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Aroma Caffe

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1777 Ala Moana Blvd, Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1603
18:00 - 17:00
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460 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My fellow Australian below had a good experience. We thought our coffee was average at best. It's all up to the barista and how much care they take. To be good you need to know how to get the best out of the roasted bean. Good luck! YMMV

Thank wing6rider-Australia
Johnny_R1983, Owner at Aroma Caffe, responded to this review

Aloha , Thank you for your review and I apologize if you had a coffee that was less than great. We pride ourselves with being the only coffee shop in Hawaii that serves coffee that is up to the European and Australian standards. We would love to make it up to you and create an unforgettable coffee experience for you.... More 

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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had coffee here but it was "good" coffee. Being Australian we love our coffee so thank you Aroma Caffe.

Thank alpatdunc
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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232 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little coffee shop, consistently good coffee, amongst the best we tried in Honolulu. Also does a range of pastries and cookies.

Thank Andrew81
Calgary, Canada
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245 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small little cafe on Ilikia property but we were surprised with the freshness of the food.

Thank Trevor D
melbourne, australia
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the many reasons I stay at the illikai is because you don't have to go to far to get a decent coffee. Just like I get at home (Melbourne, Australia) fantastic brew and baristas.

Thank cozza71
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Amazing coffee and the baristas are the best. We always had delicious drinks. Check out the Acai bowls for a real treat and tell Jen we said hello!!! Perfect way to start the day!

Thank brittonwood1
Honolulu, Hawaii
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145 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Coffee is tasty, folks that work there are enjoying themselves, but get the ACAI BOWL, it is that good!

Thank Adam F
Langley, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The service was good at the cafe, but they seemed to be understaffed. The breakfast bagel had bacon and cheese and a very spicy sauce that wasn't to my liking.

Thank lauradm2016
Johnny_R1983, Owner at Aroma Caffe, responded to this review

Our Bacon Bagel is known for its sweet Chili mustard which we make in house. We apologize if you felt it's too sweet but our taste palette is guidelined by our local community who is very fund of spices and influenced by Asia and the pacific. Thanks for patronage More 

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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Coffee was expensive - o we $4 for a long black. Cinnamon roll was stale. Staff were friendly. Coffee was luke warm and not ell made

Thank DebHnz
Johnny_R1983, Owner at Aroma Caffe, responded to this review

Your review is greatly appreciated. We are known for our high standard and premium beans but at the same time known for being the more affordable café solution in Waikiki. Thank you for your patronage More 

Sydney, Australia
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I have found it difficult to find a good coffee that suits my taste like back home. Aroma Cafe ticks the box for me. One of the concierge at our hotel (Hilton Hawaiian Village), told me to try here and I'm glad I did. A great flat white. I haven't had any food here but would highly recommend the coffee.

Thank denycee64

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
18:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 18:00
18:00 - 18:00
18:00 - 18:00
18:00 - 18:00
18:00 - 18:00
18:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1777 Ala Moana Blvd, Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1603
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: 1-808-256-2602
I am a repeat customer and the LATTES are ALWAYS EXCELLENT - regardless of who makes it, time of day, or anything. I LOVE Mt Kaala. All those people going to Starbucks should try Mt Kaala for some locally gorwn coffee made with aloha.

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