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Short & Sweet Bakery & Cafe

374 Kinoole St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2919
+1 808-935-4446
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“panini” (10 reviews)
“cakes” (12 reviews)
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374 Kinoole St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2919
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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Wonderful lunch after our "Doors Off" helicopter tour. We of us had a breakfast sandwich- ham and scrambled eggs, which were light and airy. The other had BBQ pork. Both were delicious. The samples of homemade marshmallows were unreal! Would recommend the place to anyone...More

Thank SparkyandEly
Reviewed 30 April 2016

My husband and I landed on this bakery by accident, as our initial breakfast choice was closed. I'm certainly glad we did! Clean, cute atmosphere with a nice menu and delicious baked goods. Cookies were delicious and the coffee was fresh. Just wish we had...More

Thank MJ K
Reviewed 21 March 2016

When we pulled up, we weren't expecting much. Just a little bakery with some tasty treats. We were pleasantly surprised when we discovered delicious sandwiches and drinks available as well. The breakfast sandwich on croissant is my favorite as well as the breakfast bowl and...More

Thank T K
Reviewed 5 March 2016

This was a great stop for a quick bite to eat. I had a cinnamon roll with a mocha and my husband had a bagel. We just wanted something quick as we were on our way to the volcano and this fit the bill. The...More

Thank ginger0825
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on our way to volcano. Highly recommended. Good coffee and breakfast and no wait although a constant strea m of people through marshmellows looked awesome.

Thank Shannon C
Reviewed 2 February 2016

They have very tempting bakery items. We went there for breakfast sandwiches in January 2016 and November 2014. Excellent each time we went there. There are a few tables inside and outside. Nice people with a casual atmosphere. They appear to do a good to...More

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Four of us ate here in January 2016, stopped here for lunch, each of us ate a Panini, and shared a brownie and a chocolate truffle cookie. EVERYTHING was excellent! The panini's were perfect, a little cheese, not all greasy and heavy. The chocolate truffle...More

1  Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 18 January 2016

I'm in the area pretty often so I stop in here at least once a month. The bakery items are good. Some are really good. There's always something new or interesting to try. The coffee is good too. I feel like that means something. Cream...More

Thank Tony K
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Came here while doing some laundry in the nearby laundry express. Espresso is really good and they gave it to me in a ceramic cup! Love not wasting paper cups!

Thank HelenaGuerra
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Eureka! We found a marvelous bakery on the Big Island that offers delicious & classic sweet treats... We sampled their banana cream & key lime pies (the k.l. tasted really authentic), and the lillikoi cheesecake was really yummy as well. They also have a good...More

Thank G C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 374 Kinoole St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2919
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-4446
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