We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Papa Ole's Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
$
American, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
54 Kamehameha Hwy, Hauula, Oahu, HI 96717
+1 808-293-2292
Website
Today
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thu - Mon 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

353 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 343: English reviews
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food along with excellent customer service....Loco Moco and Pulehu ribs is to die for....Worth the wait...even though we didnt wait that long

Helpful?
Thank Kauluwehi K
Redmond, Washington, United States
Level Contributor
19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went on a Sunday, so maybe that made it even more crowded than normal. I felt food was very good, I think my wife was a bit dissapointed. The wait may have changed her opinion on it.

Helpful?
Thank Eric P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Authentic and fair priced. A little slow if you're in a hurry, and it wouldn't hurt to wipe off the tables once in a while. Otherwise, a descent lunch spot

Helpful?
Thank Santini97
Honolulu, Hawaii
Level Contributor
12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stop here anytime I'm in Hauula, We eat the pulehu short ribs, chop steak, hamburgers are home made, and the dessert is the bomb.

Helpful?
1 Thank SailMakani
Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
Level Contributor
12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small local cafe recommended by hotel staff and they were on the mark. Be sure to order the small plate as servings are huge! The ribs and shrimp were delicious as was the loco moco. A few tables inside and more outside. Lots of parking in the mall parking lot. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Don't miss Papa Ole's... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Conrad M
Nova Scotia, Canada
Level Contributor
17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended by my family. Lovely fresh food. Pancakes are smothered in a macadamia nut sauce which is very rich. Delicious. Breakfast sandwich is served on a hamburger bun with fresh egg and lots of bacon. Great value. They also serve hot tea which is sometimes difficult to locate in Hawaii.

Helpful?
1 Thank Sharon M
Georgetown, Texas
Level Contributor
568 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a BLT which was very good. My husband had the Teri chicken plate. The amount of chicken was more than adequate and it had good flavor. With it you get 2 scoops of rice-more than enough- and a little mac salad. The only real complaint was that the picnic tables outside must not have been cleaned in a... More 

Helpful?
Thank dil345
Spokane Valley, Washington
Level Contributor
50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Papa Ole's was recommended as a good local cafe. It is a small cafe located next to Long's Drug. There are few tables inside and some picnic tables outside. The menu contains both Hawaiian style offerings and cheese burgers. Our party had the Hawaiian beef stew which was all right and the ribs which were not like Texas ribs but... More 

Helpful?
Thank K O
Ewa Beach, Hawaii
Level Contributor
161 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I brought a bunch of my coworkers here the other week for a late lunch and everybody left happy and satisfied. A few of them had the kal-bi plate and the portions were huge compared to other places. The pieces were thick and the meat moist. I loved the charred parts as it gave the ribs a real BBQ flavor.... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Lopaka M
Underhill, Vermont
Level Contributor
85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We happened to find this place after stopping at the longs drug store next door. It's as local as it gets and that means simple food at good value. You may think it's a bit pricey until they deliver it to your table, then you may think you ordered for two. I had the "Ole Moko" It's a serious undertaking... More 

Helpful?
Thank kyrg01

Travelers who viewed Papa Ole's Kitchen also viewed

 

Been to Papa Ole's Kitchen? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Kamehameha Hwy, Hauula, Oahu, HI 96717
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Hauula
  • Phone Number: +1 808-293-2292

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Papa Ole's Kitchen and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Papa Ole's Kitchen staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?