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Hawaiian Style Cafe

65-1290 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7310
+1 808-885-4295
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (439 reviews)
“loco moco” (155 reviews)
“hash” (55 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly
65-1290 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7310
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Reviewed July 29, 2015

We try to eat here every time we visit the Big Island of Hawaii. Very large portions, everyone had a take home box. Tried the big breakfast which had huge pancakes! Great for local food.

Thank Gary T
Reviewed July 27, 2015

The restaurant is a little bit of a drive from most resorts, but well worth the drive. They take cash only! They do have an ATM on site if you forgot. We went for breakfast 2 mornings and enjoyed the food both times. The pancakes...More

Thank Hemming6
Reviewed July 26, 2015

Bring and appetite to this place! Stopped by this Sunday morning around 9am having driven up from Waikoloa. My wife daughter and I sat at the horseshoe counter which was two thirds locals and the rest visitors. The two waitresses taking care of things were...More

Thank cbed90
Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

We learned about Hawaiian style cafe from some locals on the kohala coast. They were BIG dudes, and they said the biggest bang for your buck on the big island was Hawaiian style cafe. We were not disappointed! We ordered the banana macadamia nut pancakes...More

Thank James G
Reviewed July 22, 2015

A lot of locals we met recommended us this place, so we came here to try. It was so good that we came here twice during our 5 days 4 nights stay in Big Island! It was sooooo fantastic! The pancakes are sooood good. We...More

Thank crazy12234
Reviewed July 22, 2015

This place was amazing! My husband ordered a meat omelet that came with a side of pancakes. The pancakes were huge and could have been an order on their own. I kept eating off his plate because it was the best omelet I've tasted and...More

Thank akls96
Reviewed July 19, 2015

We came to the Waimea location based on a local's recommendation. Apparently on the weekends, the lines are out of the door. Pro: - Amazing food. We got pancakes (that are bigger than our faces) and loco moco. The loco moco was soo delicious. I...More

Thank sloans927
Reviewed July 14, 2015

We enjoyed breakfast so much the first time, we went back again the last day of our vacation. The portions are huge! With the omlette you get two huge pancakes and hashbrowns. Even though though the pancakes are large, they are so light and fluffy....More

Thank richkniss
Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

We had a short wait, 6 parties on the list before us. They had had some booth but mostly counter style seating. I ordered the house made loco moco and a pancake. The portions were huge and very tasty. Did not need the plate size...More

Thank zhazmatz
Reviewed July 8, 2015

large variety of delicious, reasonably priced, and generously portioned food. The kali Ribs (we had the boneless ones which were tender and lean) and the hand formed fresh ground beef Loco Moco were the best things on the menu. Only thing I did not like...More

Thank EagleEyeHG
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Response from Sooogoodjelly | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I know they open at 7am till about 12 or 1pm. .....enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65-1290 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7310
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-885-4295
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