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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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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • 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 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
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Great location right outside the gates of Volcano National Park. The soups are out of the world, the surrounding gardens and gallery complete the atmosphere.

Thank RobbieSeesTheWord
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This place is all around great. The food is really good and the menu is all vegetarian/vegan, but you won't miss the meat. Most meals come with delicious homemade soup and entree with salad. Really good value. Nice to enjoy in the garden on a...More

Thank skinoel3
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Healthy options (limited menu) in a serene garden full of art. There's also a few tables inside. Gallery attached to the restaurant. Recommended if you're near Volcano as an alternative to corporate food in the park...

Thank Corrie W
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The restaurant was closed that day,but we loved the gift shop and grounds of cafe onto. They have a residential bunny and lizard that an employee was kind to introduce us too.. It was enchanted and the folks couldn't have been kinder

Thank Joyce C
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The culinary genius of Artist Ira Ono serves healthy vegetarian lunches throughout the year in this gorgeous location. Eat out on the lawn when nice and wander his gift shop for hidden treasures. This is a must do rain or shine in Volcano. Couples, stay...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

A day exploring the volcano park finished off perfectly with a lovely lunch in the beautiful garden setting. Delicious soup, quiche and salad combo. Well worth searching out.

Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 5 April 2017

My husband really likes their coffee, and I like that they often offer a gluten free treat. We also enjoy the peaceful garden setting. The people are always very friendly and have given us good tips on things to see in the area.

Thank Michelle H
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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
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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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