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The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

2040 Kuhio Ave, Ambassador Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2101
+1 808-944-5027
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“every morning” (7 reviews)
“great coffee” (7 reviews)
“latte” (5 reviews)
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2040 Kuhio Ave, Ambassador Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2101
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into The coffee bean & Tea leaf after arriving early morning in Waikiki. Very convenient as it is across the road from the Holiday Inn where we stayed. The friendly service from Paulo was great and with so many options to choose from we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank michaelcY2421OX
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a flat white. I decided to go there due to proximity and reviews on TA. Well, the coffee was very average, but still hit the spot! The service was very effective and friendly. Price is comparable with all other coffee shops.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PDMM_Gourmands
Reviewed October 4, 2018

We were looking for a good cup of coffee in Honolulu and coming from Melbourne we unfortunately failed to find one. We have been spolied by the coffee culture at home, thanks to the Italian migrants after WWII, where good coffee is everywhere. The Coffee...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MelbourneJock
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Had a latte and a chai latte, first you will have to look underneath the Japanese menus (!) in front, then, in the back you will see the English ones ;) Prices are Waikiki prices, no more said..

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ronny64Norway
Reviewed February 14, 2018

Excellent service. The croissants are amazing! It was nice to have a location at the base of my hotel so I didn't have to trek through the city.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank regretfreeJY
Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

We’d gladly walk past several big chain coffee shops to get this delicious coffee. BUT the pretentious, indifferent, unfriendly staff don’t have to worry about us interrupting their smartphone addiction again. Great coffee with service that was an epic fail.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 93KenL
Reviewed January 28, 2018

We ordered iced coffees as per the billboard at the front of the counter. When the complacent server rung it it they were considerably more. When I told her of the error, she had to look at the poster and commented the price has gone...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Carlo D
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Had breakfast here several days a week while staying across the street at The Luana Hotel and Suites. Lady explained in details what the coffees were to ensure I got what I liked. Boxing Day saw them run out of milk, but alternatives were suggested...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 2shopaholics
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

Local chain, better coffee than Starbucks. Limited breakfast items. Known for iced drinks but hot coffee is quite good.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Dana C
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Love stopping for a plantation tea in the middle of the afternoon when walking my daughters dog, Edison!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Nancy J
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2040 Kuhio Ave, Ambassador Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2101
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-944-5027
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