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Kalapawai Cafe & Deli

750 Kailua Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2821
+1 808-262-3354
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (55 reviews)
“bruschetta” (24 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
750 Kailua Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2821
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a restaurant that is frequented by both tourists and locals. Our server took our drink orders for wine: a cabernet and a sauvignon blanc, both of which were very good for the money. I ordered the potato gnocchi which were delicious. They were...More

Thank mek99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used The Book and TripAdviser to find this place. What a find! My wife’s special was good. My beef sandwich was outstanding! At a glance we were going to sit outside in the back. It looks better but the traffic noise was a NO....More

Thank Bill M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the cafe on Christmas Day. It was the only one open in the area and glad it was open and we ended there. They had lots of vegetarian options bagel sandwiches, pastries Even flat breads . Excellent coffee. We spent a leisure hour...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went early in the evening and snagged one of the few tables left. We ordered "Fire roasted Spanish Octopus, Nalo greens, frisée, chorizo, fingerling potatoes, garlic oil, lemon juice, cannellini beans & smoked paprika" as the appetizer--highly recommended. My spouse ordered the “Po kua...More

Thank E S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is easy on the pocket book, and delicious in your tummy. I don’t know why it took us so long to try it- but we ate there twice within one week- and loved everything we’ve tried. There’s no such thing as ordering the...More

Thank Tawnya H
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We have come to Kalapawai so many times over the years. It is our GO-TO place when we get visitors and when we want a nice dinner just for the 2 of us. Two days ago we took our 2 visiting friends to Kalapawai for...More

1  Thank baloha
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

My usual stop after a round of golf. The Kailua sub is delicious. Got to have the Mac and cheese as well. Then a couple of scones to go.

Thank 839kaleo
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We stopped here after our first choice in the area (Boots & Kimo's) closed early for the day. It was late in the afternoon so the Cafe wasn't too busy, just a couple of customers eating at the tables. We ordered the Turkey Cranberry sandwich...More

Thank DisneyDave808
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

My sister lives nearby so we walked over and I’m glad we did. Has a clean casual local joint vibe but the food was exquisite and had excellent service. Eggplant bruschetta is to die for (and I hate eggplant). Pumpkin and ricotta pizza was perfection,...More

Thank Rick I
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I order the salmon bruschetta, it was not very tasty. I also order the seafood gumbo the food was much better. My server Lynn was attentive and friendly but I was disappointed of the overall food. The prices can be a little pricey my meal...More

Thank lalocadr19
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17 December 2014|
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Response from OahuBandMom | Reviewed this property |
call them. (808) 262-4359. they are open Hawaii time from 6 a.m.-9 p.m.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 750 Kailua Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2821
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kailua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-262-3354
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