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Gorilla in the Cafe

2155 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2351
+1 808-922-2055
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“acai bowl” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
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6:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Hours
2155 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2351
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I came here every morning for a coffee after my walk. And if you love coffee like I do this is the place for you. Nice strong coffee just like home. They really know how to make a good cup. I drink Piccolos and they...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 381JulieH
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had Chai Latte, Coffee Latte and Cold Brewed Coffee. These were the best we had on this visit. Would recommend for taste and value.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bjsully
Reviewed December 6, 2018

The service was not unfriendly but it wasn't friendly either. Two large house blends cost $9.75, par for the course, but the coffee must have been poured from a pot because it was lukewarm within minutes. There are a few tables, metal chairs, not the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank warrenD190
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Read all of the TA reviews for cafés in Waikiki. Tried this one due to proximity and the fact that the ratings and comments were very good to excellent. Had a small flat white. It was very good, the best so far that I’ve ever...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PDMM_Gourmands
Reviewed October 16, 2018

As an Australian travelling in the USA, it is hard to find quality coffee like we are used to, the americans like their coffee black and strong, and if you ask for a cappucino, you get some weak, watery, milky froth that mildy tastes like...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cyndy66
Reviewed September 23, 2018

A great Cafe with outdoor seating. Acai bowl was full of generous amounts of every ingredient & nicely presented. Michael served me- friendly nice guy with whom I had good conversations. The Cafe is also a store for its products from mugs to carry bags....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Clio H
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Friendly staff and good coffee and frappe's. In a good location wasn't far from our hotel so very convenient.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank annapp69
Reviewed July 31, 2018

It was quite hard to find a good coffee place in Honolulu. All they had what Starbucks. I ordered a flat white and this was on point. I will recommend this place.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Eloygm
Reviewed March 19, 2018

I ordered very simply thing with bakery, and apparently, those weren't enough to provide a decent service. Person who was helping wasn't really interest in serving me, food was just average. After this experience, I followed my wife to a Starbuck's for the rest of...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Soung-Phoenix
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

Great Coffee if you are from Australia also a nice little selection of bagels with no over the top cheeses.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Adam S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2155 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2351
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-922-2055
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