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“Great for a quick lunch” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Grinds Cafe & Espresso

Grinds Cafe & Espresso
Ranked #1 of 1 Coffee & Tea in Eleele
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Hawaiian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great for a quick lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2013

The first time we drove by on the way to Waimea Canyon we mistook Grinds for a coffee house. Later, hungry for lunch, we took a closer look. Great fried chicken sandwich with mushrooms and Swiss. The coleslaw and house fried potatoes made perfect sides. Generous portions and friendly service too.

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English first
Blind Bay, Canada
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219 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“Good coffee, bread and pastries”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

We have stopped here a few times for a meal, for coffee and pastries and for bread. The bread was excellent but pricy! Good stop and good food.

Visited February 2013
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San Jose, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Very good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

If you are driving back from Waimea Canyon, this is a great place to stop at. The food is quite nice and the service is great as well.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Nebraska
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Good pizza”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

We stopped here on the way back from the Waimea Canyon. The pizza has thick crust (the way I like it) and lots of toppings. It's not cheap, but worth every penny. Took a muffin to go for breakfast. It was tasty too.

It's not a fancy atmosphere, but they had outdoor shaded seating which was nice.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Walnut Creek, California
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95 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Super Smoothies!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2013

Our daughter swears by the strawberry smoothies! Love the homemade pastries and bread. The waitstaff is friendly too. :)

Visited February 2013
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