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The Coffee Shack

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83-5799 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8306
+1 808-328-9555
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Austin, Texas, USA
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435 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here for beautiful views. One can see the coast, coffee trees, and a wonderful skyline/landscape. The excellent views make this a great stop.

Thank Gloria L
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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110 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The only reason I'm giving this a 4 out of 5 is because the menu is egg heavy and I can't eat eggs. It's either french toast or eggs so I had toast with coffee. The rest of my party raved about their meals and my toast was thick cut and very good. It's a busy place so go early.

Thank stef9371
San Francisco Bay Area
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47 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the drive and arrive early for a great table! Both of us ordered the Ono (Wahoo Fish) Eggs Benedict, 100% Kona - Kahauloa Estates Coffee and their signature Lilikoi Mimosa. As always great friendly service.

Thank staffybulls
Chicago, Illinois
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188 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tough to not immediately mention that this the view into the valley and the sea is one of the most spectacular on the island. That alone gets 4 stars. Add great food served by a friendly, efficient staff and you have a wonderful place for breakfast or lunch. I stopped twice and had one of each. I suggest you do... More 

Thank Jeff P
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped here four times during our two week vacation in Hawaii. My wife an avid coffee snob loved the coffee and americanos. For me the pie was more than enough reason to stop by. The Kona Lime and Lilikoi cheesecake were the best dessert I had on the island. We also had sandwiches for lunch, they... More 

Thank mstrauchon
Kelowna, Canada
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281 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at The Coffee Shack for a late lunch on the way home from the 'Two-Step' snorkeling site. He ramshackle appearance on the outside belies the incredible view from the patio. It's a busy place, with friendly staff. A simple menu of pizza and sandwiches, but everything is reasonably priced and the portions are very large. The sandwiches are... More 

Thank Sharimck
Langley City, Canada
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208 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been told by a friend to visit for a meal here. We arrived about an hour before they closed for the afternoon. The service was fast and friendly. We each had a sandwich which we discovered were huge. Turns out we should have shared one. We both chose the luau bread which was delicious. One sandwich was roast... More 

Thank JimboCanucks
Irmo, South Carolina
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have a car don't miss out on this quaint little coffee shop and restaurant which overlooks the ocean in a tranquil garden setting....great menu for breakfast and lunch as well as outstanding desserts including cheesecake and coconut cream pie all made in house....parking is adequate albeit some of it is located a bit down the hill from the... More 

Thank Danny B
Toronto, Canada
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good meal here. The sandwiches are great. There's a very rich passion fruit cheesecake which is awesome! The coffee I had, cappuccino, was delicious, all Kona coffee is wonderful.

Thank Alexia091
Beaverton, Oregon
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We get to the big island usually every other year. Though we stay fairly upscale at our timeshare, we love getting to the old-Hawaiian-style Coffee Shack at least once every visit. Our kids have grown up feeding the geckos that like to sun themselves on the railings of the outdoor dining here. Simply put out a dab of jelly from... More 

Thank ZigWms

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Hawaiian, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83-5799 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8306
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Captain Cook
  • Phone Number: +1 808-328-9555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?