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Red Water Cafe

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65-1299 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8406 (Formerly Fujimamas)
+1 808-885-9299
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Honokaa, Hawaii
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food was great our server was very friendly and helpful. SERVICE was perfect. I loved the Thai curry chicken and would have it again when I go back and I will be back.

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Thank localboysrule
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious. Large menu. Creative drinks. Desserts too good to skip. I had the ginger lemongrass sake something. Wow. All of it. Super friendly waiter. I will go back when I am ok with spending that much money on dinner, and for special occasions. Totally worth it for that level of food.

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Thank Aravel F
Ka'awa Loa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lemongrass Ceasar salad dressing, mashed potatoes and ribs, broke my mouth, absolutely fantastic, sushi rolls and woke items really good

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Thank MichaelGreg
Mexico City, Mexico
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Red Water Cafe is a great option to have one of the best local food in the island. After being in a fantastic resort, where everything can be quite pricey, this place offers a great balance between great food and a decent price. This is a must to visit!

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Thank carlosgomezva
Turlock, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this gem on trip advisor... Was great food. If you have to visit hospital it is just down the road. The curry chicken stew was great, very helpful and attentive staff, clean dining area. Good for family's and couples. Worth the drive and value of quality food.

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Thank menken2016
Phoenix, Arizona
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time there was in August of 2015. Second time there was in August of 2016 for my birthday and our anniversary in a rental within reasonable walking distance to Red River. Incredibly savory, yet sweet and fresh, was the ono in a miso butter sauce. Sauce alone was so delicious hubby said he could have had just the rice... More 

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Thank Sandy J W
Daaronachef, Owner at Red Water Cafe, responded to this review

On behalf of the staff we thank you for your kind words and we hope to see you again More 

North Las Vegas, Nevada
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159 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Driving thru on way to Hilo around lunch time. Stopped here based on Trip Advisor reviews and type of food of interest. Rustic decor. White table cloths at a nice touch. Fast service. Food was very good. I tackled the 1/2 pound burger, wife tried chicken sandwich. Friends split a sandwich order which was enough for both. Would consider stopping... More 

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Thank Larry R
Daaronachef, Owner at Red Water Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us and i wanted to let you know that we serve many of our menu items in half portions, so please dont hesitate to ask. Hope to see you again. More 

Athens, TX
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So we stopped for lunch, and had the fish sandwich which was to die for. The bread was so delicious and I also had a wonderful salad with the most thinly sliced best tasting beets ever. Sounds so weird but it was so great! Salad dressings were all house made and wonderful. Every dish they brought out of the kitchen... More 

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Thank Katconcierge
Daaronachef, Owner at Red Water Cafe, responded to this review

You guys are too kind thank you so much we hope to see you again! More 

Meridian, Idaho
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We had the special sushi roll and spicy shrimp fried rice. Both were delicious! Food came very fast with great service. Loved the atmosphere and live music too.

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Thank Laura B
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Such a great atmosphere. Great change in pace because it's not a formal place. The service was excellent. This was our second time, and the wait staff is always great. Both times they joked around with my family. The sushi is great, so were all the dishes we've ever gotten. If I remember correctly, we got a chocolate cake...awesome. My... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $38
Cuisine
American, Asian, Hawaiian, Pacific Rim, Seafood, International, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65-1299 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8406 (Formerly Fujimamas)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-885-9299
Description
A multi-cultural blend of dishes, using the best ingredients this beautiful island has to offer.The Red Water Cafe was created to offer opportunities for residents and visitors on the Island of Hawaii to enjoy dining and catering of the finest cuisine. Whether it is our dining, catering or personal chef services, we are dedicated to pleasing our customers with creative multi-cultural dishes including Hawaii regional, Asian inspired and other cuisines.

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