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Kualapu'u Cookhouse

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$$ - $$$
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Highway 470 and Uwao Street, Kualapuu, Molokai, HI 96757
+1 808-567-9655
07:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Mon 07:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Makawao, Hawaii
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

Our server was so friendly, genuinely! The restaurant is very casual, picnic table dining outside. I had the baby back ribs, not something I would normally order but it was recommended by a local. I am so glad I listened, they were delicious! Tender, meaty and delicious!!! My plate came with a side salad - fresh, choice of rice or... More 

1 Thank Aloha_Sadie
Worcester, Pennsylvania
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109 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

Most definitely the best restaurant on the island. We went for dinner (they are BYOB) and 2 of us ordered Cobb salads which were very good and quite filling. I can't remember what the other 2 entrees were, but they were much enjoyed. I think one was the Teriyaki chicken and the other was fish. Anyway, not to be missed... More 

Thank yazkazoo
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

Picnic table under a shed dining experience (we opted to pass on the indoor tables due to heat). Menu portions were generous and quite tasty.

1 Thank Jvntrs
Laguna Hills, California
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64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

This place was suggested by the girl at the front desk of our hotel. Her claim; " you will not be disappointed", and she was absolutely spot on. Since it was on the way to our planned visit to the Moloka'i Museum and Sugar Mill, it was convenient as well. Like most places on Moloka'i, it is the opposite of... More 

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San Diego, California
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127 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

The front desk staff at the Hotel Moloka'i recommended this restaurant to me. I am very grateful! The Kaulapu'u Cookhouse is a fantastic place for breakfast. I thoroughly enjoyed my meal, and will definitely dine here again if I visit Moloka'i in the future. The food was high quality and was expertly prepared. The portions were huge! (In fact, do... More 

Thank Chuck M
Sacramento, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Food is delicious, people (wait and customers) are so nice and friendly without being intrusive. We ate outside on the picnic tables. Found the portions quite plenty...enough to take back for snacks later! You must try this place out.

Thank Beachy647
Honolulu, Hawaii
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726 reviews
392 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,276 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

We heard wonderful things about this small restaurant. So, we gave it a try for breakfast. Dine inside or out on picnic tables. Spouse and I ordered simple eggs, toast and sausage. It took quite awhile for it to come out and we were the only patrons there. The eggs were over done and were so, so greasy. They were... More 

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Oakland, California
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

We had chicken fried steak, ribeye, veggies and rice with gravy. Food was ok... The choc mac nut pie was the highlight!

Thank Ruby&Cody
Mount Vernon, Washington
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

This is a quaint little restaurant. Located on Farrington Ave in Kualapu'u, open for breakfast at 7 most days, serves dinner til 8 pm most days. I had the rib eye steak with bacon wrapped crab and jumbo shrimp. It was excellent! The steak was well seasoned and cooked to perfection. You can choose to sit inside (it's small and... More 

1 Thank DeniseMMullen
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

When you come to Molokai please come with low expectations for fine dining. Then you will be pleasantly surprised with The Cookhouse. We ended up eating here four times, two breakfasts and two dinners. Happy customers every time. Portions are huge! We quickly realized we were better off to order two omelet breakfasts to share between three of us. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Hawaiian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 470 and Uwao Street, Kualapuu, Molokai, HI 96757
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Molokai  >  Kualapuu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-567-9655

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