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Surf Break Cafe

17 Haili St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2801
+1 808-934-8844
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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17 Haili St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2801
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Very neat cafe with friendly staff. Nice coffee and "The "Machado" smoothie is very refreshing. Order at counter and they deliver to table.

Thank 930waynel5
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

After we found the Surf Break, we didn't go anywhere else. The sandwiches and bagles are awesome (especially the "garden godess"), the coffee is very good too. Combine that with a friendly atmosphere and reasonable prices and you got yourself a great breakfast!

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 21 April 2018

We stopped for lunch while visiting Hilo. You place your order at the counter and are given a colored rock that marks your order (instead of a number). Free water is available with your meal from a large bottle. This is a very casual style...More

Thank VGTravelGirl
Reviewed 25 March 2018

The food had decent ingredients, the atmosphere is laid back and easy to hang out. The coffee was excellent!

Thank Liysa S
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

First place we stopped at when we got to Hilo for vacation. Went back another two times in the week I was there. The breakfast paninis are sooo good! And the lattes were on point. Highly recommend!

Thank Vanessa L
Reviewed 19 February 2018

This was my favorite place to stop for a beverage, burrito, or brunch..mostly the beverage. The Dorian made with orange juice instead of milk..my favorite! The food is good and there is enough to fill you up even my Army boys got a fill from...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Great place to grab a smoothie and a breakfast burrito. Portions are big and the food is really good. Staff is super-friendly.

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 31 January 2018

The turkey cranberry wrap was huge and very tasty. The Acai bowl was OK, the only fruit in it was banana. It's not a fancy place. Line up to place your order from what's on the blackboard. They bring your food out to your table...More

Thank FarFlungStarling
Reviewed 16 January 2018

I ordered a breakfast Burrito and it was filled to the max. Tasty and filling. Next was the Peppermint Mocha which was also to be desired for.

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Good place to get coffee, sit, relax and use wifi. Food is of the omelette, wraps style served in paper containers and plastic cutleries. Quick eat cafeteria style. Trendy place. Nothing for the gluten sensitive person.

Thank firstlady2017
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Haili St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2801
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-934-8844
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