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Cafe' Ono

19-3834 Old Volcano Road., Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
+1 808-985-8979
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19-3834 Old Volcano Road., Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here after a long hike in the National Park and had a delicious and filling vegetarian lunch. It's really low-key and cozy in there--nothing fancy, but the food is delicious and the vibe is great.

Thank LMLevicki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fabulous, healthy lunch in a charming garden setting! My husband and I chanced across this cafe and gallery and were welcomed by the owner Ira Ono. If we had known about it I would have stayed in their accommodation. Very close to Volcano National...More

Thank aussiegirl0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my college aged sons chose this while we were driving along. I'm so glad that we stopped. The food was fantastic - many vegetarian options. But even my carnivore son was happy (only one is vegetarian). The service was friendly & personable, It...More

Thank MuddyGurl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch was creatively assembled and delicious. Enthusiastic owner and staff without being intrusive. The whole experience as a pleasure as had been the case when we visited last year. Terrific that the same vibe continues. Gift shop, gardens and layout lend to a must stop...More

Thank BubbyBubble
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

A delightful, delicious, and peaceful discovery! Wonderful sandwiches, soups and quiches! Don't skip dessert and coffee!

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Nice place to stop for lunch and a treasure trove of artsy gifts. Very unusual location and interesting owner. Friendly spot

Thank joicebiles
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Cafe Ono is ONO! I was actually surprised to find this little hidden gem because the location is unassuming but I was blown away by the quality! definitely recommend!

Thank CaribbeanFan79
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We found this little gem by accident using our Waze app when heading to volcano national park. The food is vegetarian and/or vegan if you choose. It was a cute and unique little place with an art gallery a lovely yard and delicious food. The...More

Thank Frances A
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

What a find! Volcano is a magical place anyway but this spot is just perfect, they do take out lunches and sit down meals. The food is the best I had in Hawai'i. Being a vegetarian helped but my boyfriend isn't and he also agreed...More

Thank H S
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Volcano is the town nearest the entrance of Volcano National Park, and I'd guess that most visitors drive right by and don't even notice the town. Cafe Ono is just barely off the main road (by about a minute) and it is a bit eclectic....More

1  Thank blw_at_longwood
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6 April 2016|
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Response from Theseds | Reviewed this property |
I re-read my review and it don't mention pizza so I'm at a loss to answer.
Ira O
4 November 2015|
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Response from Ira O | Property representative |
I am sorry, I must have clicked on the wrong review. I get so confused with Tripadvisor sometimes I don't know where to click. It must have been for the one above yours. Thank you for visiting us and hope you come again soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$15
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19-3834 Old Volcano Road., Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Volcano
  • Phone Number: +1 808-985-8979
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Café Ono is a vibrant, ecologically sound, dining experience in an old Hawaiian garden estate. We feature: •Hearty soups•Fresh organic salads•Savory sandwiches•High tea•Gourmet desserts•Locally grown coffee & teaCatering is available. We can also host your meetings and special events.Come by for a delicious meal or pick up a picnic lunch to go!Lunch 11:00 am–3:00 pmCoffee · Tea · Desserts 10:00 am–4:00 pm
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