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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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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (349 reviews)
“bread” (161 reviews)
“sandwiches” (135 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Hawaiian, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
83-5799 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8306
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Reviewed yesterday

We just stopped for coffee and a snack on our way to the Black Sand Beach. The view from the covered patio was amazing. My wife ordered a cinnamon bun and it was so big she had to take half of it home.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Brent B
Reviewed 2 days ago

After several BI visits, we finally had the chance to eat at this island "must do" and were not disappointed. Our family had worked up a good appetite kayaking to Captain Cook's monument and snorkeling for several hours in Kealekekua Bay so the short wait...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank klagman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place lives from its location. The view from restaurant is absolutely breathtaking. Unfortunately you cannot say the same about their food. Coffee, even if indicated as 100% Kona, is rather thin and cakes are so extremely sweet, so that your teeth start to hurt...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bambola_Bax
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a must-eat-at breakfast place if you're making that early morning quest from Kona down to South Point or Volcano, but unfortunately, the word is out and now it's darned near impossible to get into. Forget about it during high season unless you're...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 907larryg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were driving to the hilo side on our trip to kona and LOVED it! great breakfast food! best view ever and even better atmosphere! must go and we plan on going back soon! good portion and not expensive!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cjevers1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee breakfast!! 100% Kona coffee! Awesome view of the ocean and kind people serving! Really perfect!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank D9976YTclaired
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic views and homemade meals. Excellent place to take a bite on the way of your road trip. Definitely, it is worth it. Small and cozy place, not too crowded that day.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TeresaBCN29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing, amazing 180-degree view from the Coffee Shack. Fantastic, fast breakfast with 100% Kona Coffee. We stumbled upon this place on our last day on the Big Island and it just ended our trip perfectly. Try the french toast with their homemade Hawaiian bread with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CraftTheTravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go early, or expect to wait, for this delicious food in a location perched on the side of the hill, offering fantastic views.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sandsprite
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We passed the Coffee Shack on the way to the volcanos. We decide to check it out a few days later. We were not disappointed. Outstanding view of the back and really good menu. We ate breakfast and thought it was one of our favorite...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BarnScott
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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!
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Julie G
6 April 2018|
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Response from grgrosen | Reviewed this property |
Sorry...also answering too late to help.
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judy1827
19 January 2017|
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Response from TheCoffeeShack | Property representative |
Between 108 and 109
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 15:00
Monday
07:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 15:00
Thursday
07:30 - 15:00
Friday
07:30 - 15:00
Saturday
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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