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A Whale of a Crepe

75-6129 Alii Dr, Alii Gardens Marketplace, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2311
+1 907-750-4961
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sweet crepes” (23 reviews)
“cheesecake” (13 reviews)
“ham” (3 reviews)
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European, Healthy, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
75-6129 Alii Dr, Alii Gardens Marketplace, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2311
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Delicious food and the owners are very friendly. Don't miss this place when you visit the Ali'i Gardens Matketplace!

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank CPmomof3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Who comes to Kona for crepes? Me. And you should too. This unassuming food truck in Alii Marketplace is worth a visit for sure. After much debate, I went with the recommendation to have a Captain Cook crepe and it was delicious! Generous portion of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jen I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the captain cook, it was so good! The couple was very friendly, especially after my daughter knocked down the smoothie, they didn’t seem irritated at all.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Z3333XRericam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem I really enjoy their crepes they are so delicious and their smoothies are excellent I really love them alot, great service and friendly folks.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Sam M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been waiting for what felt like almost more than half a year for these guys to be back on the island! When I saw their blue food truck in ali'i gardens I just had to go there the next day too get me some...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank DragonRaikai
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hate to rain on this guy's parade in 5 star rating but I am baffled as to why it even exists. This guy does a good job of making an actual crepe, although kind of burnt. The stuff he puts inside was a real...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank OldProChef
Crêpe W, Owner at A Whale of a Crepe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Actually you don't hate to rain on my parade. You pride yourself on doing so, in reading your other restaurant reviews this was made obvious. You have made allot of assumptions on how I conduct my business, so allow me to make one about you...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

The crepes are Delicious. There is a nice variety in the menu and the prices are reasonable.Unfortunately, they are only here in Hawaii a small portion of the year and are not open in the summer.

Date of visit: February 2018
2  Thank William H
Reviewed March 26, 2018

It is just a food trailer but don't let that fool you. The food is great and everything is made from scratch. You order and pay at the window then they bring your food to your open air table. The food was so good, this...More

Date of visit: March 2018
4  Thank Capnhi9er
Reviewed March 24, 2018

Ordered the Mauna Kea crepe and the GF Paradise crepe. So good. The gluten free crepes are made to order so I waiting a little longer so they could make the crepe from scratch. Worth the wait. Sweet, fresh without being too sweet. My spouse...More

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank louisethecat
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Vegetarian crepe and fruit filled crepe were both excellent! Also loved chatting with the owners and playing with their adorable dachshund.

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank LeighAnna R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-6129 Alii Dr, Alii Gardens Marketplace, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2311
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 907-750-4961
  • E-mail
We are a Creperie located in the Ali'i Gardens Marketplace. We offer a wide variety of fresh, locally grown products, as well as gluten free, and dairy free options. Our outdoor seating is both covered, and uncovered. We are a husband and wife team with no employees so we are very dedicated to providing great food, great service, and an all around great experience at a very reasonable price. So if your looking for a great meal, snack, locally grown coffee, or a fresh fruit smoothie it would be our pleasure to serve you! Mahalo, Maja and Michael Waring
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