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Short & Sweet Bakery & Cafe

374 Kinoole St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2919
+1 808-935-4446
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“panini” (8 reviews)
“cakes” (12 reviews)
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374 Kinoole St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2919
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanted a delicious snack while traveling and we stopped here. Just had some Cookies and Kona Coffee. Enjoyed all!! Would loved to be her for breakfast!

Thank Jake_MA_11
Reviewed 21 December 2017

we went there based on the recommendation of Dolphin bay hotel owner. Boy was he right - we had breakfast here and it was awesome. Everything was fresh and tasty. The side pineapple pieces that they provided were the best pineapples I had in big...More

Thank muk_sd
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Lilikoi cheesecake was so delicious, creamy and dense! And then the roasted vegetable sandwich panini style. Wow!! 5 stars for sure. This place is super cute too!

Thank Cassie L
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Eggs Benedict ($10.95, available on Sundays for brunch) starts with a house-made English muffin topped with Canadian bacon, poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, and served with breakfast potatoes and fresh papaya. This was the first time I ever had a house-made English muffin and absolutely loved...More

1  Thank OCFoodDiva
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Although our third choice for breakfast, the first two being closed for vacation, we had a very tasty assortment of breakfast foods and sweets along with hand crafted coffes and teas. All in all, a nice place, good food, excellent service.

Thank John J
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I can't get past the great grilled ham & cheese panini, which is onolicious, to recommend anything else. I can say prices for many of the individual sweet baked goodies @ $3.50 on average is not reasonable. I bake from scratch at home, buy my...More

Thank richardsullivan
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Plenty of options and all equally tasty! It's pretty small so seating may be a problem but it's more for people that like it on-the-go anyway (you're on Hawaii, there's stuff to see and do) Highly recommend it!

Thank Jordy D
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have only had a couple of their bakery items and they were very good. What I love about Short & Sweet are the sandwiches, especially the capicola, which they call the Classic. I've always thought that capicola was the king of deli meats ....More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is a great little bakery just off the main road. The service was quick and friendly and the tea and coffee was lovely. Highly recommended.

Thank NZJennyNZ
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We went there twice today, first for breakfast, the classic panini is great, and because we also had the Lilikoi cheesecake, we had to go back for more. Believe me, 1 slice just isn't enough!!! It's amazing! Also try the sweetbread, it is wonderful. The...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 374 Kinoole St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2919
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-4446
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