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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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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (153 reviews)
“lasagna” (44 reviews)
“ono” (151 reviews)
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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 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were SO VERY LUCKY to have found this hidden gem in the tiny town of Volcano - just minutes from Hawaii's Volcanoes National Park. Being vegan, we're used to fending for ourselves at meal times, but we checked out the menu...More

Thank 1TahoeQueen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cafe is attached to a dainty art gallery/shop. The eating area is small but there are lots of outdoor and tent seating, and green space and garden to stroll around in.

Thank SatChild
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for dinner and only 1 person was there and told us they were unexpectedly closed for the night. Try again some other time.

Thank cjd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After the day spent hiking in the National volcanoes park, this place was a wonderful opportunity to recharge. One kid ran to explore the garden with multiple sculptures & the Noble bunny, another went to check the art gallery, while the adults could enjoy their...More

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We had a great lunch at Cafe Ono. Some vegans and non-vegans, all were impressed. Staff was more than accommodating.

Thank Averi K
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Have always enjoyed our lunch stop at Cafe’ Ono and browsing the art work as well as visiting the garden. Difficult to leave without purchasing a local artist’s work. Today, it was nice earrings! But onto the lunch! We both ordered the vegan artichoke panini...More

Thank Margaret E
Reviewed 23 January 2018

There was a nice atmosphere in the restaurant and the staff were helpful. Soup was very good but the pizzas left a little to be desired. Eating options are limited in Volcano, especially after about 7pm ...

Thank Paul A
Ira O, Owner at Cafe' Ono, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Aloha Paul, You have reviewed the incorrect restaurant in Volcano Village. We are Cafe Ono and are only open for lunch and do not serve pizza. Next time do stop by Cafe Ono. We have great reviews on TripAdvisor. Mahalo,

Reviewed 21 January 2018

The restaurant was full, so we were seating in a greenhouse out in the garden. Service was a little sketchy, but the food is delicious. Sitting in the greenhouse was a fun experience. The garden and gallery are eclectic and beautiful and definitely worth a...More

Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Very nice setting in an art gallery. Shopped after we ate. Excellent mushroom soup, salads, sandwiches.

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We ate at Cafe Ono twice in our two days staying at Volcanoes National Park. Our B&B host in Pahoa recommended the miso soup, so we had to try it. It was even better than we hoped! By far the best miso soup we've ever...More

Thank Michelle G
Ira O, Owner at Cafe' Ono, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Aloha Michelle, Isn't the carrot cake delicious? It's our favorite as well. Thank you for stopping by not just one, but twice. Come back soon! I R A O N O

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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
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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