Kona Joe Coffee will take you into the first trellised coffee plantation in the world. We grow our coffee on a trellis system, very similar to how wine grapes are grown, hence, Coffee Grown Like Wine! There are many advantages to growing coffee by this patented method, all of which you can learn during your visit.We are open every day from 9am until 5pm. We offer Kona’s most complete, fully guided plantation tour experience. The tour is an information packed, 30 minute walking tour complete with visiting our dry mill, roasting and packing room, chocolate room, and up close look at coffee trees, cherries, parchment, and even possibly blooms!Kona Joe Coffee is a fully operative coffee farm completing everything from planting and growing, to wet milling, dry milling, roasting, packing, retail, and even making coffee drinks.You can also experience coffee and chocolate sampling in our artist inspired showroom. There are four types of coffee sampling and two types of chocolate sampling daily.Need a latte or cappuccino? We have a full service espresso bar located on our lanai with 270 degree views of the beautiful Kona CoastTour reservations are welcomed but not required. Visiting from a cruise ship? Need a pick up from Kailua? We offer free pick up in the Kona Joe Coffee shuttle for groups. Hope to see you soon and aloha!

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Spectacular views, unique farm, artisan dining, informative tour & great staff

"I've been drinking cafe latte since the fifth grade and I haven't looked back!" Cosmo Kramer, Seinfeld If you only do one coffee farm visit/tour, this is the one to do... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

"I've been drinking cafe latte since the fifth grade and I haven't looked back!" Cosmo Kramer, Seinfeld If you only do one coffee farm visit/tour, this is the one to do. Grounds are beautiful, coffee & barista's are great, on-site dining is white table cloth quality, tour guides were funny and informed. Time well spent. We visited 3 times during... More 

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Batavia, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Kona Joe's as part of our tour with Trafalgar Tours and it was the highlight of our trip! Our tour guide Judy did an excellent job explaining their operation and the coffee is just incredible!! You won't find fresher, better quality coffee anywhere else!! We loved our surprise gift as we were leaving-thanks Judy!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the tour which was only the four in my group since no one else was there. They were very informative and answered all questions we had. After the tour we were led to the store for purchases and the the coffee bar for a coffee drink as part of the tour. This is a small company so personal... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful views. Took the tour. Was very informative. Learned alot about how to tell the difference between coffees. Coffee was more expensive than the grocery store, but still had a great time. Judy was great. Must see for coffee lovers.

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Warren, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't have time for a tour, I wanted to buy coffee to take home and for gifts. It is the best coffee I've ever had!! The view is amazing also!

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Scottsdale, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by Kona Joe's for a tour of their facility. We were not expecting the gorgeous view from their coffee cabana. It overlooks the serene coffee plantation, and the most scenic view I have ever seen ending with the deep blue ocean. It looks like you are starting at a painting. The coffee is the best I have ever... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent tour! Beautiful grounds! Bruno was very knowledgable and answered all our questions. Beautiful property. Coffee was by far the best I've ever had and I take my coffee seriously, very seriously! Great place!

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Monterey Park, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At $27 for 8oz (purchased 2 bags sealed, Med & Dark roast just 4 days ago), opened it today and it didn't have any coffee smell and a lot of the beans were beetle damaged. So disappointed as the free samples at the plantation store tasted really good. Didn't pay attention to look for a roasting date stamp on the... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bruno gave us a wonderful tour of the whole coffee making process at Kona Joe. He was a very knowledgeable and entertaining guide. It was fascinating to learn about their trellis style of growing coffee. Learned a lot, and ended up buying their coffee rub and some coffee. And I don't even drink coffee usually!

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family of 5 with 3 kids ages 17, 15 and 12 - we enjoy coffee and were curious about Kona coffee. This tour seemed a bit expensive and it really didn't go anywhere. You do learn a lot about Kona coffee ... But it is not a very hands on tour - which meant our kiddos were... More 

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