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Grinds Cafe & Espresso

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4469 Waialo Rd., Eleele, Kauai, HI
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06:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great local spot for breakfast!! Staff are friendly in this funky local place and the food was great!!! Recommend the veggie skillet, can't go wrong.

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Boston
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We liked the local ambience there. Excellent customer service and great omelets. Can't get over all the happy, healthy people we saw on the island!

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Thank debnahant
Albuquerque Nm Usa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Resort staff recommended this place to grab a quick and filling breakfast on the way to Waimea Canyon. Definitely hit the spot. Had recently tried loco moco back home in the Burque, ABQ NM at a Hawaiian BBQ place owned by a Hawaiian and it was pretty sad. This one, however, had a dense flavorful gravy and went down easy.

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1 Thank Wolverine154
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food for breakfast on our way out of town. Friendly. Good coffee, yummy omelet. Coconut roll was just OK.. cinnamon roll was very tasty.

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1 Thank sandy s
Kapolei, Hawaii
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was delicious, excellent service. Great environment to relax and enjoy a meal with family and friends. Mini option and variety was a pleasant option.

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1 Thank mrfish08
Windsor, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was expecting a bit of a diner type atmosphere - I was wrong. This was a very nice, very clean and well appointed spot for breakfast or lunch. Service was fantastic. Food was so good we returned as often as we could during our trip. You MUST eat here at least once!

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1 Thank CanuckLinda
Concord, California
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We were a party of 7 on Thanksgiving day. Everyone ordered something different; all the food was good, hot and fast. Service was good.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Small place where all the locals go. Very friendly, good service, good food from breakfast served all day, to dinner.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Love the loco moco and my brother had a vegetable hash with roast beef and pastrami. Awesome. We will be back!

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Had pizza (to die for), waldorf salad (large and wonderful) and mushroom swiss burger (juicy and delicous). Highly recommend! Our waitress Janessa was wonderful and entertained us with her kareoke.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Hawaiian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 15:00
Thursday
06:00 - 15:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4469 Waialo Rd., Eleele, Kauai, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Eleele

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?