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Papaya's Natural Foods & Cafe

4-901 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1576
+1 808-823-0190
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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8:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
Seafood, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4-901 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1576
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Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

If they don't have what I need they're happy to get it for me. Great salad bar, sandwiches, and smoothies! They have a really big holistic medicine selection and the produce is always pretty good too.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

They have few good foods I really like but ::: Oh my goodness the customer service here sucks badly people are just so rude and they believe if you take anything back you just want money , not because there could be something really wrong...More

Thank FoodieEats275
Reviewed June 2, 2016

Handy in Safeway mall. We figured they are a health food store, cafe must be safe. Ordered fish taco and blackened fish nori wrap. No listing of ingredients anywhere, order desk setup difficult to ask detailed questions. I got hives at the end of the...More

Thank Kay L
Papayas_Producer, Owner at Papaya's Natural Foods & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2016

I am sorry that your body did not respond well to your enjoyable meal. Unfortunately, as you very well know because of your allergic reactions to certain foods, what is safe for one person is not for another. Although we are not an allergy free...More

Reviewed June 1, 2016

Met all the requirements of a health food store just like back home. Fresh produce, Kombucha, Bulk seeds, Premade foods and boxed/ frozen foods. Even a frequent purchaser program. In the Safeway (Kauai Village) shopping center. 808-323-0190. Plenty of staff to ring you out. Right...More

Thank RubyDuo
Papayas_Producer, Owner at Papaya's Natural Foods & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2016

Thanks for your review and we are glad we made you feel as comfortable as back home. The phone number you listed is incorrect though; you must just be fast on the keyboard :) The correct number is 808-823-0190. Come visit us next time you...More

Reviewed May 13, 2016

The market has a huge selection of vegan and vegetarian foods...for home preparation and for eating right there. Granted, the tables and chairs are under some cool and colorful purple umbrellas outside...but the folks that work there are delightful and their selection of prepared and...More

Thank Scott A
Reviewed April 18, 2016

Health food stores are kind of my mecca. I get really excited to be in them, and wander the aisles looking for new treasures and favourite goodies to pick up. Papaya's was no exception - it's on the smaller side, but still has all the...More

1  Thank chelizsch
Reviewed April 13, 2016

When we travel, we usually do the bulk of our shopping at Costco. However, there are certain things that can only be found in Natural Food Stores. This is where Papaya's comes in. They have a good selection of bulk ingredients and Red Mill products....More

Thank KaNuiNanni
Reviewed March 23, 2016

If you shop at a co-op or natural foods store at home, Papaya's will feel very welcoming! Great selection of supplements, condiments, snacks, drinks, fresh and frozen items. There is a food bar and juice bar. That seemed a little on the expensive side. But...More

Thank tiffwilhelm
Reviewed March 5, 2016

This is not about a restaurant, but a grocery store with gluten free, and vegetarian items. And local fruit/veggies. Not a lot on the island. When you want to cook something, don't want to buy a big jar cause you're on vacation, go here and...More

Thank Donita B
Reviewed March 2, 2016

We ran in here for take out for a quick lunch and ordered the fish tacos. They were fantastic, the best of many we tried on Kauai during our 10 day stay. We choose the chipotle aioli which added just the right amount of great...More

Thank Justine L
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  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-901 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1576
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-823-0190
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