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Kona Joe Coffee

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79-7346 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7910
+1 808-322-2100
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Cute place - good coffee!

Just happened to stop in on our way up to the Volcanoes National Park. Very cute, good coffee... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Victoria W
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Syracuse, New York, United States
Good coffee in beautiful setting

We were in a tour group visiting Kona Joe Coffee. This is a small coffee plantation on the slopes... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tlahuele
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Henderson, Nevada
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Just 8 miles south of Kailua-Kona. In the heart of the Kona Coffee district. Kona Joe Coffee will take you into the world's first trellised coffee plantation. The coffee is grown on wires using the same techniques as the world's finest winemakers. There are many advantages to growing coffee by this patented method, all of which you can learn during your visit. We offer a variety of tour packages including an opportunity to roast your own. Open every day from 8 AM to 5 PM. In just 1 hour learn what makes Kona coffee so special. Cultivation, processing, roasting, packaging, brewing , and tasting. All handicap accessible. Full espresso bar with fresh cheesecakes and cookies made daily onsite. Enjoy some while taking in one of the most scenic views in all of Hawaii. Our gift shop offers over 25 varieties of coffee and chocolates. Handicap parking and ADA compliant restrooms.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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79-7346 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7910
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+1 808-322-2100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just happened to stop in on our way up to the Volcanoes National Park. Very cute, good coffee, nice patio to sit out on and a nice gift shop!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in a tour group visiting Kona Joe Coffee. This is a small coffee plantation on the slopes of a mountain with a great view. Nice tour guide, who gave an informative tour of the plantation. Not much walking, fortunately, as you can see...More

Thank tlahuele
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I typically rate a business based on product, reputation, and level of service. Kona Joe’s excels and is a must try. Can’t go wrong with the chocolate covered coffee beans, beautiful views, and Kira’s Sweet demeanor. Guaranteed to blow you away with flavor. Would recommend...More

Thank Jeremy B
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konajoe1, Guest Relations Manager at Kona Joe Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the 5 Star rating we really appreciate the review. Every one agrees that our beautiful view alone is worth the visit but when you taste our coffee you realize that the experience is complete with the two joined together. Kira...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We rented a car and this was a nice easy drive up the road from the pier. Very easy to find and once we arrived not disappointed. For only $15 we got a great tour explaining the process and a free mug. Must see when...More

Thank rgb89
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konajoe1, Guest Relations Manager at Kona Joe Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Well this great little place appreciates your great review. We enjoy passing on as much knowledge about all aspects of our farm to as many as we can. We don't need to be pushy, we say our coffee sells it's self. So if you ever...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a quick tour and bought souvenirs for family. What a view from the coffee shop!!! Worth a quick stop even if you don't want the tour. Also awesome treats!More

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konajoe1, Guest Relations Manager at Kona Joe Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review. Spend the day or grab a coffee to go, we have a little bit of everything for everybody. We hope we can stop by on your next visit and stay a little longer. Until...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're a coffee junky like me and my wife you have to try the ultimate coffee tour! Nikki and Juli were wonderful and we left with 5 lbs or our own roasted coffee. Their hospitality was amazing and the views are spectacular. We were...More

Thank Raymond B
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konajoe1, Guest Relations Manager at Kona Joe Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We encourage everyone to do the Ultimate Tour and go home with their own 5 lb. bag of Kona Joe's Coffee, Nikki is the best when it comes to be a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A tucked away gem. Fantastic coffee selections. Fantastic taste. Enjoy a cup of Joe and a cheesecake while sitting in a peaceful lanai setting overlooking the ocean. You will hear the soft chirp of the birds, overlook the coffee trellis and trees, and the ocean...More

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konajoe1, Guest Relations Manager at Kona Joe Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a wonderful descriptive review, thank you so much. Our barista Pedro was so pleased that you enjoyed your Mojo so much and I did let the owners know, like you requested how nice he was also. I am so happy that you returned to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Kona Joe Coffee as a group with Warther Tours. Our tour guide, Judi, was outstanding. She took us thru the entire process from growing, picking, harvesting, roasting and packaging the coffee. We were able to sample the delicious coffee and each got a...More

Thank Retiree1946
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konajoe1, Guest Relations Manager at Kona Joe Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review I love my job and enjoy passing what I have learned on to as many as I can, whether it is a group tour or an individual tour. All the credit that should go to our...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Kona Joe Coffee in Kona Hawaii. It was one of our favorite stops. The coffee sample was delicious. Our tour guide's name was Daisy and she was so nice and completely knowledgeable about the entire process from growing to making to shipping the...More

Thank Donzer5
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konajoe1, Guest Relations Manager at Kona Joe Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the nice review. Daisy one of our very best tour guides she is very enthusiastic and knowledgeable but we also have some other guides who give interesting tours as well. We hope you enjoyed your complementary coffee and will enjoy it a...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After reading many reviews about the tours we were a bit skeptical about it, they're was no way the tour could be THAT great, but it truly was. We had a tour with Judy I think, but older lady, but she was VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE and...More

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williammalone
4 March 2018|
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Response from Viper51 | Reviewed this property |
the guides are super helpful and I would think children age 5 and up would be involved by the guides and find it pretty interesting. The view is great and the shop is fun but easy to check over fairly quickly , so likely no... More
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RedRose6865
31 December 2017|
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Response from Viper51 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure you could get a Taxi or Uber to take you to Kona Joe's and I know they could arrange for a return to your Hotel. You might want to also contact the Hilton and see if they have any program tours available that would... More
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Leslie C
19 November 2017|
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Response from Advicetogo | Reviewed this property |
We were on an afternoon tour and thIs included coffee . There were private groups of day trippers having coffee tasting . Suggest you email the company direct . Such wonderfull views in a tranquil setting. Enjoy.
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