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“Well rounded Java/good food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Island Lava Java

Island Lava Java
Ranked #9 of 67 Restaurants in Waikoloa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Hawaiian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Waikoloa, Hawaii
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Well rounded Java/good food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

I am a local here in Waikoloa and am finally getting around to say a few words since they open. The place for sure gave Waikoloa a face lift as it so badly needed it. The Coffee is excellent, the food it AWSOME! As long as you're not in a hurry. It can be slow getting out to you. A few smiles from the servers would cheer the place up a bit, and even though there can be a stiff breeze flowing the village, on none Wendy days the place feels like being locked in a closet. My suggestion would be a few fans, maybe even outside when needed. Other than that, I would having the Lava Java a 5.

Happy travels

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Calgary, Canada
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Breakfast hit the spot.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2013

Poached eggs on pulled pork was a real treat for breakfast. The coffee stayed hot and our service was great this visit.

Visited July 2013
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Houston, Texas
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Worth leaving the resorts to have breakfast here”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2013

We had a pretty good breakfast here. There were short staffed the morning we went (a Saturday), and the waitress seemed a little overwhelmed. However, we were not in a huge rush, and the was good. Better than another expensive resort breakfast buffet.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank gshu22
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Huntington Beach, California
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104 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great dessert place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2013

We just got a super decadent chocolate cake for post-dinner dessert and loved it. Their menu had other nice dessert options as well as entrees, but we didn't get a chance to try them out.

Visited July 2013
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Reno
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“good food, fantastic views but the terrible service never improves”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2013

Located on A Bay beach with stunning views. Food pricey but good. I have been here a dozen times and have had good service at the bar, but table service takes Forever.
At these prices service should be much better.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank istj_5
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