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The Coffee Shack

83-5799 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8306
+1 808-328-9555
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“breakfast” (335 reviews)
“bread” (157 reviews)
“sandwiches” (131 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Hawaiian, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
83-5799 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8306
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited at the recommendation of our B & B host. Limited parking out front. Be careful when you pull out to leave! Narrow entry with dessert case and register. Dining area is outside but under roof. Beautiful view down the side of the mountain. Another...More

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for lunch as we made our way down the coast to the coffee plantations and were very pleased at the experience. The establishment is not terribly impressive on the exterior, but the beautiful view from the dining area, the friendly servers and...More

Thank Len T R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view, the view, the view...Will remember that view forever. Often places like this disappoint compared to the view, but not here. Not the best breakfast food I have ever eaten, but very, very good. Made to order, so food probably takes longer than other...More

Thank DadSanDiego
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came back after visiting once on a prior trip. Excellent food choices, great service, and amazing view! Even with the vog, it was still pretty! Could see down to Captain Cook Kealakekua Bay, sitting above an old avocado tree and beautiful plants. A must stop...More

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go here every time we are on Hawai'i. Excellent breakfasts, and breakfast specials. I love their veggie sandwich on the homemade onion dill bread. My husband loves the Kona eggs with Portuguese sausage. Beautiful views of the ocean and their tropical gardens, plus all...More

Thank Kat N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is good, but its always busy. Building and cliff side location have plenty of character. A visitors dream.

Thank Brandon B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

3 of us had Brunch on the outside corner terrace.- Excellent view, excellent food, reasonable prices, especially with the view. Excellent customer service.

Thank kmc m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the coffee shack in 2015 on our first trip to the Big Island and we couldn't wait to go back for our second trip in 2018. We absolutely love this place from the delicious coffee to the unbeatable view, and...More

Thank stoneswag
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Upon entering it seemed to be a small place but it’s not. The lunch was yummy but the macadamia nut pie was FABULOUS!!!!!

Thank Janet K
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Beautiful open patio deck with great views of the valley and ocean below. Geckos wander about the railings, and will lick from jelly packets if left out. Nice breeze. Good food. Nice people.

Thank missmasch2u
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Julie G
7 April 2018|
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Response from Anna N | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other traveler's comments. Enjoy!
Julie G
6 April 2018|
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Response from grgrosen | Reviewed this property |
Sorry...also answering too late to help.
19 January 2017|
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Response from TheCoffeeShack | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83-5799 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8306
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Captain Cook
  • Phone Number: +1 808-328-9555
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