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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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Honolulu, Hawaii
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 16 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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5 reviews
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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8 reviews
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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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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
Sacramento, California
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

Went with colleagues for lunch. Wonderful place to eat or take out. Fresh healthy foods, good prices.

1 Thank Richard W
Kamuela, Hawaii
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371 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

This is a fabulous restaurant. Everything is homemade including all sorts of salads, fresh juices, sandwiches and desserts. My family eats here several times a week. The food is very healthy and tasty. I highly recommend eating here. It is located in the rear of the Parker Ranch Shopping Center behind the Food Court.

1 Thank Gordon K
Camano Island, Washington
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202 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016

This is a place where you order at the counter and go sit down and they bring you your food. It is in a shopping mall like a lot of other places to eat in Hawaii. We actually were going to try this place for breakfast one time but found it by accident this day when the other place we... More 

2 Thank Wklstoywife
Kamuela, Hawaii
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016

If you can find this restaurant (it's tucked behind a shopping mall) there is ample parking (free) and the food is great. Pick up for later and you will be glad you did. Great for a picnic. The owner is French! He can whip up some tasty salads, Avocado stuffed with heavenly flavors of chicken or tuna is my favorite!

1 Thank peacein

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?