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Hawaiian Style Cafe

65-1290 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7310
+1 808-885-4295
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (473 reviews)
“loco moco” (151 reviews)
“hash” (58 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
65-1290 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7310
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are visiting the Waimea area, be sure to have breakfast or lunch at the Hawaiian Style Cafe. As others have noted, only cash is accepted. Sign in on the list inside the door to get in line to be seated. The menu is...More

Thank m3montana
Reviewed 5 days ago

Good service, huge breakfast. Their pancakes are really good, wish I'd just gotten that instead of eggs & sausage.

Thank agolddog
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cash only 20 minute wait on a Sunday morning about 9:00 AM. About what the host guessed. Small cups of coffee but they refill. Churro sweetbread French toast $11 a special menu item. What can I say, it was sweet with sugar. Large serving. My...More

Thank William C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quaint Cafe restaurant with a large menu of choices for breakfast. I liked the decor and the staff is very friendly. With an omelet you have the choice of toast or 2 VERY LARGE pancakes, also known as "manhole covers". Initially they appear to be...More

Thank sharsoren
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're hungry and want a great breakfast this is the pace to go. Everyone at our table got more than they could eat, the pancakes (2) take up a whole plate by themselves, they are huge and good. I ordered a side of bacon...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Typical great experience! Great service , abundant food and friendly atmosphere. Found a time when it was not crowded. We arrived this time about 1 pm and not the usual wall to wall. RRR

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really have to envy locals who frequent this legendary cafe. They eventually get to savor everything on the menu of their choosing. After three visits to this place, I have only breakfast selections,(all good) to review. Folks, do yourself a favor and make the...More

Thank maitaimike2015
Gina K, Owner at Hawaiian Style Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Maitaimike.....love the name! I'm sorry about the confusion on the menus when navigating the web. Waimea is the original location, only open breakfast & lunch hours and cash only. Due to our shorter operating hours, we have remained cash only.... Helps us maintain low...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went to this restaurant and we really enjoyed the whole experience. The food was very good and the portions are enormous. I highly recommend the ribs and if you are very hungry try the Loco Moco. Staff was friendly and the...More

Thank yilmazl2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding local Hawaiian food! Delicious pancakes, French toast, homemade Portuguese sausage, corn beef hash, and several variations of Loco Moco. Good, strong coffee. This is a great place for families. Service was very attentive for a very busy Sunday morning. The crowd here is mostly...More

Thank PMBeagle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food really was great. However, I didn’t feel too welcome when I came in to order food to go. Took awhile for anyone to even acknowledge me. And they overcharged me. Not sure if it was on purpose. However the food was pretty amazing!More

Thank Foodie4Life81
Gina K, Owner at Hawaiian Style Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Foodie4Life81, I'm sorry about the process of the "To Go" order... The locals have learned to call them in, rather than walking in. When we are busy, the servers are busy with the in-house guests, and the host/busser generally does not take orders and...More

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30 August 2015|
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Response from Sooogoodjelly | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I know they open at 7am till about 12 or 1pm. .....enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 1:30 PM
7:00 AM - 1:30 PM
7:00 AM - 1:30 PM
7:00 AM - 1:30 PM
7:00 AM - 1:30 PM
7:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65-1290 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7310
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-885-4295
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