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“Great Place! Too Bad it Closed Down!”
Review of Wailana Coffee House - CLOSED

Wailana Coffee House
Price range: US$0 - US$20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Takeout
Neighbourhood: Waikiki
Reviewed 14 November 2018

I stayed at the Hilton Hawaiian Village on the last day of my trip to Oahu and, because of its close location, Wailana Coffee House is(was) an excellent choice for breakfast with its large diner-like menu, quick service and good-tasting fare. We opted for a standard breakfast with a large fruit cup. Everything was top-notch.

The place had plenty of seating and loads of staff--many of whom appeared as though they had worked at the coffee shop for some time. Everyone was friendly.

So, I was very sad to hear that the shop had closed. It appears the long-time owners needed to invest big bucks for infrastructure repairs and decided someone else should handle the job. Perhaps a new tenant will open a restaurant. Perhaps not.

In any respect, if you didn't have a chance to patronize this coffee shop since it opened in 1970, you missed out!

Date of visit: September 2018
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2  Thank WarrenFretwell
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

The service is excellent. They have something for everyone. The food is good, and you will always see a lot of locals dining here.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank GSI555
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

Have been coming to this Open 24 Hours Honolulu Institution for decades and now it is no more!! HNL will never be the same.

Fare Thee Well Sweet Lady!

Date of visit: October 2018
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1  Thank mjt520
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Happened to wander in for breakfast here only to find out it was their last trading day.

The food and service were solid but not spectacular, nonetheless very good value. (I had the all you can eat pancakes with eggs and bacon)

Hard to believe in an area where the Hilton wants to charge $7 for a cup of breakfast cereal that a place such as this cannot survive.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jason W
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately this is one restaurant that will be missed ! After all these years an institution will be closing its doors for good. It was a friendly place to go at any time of day or night with service like no other. GOOD BYE OLD FRIEND

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Elisabeth R
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