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Short & Sweet Bakery & Cafe

374 Kinoole St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2919
+1 808-935-4446
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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374 Kinoole St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2919
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Reviewed December 31, 2015

Eureka! We found a marvelous bakery on the Big Island that offers delicious & classic sweet treats... We sampled their banana cream & key lime pies (the k.l. tasted really authentic), and the lillikoi cheesecake was really yummy as well. They also have a good...More

Thank G C
Reviewed October 10, 2015

Consistantly good sandwiches and, salads, and expensive but very tasty desserts! Always tastes freshly made, staff friendly.

Thank foodie54321
Reviewed September 25, 2015

This bakery provided banana bread for the breakfast at our hotel and we loved it so much we decided to have lunch here. The sandwiches and bagels were fresh and good. All of their desserts looked awesome, but we didn't try them.

Thank Rush1985
Reviewed September 13, 2015

Great breakfasts, great desserts, great lunch. Focus on healthy as well with nice indoor and outdoor tables. You order at counter and they bring out your gourmet meal. Water is self serve and the baked goods are very tasty! Worth a try while in Hilo!

1  Thank Rhett L
Reviewed June 8, 2015

Came to Hilo for the weekend from Kona. Have been checking out Yelp and TripAdvisor to find new places to eat. Got to Hilo around 9:30am so decided to stop here first. Bad first place to stop after a 2 hour drive (via Saddle Rd-which...More

1  Thank charley-marley
Reviewed March 10, 2015

We ordered 3 desserts: 1 was really good, the other 2 were just ok. They were a bit on the pricey side, but not terrible. It depended on what you ordered. Coffees were good but took forever. One member of our group had to take...More

Thank ClaireandJames
Reviewed March 6, 2015

On Kinoole St a little walk up from the Bay Front. Well worth it. I have tried most of the lunch items and bakery goods. I stop by about once a month. Very consistent.

Thank Jasper R
Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

The desserts here are really top notch. You get what you pay for, for sure. Service is friendly and the place has a nice atmosphere with outdoor seating available.

Thank Mikyla W
Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

I ordered a slice of banana cream pie, chocolate chip cookie dough truffles, lemon meringue cookies, chocolate chip cookies, tahitian vanilla & strawberry marshmallows, creme brulee and a Nutella mousse bar. My sons loved the cc cookies and banana cream pie. The creme brulee was...More

2  Thank vaililia
Reviewed August 27, 2014

We stumbled upon this while looking for a quick coffee and breakfast. What a find! Lovely sweet treats as well. Get the flavored marshmallows.

2  Thank Sam O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 374 Kinoole St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2919
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-4446
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