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Lilikoi Cafe

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67-1185 Mamalahoa Highway, Suite 29, Parker Ranch Center, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-887-1400
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Traverse City, Michigan
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473 reviews
364 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We both ordered the Alfredo linguine with mushrooms and chicken. Came with a side salad. Very tasty, priced well and filling. Large sandwich and breakfast menu. Located in store area behind the food court. Unfortunately accustics are bad with a screaming brat (seems to be common in Hawaii) and the upfront smoothie grinder made eating here rather unpleasant. Cook(?) that... More 

Thank Bill H
Alexandria, Virginia
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On the outside of the Waimea shopping center; not an obvious location but well worth finding. This breakfast and lunch only café is a gem. Popular with the local folks and frequented with tourists from Waikoloa and elsewhere. Atmosphere reminiscent of the fifties and appreciated in the 21st Century: spotlessly clean, tastefully simple, comfortably spacious, high ceiling, hand-painted wall murals.... More 

Thank jqdough7
Alameda, California
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124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is basic ~ nothing fancy but some good homemade salads and stuff. It is behind the main shopping center so not too crowded at all. Interesting 🌟🌴🌺

Thank mackanna
Haymarket, Virginia, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A native of the island recommended this deli and it was wonderful. A little hard to locate behind the shopping center. Our veggie sandwich was delicious and came quickly. The brownie was one of the best.

Thank Billy M
Honolulu, Hawaii
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

Charming cafe with fast, friendly service, lovely pastries and entrees. We stopped by several times for quick bites and take outs on a recent family trip to the Big Island. Everything is made fresh and well prepared: Chicken curry salad, Israeli couscous salad and avocado-mango medley. Good choice for pastries and healthy picnic items.

Thank Imelda A
Oakland, California
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

Nothing glamorous but solid decent and somewhat unusual food. Desserts looked wonderful but common sense prevailed.

1 Thank Anne J
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

A casual atmosphere with great food, ideal for a gourmet on the go. Combining the great French tradition with the local produce and influences. My perannual favorite is tuna salad on half avocado.

1 Thank Irina P
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Well reviews be damned. This little gem had some delicious looking blueberry muffins on the counter that were being displayed in a cooled baking pan. Delicious to the eye and sure to be tasty, but not. The gluten free cake was like eating through spongy and tasteless corn meal. The berries were wonderful, but only on the surface. Ninety percent... More 

Thank Gwkman23
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in Waimea after driving to the summit of Mauna Kea for sunrise. Reading reviews for a good breakfast (we were really hungry) we went searching for Lilikoi, and we had to search. It is located around the back side of the Parker Ranch shopping center. The menu was very limited, food was served on paper plates in a... More 

1 Thank AJ C
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

This food is just fantastic! The restaurant is tucked away in a shopping center hidden in the back, but it is absolutely one of the best places we have enjoyed on the island. The French chef, John Baptiste, prepares wonderful choices of salads and sandwiches and desserts--all fresh daily from local ingredients. We tried the berry crumble on our first... More 

1 Thank Robert D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67-1185 Mamalahoa Highway, Suite 29, Parker Ranch Center, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-887-1400

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