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People's Cafe

) #993 of 1,900 Restaurants in Honolulu Philippine,
1300 Pali Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813-2206
+1 808-536-5789
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good29%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
3 Apr 2017
“Hard to park but an awesome place to eat”
27 Jun 2016
“Generous servings and ono food!”
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10:00 - 20:00All hours
Philippine, Polynesian
1300 Pali Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813-2206
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Great Hawaiian food and awesome staff. We got a few combos and some extra sides. The ribs were excellent. The kalua pig was delicious. I liked the chili pepper water at the table - it was good on everything. This place is CASH only. No...More

Thank DeborahH167
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We're regulars at People's Cafe; it's a friendly spot with good service, generous serving sizes, an interesting menu, and ono food! The lau lau has lots of luau leaf, is pretty lean, and isn't too salty. The squid luau is a little sweet, and the...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommend by a local and we were not disappointed. We ate dinner early and our server was very helpful in helping us order and telling us which condiments to use where,and returned to the table several times to make sure we were...More

Thank Missympo
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

Whenever I'm on O'ahu, this is one of the places I hit!!!!!! Prices are reasonable, and the Squid Luau is OFF THE HOOK!!!!!!

1  Thank Connie D
Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

This small hidden eatery is tucked away in an old building in busy downtown Honolulu. Look for the Longs Drugstore on Pali Highway as a land mark to find the cafe. The interior is old style diner seats and the service is quick and prompt....More

1  Thank Foodforhungrypeople
Reviewed 26 January 2015 via mobile

My wife and I used to frequent here back in the late 70's and early 80's. Food is still great, prices reasonable and portions are local boy portions. Keep it real. Thanks for not skimping on ingredients.

1  Thank Derrick L
Reviewed 23 September 2014

This is a very simple restaurant, a few steps from Pali Long's & Safeway parking, on Bishop Street. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. A first visit for me, recommended by my husband. We had the Hawaiian Plate at $12.50 each. It consisted of Kalua...More

1  Thank Ingrid70
Reviewed 14 February 2014

If you like local food, this is the place. Small but clean with friendly service and "oh so ono" local fare. Good menu offerings of local Hawaiian food, good portions and very reasonably priced. Frequented by locals and the occasional visitor to the islands. This...More

1  Thank gdeakins
Reviewed 11 December 2013

You can't beat the price. They have parking in the back and street parking. It is clean new owners they say, I liked the short ribs with laulau plate. Pork Adobo with side of rice to share. It's not Ono's in Kapahulu it's a old...More

1  Thank Old-Lahaina
Reviewed 22 August 2013

We stopped here for lunch, since it was around the corner from the grocery store. We had just arrived on the island, were very hungry, and thought it would be fun to try some "local" cuisine. This is a dingy, little place, but there were...More

2  Thank Wildwoodatheart
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Philippine, Polynesian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 Pali Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813-2206
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Downtown Honolulu
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-536-5789
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