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Cafe' Ono

19-3834 Old Volcano Road., Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
+1 808-985-8979
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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19-3834 Old Volcano Road., Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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Reviewed June 14, 2014

The outside setting is beautiful, but the food was average. The prices and portions left us disappointed. We heard great things about the place from the lady where we stayed. I can see why people like it here, but the attention to the food left...More

Thank Sandwichlover4
Reviewed June 14, 2014

A good choice for lunch in Volcano Village when visiting Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. This is a small place, but the food is vastly superior to plate lunch dives you'll find in Hilo. Outdoor seating is very pleasant on sunny days.

1  Thank David R
Reviewed May 31, 2014

Cafe Ono has a small but delicious menu of simple and incredibly tasty vegetarian (and vegan) dishes.The staff is friendly, the location relaxing, and did I mention the food was amazing? Each dish is served with homemade bread and a satisfying mound of greens, and...More

Thank brianstromberg
Reviewed May 28, 2014

We came upon this lovely spot by accident, but we sure enjoyed this refreshing stop. Food is fresh and delicious. The staff is very attentive, even those who were having there first day on the job. The setting is a great mix of art gallery...More

Thank chawinflut
Reviewed May 26, 2014

The setting is perfectly peaceful and beautiful - such a treat. We were only in Hilo for a single day, but are so glad we chose to visit and eat at this eclectic oasis! The owner is extremely welcoming, and the art shop is full...More

Thank talnred
Reviewed May 14, 2014

This quaint oasis in the middle of volcano country has it all...great coffee, amazing local art and a relaxing garden to enjoy before ascending the summit. Thanks, Ira!!

Thank parguy99
Reviewed May 13, 2014

So you can't go all the way to Hilo, Hawaii and not go to the Volcano National Park! We stayed about 45 minutes from Hilo city center to be near the lava. From what I remember this was about an hour drive from our place...More

Thank Angie H
Reviewed May 11, 2014

Cafe ono is more than just lunch. Being from volcano,what i look forward to is the whole experience there. The food is good, served beautifully and the ambiance makes it all seem so special. When i want to treat myself, that is where i go.

Thank Nona W
Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

We called ahead to make reservations for a party of six for lunch. We were delighted when the proprietor, Ira, escorted us to an outdoor room shielded from the sun and decorated very pleasingly. The food was ample and very tasty, and was enhanced by...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

Had an amazing lunch with 6 friends and family. Ira is an smashing host . His gallery is lovely and filled with many beautiful items.. His tree sanctuary is a must.

1  Thank Glen a
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Response from Theseds | Reviewed this property |
I re-read my review and it don't mention pizza so I'm at a loss to answer.
Ira O
November 4, 2015|
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Response from Ira O | Property representative |
I am sorry, I must have clicked on the wrong review. I get so confused with Tripadvisor sometimes I don't know where to click. It must have been for the one above yours. Thank you for visiting us and hope you come again soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$12 - $15
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19-3834 Old Volcano Road., Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Volcano
  • Phone Number: +1 808-985-8979
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Café Ono is a vibrant, ecologically sound, dining experience in an old Hawaiian garden estate. We feature: •Hearty soups•Fresh organic salads•Savory sandwiches•High tea•Gourmet desserts•Locally grown coffee & teaCatering is available. We can also host your meetings and special events.Come by for a delicious meal or pick up a picnic lunch to go!Lunch 11:00 am–3:00 pmCoffee · Tea · Desserts 10:00 am–4:00 pm
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