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Java Kai

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4-1384 Kuhio Hwy # 105, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1675
+1 808-823-6887
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06:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 19:00
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Bethesda, Maryland
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The coffee was good. The aloha bar was good. Smoothies are overpriced along with almost every other thing there. Its no different than any other coffee shop. Miserable staff most days we went. If you're a white male you'll have to check your privileged at the door. All the workers think they're ultra progressive hipsters. I wont single anyone out... More 

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Thank billythebulldog123
Canmore, Canada
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had coffee and breakfast here one morning. Coffee was good, but both our breakfasts were just OK and tasted like they had forgot to add salt to the eggs or something. They did provide salt shakers but it's hard to add salt to a burrito.

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Thank deymal
Charlotte
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for coffee after twice seeing a crowd sitting around outside the shop. The experience was average but nothing spectacular. My wife ordered a latte and I a coffee. I asked the person being the counter for a light roast (they had 2 options). She looked at me in confusion and after a lot of mumbling, recommended one... More 

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Thank Reitz37
Virginia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The coffee was excellent and so were the cookies. The food looked awesome but we weren't hungry for a meal when we visited. I strongly recommend stopping in and having a coffee, cookie and if you are hungry checking out their salads or sandwhiches.

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Thank wrktoplay
Lima
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stop reading this and go here now! Amazing coffee selection and even better tasting. The little monkey smoothie was amazing as well. Going back as much as I can while we're here.

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Thank gottabefresh
Kauai, Hawaii
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I get it, im not the target consumer for java Kai, but fair warning this is not a steak and potatoes kinda place. Good place for vegans, health nuts, yoga girls, or contemporary gentlemen etc. My wife and I went here based on the reviews and I was immediately disappointed when looking at the menu. Only a few breakfast sandwhiches... More 

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2 Thank zwebb17
Michigan
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a cute place with a fun vibe! Coffee and smoothies are heavenly! Little monkey smoothie is a must try! We will be back for sandwiches!

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Thank sarahbpm
West Linn, Oregon, United States
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great healthy place for breakfast and lunch. Very popular place with fresh food, coffee and smoothies.

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Thank Jennifer K
Palm Springs, California
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87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic coffee drinks are a norm at this quaint little coffee shop in east Kauai. Great pastries are also available . Hope to see you there .

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Thank David L
Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great staff and friendly atmosphere. Delicious Iced White Chocolate Moca. Really reasonable prices. Try the Avocado Toast it's the best ever!!!

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Thank bodylightsoul

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 19:00
Monday
06:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 19:00
Thursday
06:00 - 19:00
Friday
06:00 - 19:00
Saturday
06:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-1384 Kuhio Hwy # 105, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1675
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-823-6887

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