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Review of The Coffee Shack

The Coffee Shack
Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in Captain Cook
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Deli
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Good for: Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Reviewed April 5, 2014

The Coffee Shack is well known to locals on the big island, but might be easily missed by visitors.
The food, choices portion sizes, service and view from the balcony are remarkable and leave you with an indelible memory. The staff is friendly, the food is handmade, and of course the coffee is great too. It's outside the city of Kona, but well worth the trip.

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Thank PReidy
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Reviewed April 3, 2014

We were aiming for breakfast, but ended up there at lunch. Sandwiches were overpriced, bland and bread falling apart one you got into it. At least the geckos obliged.

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Thank The_Cowtowners
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Reviewed April 2, 2014

So many glowing reviews. i don;t get it. We went in just for a cup of coffee to go and it must have been right before they closed because the rude person at the counter made it very obvious we could not be seated even though we didn't ask to be. The coffee was really weak and bitter and not good. Too expensive for dishwater with an attitude. Also, I saw a $16 sandwich on the menu and it wasn't a huge Carnegie Deli sandwich, it was on normal sandwich bread. Rip-off for people with more money than brains. Yes, the view is nice but you can have a nice view all over the island. I will not be back.

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Reviewed April 1, 2014

Stopped in here on the way to the volcano on the recommendation of a frequent island visitor. Fantastic breakfast, tasty homemade bread, and an outstanding view. The wait staff was efficient and courteous too. Parking is extremely limited, so be prepared to pass by a time or two if no spots are available. If you park across the road, you will be ticketed. This restaurant has a large sign that is partially blocked by foliage so keep your eyes open. Just remember it is on the ocean side of the highway. Highly recommended.

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Thank 8,640
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Reviewed April 1, 2014

Simple veggie omlet breakfast with the best Portuguese sausage on the island. Sat by a window since the lanai was full. It was overlooking the coastline with open windows. It was just a simple, understated location on the way to Place of Refuge state park with a spectacular view of coffee trees, coastline and singing birds. The parking is limited on the busy roadway. The food was great. The service attentive. The view spectacular. We took away one pound of coffee which this review is to encourage to not make that mistake. The best beans in the Kona area. Take home at least 4 pounds!

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Thank KathyRcoupon
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