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“Not just coffee but lunch well done with a great view”
Review of The Coffee Shack

The Coffee Shack
Ranked #1 of 2 Dessert in Captain Cook
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Delicatessen
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Kapaa, Hawaii
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Not just coffee but lunch well done with a great view”
Reviewed July 24, 2013

We stopped there last year while we were on the island. We revisted the restaurant and it exceeded last year. We ordered the fresh fish sandwich on local made bread. It was fantastic and every bite was savored. We got the name from the "Big Island Revealed" and it has not disappointed us yet once. Our service was prompt and this was during the lunch rush. They sat a 14 person large group and had not drop in service or attention. The drinks are large glasses and with local water without asking for it. The local bread was sweet with a grain texture and brought out the flavor in the fish. I also had a green salad and it was large, I reccommend the house dressing. They served a pickle on the plate also. It was clean and with no negative items to share with you. The parking is tight but adaquate. They also have fresh coffees if you interested. We will make this a regular on our trips to Kona from now on. The view is fantastic. You get to dine with a great view of the bay below thru the trees.

  • Visited July 2013
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Surprise, Arizona
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84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Ahi Benedict!”
Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

Perfectly cooked eggs, ahi and purple onions with a nice hollandaise made for a very good breakfast. Good coffee, too. A what a view!

Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Gwandac
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Sick View”
Reviewed July 14, 2013

This coffee shack is located just by the cliff overlooking Kealakekua Bay and oh my god what a view. Their breakfast were excellent and restore our energy to do the hike to get to Kealakekua Bay

  • Visited July 2013
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Denver, Colorado
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146 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Breakfast with a view!”
Reviewed June 20, 2013

The first thing that strikes you when you walk out to your table is the view! Wow! The food is excellent. The breads and pastries are made onsite and they are delicious. I think the one bread is called luau bread; do not miss that! If I find myself in Captain Cook again, I will definitely be back!

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank WildWestCouple
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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Beautiful and delicious”
Reviewed June 18, 2013

The view was spectacular! We loved the breeze coming in through the open windows as we ate our delicious (and big) sandwiches. They have a good selection of pies that you should definitely try.

Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Buberrymuf
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