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“Nice comfortable cafe”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Olympic Cafe

Olympic Cafe
Ranked #29 of 124 Restaurants in Kapaa
Price range: $0 - $15
Cuisines: American, Bar, Hawaiian
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Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Description: Olympic Cafe is a casual, yet hip, restaurant and bar located in Old Kapaa Town. Serving up large portions at reasonable prices. With over 200 menu items to choose from; burgers, salads, wraps, pastas and fresh local fish. Contemporary breakfast menu includes pancakes, omelettes and scrambles. We use fresh, local, organic ingredients. Sit back, relax and watch the world go by. ALOHA!
Wilmette, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Nice comfortable cafe”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

The locals we talked to while exploring the art walk recommended this as a nice alternative for breakfast from the hotel.
We enjoyied the view as the winds cooled down our already hot morning.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank Rugbyy2011
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Franklin, Tennessee
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8 reviews
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“BAD SERVICE AND BAD FOOD”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2013

We had the fish tacos at the Olympic in 2008 and they were the best! We were anxious to get them again during our revisit to Kauai. Boy were we disappointed! First of all there were only a few waitresses and they quickly disappeared after dropping off food orders. We could only find the busboy to ask for help after no one waited on us after 15 minutes. We were about to leave when the bar tender came over and let us know she was our waitress. She was nice but already very busy at the bar. We ordered fish tacos and when they came they were nothing like the 2008 tacos. These were made with chunks of dried, tasteless fish and were not the Baja style we remembered. The black beans and rice were ok, nothing special. Overall very disappointing, sometimes you just cannot go back!

  • Visited March 2013
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2 Thank jmurr8100
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Lakewood, New Jersey
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147 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Excellent restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2013

Hey, its no frills but HUGE portions and a great bar. The fish and chips and monster burrito were both huge portions. Domestic drafts for $3.50 are a home run. Parking behind restaurant. Great place! Scenic view is the main street of town!

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Mike P
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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Decent food terrible waitresses”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013

The food was decent, but our waitress was terrible. She was extremely rude and actually would mutter angrily as she stormed off. Then she would not come back to our table for long periods of time. She forgot about our appetizers and never apologized about anything. She was going out of her way to be rude to us. I'll never go back. I'm sure I can find another place with decent food and waitresses that know how to do their jobs in a professional manner.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank john d
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York Beach, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
“Huge Portions....”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013

Huge portions and moderate prices seem to make this open air restaurant popular. Located on the second floor, it has a view of the busy highway which runs by the establishment.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank DRH0PS
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