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Small Town Coffee

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4-1543 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1897
06:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 16:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is fantastic! They have great selections and made from scratch flavors for coffee...They also carry pastries that are gluten free and vegan...

Thank MarleneOsuna
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I am pretty picky about my coffee. I could of mimic'd an earlier post, it is like they took the thoughts from me verbatim. Starbucks is not for me either! The coffee at Small Town was one to remember, and return for again and again. For a little roadside stop it is surprisingly clean. I had a capp, and the... More 

Thank mtleith
Parksville, Canada
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice spotless roadside coffee shop. Friendly staff. Also selling great red ball caps with the logo "Making Americanos great again".

Thank Love2bike62
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From an admitted coffee snob: this is excellent coffee! Despite the easy availability of good coffee beans in Hawaii, this doesn't necessarily translate into a good cup of coffee to drink. Small Town Coffee is an exception to this, the baristas put the care and attention needed into making great coffee and espresso drinks. Best I have had on Kauai... More 

Thank Steve C
Anni C, Owner at Small Town Coffee, responded to this review

Awww, shucks. Thanks for coming by. I'm glad you had a good time and a good cup. Cheers! More 

Woodinville, Washington
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is a cool little place in Kappa that we enjoy going to, both in the morning as well as mid day when im jonesing for an iced coffee. I enjoy that they make a good tasting cold brew. I am particular about coffee. Im not a fan of starbucks where the espresso tastes burnt and their lattes cater to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed coming here during our stay in Kauai. We were in Princeville and it is conveniently located off the main highway and a short walk off the beach walking/biking trails that runs along the coast. Great coffee, bagels, and smoothies. Also a little cheaper than you will find at some other breakfast places.

Thank dpa1984
Anni C, Owner at Small Town Coffee, responded to this review

Hey, thanks. I'm glad you found us! We really like our coffee, too. Have fun! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this cute little food truck like coffee stand multiple times during our stay having a variety of drinks and goodies. If you're into smoothies you must get the Tropical smoothie. They have fresh baked goodies daily from muffins and breads full of flavor and moist deliciousness. They changed out their coffee consistently and offered the perfect variety for... More 

Thank Frances C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Really good coffee and convenient on the way when you're on your way for a hike. Opens early and I appreciated their awareness of our environment - no almond milk due to the unsustainable way it is produced. Other non-diary options are available

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This place is a food truck(van) in the parking lot, but they have the most aloha of any coffee place in this town. Lauren was so nice! (she also works at the hostel I stayed at, international that is, not the place across the street) They are also the only place I could find for 'bulletproof' coffee. That's butter and... More 

Thank janejetson138
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I walked past and grabbed an iced chai - it was really good, but I love ginger. If you don't, it may not be your beverage of choice. Nice little outdoor seating as well.

Thank Kari K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Hawaiian
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
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Open Hours
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-1543 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1897
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
Same great coffee and tea. Same fresh baked pastries. Same good humor and attention to detail. Same ice cold bevies. Same tables and chairs. Same plants. Same regular customers. Same you. But now, it's on wheels. Find us in the Kojima's parking lot in the red bus.

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