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Kapiolani Coffee Shop

98-1277 Kaahumanu St, Aiea, Oahu, HI 96701-5314
+1 808-488-7708
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“oxtail soup” (14 reviews)
“same owner” (2 reviews)
“asahi” (3 reviews)
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Soups, American, Hawaiian
$$ - $$$
98-1277 Kaahumanu St, Aiea, Oahu, HI 96701-5314
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went here before going to Aloha Crepes. I do recommend stopping if you like Ox tail soup. I cannot tell you from experience whether or not it’s the best but it was good and filling. The only thing is that I would have liked...More

Thank Garypaul1256
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

They have the best oz tail soup, while their fried rice is tasty. Same owner as Asahi Grille on Keeaumoku Street, so similar menu. Highly recommend.

Thank bminaai
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

It's a quaint coffee shop with good food and great service. Best oxtail soup. Same owner as Asahi Grill on Keeaumoku St. In Honolulu.

Thank bminaai
Reviewed July 4, 2016

This restaurant itself has been around for at least 50 years, but in different places under different ownership , but it still offers the best oxtail soup in town. Large ($14.75) Outstanding. Good portion. Excellent broth with lots of oxtail, cooked just right, meat flaking...More

Thank GCHHawaii
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Our friend live in Honolulu and bring us to this place. I order the large Oxtail soup, it come with the fried rice, it is good for two peoples.

Thank HW195708
Reviewed March 14, 2016

My parents were born and raised in Hawaii, so when they return, they like to have an authentic, locals only experience. My 85 year old dad met two of his brothers for lunch here and enjoyed the kimchi fried rice and Portuguese sausage and rice...More

Thank Yosh S
Reviewed January 25, 2016

One of my favorite greasy spoon places/ Love to always get their friend rice with eggs and a side of Portuguese sausage. There fried rice is unique as it is Portuguese sausage based and very delicious, Just need to use a spoon as rice falls...More

Thank Tyler G
Reviewed June 7, 2015

Kapiolani Coffee Shop is in the Waimalu Shopping Center along Kamehameha Highway in Aiea. Small place with average food at good prices. Famous for its oxtail soup. We ordered loco moco and oxtail saimin for breakfast. Food came out fast. Loco moco was decent, nothing...More

Thank heybrah
Reviewed January 19, 2015

Well, we were in the area and stopped by after reading comments on the fabulous oxtail soup. It isn't a fav of ours...so we ordered other food. This was our experience... Restaurant is in an old plaza/strip mall with bad road paving. There is a...More

1  Thank HawaiiKaiGail
Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

Four of us dined at this restaurant. It was about 12:45pm and the place was packed. Nevertheless, it was less than 5 minutes and we were seated. The grilled mahi mahi was fresh and perfectly cooked. Tossed salad is freshly made, as well as macaroni...More

Thank playnmusic
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98-1277 Kaahumanu St, Aiea, Oahu, HI 96701-5314
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Aiea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-488-7708
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