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Cafe Olive

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71 S Kamehameha Hwy, Wahiawa, Oahu, HI 96786-1894
+1 808-621-7997
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17:00 - 20:45
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 20:45
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 13:45
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

The name is very deceiving and I doubt we would have gone if not given the recommendation by other locals. They serve some top notch Italian cuisine and the service was excellent and very friendly. The appetizers and main course were all top notch for what seems to be just a little cafe from the outside. Like a lot of... More 

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Thank Tekeforlife
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

What a find in the small town of Wahiawa. Not the greatest looking nor the best parking lot, but the inside of the little restaurant was themed so Italian and cute for a date. On the third Tuesday of every month, they host a wine tasting, which we didnt know about when we visited, so it got very loud with... More 

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Thank RandomNameGen
Aberdeen, Washington
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

While staying in Mililani, which doesn't have a lot of dining choices, we ventured to Wahiawa, only a few miles away, for dinner. We stumbled upon Cafe Olive, a tiny hole in the wall Italian restaurant. The staff was very attentive and the food was amazing.

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Thank Jean G
League City, United States
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We read the reviews and we're excited about this place. It was a hole in the wall like people said but I would not call it a gem. Waitress was not very good and service was slow. Food was just ok. My kids had spaghetti and the kids spaghetti was very spicy (our kids like spicy...we are from Texas), my... More 

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Thank Cherie S
Sunset Beach, Hawaii
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

I'm from Wahiawa and worked for 6 years at the City and County swimming pool teaching swimming and lifeguarding back in the 80's so we voted to have our mini-reunion here at Cafe Olive...I made reservations and even ordered some appetizers to be ready at 5 there was 8 of us ( you can bring your own wine too)...everyone ordered... More 

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Thank Kathy808
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Was a bit skeptical at first but when I walked in the door and saw this quaint cafe, I hoped the food would be as good as the atmosphere. I was not to be disappointed. Super taste, I'm hard to impress when it comes to Italian food, this place gets a thumbs up from me. Great prices. Super, fabulous food.... More 

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Thank Davejr200
Wahiawa, Hawaii
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

Never thought I would have found this little treasure in out in the middle of no where Wahiawa. Nice little Italian restaurant with great food at great prices. Definitely worth the trip.. Juat know the place is only open for lunch and dinner.

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Thank nard94
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Tasty food, well priced, and nice service and atmosphere! I had the chef's special pesto fettuccine with chicken, asparagus and cherry tomatoes ~$16. My husband had the fettuccine meatballs ~$10. We shared the mozzarella sticks ~$6 and were provided with free bread with olive and balsamic. I would go back if I was in the area again :)

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Thank Vhia R
Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa, Japan
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

A unique experience not only in wahiawa but with original spins on classic italian fare. Highly suggest for a large group outing or couple romantic dinner. call ahead to check for large groups

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Thank boyd579
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Service, food and atmosphere was perfect for us. Live music. I love the crab alfredo. Hubby ordered the seafood special it looked great and tasted awesome. Dessert vanilla bean creme brulee.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 20:45
Monday
17:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 13:45
Tuesday
17:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 13:45
Wednesday
17:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 13:45
Thursday
17:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 13:45
Friday
17:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 13:45
Saturday
17:00 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 S Kamehameha Hwy, Wahiawa, Oahu, HI 96786-1894
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Wahiawa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-621-7997

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