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Small Town Coffee

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4-1543 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1897
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm so happy we stopped here. I read about the coconut mocha so I tried that. I'm so glad I did! It was so good! The chocolate tasted so delicious and the coconut wasn't too strong. It was perfect. I would definitely recommend this place to any coffee lover.

Thank CAblueyedgirl
Ramsey, New Jersey
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, I know everyone has the best coffee. I'll say that this place was really, really good and it is very much worth the stop, if you are near Kapa'a. Granola was really good. Bagels and scones were acceptable, but it is a coffee place first.

Thank Kejoki
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Funky little coffee truck in Kapa'a (east side of Kauai and the northern tip of Kapa'a). Came here with a few friends mid morning and I ordered the Kevlar coffee which featured two shots of espresso with butter and coconut oil for $5. One friend ordered cappuccino and another friend ordered ice coffee. The Kevlar was an outstanding cup of... More 

1 Thank Norm1983
Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

This spot was highly recommended by a tour guide we met on our trip. We stopped by the food truck location right off the highway on our way back from that tour and we were glad we did! We were visiting from Portland, OR, where there are great local coffee places all over. As such, I didn't set really high... More 

Thank ClarkChrisD603
Satellite Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Location directly across from the Kauai Beachfront Hostel made this my first stop every AM I stayed in Kauai!

Thank msgtcallahan
Captain Cook, Hawaii
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Came into Princeville for a weekend wedding. We were grabbing a 'cup' to go from the 'bus location from the hwy. we were on our way out back to the Big Island, and ended up grabbing some GF-cinnamon apple banana bread(best ever!) and best mocha we've have ever had. Terrific counter with smiles, local flora and fauna:) we recommend.

Thank chrstnsn5
Bismarck, North Dakota
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Happy to say I stopped here for coffee. It's typically busy in the morning. I just got a double shot of espresso but it was yummy.

Thank kmathern3
Anahola, Hawaii
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

The service, quality of coffee, and excellent bakery selections make this a must-do if you're on the East Shore. Sit outside on their cute deck or take your food across the street and sit at the beach!

1 Thank mfdimice
Mount Vernon, New York, USA
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

I didn't find this place until 2 days before I left and I am so disappointed that I hadn't found it earlier! Best coffee I've EVER had, and that is not a hyperbole! I ordered it to go and then drove up the road to the scenic outlook. Nothing better than awesome coffee and a view of the ocean! Definitely... More 

Thank SarahP326
Kauai, Hawaii
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

This is the real deal people, organic coffee from around the world served in the sweetest best location in Kapaa. Check it out.

Thank Marybart

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Hawaiian
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-1543 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1897
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
Same great coffee and tea. Same fresh baked pastries. Same good humor and attention to detail. Same ice cold bevies. Same tables and chairs. Same plants. Same regular customers. Same you. But now, it's on wheels. Find us in the Kojima's parking lot in the red bus.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?