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Java on the Rock - CLOSED

75-5828 Kahakai Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5308
+1 808-322-2411
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
2 Dec 2016
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9 Nov 2016
Restaurant Hours Closed
75-5828 Kahakai Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5308
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

I went for a walk into Kona down Alii Drive each morning and on the way home got into the habit of stopping for a coffee at Java on the Rock. They serve very good Kona coffee and you can enjoy it sitting on the...More

Thank Rover1949
Reviewed 11 February 2016

The food and service was excellent. This place is right on the ocean and the view is very nice. My wife and I were there in 2012 and plan on going there next time in Kona. The bar and restaurant are both very well managed.

Thank John H
Reviewed 7 February 2016

This is a wonderful little spot to start your day. The coffee is great, and nice specialty drinks, bagels, fruit plates, and egg scrambles. Wonderful views. Go early....usually a line up to get in by around 8 a.m. Perfect!

Thank CouleeGirl
Reviewed 5 February 2016

This restaurant was a huge disappointment for me. I would go someplace else in Kona for breakfast, as this place lacks variety, and the omelet was a zero, it didn't even qualify as an omelet. Husband got the omelet wrap, and he didn't like that...More

Thank luvintotravel
Reviewed 5 February 2016

This is my favorite place to end my Alii Drive walk each morning. They serve coffee, rolls and breakfast until 11 a.m. It is nice to sit in a beach setting for a morning coffee.

Thank cafy1231_12
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Not what we were expecting but it had great views. We passed this place several days in a row and there were quite a lot of people lined up to get in so naturally we thought wow this place must be great but it was...More

Thank Gorilla47
Reviewed 27 January 2016

At this restaurant you can eat directly over the shoreline along the ocean, the very best feature. We ate breakfast. The selection is modest and is a sort-of modified self service. We ordered and paid at the front, toasted our own bagels, then our dishes...More

Thank traveler-Sej
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Had a delightful solo visit to Java this morning. They have a good selection of omelette and tropical fruit offerings, as well as bagels and a few baked goods. The tables are on a patio about 5 ft above the crashing Pacific, and the patio...More

Thank Maureen F
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Great setting for a mid-morning breakfast. Quality barista work wit local coffee beans, good pastries.

Thank Intrepid2010
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Stopped this morning for some Kona coffee. We had their Mountain Harvest medium blend and it was tasty. I paid with one Canadian penny (which I didn't even notice that it was Canadian until the cashier pointed it out and she refused to take the...More

Thank camn21252
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 3 - USD 12
Open Hours
6:00 am - 11:00 am
6:00 am - 11:00 am
6:00 am - 11:00 am
6:00 am - 11:00 am
6:00 am - 11:00 am
6:00 am - 11:00 am
6:00 am - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5828 Kahakai Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5308
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-322-2411
  • E-mail
We are a popular coffeehouse attracting locals and visitors, serving award-winning Kona coffee, incredible espresso drinks and a light breakfast with fresh exotic tropical fruit. Sit with your feet in the sand next to the water watching turtles, reef fish, and spinner dolphins at play. We grow, roast and process our coffee from farm to cup. Free wi-fi and computer available.
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