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Cafe Kaila

Market City Shopping Center, 2919 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826
+1 808-732-3330
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“french toast” (22 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (24 reviews)
“potatoes” (14 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Market City Shopping Center, 2919 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu is complete from breakfast to dinner. They are open until 6 pm Monday to Friday. Shopping center parking, close to Waikiki, easy access from the freeway, very popular with a sign in wait list. Staff is very cordial, owner Kaila is usually at...More

Thank Les41HOnolulu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great neighborhood cafe. The servers and bus boys were all attentative. Food was excellent. The wait was relatively quick for a holiday weekend. This is one of my go-to cafe's when I am on the island. It is close to my condo.

Thank Gary P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had read about this place on Trip Advisor and took an $8 uber from Waikiki main street to Cafe Kaila to check it out. Best decision ever!! It's bloody amazing!! It doesn't look like much from the street, but there were people hanging out...More

Thank ParraGirl81
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Cafe Kalia came highly recommend from a few different people we have met. I have been 4 times and each time has been wonderful. Even though they are busy they are always friendly and helpful. Waffles and the egg benedicts are always delicious. Even if...More

Thank aug08bride
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Delicious breakfast complimented with friendly and great service. Many items are offered organic which is a plus and the cafe itself provides a relaxing atmosphere. Would highly recommend

Thank MarcPuma
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

If you’re staying in Waikiki and want to eat where the locals eat then try Kaila for breakfast you won’t be disappointed. Sure it’s busy and you will have to write your name on a wait list but it’s worth it. Everything is so fresh...More

Thank EmptyseaNZ
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Really great food. Service is great and wait times are short. The french toast is a must try!

Thank No0osho
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Weary of the Waikiki scene, my husband and I went in search of a good breakfast. We found it at Cafe Kaila. The day we were there, they featured huevos rancheros as one of the specials. Craving Mexican, my husband ordered that. I had a...More

Thank Lesli S
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

This is our second trip to Oahu and we were tired of paying insane prices for mediocre breakfast in Waikiki. Bases on recommendations from locals, we went to Cafe Jails - not were we happy. Our breakfast was both creative and delicious, and the prices...More

Thank Il0vebaseball
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Heard about it in tokyo.we went yesterday for breakfast.Ordinary,not so special.My holandaise sauce is better.pancakes,just like my mothers pancakes.

Thank Elisa D
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Mark G
20 September 2016|
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Response from Rainbow50 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if they use canola oil, but you call the cafe` and ask if they do. I always have to ask if there is any type of shrimp used to prepare the food (I am allergic to shrimp used any way).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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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