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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%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (497 reviews)
“loco moco” (146 reviews)
“hash” (60 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 1:30 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
65-1290 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7310
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love a good pancake breakfast, and I’ve seen some big ones. Piggy’s in the Pocono Mountains; Sandbox Cafe on Long Beach Island in New Jersey. But nothing quite like the epic pancakes at Hawaiian Style Cafe. Located in a strip shopping center in Waimea,...More

Thank CTEllis70
Reviewed 1 week ago

Needed to find a place to eat a late breakfast early lunch due to pre-planned activity. Found this place and read the reviews and I we wanted to give it a try. Did not disappoint. If I ever return to the Big Island, I will...More

Thank 1Jeeplover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh my goodness...it was good! I had read the reviews prior so I said to hubby this is where we are going for lunch and I hope I won't be disappointed...I asked the waitress what she recommended and she said traditional? I said yes please...More

Thank Deb C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This local staple is just that, somewhere you have to visit when you’re in town for breakfast. We ended up here on the recommendation of a local and they sure did not steer us wrong. It was so good the first time, we decided to...More

Thank travelreviews13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were sick of paying $38 per person at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel so I had heard Hawaiian Style Cafe was a great option. We headed over (about 15 minute drive) and had to wait about 5 minutes for a table. We ordered the...More

Thank NJEric908
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit the big Island, this place is an absolute must. I cannot express to you enough how big, and how amazing the breakfast food is. The pancakes, two at a time, are bigger than hubcaps on any car I have ever seen. And...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had planned on going to Merriman's down the street, but a hotel staff member said that her personal recommendation was to go to this cafe. It's cash only and there's a bit of a line, but it's worth the little wait. This is local...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

While visiting the Big Island we visited this cafe for breakfast. Cute little cafe, fast & great service. But the most important part was the food, both quality & quantity were great. My husband had banana macadamia nut pancakes which were enormous. I had French...More

Thank Truelove4ever
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great variety. Good service. Casual setting. Clean. Fast friendly service. Giant pancakes. Excellent French toast.

Thank honoluluK
Reviewed 8 July 2018

I wanted this place to be awesome! All the reviews are good. It's not that it's bad, but it could be better. The prices are reasonable. The food, however, was just ok. It could have been what we ordered though, not sure. I saw some...More

Thank Ryan H
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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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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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