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Kalapawai Cafe & Deli

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750 Kailua Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2821
+1 808-262-3354
06:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 21:30
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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food here is amazing!! We came for dinner and then back for lunch and dinner again. Goat cheese bruschetta is maybe the best thing I have ever tasted. We so far have had the pork chop, beet salad, burger, Jidori chicken, and gnocchi for dinner and all were mouthwatering. The mint chocolate chip gelatto came in a close second... More 

Thank Amanda G
Crete, Greece
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by after a day at the beach. Kids loved the pizzas (BBQ Chiechen, Triple Cheese, and Classic Pepperoni). I had a Greek Salad and it was delicious. Hubby had the Chicken Ceasar. Food plus five fountain drinks ~$60 I'll definitely bring visiting family and friends here.

Thank a s
Kailua, Hawaii
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Kalapawai cafe is different from the Kalapawai market. The food is excellent and loved the Wagyu beef burger. Highly recommend it.

Thank celticfcmad
Plano, Texas
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387 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in by chance! Great place! Friendly! Loved the breakfast sliders. You have to stop in and check it out! Thanks

Thank Joe B
Bedford, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for breakfast or lunch with the kids (think breakfast burritos, bagels, etc. and fresh sandwiches and paninis for lunch). Then after 5pm it changes to a more formal sit down restaurant with a menu to match, great for date night!

Thank mgerlach
Camarillo, CA
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99 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been here in the past and thought the food was good, but this time we were sorely disappointed! There was a long wait for the table, which would have been fine if the food was worth waiting for. The menu was trying really hard to be creative, but they just weren't able to deliver. The food wasn't executed correctly,... More 

Thank adviceucantrust
Kailua, Hawaii
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

did I mention that it was expensive, went to lunch about a month ago, and earlier visits were confirmed, burger tastes, champage budget, idiots favorite place.

1 Thank Kamaaina96734
Grants Pass, Oregon
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We are spending some time in this quaint little town. We stopped in for a late lunch. It was very good and very fresh. We all had something different & was enjoyed by all.

Thank Rita O
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great options available for Gluten Free and helped also with Vegan. The Pizza was great, the others enjoyed their food also. Also had Vegan muffins, very tasty.

Thank Nick M
Kailua, Hawaii
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

As local resident of Kailua, I cannot endorse this place as it is overpriced and the food is below average and portions are minimal. Granted it is in Kailua town but beyond the location, there are no redeeming features about this place.

1 Thank Dana_Z904

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 750 Kailua Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2821
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kailua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-262-3354

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?