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Kalapawai Cafe & Deli

750 Kailua Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2821
+1 808-262-3354
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (54 reviews)
“bruschetta” (24 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
750 Kailua Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2821
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Reviewed yesterday

We had breakfast here twice and they have a variety of muffins which were delicious, we also tried the coffee which was way better than Starbucks and also their customer service was very friendly and we appreciated that.

Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for dinner not knowing what to expect. At 8 PM the wait was short. The severs were the best I've seen in Hawaii - aware of the guest and pacing the dishes in a way that was just right. The wine list was...More

Thank kaioatey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During the day this restaurant is a very good deli. We stopped for lunch and ordered hot pastrami sandwiches. The very lean pastrami was piled high on toasted rye bread. The deli/ cafe has an excellent choice of beer and wine. At 5:00 PM, the...More

Thank William J
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Great quick stop for lunch or beach snax. Parking limited, and can be a little tricky getting in and out when busy.

Thank Mary H
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Four of us visited here last night and we had a great meal. The selection of fish is excellent, the bread is fresh and not sugary, the Maui Onion Soup was incredible and the Ribs with Pineapple Chutney were meaty, succulent and filling. Although we...More

Thank Damien T
Reviewed March 27, 2018

A very together cafe combining a nice building facade, kind of a mix of plantation island chic, with a busy eclectic interior split between the coffee/drink/cash counter and the food/ordering/pick-up counter and open eating area at the rear. We've been coming to Oahu every year...More

Thank design49er
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Anytime of day this place is a winner (this location and the other one a couple miles away)..Parking can be tricky but....yummy, inexpensive cup of coffee in the morning, tasty deli lunches and the larger restaurant has delicious steak and catch of the day.

Thank Kailia82
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Don't be fooled by appearances, Kalapawai market is a simple little café with indoor and outdoor seating located on the main drag as you enter Kailua. They serve the best coffee, great lunch selections to eat in or take out, as well as delectable sweet...More

Thank Tiare C
Reviewed March 10, 2018

Had a great turkey cranberry sandwich. Just a really cool vibe at Kalapawai. The staff is wonderful.

Thank James D
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Since living in Kailua, we visit Kalapawai at least once a month for date night. The food is consistent and never let’s down. The restaurant is small and intimate. They offer both outside/patio seating and inside seating. Kalapawai does not take reservations so if you...More

Thank primmyb
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December 16, 2014|
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Response from OahuBandMom | Reviewed this property |
call them. (808) 262-4359. they are open Hawaii time from 6 a.m.-9 p.m.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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