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Leonard's Bakery

933 Kapahulu Ave, Kalanianaole Hwy/Lunalilo Home Road Intersection96825, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-1434
+1 808-737-5591
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“malasadas” (2,893 reviews)
“donuts” (854 reviews)
“custard” (417 reviews)
Open Now
05:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Portuguese, Hawaiian
933 Kapahulu Ave, Kalanianaole Hwy/Lunalilo Home Road Intersection96825, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-1434
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

These Portuguese donuts are so not to miss when in Oahu. They are just made when you order them. Truly a dessert.

Thank SVC17
Reviewed 27 September 2016

we drove out with our rental car from Waikiki to grab some breakfast before touring the island of Oahu. we loooooved these! not ashamed to say I ate 3 in one sitting. Hot and fresh, baked to order. We got the original sugar but so...More

Thank Marjaneh S
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

First time here and I have to say this place is very good If I had to compare Leonard's to Tex malasadas on the big island I would have to go with Tex My family and I got here right when it open so we...More

Thank do0f4i
Reviewed 26 September 2016

B-Patisserie was closed so we used yelp to find other highly rated bakeries and came across this place. We only tried a variety of the malasadas, which are basically very fresh, very soft donuts without the hole. Some are filled and others have just a...More

1  Thank homework
Reviewed 26 September 2016

If you love donuts, give this place a try. A Honolulu institution, it's a local business that's endured due to great service and wonderful bakery products. They offer the very-popular Malasadas (Portuguese donuts, cream-filled or not) along with other bakery items. Coffee is on the...More

Thank Joann V
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Get there early, and be prepared to wait. It's made to order! For my money, I'd get the Li-Hing Malasadas, and the macadamia filled puffs. We also got the guava which were awesome, but are one of their seasonal flavors, so it's not always available....More

Thank Hailey F
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This is a must try if you're Honolulu. There was a small wait the day we arrived but the line moved quickly. We ordered 6 different filled malasadas. They were hot and fresh and simply amazing. We did save a couple for the next day,...More

Thank EmKP1214
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The Li Hing malasadas are so incredible. My wife and I ordered an orginal, a Li Hing, 2 chocolate stuffed, 2 custard stuffed, and 2 haupia stuffed. I ate 4 and a half they were so good. But if I went back I would stick...More

1  Thank Greg P
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This bakery is amazing. The malisadas were sooooo good!! We stopped here on the way to Pearl Harbor on a tour with Aloha Tours and I'm so glad they took us there!

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Prepared hot and fresh to order, these are very nice little cream filled (or plain sugared) Portuguese fried donuts. We tried all five filled flavors and would rank them as follows (our own opinion of course, your own experiences may vary): custard, macadamia, guava, chocolate...More

1  Thank jjluke
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Response from wanderingel | Reviewed this property |
You may want to try Champion's malasadas instead, although the business is currently up for sale. I have heard arguments by malasada connoisseurs about whose malasada is better; Leonards or Champions. Personally I greatly... More
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Response from onolicous | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Leonard's does not have any gluten free items.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 933 Kapahulu Ave, Kalanianaole Hwy/Lunalilo Home Road Intersection96825, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-1434
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
  • Neighbourhood: Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 808-737-5591
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