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Leonard's Bakery

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Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
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933 Kapahulu Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-1434
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Newport Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I refuse to eat fried donuts. But my teenage son ate 3 every morning. Parking is a huge challenge so I had to wait on a side street. Also, the line is extremely long. And the shop seems to need a facelift. But the throngs of people keep coming.

Thank Karen J
New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had to come by for the malasadas. When we arrived on a Saturday morning there was a line out the door, but it does move fast. We ordered a dozen- 4 chocolate filled, 4 custard filled and 4 original. Our family of 4 pigged out and ate them all!!! Didn't need lunch after that!!

Thank travelagentwannbe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must for anyone going to Hawaii. Donuts from Leonard's with a cup of coffee. Especially early in the morning gets your day started.

Thank Manny T
Mililani, Hawaii
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Addicting, have not had a bad dessert. Monthly trip for the famous malasada's has become my required fix. Even when there is a line at the famous Leonard's red and white mobile truck the staff gets in and out it no time.

Thank inlinesean
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading so many reviews I needed to see what all the fuss was about. I can't explain the yumminess in the malasadas..I don't know if I spelled that right.I ordered a box of 12 just so that we could taste all of them .. favourites were the chocolate and plain. Great for kids

Thank Madam B
South San Francisco, California
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Best Malasadas Custard and Custard Pie Place is small lots of people it was worth to wait affordable price

Thank susanuro
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a Hawaii icon. The bakery has been here for 60years plus and I have had there Malasadas since I Was a kid. If you never had one get the Haupia filled one as your fist experience. They are only made to order and fresh as can be. Watch out lines are long and can be busiest in the... More 

Thank Lanaithedj
Richmond, Virginia
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awesome pastries and desserts. A lot of variety. We tried 3 different malasadas and they were all so good. A busy place, but not to long a wait, very worthwhile!

Thank lissamakay2
Aurora, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Being Canadian, I thought I knew all there was to know about doughnuts, but Leonard's kicks the treat up to the next level. Malasadas are no ordinary doughnut. First of all, they are cooked when ordered, which only takes a few minutes. There was barely a line when we arrived late in the afternoon. They are heavier in that they... More 

Thank MomCanDream
Greenville, Delaware
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Grew up on these and have to have me my malasadas at least every visit home. No good time to come, always a line, even worse this summer, but a hot box of sugary malasadas, steaming hot beats Krispy Kreme every time.

Thank kimcheedragon52

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Portuguese, Hawaiian
Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 933 Kapahulu Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-1434
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
  • Neighborhood: Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
  • Phone Number: 808-737-5591

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?