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Red Water Cafe

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Best Spaghetti I’ve had

We were first impressed with the ambience. Then the waitress’ knowledge of the menu and the vast... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Gaffney, South Carolina
via mobile

Great cafe, nicely decorated & waitress was awesome (from CA, can’t remember her name). We started... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We were first impressed with the ambience. Then the waitress’ knowledge of the menu and the vast, healthy and locally grown, organic choices blew us away. I’m vegetarian and vegan when I can. Two other couples with us, including my wife, carnivores. All of us...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Great cafe, nicely decorated & waitress was awesome (from CA, can’t remember her name). We started w/ a crispy shrimp tempura roll, was best I think I’ve ever had. We had 1/2 portions of braised ribs & Kansas City steak. Both cooked to perfection—- tender!!!...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Our group had 8 people for dinner. We arrived at reservation time and were seated immediately. The service was good and we were all pleased with our selection. Several in the party had the Ono special. I had the rib-eye which was great. They had...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Returned to the Waimea area after several years and once again visited the Cafe. Again a delicious meal. Ahi excellent with unusual preparation. Also rib eye fine. Good choice for dinner when on vacation at the coastal resorts. Easy drive up the mountain.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Overall recommended restaurant is good but a little strange. Decor was unusual and different.don't order the kids steak for your children as they may think it is too fatty to consume. Asian soup was crazy spicy.. overall went based on a recommendation you be your...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank 490matthewl
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We have had dinner at the Red Water Café many times and will continue to go back. This uniquely furnished restaurant has an amazing menu. From sushi to short ribs! The specialty drinks are really good as well, my favorite is the Love Libation. Service...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went here for our 9th anniversary dinner. Made reservations on Yelp that were super easy, but I don't think it got sent by Yelp to the restaurant that it was our anniversary--we had to tell our waitress. The restaurant was busy...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Jesse P
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We went on a recommendation from a friend to celebrate our anniversary. The restaurant is small but the food is delicious. I decided to dropped a star for cramped table and awkward space (child at other table trying to get out ended up bumping into...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Football11
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Choice for our 25th anniversary. Very satisfying. Pork kabob appetizer was exceptional. My short ribs were delicious and came with a big bowl of creamy mashed potatoes. My wife had a half portion rib-eye (7 oz.) also with mashed potatoes. All perfect. Especially appreciated was...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I'm from the big island of Hawaii and never have eaten here before, tonight was a first. After surfing all day an wanting something fresh and local, this topped off my day. My fiancé and I both had the specials and they didn't disappoint. Our...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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