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“Great food”

Holuakoa Cafe & Gardens
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Holualoa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$50
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Welcome to Holuakoa Gardens and Cafe. We are a Slow Food establishment committed to "a food system that is based on the principles of high quality and taste, environmental sustainability, and social justice." Sit back and relax in our lush garden setting and experience Slow Food at its best, locally grown and lovingly prepared. For the best cup of coffee in Kona, visit our famous coffee shop, located right out in front of the restaurant in the historical town and artist community of Holualoa.
Reviewed 4 May 2014

Great food and service. Just take bug spray. No ocean view but worth visiting. I ate there several times since I stayed at the nearby Holualoa Inn ( wonderful B&B)

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Reviewed 2 May 2014

We went here our last night on Hawaii and had a wonderful meal. The food is so fresh and uniquely combined. Very flavorful and the portions just right. The atmosphere is very nice and
I can see having a special occasion here, especially upstairs where there is more of a view
of the ocean. I am glad this is a bit unknown since it wasn't touristy at all. Highly recommend it.
Great locally grown coffee and nice outdoor seating.

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Thank Maynard1
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Reviewed 29 April 2014

Love the quaintness of Holualoa. Met some really friendly locals and the store keepers were helpful and fed the kids cookies :)

This is our third time going to Holuakoa Cafe and it was a wonderful experience. The food and atmosphere is fantastic and the staff went above and beyond for me. There were eight of us and we ALL enjoyed our meals. Well done!

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Thank RachelleA75
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Reviewed 24 April 2014

in residential Holualoa town. Recommended by front desk staff at hotel. Beautiful views with good food glad it was suggested as we never would have found it otherwise. Would recommend to others as we enjoyed all of it.

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Thank sara s
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Reviewed 10 April 2014

This place is really far off the beaten path, but I'm really glad we got the recommendation and went. It's a beautiful setting overlooking the pacific from up high, and we got there early enough to see the sunset as we were eating. I think it was all outdoor seating except that it's all covered, just opened up all around the sides with lush greenery all around and overhead. The food was very gourmetish and even though we got there at 6pm and they open at 5:30 they were already out of one of the specials and within a half hour we could hear the wait-person tell other people that they were out of 2 of the specials. Also it's "slow food" so it takes a while to prep each course, but it doesn't really matter since it's such a nice atmosphere to sit in. We ended up just ordering off the regular menu and got the mahi and fish cake and both were excellently prepared and tasted fantastic. Very large portions, and the fish cake wasn't like a crab cake and had no bread crumbs, and was more like a compressed fish burger. The apple, pear, berry cobbler dessert is cooked when you order it.

Go early before they run out of specials, and find the parking lot in the back (which is tough to find) because there's lots of parking spaces back there.

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Thank jimkne
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