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Gorilla in the Cafe

2155 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2351
+1 808-922-2055
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“acai bowl” (4 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 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How nice to find a proper Aussie-style cappuccino in Waikiki. How anyone can drink Starbucks is beyond me. Gorilla in the Cafe served us perfect cappuccinos, getting our mornings off to a great start. Thanks team

Thank gwbel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came to this small cafe a few times. Better coffee and service than most others in town. Forget Starbucks and go here. Staff very polite and helpful each time.

Thank David W
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Loved this cozy café, with tables outside, for their cappuccinos (available in decaf with almond milk), variety of pastries including Aussie Bites and Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bites, and great service! We visited this café several times during our visit to Waikiki.

Thank K&L092906
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Wonderful coffee . A bit cheaper than at most places on Waikiki beach.Next to Long's drug store.Has a cute sitting area.Staff very friendly and happy to deal with customers. Had good sandwiches there as well .They will heat them for you and good baked goods....More

Thank Evelin H
Reviewed 27 January 2018

After being deprived of a good coffee for the first three days in Waikiki we found this great little cafe. They make great coffee and serve some nice little snacks to go with it. We made this place our regular cafe for the rest of...More

Thank Ageef62
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This turned out to be one of our favorite places for our morning coffee. It was just a short walk from the Polynesian Residences where we were staying. We stopped here five different mornings during our sixteen-day stay in Waikiki. We always ordered their house...More

1  Thank WorldTravelers34
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

My girls sampled Acai Bowls at several restaurants in Waikiki, and they were adamant that Gorilla in the Cafe had the best.

Thank JeffP2
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

OMGosh! This IS the BEST place for coffee. The story about the Gorilla is really cool. The coffee is real coffee-the barista made the absolute best Americano and latte I have ever had & I have had a latte of coffee:-) Hubs had a mocha...More

1  Thank Michele739
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

I found this cool cafe on my morning walk and it cured my jet lag and gave me the coffee fix that I needed. The staff were very friendly and I purchased a thermal flask which reminds me of Hawaii and was an awesome useful...More

1  Thank Angela C
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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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