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“A really terrific restaurant”

Holuakoa Cafe & Gardens
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Holualoa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $50
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Welcome to Holuakoa Gardens and Cafe. We are a Slow Food establishment committed to "a food system that is based on the principles of high quality and taste, environmental sustainability, and social justice." Sit back and relax in our lush garden setting and experience Slow Food at its best, locally grown and lovingly prepared. For the best cup of coffee in Kona, visit our famous coffee shop, located right out in front of the restaurant in the historical town and artist community of Holualoa.
Reviewed April 29, 2011

The Cafe is in the artists village of Holuakoa on the coffee growing slopes of Kona and provides excellent food and service in a delightful location at a reasonable price

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Reviewed April 16, 2011

Had seen the reviews on Tripadvisor and told me husband we had to go! We stopped for an early lunch after visiting a few coffee growers. Peaceful, tranquil you'll be surrounded by greens and bird calls. They use a lot of local ingredients as well as organic products. There's a coffe house on site so of course my latte was spot on. Portions are very generous. Their sandwiches can easily serve 2. I recommend the pulled pork on cornbread & the no-flour chocolate cake is to die for!

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Reviewed March 8, 2011

This cafe is in the heart of Holualoa and easy to miss if you go by too fast! That said, it is more by word of mouth that gets you there. We were surprised at how big it is once inside the courtyard. I cannot say enough about the ambiance, from the fresh flower arrangements on the tables (orchids etc.) to the koi fish pond, to the friendliest waiter ever. The food was excellent !! I would also like to say that they have the cleanest restrooms on the island, always a plus! Please take the time to find them and try them out. We went for lunch and can't wait till next visit to try dinner. Oh yes....the dessert was also to die for!

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1  Thank bepplen
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Reviewed March 3, 2011

We had dinner at the Holuakoa Cafe after reading the reviews on Tripadvisor. I feel obligated to make a few observations. The good news is that the dining area is in the midst of a cool tropical garden. We found the food to be of average quality, tasty but nothing very special and priced at the upper end. The wine list featured several pedestrian wines grossly overpriced. Kona is not the best place to look for fantastic dining at a bargain price, but unless you are willing to pay lights out for a pretty average meal, you might look elsewhere.

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1  Thank sandy97302
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Reviewed January 16, 2011

We read great reviews about Holuakoa and our expectations were still surpassed. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and the food is amazing. The menu changes daily and they serve unique and spectacular dishes. It is locally sourced (organic vegetables and meats - grass-fed beef and fresh fish) and are proud to share where it all comes from. Their presentation is great. We stopped by for brunch and at the end of our meal, made reservations for dinner the following night. They did not disappoint. If only we could have such a place here at home!

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