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Review of Island Lava Java

Island Lava Java
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Ranked #13 of 288 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Palani
Transit: Public bus stop 300 yards away.
Description: Great Kona Restaurant specializing in fresh, local, organic and sustainable food with 100% Kona Coffee and our own Bakery on site. Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner & Sunday brunch, we are committed to using the highest quality locally produced ingredients. We proudly feature grass fed Big Island Beef, Big Island organic goat cheese and locally grown organic produce, freshly baked house made breads, desserts & goodies. Island Lava Java, Bistro Grill is Kona's #1 Coffee House and Restaurant. We were voted to have the "Best Breakfast in Kona" by the readers of the West Hawaii Today. Island Lava Java Bistro & Grill's Island fare is inspired by everyday island cooking. You'll feel relaxed while savoring a great meal in our casual and comfortable outside, Oceanside lanai. Experience our inventive cuisine, attentive service, and a friendly atmosphere; come see what makes us one of the most popular restaurants and coffee houses in town. We look forward to meeting you!
Yeppoon, Australia
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“lovely view crap food”
Reviewed November 26, 2012

title says it all this was the most underwealming meal i have had in a very long time
tottally disappointing

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Michigan, United States
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“Bliss”
Reviewed November 26, 2012

Oh, my goodness we had a delicious breakfast at Lava Java! My omelette was fresh as a daisy and my husband's fish taco was pure bliss. Kona coffee, FRESH fruit cup sweet as can be... Perfect start to a blissful day on the Kona coast. Oh, and the view? Top notch for beach and people watching.

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Seattle, Washington
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“Our Favorite”
Reviewed November 26, 2012

This is our third trip to Kona in two years and this restaurant is a family favorite. We always go for dinner and enjoy watching the sunset. The food is good, in fact we think it is the best of all the restaurants we have tried in the area. They are not licensed so bring your own wine or beer. There is an ABC a few stores down if you come empty handed.

  • Visited November 2012
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Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada
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“Don't Miss This!”
Reviewed November 24, 2012

This is a great place along Ali'i Drive to sit, grab a bite to eat, enjoy the scenery and listen to live music! The sandwiches and salads are very tasty and the fruit smoothies are huge in size and flavor! The service was fast and friendly.

  • Visited October 2012
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Glendale, CA
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“Good food, nice view”
Reviewed November 23, 2012

We had Thanksgiving day breakfast here. Good coffee, and good food. Fresh grilled fish was excellent, eggs and potatoes above average. I liked the applewood bacon, but my wife and kids found it too sweet.... I'll be back.

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