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Kalapawai Cafe & Deli

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750 Kailua Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2821
+1 808-262-3354
06:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 21:30
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Kailua, Hawaii
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live less than a mile from Kalapawai Cafe & Deli - - and it is my "go to" restaurant for coffee, breakfast, lunch or dinner! Friendly staff, yummy food, great ambiance... read on for more detail! Breakfast - first things first: coffee! These guys know how to make a latte! If you're hungry, you can't go wrong with the... More 

Thank Jennymac18
San Francisco, California
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85 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dropped by here for lunch after a rather adventurous hike. Even though we were pretty hungry, a corned-beef sandwich and a turkey sandwich with some chips and a drink pretty much took care of us. We also got a couple of muffins and a cookie to go, but we did not end up eating them until the next day.... More 

Thank Ed L
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Steak, Gumbo, pasta, seafood. It was all delicious. Then we enjoyed the parties for tomorrow's breakfast. Good prices, good food.

Thank JD G
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The sandwiches (and other options) can't be beat. If your in the area -stop by- you will love it! We had a great meal.

Thank GFM54
Anchorage, Alaska
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We stayed in Kailua so this place was convenient for iced mocha's and breakfast before we started our day. We loved it. good breakfast, good muffins, good coffee, and very good staff.

Thank Zachary B
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Have been here for dinner & a wine tasting. Will be returning for dinner very soon. Visit Kailua for a few weeks every year & this is now my favorite restaurant in this beautiful town. Was there with four friends & everyone LOVED their meal.

Thank Kathy S
Denver, CO
1 review
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The drive was 30 minutes but well with it!! Bagel breakfast sandwich was perfect!!! I am a foodie and very picky. The flavor and level it was cooked too was perfect. My brother got a pastrami bagel, my husband a breakfast burrito, and grandpa got a bagel with ham and eggs. We loved them all! I had a bagel with... More 

Thank YulianaM_85
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

This was my second time to Kalapawai Cafe and I was disappointed in the results. The cafe could be streamlined; for instance there is a counter for ordering food and a counter for ordering coffee, drinks and sweets. One not just have one counter for ordering? I ordered the breakfast wrap and after a longer wait than I had anticipated... More 

Thank Ruslman L
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
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365 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Just stopped in here for a quick bite as I heard good things about it. Parking is a nightmare, as it's right along a very busy street, so back in if you can! The store has lots of interesting things, such as local honey, jams, spices, etc. The deli food looked pretty good. I just wanted a snack, so had... More 

Thank MSkinner
Denver Colorado
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We went here for dinner after arriving from the Honolulu airport, just looking for a pleasant meal in a nice atmosphere. We called ahead and were told we would be put on a list after arrival, which was fine, and we were seated outside after a short wait. Our server was very nice and made us feel welcome. I ordered... More 

Thank Dennis B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 750 Kailua Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2821
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kailua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-262-3354

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