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Waimea Coffee Company

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$$ - $$$
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65-1279 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8444
+1 808-885-8915
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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129 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place. The coffee is good, the staff very friendly. It has a very laid back vibe. You might have to wait a few minutes, but it is worth it.

Thank TravelBug_99938
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great coffee in Waimea. Very friendly staff. Definitely a place to go if particular about your latte. They know what they are doing.

Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for an early breakfast and knew it was going to be great when there was a line of locals waiting to get their early morning grind. My husband had a breakfast Sammy which he loved and I had the veggie sandwich in which I would rate as one of the best bagel experiences I have ever had.... More 

Thank Heidi M
Ottawa, Canada
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great foam art on our macchiato and hot chocolate. Great apple turnover with just perfect cinammon touches. Awesome carrot cake. And the people watching was prime. Big line, but worth it. Very reasonable pricing, too.

Thank Kerry C
Bellingham, Washington
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97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here a few times while staying in the area. The atmosphere is very much one of island residents; each time I was there, regulars ran into people they know. I admit to being a bit of a coffee snob, but my standards were more than met. Also had a very good salad one day and a tasty breakfast... More 

Thank jplrk
Honolulu, Hawaii
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

For those of you who would never be caught dead inside a Starbucks this is the place for you. Good coffee, yummy food, lots of locals and a friendly environment. I always compare coffee bars with what you typically would find in NZ, Australia or Italy (countries with real coffee cultures and coffee snobs) and this little gem cafe rates... More 

Thank marcy441
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

We stopped here for lunch yesterday after visiting the Parker Ranch. We went in a good time...as when I looked back, the line-up was snaking out the door! This a quaint and cute shop that is clearly loved by locals and tourists! My grilled cheese ($10), while simple, was delicious. My picky 5 year old eater even ate it! The... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

We stopped to get a quick breakfast on our way to the botanical garden. But it took 30 minutes to get a bagel, breakfast wrap and egg sandwich. The food was excellent when it came, but don't stop here unless you have time to spare.

Thank Michelle J
Honokaa, Hawaii
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

We eat lunch here weekly & enjoy their coffee drinks & sandwiches or panini with good soups & purple potato salad. Sometimes it's hard to find seating inside or along deck. But food is fresh, tasty, varied, in a good local small cafe atmosphere.

Thank 808Folks
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

I love making a good Breakfast Burrito at home, But the Waimea Coffee Company's Burrito is Excellent !! Not Heavy or Greasy but Large enough to Split with my Friend !! & the Latte is Definitely 👍🏼

Thank Sooogoodjelly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65-1279 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8444
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-885-8915
Food: We use the freshest ingredients available, in most cases, farmed right here on the big island. We have an herb garden out back which we use to make all of our own homemade soups and sauces. We shop at the local farmers markets for many ingredients. We care about what goes into our bodies and our community! This means we don't believe in microwaves, GMO foods, or artificial flavorings. We do believe in organic, local, and gluten free alternatives. We believe that fresh foods are better for all of us. All produce and baked goods are sourced locally! Come check us out :) Coffee and Tea: We have friendly, knowledgeable baristas here to craft you a delicious beverage. We use cold brewed coffee as our iced coffee. We feature our islands best coffees, available for personal pour overs and french presses. We also have 100% organic and local teas available for those who do not like coffee :)

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