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3173 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1196
+1 808-245-2333
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“oxtail soup” (84 reviews)
“loco moco” (111 reviews)
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American, Diner, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly
3173 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1196
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Reviewed 2 days ago

OMG It's a must eat at place while on Kauai. Trust me you will not be disappointed. Oh yes there are pancakes for those who don't eat meat or oxtails soup. Service might be a little slow, but it is worth it. Get there early...More

Thank TravelalotDes
Reviewed 2 days ago

Big Fun Always!---All the breakfast combos are great---the Mac Pancakes are very special --a go to on Sunday mornings.

Thank EandS_10
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been thinking about these mac nut pancakes since my last trip to Lihue and they did not disappoint! The coconut syrup is a little sweet, so be careful about putting it all over right away, but soooo delicious!

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here mainly from the advice of another traveler and the name being the same as a favorite San Antonio restaurant. They are not affiliated. Food was good and the price was lower than the touristy places.

Thank brentc39
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A local favorite and now mine. Awesome breakfast and excellent service. You must try the loco moco with fried rice and macadamia nut pancakes with coconut syrup. Don't miss this breakfast when in the area. This is a popular place, so get there before 8...More

1  Thank Neo1211
Reviewed June 14, 2017

If they only served ox tail soup, I would give them 5 stars.The regular sized ox tail soup had about half a dozen pieces of tasty ox tail and bite of noodles. If you are a big eater order a large size. The bento box...More

Thank tinker2017
Reviewed June 11, 2017

When we travel, we like to ask locals where the best food is, and that's what we did. This is a little diner that is a local favorite. We ordered the ono fish platter. This $9 platter with mac salad and veggies was better than...More

1  Thank Shelly N
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

Local place for breakfast. It's okay nothing great. Pancakes are pretty good. Service is quick and easy

1  Thank NauUsc
Reviewed June 3, 2017

Came here on a recommendation from Craig at Garden Isle Bath and Body in Kapa'a (their surf 'n turf ultimate surf and sport salve is da best!) and were not disappointed. Total local joint. Came here a few times during our two week stay. A...More

Thank Sonya071
Reviewed May 25, 2017

This is a local place with great banana pancakes Always make a stop here if in Lihue, Kauai also very inexpensive

1  Thank CaPaki
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December 13, 2016|
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Response from arg3tt3 | Reviewed this property |
They're open from 6:30 to about 2pm for there's always a line but they're pretty fast.
June 9, 2016|
Response from Mike O | Reviewed this property |
I know they do a lot of stuff with macadamia nuts. You might want to call them directly to ask.
March 14, 2016|
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Response from Eileen M | Reviewed this property |
There are fruit plates, lots of rice dishes, they are a small bakery too, I believe. I'd call them and ask. The staff seemed very knowledgeable about what was in different dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $7
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3173 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1196
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-245-2333
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