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Dave's Plate and Coffee Shack - CLOSED

68-1897 Pua Melia St, Highlands Shopping Center, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738-5539
+1 808-728-3197
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
5 Mar 2014
29 Dec 2013
Restaurant Hours Closed
68-1897 Pua Melia St, Highlands Shopping Center, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738-5539
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Reviewed 8 October 2013

Yes, it has great prices considering your other options in the area. Some complain that it's dirty. It's a local plate shack, people. It's your typical diner/dive/plate shack. I didn't notice that it was especially dirty, but I didn't notice how especially clean it was....More

1  Thank GraceST
Reviewed 1 October 2013

My family and I were staying at the Hilton waikoloa. One of the employees told us about the kau kau. WOW what a fantastic place to go have amazing food for such a great price! Especially since there were 5 of us! LOCO MOCO to...More

Thank Triptriptrip2
Reviewed 29 September 2013 via mobile

Be prepared. Cash only. This is one of those local "dives" that are often worthwhile. It was decent for breakfast. We were thrilled just not to get overcharged for food like all the resorts. Service was mediocre. Almost felt like they didn't like the tourists...More

Thank Jason A
Reviewed 17 September 2013

Everybody loves this restaurant, but it hasn't been called Dave's Plate and Coffee Shack for a long time. It's Kau Kau Depot, located in the old Waikoloa Store and Post Office, and it's a great stop for generous breakfasts, tall coffee drinks and really good...More

2  Thank CTarleton
Reviewed 12 September 2013

This place had amazing food! The pancakes were a huge portion for a great price. Honestly the best value for your money! Make the trip! If you don't go, you're missing out! We couldn't find it at first and the owner gave us great directions....More

Thank BeauTifful
Reviewed 10 September 2013 via mobile

The title sums all up; great service and awesome food. Loves the pancake; light crunch on the outside, but yet... it's fluffy, moist and pillow soft on the inside. And the loco moco gravy?! Oh my... just perfect!

Thank Rump4k
Reviewed 10 September 2013

The price is right at this place. The food was good and the service was good as well. Not a lot of items on the menu. Had the French toast and thought it was tasty. My wife enjoyed her meal as well. No real view...More

Thank scoredonu
Reviewed 2 September 2013

We stopped here on the way to Hilo on the other side of the Big Island (we were staying on the Kohala Coast). We actually drove past it at first, even though I was on the lookout for it! Everyone was super friendly and breakfast...More

1  Thank LJ_traveler_1234
Reviewed 16 August 2013

We visit the Big Island fairly regularly and end up staying in Waikaloa regularly. As you may know, Waikaloa is a resorty type of place with high priced, chain places to eat. We want authentic so we venture out a bit. This place is up...More

1  Thank Ready4MoreBeach
Reviewed 8 August 2013 via mobile

A mixed bag, some of our party really liked their meals like the burrito and loco moco. Others of us had a traditional breakfast the eggs and toast and potatoes were really greasy. The service was friendly but overall it was dirty.

1  Thank SGarde
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  • Address: 68-1897 Pua Melia St, Highlands Shopping Center, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738-5539
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kohala Coast  >  Waikoloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-728-3197
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