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Reviewed March 11, 2021

This was our "go to" breakfast after hiking. It is now permanently closed. It has be gutted...everything removed...currently do not know what might be going in there? Very sad...best of luck to the family who served the county for so long.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed October 25, 2020 via mobile

We have eaten at Ono Family many times and were sad to find it has been closed since March,due to the pandemic. I hope they reopen sometime soon for the best banana pancakes on the island.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed March 24, 2020

We ate based on reviews on TA and were not disappointed. The food was delicious and the only problem was choosing what to have. Had the small order of banana pancakes and they were awesome. The coconut syrup was extraordinary. My boyfriend had a breakfast...sandwich that he enjoyed as well. The service was good and the staff was friendly. It is true diner style breakfast place. Just what we were looking for. I would go back again for sure.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 12, 2020

Stopped here for breakfast and found it to be a good pick. Great service and the food was tasty. Limited parking around here and the bathroom is outside the restaurant. They were quick and efficient. We had our food and were done and on our...way in under 45 minutes. We would stop here again.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 4, 2020

My Wife and I were On Kauaii this past June and stayed in Kapaa. We went for a walk in the morning and saw people siitting inside and outside at this Family owned business, and asked the people if it was good they all said...very. We continued our walk, and on the way back to our resort stopped at this restaurant. I forgot what my wife ordered but I ordereded the Loco Moko a Hawaiian favorite, and now mine. The place is very comfortable and clean. Good service too. We wiill definately go back again, probubly this summer.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed February 27, 2020

Nice local spot, excellent Loco Moco, fried rice and sausage and homemade jam. Good service, fast and efficient with a smile.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 27, 2020

Tons of flavors to choose and many recommended combination flavors too. The portions are huge. Well worth the money. For an additional cost you can add a scoop of ice cream, Parking available. Met the owner. He stated they make over 100 shave ice dishes...a day.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 19, 2020

A very local, laidback cafe with friendly staff. I had breakfast there and had one of the omelettes which was absolutely delicious and I only wish I could have made time to go back a 2nd time. A must-try when you are in town!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 1, 2020

Delish shaved ice with a big scoop of ice cream in the middle...it doesn't get any better. So many flavours. Thank you Ono!!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 28, 2020

A VERY casual restaurant...took a while to get seat and even longer to get service. Food was okay - nothing special - neither bad nor particularly good. Guava juice tasted watered down and pretty bland. We ate there once for breakfast and did not go...back.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Kahuna02
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Response from cherylg856 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant closed in March and hasn't reopened, even when the island was allowing visitors to skip quarantine with a negative Covid test. I don't know, but I think it is possible that they will not reopen.
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Response from laserdoug | Reviewed this property |
Forgot about the second question. I cannot say for absolute certain ( I have only been going there since 1996), but I think that there was a menu item called deuces wild, which was 2 eggs, 2 pancakes, 2 bacon or sausage... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ono Family Restaurant and Shave Ice

Yes, Ono Family Restaurant and Shave Ice offers takeout services.

Yes, Ono Family Restaurant and Shave Ice offers delivery services.

Ono Family Restaurant and Shave Ice is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5