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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Diner, Polynesian, Hawaiian
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went about 3 days into the reopening on a Sunday around 9am was very busy. Nice and clean inside. Food was great some of the better food we had while on the island. Service wasn't terrible they're just very busy, so expect a wait.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed November 16, 2020 via mobile

Website indicates it is open, but it is not due to COVID. It looks like they are remodeling. I realize businesses are stressed but how hard is it to update the website to not alienate future customers? We drove an hour to go there for...breakfast.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed May 20, 2020

The meal was amazing, the portion was easily enough for two (one and a half) meals via doggy bag. The pancakes were flavorful and the haupia syrup incredibly aromatic. We had pancakes and an omelette, splitting both. Good folks running this place and great chat...from our fellow diners.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed March 18, 2020 via mobile

We went here for breakfast and had a great experience. People were friendly and relaxing environment. Great food, large portions and not a lot of money. Definitely would come back

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020

Tasty food , plentiful generous portions ....wonderful friendly servers. Our family members ordered 2 varieties of Moco loco , both flavorful sauces totally different, added a side of blood sausage... our mouths dropped when 5 large sausage showed up. The pancakes are ginormous ... 2...dinner plate sized , 1/2 inch thick per order. Very good pancakes! My personal favorite was the hawaiian sweet bread french toast...so flavorful no syrup was necessary... the eggs were eggs, i would not order them again. Will go backMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 3, 2020

Fantastic little cafe - a hidden gem. Great breakfasts and island atmosphere. Staff all so friendly. A brilliant place to visit but gets very very busy in the mornings. Wouldn't miss this one for the world!!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 1, 2020 via mobile

I find it difficult to give 5 to a restaurant that is primarily known for breakfast. How hard is it to screw up breakfast? I feel as if part of Hawaiian Style Cafe’s popularity is due to its largesse of the menu items; especially the...pancakes which might be mistaken for manhole covers. I’ve eaten here a couple of times for breakfast and have left completely satisfied if not somewhat gorged. Everything here is prepared just right and along with traditional breakfast menu items i.e. pancakes, eggs, sausage, ham, omelets, etc. there are nice local food choices that hit home. Lunch is served here until 1:30 and might be a viable option if you’re not willing to hang out with the early morning breakfast crowd. Actually the wait is usually not too long and once inside you encounter a fun, home style atmosphere complete u-shaped counter seating. I would concur with other reviewers to encourage not to miss having breakfast here but I would have to pump the brakes on saying this is the best breakfast ever. It’s good, don’t miss it at least once.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 26, 2020 via mobile

We came here for breakfast & loved it! The portions are plenty & the pancakes are giant! All of the meats are quality. A don't miss!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 18, 2020 via mobile

Came to Hawaiian Style Cafe based on a recommendation from a staff member at Hilton Waikoloa This is a small place that is a must on your list The breakfast is hearty, very large and reasonably priced. My wife had the hash and highly recommends...it. They had spam on the menu and this brought long forgotten memories of when I used to have it for breakfast (yep, I’m a bit older) This is a cash only place and they have an ATM. Parking is a bit of a challenge, work with it Hours are limited so go on the morning or for an early lunch, you will not need dinnerMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 18, 2020

The best breakfast to be found here on the big island. The portion size on some of their entree's are just HUGE! I always treat myself to their Loco Moco and its excellent. You ought to see the size of their pancakes-wow-humongous! Great service, low...wait times and always friendly. For breakfast go early just when are they are opening, go later you could experience longer wait times to get in. Prices are moderate. Thee most best place for breakfast for me.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Yes, I know they open at 7am till about 12 or 1pm. .....enjoy!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hawaiian Style Cafe

  • Yes, Hawaiian Style Cafe offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Hawaiian Style Cafe offers delivery services.

  • Hawaiian Style Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4