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Kualapu'u Cookhouse

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Highway 470 and Uwao Street, Kualapuu, Molokai, HI 96757
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tempe, Arizona, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great coffees! We loved the Muleskinner & Toasted Coconut & had to buy some to enjoy back home! Worthwhile stop on Molokai!

Thank Taryn O
Vancouver, Canada
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No nonsense decor and great food. Thursday night is Prime Rib!! Come hungry because the portions are huge. You will not be disappointed,

Thank ElTigre W
Gastonia, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate breakfast here and enjoyed it. The food is cooked to order so it comes out hot and fresh. The server was very nice and offered tips on how to navigate around the island.

Thank MomTeresa
Walnut, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Glad we had read the reviews and we grabbed a beer from across the street before we arrived. The seating area outside of picnic benches with attached covers was fun and welcoming. The service was friendly, and for us, relatively quick and the food was great!

Thank Kim H
Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I read reviews before going, so I suppose my expectations were a bit high. It fell short for me. The waitress wasn't friendly to start out with. The place was dirty looking. French toast ice cold. Bacon tasted funky so I didn't eat much of it. I did like the home style potatoes, those were my favorite. My husband had... More 

Thank S H
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I can't quite understand why this rates so highly. Went there a few times it was fine - stir fry, burgers, fish. Staff abrupt but that was fine. It was just - fine. Paddlers food is better. And licensed. And their staff are nicer.

Thank Oonagh S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

super old cook house with excellent food. Everything there is tasty. Different nights have specials. They have daily specials depending on what is caught or grown fresh

Thank Jsurey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

This small house by the side of the road serves up delicious food with lots of aloha. We ate cheeseburgers one night and returned the next night for a shrimp plate. You'll eat on picnic tables outside or inside on small tables. Local style grinds served with smiles and lots of good feelings. Aloha

1 Thank Marybeth F
Smith River
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Had breakfast once, good eggs, sausage, and potatoes. Well cooked and nice portion. Small, local cafe, basic. Coffee $3, no refills for us.

1 Thank ddwildbird
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This is an amazing little spot. the Teri Chicken was the best I'v had on ANY island any trip. It doesn't look like much on the outside, but don't let that fool you. Come hungry the portions are very generous.

1 Thank MooseMouse

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Hawaiian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 470 and Uwao Street, Kualapuu, Molokai, HI 96757
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Molokai  >  Kualapuu
  • Phone Number: 808-567-9655

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