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Hukilau Cafe

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55-662 Wahinepee St, Laie, Oahu, HI 96762-2220
7:00 am - 11:30 am
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 11:30 am
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Jacksonville, Florida
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast and he food was great! The local staff were very friendly and the cost was affordable ! Great local vibe!

Thank Liz T
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41 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is worth driving to. The pancakes, french toast, and juice are perfection on a plate. I would suggest splitting the mini order of French Toast because it is a big order. It is usually packed so expect to wait a little bit. I believe this is a cash only place. Must visit and expect to be tired with... More 

Thank Jourdanv
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Great local food in an easy to miss location. We were here for breakfast with our party of six including kids. Be prepared to wait for a table, but the friendly service, large portions and yummy food is worth it.

Thank Jennifer F
Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Friendly service. Excellent food. Clean restaurant. Amazing price! The Hukilau plate and Mahi Mahi burger were my choices and both were better than excellent. Say hi to Kalani for me if you go!

Thank Carrol_G_2011
San Diego, California
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574 reviews
371 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

After stopping by twice! only to find that they are closed on Sundays and Mondays and at 2:00 PM on weekdays! Saturday they are open until 11:30AM. Mind you that driving from Waikiki can cost you yet another trip to the north shore in traffic if you don't get an early start to visit the Hukilau Cafe. Take the 99... More 

Thank Jiro_Kaneshiro
Las Vegas, Nevada
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157 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

The type of place that needs more stars. An experience that I imagine tourists yearn to find. The customer service is something you can only find at locally owned restaurants and the atmosphere one where everyone comes to reunite and "talk story." The food is authentic Hawaiian eats and affordable. The physical building full of history and charm.

Thank HappyJana
Topeka, Kansas
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305 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

The Hukilau Cafe is a great little diner in Laie, Oahu. A Hukilau burger consists of a large hamburger patty, teriyaki beef, an egg and all the trimmings! So delicious! They also have Hawaiian plate lunches, loco moco bowls, Mahi burgers, etc! The location is small with about 8 to 10 tables. Friendly service! A must when visiting the North... More 

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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

After a great time enjoying Hukilau Beach, we got take-out lunches here. Everything was big and tasty. Those who had burgers had a messy good time eating them. The fries and other sides were good as well.

Thank Heather C
Seattle, Wa
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a local mom and pop staple of the community. While the namesake itself draws tourists by the buses, this place isn't the Hukilau you're searching for from the movies. On a Saturday morning, Expect to see a steady flow of locals picking up to-go orders. This is down home cooking, like mom would be proud to serve. The... More 

Thank SweetCyanide
San Diego, California
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I love 50 First Dates, so we had to check this place out. It is not the actual restaurant from the movie, that was a set built just for the movie. But a cute little place. The food is very, very good. Prices are reasonable. A lot of locals eat here and that always says something. We ate here twice,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Hawaiian, Cafe, Delicatessen, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55-662 Wahinepee St, Laie, Oahu, HI 96762-2220
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Laie
  • Phone Number: 808-293-8616

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