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Pele's Kitchen

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15-2929 Pahoa Village Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
+1 808-935-0550
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Sun 08:00 - 12:00
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very good breakfast with great service. I highly recommend Pele's Kitchen if you are in the Pahoa area.

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Thank Robbi N
Bainbridge Island, Washington, United States
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239 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived as police officers were asking folks to move their cars as they had to clear the street. Seemed the staff parked out front and this became a bit unnerving for them. We were on island time so no big deal but the staff seemed a bit upset, frazzled. We hung in, sat down and got one breakfast ordered... More 

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Thank Heather A
San Francisco
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We right away loved the relaxed, local vibe of this popular spot, with handwoven hats and baskets, local honey and exotic fruit grown on the owner's farm displayed for sale. There was a huge menu and everything looked awesome. The staff was very friendly and great at describing the unusual fruit on our hand carved wood platter. The food was... More 

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Bedford, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best breakfast on this side of the island. 6 of us for breakfast and each dish was equally amazing. The eggs benedict with fresh avocado and the best english muffin make me want to fly back over there now.

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Thank clarkin79
Guerneville, California
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145 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived late morning, apparently after their morning rush. Our ordinary breakfasts (e.g. eggs, meat, potatoes, toast, etc.) were cooked OK and tasted OK. There are some non-standard menu items (from viewpoint of mainlanders), so we can't judge the quality of non-traditional breakfast items. By the way, the decor can be described as either 'eclectic' or 'junky'. There was only... More 

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Thank IQ140
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing food. Cool atmosphere. Hot coffee. We enjoyed the experience. Highly recommended. You wont be disappointed

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Thank Beth C
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

My family and I wanted to try a new place for breakfast so we went to Pele's Kitchen. Not sure what is the big fuss is about because the food is nothing spectacular. Pancakes are made with store bought pancake mix, french toast are three slices of bread dipped in eggs with black pepper ( very hard and dry), the... More 

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Elizabeth L, Owner at Pele's Kitchen, responded to this review

Mahalo for taking the time to respond. Although we usually get complimented for all we do, we appreciate the criticism as it helps us check our service and gives us the opportunity to improve. I'm glad you liked the hot sauce and service. Aunty Liz More 

Kaneohe, Hawaii
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Great food (scamblers, pancakes, coffe, etc), Hawaiian flare, GREAT service and all nested in the small volcano town. Exactly what I wanted to start my morning during vacation.

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Thank kjroo12
Koenigstein, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This place combines the old hippie atmosphere of Pahao with contemporary requirements for organic food. It's easy going, delicious, fair-priced with a wide variety of options.

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Spokane, Washington
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely hands down one of the best breakfast's we have had on vacation. The food is all made from scratch and there is a ton of variety! Whether you want traditional eggs or a taste of the local food you can take your pick - but do not leave without trying the home made syrup!! Be prepared to want seconds!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15-2929 Pahoa Village Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Pahoa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-0550
Description
Chef-grown organic produce in most meals, in a rainbow of colors and flavors, in an intimate cafe setting in historic Old Pahoa town. We have wonderfully eclectic tastes for the gourmet as well as vegans who just want "REAL" food.
Most of our customers compliment us on how beautiful our food looks as well as how great it tastes, and for the price, it is a deal well worth the drive from Kona!
We are in lava zone 1, so, you may have traffic, vog, or Lava to contend with, but you may also have the best time in your life coming here!

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?