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Muddy Waters Espresso

25 Kaneohe Bay Dr, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-1727
+1 808-254-2004
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
22 Jul 2017
“Quirky, unique, good talk”
1 Jul 2017
“Tiny Coffee and Sandwich Joint with Character”
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25 Kaneohe Bay Dr, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-1727
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Appearance of establishment is not so inviting. Look like a run down shack. After having lunch nearby, wanted something refreshing and that's when I saw the "Shave Ice" sign. That drew me into Muddy Waters Espresso. Asked if the shaved ice was fine and not...More

Thank Aboutratings
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Not your usual yuppie coffee place. More like a bar, with regulars, holding forth. Occasional barbecues. Friendly staff. The owner bought the place because he liked it and so it is a hobby, to make it someplace he would would enjoy.

Thank Btafalcon
Reviewed 2 July 2017

A friend and I were out for a motorcycle ride and needed to grab a bite to eat. We pulled into the strip mall to get some pizza and found out the place we had planned on wasn't open. Muddy Waters was the only place...More

Thank KeithK906
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Was staying in the area for several days and Muddy Waters became my go to place for morning coffee and pastry. Loved the non-Starbucks, local feel of this place. Fresh product, great service and reasonable prices were a hit with our group. Loved the giant...More

Thank TexasTexTraveler
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Love the atmosphere!!! Shave Ice and local sweets were a great treat. Enjoyed looking at the turtles, fish, and birds

Thank Stacey J
Reviewed 12 August 2014

I was an avid Starbucks drinker for over 10 years until I moved here recently. I've tried many local coffee shops on the island and this is by far the best iced caramel macchiato I've had. Great service and the shop is decorated nicely. Forget...More

1  Thank JamTyBec
Reviewed 3 August 2014

I recently had coffee and a quick snack there that turned into a filling lunch thanks to another customer not wanting their order. Although I waited a long time to order because it was a busy time of the day, I was not in a...More

1  Thank Warren P
Reviewed 14 March 2014

Handy little coffee shop at the west end of Kailua, near the US Marine Base. Opens around 6:30 am which is good if you're heading out for a walk down the beach or an adventure. I am now hooked on their Thai coffees. Too bad...More

1  Thank Robin97229
Reviewed 7 December 2013 via mobile

The owner of this place is truly one of a kind! We showed up shortly after closing, and our kiddos were craving Hawaiin Shave Ice! We had no idea he was sitting on the patio when we said...."Oh no. They're closed :(" He jumped right...More

2  Thank Goaldie17
Reviewed 13 August 2013

I don't know how these folks make their Iced Coffee, but it needs much improvement. I'm guessing that they use some variant of a hot brew method. The Iced Coffee tasted burned and bitter, like hot coffee left over on the warmer, and then recycled...More

1  Thank R K
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  • Address: 25 Kaneohe Bay Dr, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-1727
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kailua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-254-2004
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