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Address: 45 Kihapai St, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2658
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Excellent coffee

Best coffee around. Even tried their sweet potato ice cream and it was great. Excellent service with a friendly staff willing to please.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 September 2016
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White Plains
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White Plains
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Best coffee around. Even tried their sweet potato ice cream and it was great. Excellent service with a friendly staff willing to please.

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Wellington, New Zealand is known for the best cafes and coffee 'in the world'. It's reported we have more cafes per capita than New York. We love good coffee... We got a word of mouth tip to go Chadlou's in Kailua and have to say we had our best coffee on this side of Oahu. So happy! The food looked... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

Quiet and relaxing. Good coffee. Didn't try the affagato but am willing to bet it's delicious. Outlets available if you need to charge a device.

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Calgary, Alberta
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80 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

We saw the coffee shop listed on TripAdvisor and thought we would check it out. Happy we did. Drinks were great and there was good seating both inside and outside.

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Hawaii
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

This is the perfect little spot to grab a late afternoon snack after shopping the surrounding neighborhood. The staff is always helpful and take their time to explain the new items and options. The place fills like one of your friend's living room; cute and small but very comfy to hang out with friends. And while you wait for your... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2014 via mobile

Chad lous is wonderful for local made ice cream in unique Hawaiian flavours like ube (Japanese sweet potato), Mac nut, mango and more. I come here for the ice cream the coffee is good but nothing special. Cute small seating space. There's some books available for reading but unfortunately its a pretty poor selection I wish they'd add more interesting... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2014

We read about ChadLou's in Hawaii Magazine. We went for the made-to-order ice cream sandwiches, and they did not disappoint. The cookies are made in store, and customers can choose two cookies and ice cream to make the sandwiches. I got gingerbread cookies with Kona ice cream, and my husband got chocolate chip cookies with cookies and cream ice cream.... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2013

Surrounded by some great independent boutiques, ChadLou's is a diamond in the sea of chain coffee joints! - great coffee and filtered chilled water in jars - we loved it and will be back while we are still here in this great place!!

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Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2011

We visited Chadlou's almost every day of our trip. It's a great space, with local art, a library, wifi and the best coffee on Oahu! The people there are friendly and it's a wonderful place to hang out.

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