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Cafe Kaila

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
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Market City Shopping Center, 2919 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826
+1 808-732-3330
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
Wed - Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 03:30
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Lancaster, California
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Read on the internet this was where the locals ate. Fantastic food and service. There will be a crowd. Breakfast was great, especially the pancakes and fried rice.

Thank JanT56737
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe you experienced a wait at Café Kaila for that perfect table, but wasn't it worth it? Breakfast any time of the day, mixed with local foods and the freshest fruits. The staff (and owner) are always cheerful, and truly concerned that you enjoy your meal. I include owner with the staff because don't be surprised if she greets you... More 

Thank Rodney N
Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I have visitors and want to take them out for a great breakfast, Café Kaila is my ultimate choice. Food is fresh, well presented, reasonably priced, and the service is always top notch.

Thank TheKatsMeow808
Honolulu, Hawaii
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first went to Café Kaila several years ago and were highly disappointed. Last weekend, we decided to give it another chance because it continues to get high ratings. We still don't think it deserves those ratings. Nothing tasted quite right: The Portuguese sausage was really odd and not tasty. The eggs benedict were nothing special. The service was mediocre.... More 

Thank Cathy M
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we come to Oahu we come to this cafe. They are the best breakfast place in the world!!! (We live in Tokyo and travel around the world very often!)

Thank Sachy K
Honolulu, Hawaii
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421 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cafe Kaila is a good local breakfast spot with quality food. The atmosphere is cheery and the ambiance pleasant. The lines can be very long, but it worth the wait.

Thank Hawaiian555
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77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We love to go here when in Honolulu. The food is always good. We usually order omelettes, which are wonderful. The fruit we order,as an upcharge, with the omelettes, is first quality. The coffee is good, and the service is attentive.

Thank Leslie H
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is THE best place for breakfast. Hand's down. Come at 7am on the weekends as it gets packed. Weekdays at 9ish isnt so bad. There isnt't anything here that I don't like. But a regular is their waffles, french toast, lox and bagel or breakfast platter.i

Thank Sawadeeann
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127 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

We had no plans to visit Café Kaila during our recent trip to Oahu but we were gifted a gift certificate so we went and must say it's a great place for breakfast. The huge down side is that this place is extremely busy - we unfortunately went on a Sunday around 10am and was told the wait was at... More 

Thank MickBaby8
North Vancouver BC Canada
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152 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Fast friendly service. Lots of regulars. Both my son and I were impressed with our breakfasts. Also ordered fruit plate to share. 1st place where sourdough toast tasted like real sourdough.

Thank NorthVancouvergirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
American, Cafe, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 03:30
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 03:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market City Shopping Center, 2919 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
  • Neighbourhood: Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 808-732-3330

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?