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Cafe il Mondo

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45-3580 Mamane St, Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96727-6973
+1 808-775-7711
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11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
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Waikoloa, Hawaii
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great for lunch or dinner, and it is apparent that the owner really cares. He may even join you at your table. Another plus is that they serve alcohol - nice wine choices.

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Thank Catherine S
Humble, Texas
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't mind driving a short distance from the Kohala Coast, this restaurant has great food for a reasonable price. The Lasagna and the Farfalle Primavera were very good. The iced Passion Berry Back Tea tastes great. Service was excellent and it wasn't very busy when they opened for dinner at 5:00 PM.

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Honokaa, Hawaii
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far the nicest restaurant in Honoka'a and for that matter the entire Hamakua Coast. Beautiful building, lovely decor, excellent food, full bar, reasonable prices and super service. What more could you ask for? They always make us feel welcome and appreciated. We live nearby so sometimes we go in and enjoy a cocktail while we wait to... More 

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Thank TravelingTina54
Honokaa, Hawaii
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love Italian food, you must visit cafe in Mundo. It's not just pizza though their pizzas are great! My only complaint isn't that they used to have a roast chicken meal that I could order with a salad and it has dissapearded. I eat only low carb high protein meals so there is no longer anything for me... More 

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Waikoloa, Hawaii
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

My first time here . Heard from some friends how great the food and ambience was for a glamorous place in a sleepy town like Honokaa. It's only about a year opened, but I was delightfully surprised at how nice the whole restaurant looked. Like a lot of time and cash was spent on getting the ambience just perfect for... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We stopped for lunch after seeing the beautiful Waipio Valley, and what a nice surprise! The pizzas were delicious with thin crusts and fresh tomatoes combined with whatever else you chose for toppings..The staff are very friendly, and the building and interior outstanding...will definitely head back for dinner some night...

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Thank Mary M
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Had the grilled salmon and salad with really nice vinaigrette and homemade garlic foccaccia. Wife had lasagna and really liked it too! Great service, very friendly and fun. Best choice on this road

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Thank Oli H
Lafayette, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The food and service was very good. I had the lasagne. Portion size was perfect and the price was reasonable. We enjoyed the live entertainment.

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Thank Patricia E
Honokaa, Hawaii
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Il Mondo has moved from the local pizza place, to a rather elegant interior, now complete with a long bar, excellent espresso , and Sergio's guitar music on Friday and Saturday nights The pizzas are still very good, the menu expanded and tasty.

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Thank skandiacottage
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106 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Our wood fired pizza was delicious. The place is so nice, a real surprise in the area. It was a nice place to stop before the Waipio Valley. Service was quite friendly!

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Thank Kimraem

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45-3580 Mamane St, Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96727-6973
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Honokaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-775-7711

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