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Hawaiian Style Cafe

65-1290 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7310
+1 808-885-4295
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (478 reviews)
“loco moco” (153 reviews)
“hash” (59 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
65-1290 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7310
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Also try the Hawaiian French toast. Something on the menu for everyone in the group and we had no trouble getting seating for 8. Great little restaurant that is CASH ONLY!

Thank Maddhombre
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Maybe it was too hyped but I was expecting greatness. I got the pork hash and my husband a loco moco special. The portions were huge but honestly nothing special in taste. If I were to go back I would order a regular breakast. They...More

Thank donna w
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I have been coming to Big Island for decades, and we always take time to make our pilgrimage to the Hawaiian Style Cafe. It's a little bit of a dive, but the food there is phenomenal and the service is excellent. I...More

Thank heycavitt
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is awesome! Food is delicious and the prices are right. VERY large portions! Even my teenage son couldn’t finish his plate of macadamia nut banana pancakes. I had the loco moco with beef and it was tasty. Everyone working there was friendly. Wish...More

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great portions, great price. My husband had the 3 egg omelet with just ham & cheese, hash browns and toast. I had side order of one (1) pancake and one (1) side order of bacon. The one pancake is the size of a hubcap and...More

Thank Explore69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After seeing this cafe on every guide and travel website, we set our GPS for Waimea, and looked forward to a very "memorable" meal... Once arrived, the tiny parking was jam-packed, my wife went to put our names on the waiting list, and I went...More

Thank max219
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great breakfast at a reasonable price. Service was quick and friendly. We had the Kalbi ribs for breakfast, and a chicken loco. This place is well worth the wait! Additional parking behind the building and on the street. Bring cash, they do not accept credit...More

Thank Firegrrl03
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for a pre north coast hike, it fits the cowboy town perfectly. Wonderful traditional Hawaiian cuisine and an authentic American Hawaiian atmosphere. Try one of the loco mocos or the spicy chicken. Just simply soooooooo good. Come hungry.

Thank bdearl41
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic, awesome and just plain great service and food. Popular with locals and tourist as the place is Hawaiian all the way. You will not go away hungry as the servings are dumbfounding huge. Sit at the large U-shaped counter to enjoy the experience in...More

Thank SouthLava
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was fantastic! There were four of us an each one ordered a different local dish! The serving sizes were ridiculously huge! You will NOT go away hungry. Every dish was so tasty. Wait staff was friendly. Counter service and tables. We got there...More

Thank Stephanie D
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29 August 2015|
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Response from Sooogoodjelly | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I know they open at 7am till about 12 or 1pm. .....enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65-1290 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7310
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-885-4295
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