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Holuakoa Cafe & Gardens

76-5901 Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96725-9717
+1 808-322-5072
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (61 reviews)
“frittata” (15 reviews)
“brisket” (19 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
76-5901 Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96725-9717
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by for lunch and had a great time. The dishes we had were very tasty. I had the ahi tuna melt, which was a big portion and a great meld of flavors. The restaurant was not crowded when we were there, but it...More

Thank Beth D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Holuakoa Gardens and Cafe is a very special place that serves only locally sourced food. The menu changes daily based on what they have on that particular day. We absolutely loved everything the six of us ate, including appetizers, entrees, and desserts. They have a...More

Thank rcd47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a tiny town and everything closes very early except for the first friday of the month when they have an artist walk event so if you are not coming that day plan to eat and leave or come for lunch if you also...More

Thank Becky P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a most enjoyable lunch. All juices are fresh, food is prepared only after order is placed. Had a very good grass feed hamburger with potato salad. Others had good pulled pork and a frittata which was excellent. This is a place to have a...More

Thank nutknacker26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of mostly locals had eaten here before and were looking forward more fine food for a special occasion. But.... a ribeye steak that was ordered to as "rare" came out as medium and so coated with pepper making it inedible. A tederloin ordered...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We ate at the Cafe last night. We enjoyed the meal atmosphere and the food was very good. Our surprise came with the prices. Our 2 meals of pasta and one alcoholic drink was almost $100 including the tip. The service was good but not...More

Thank JBMyers
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited Holuakoa village to browse the galleries and stopped here for a light lunch of seafood chowder. We were so impressed by the quality of the food and setting we returned for dinner. The food is of good quality and was...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The food was superb and quite reasonably priced. The martinis were very good and generous. The only complaint that we have is that we ordered 2 appetizers and one main course for the 2 of us to share and they brought all 3 at once....More

Thank mtiktinsky
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Located in the downtown area Holualoa this outdoor cafe sits just back from the main street running through town. The garden setting is filled with arbors, fountains, flowers and statues. The food is consistently good and the service consistently slow. If you are in a...More

Thank Kathryn M
Reviewed 5 May 2017

(This review is for the Garden Restaurant) If you're seeking a wonderful dining experience with lovely (& romantic) ambiance, head up the hill from Kona to the village of Holualoa and try the Holuakoa Gardens Restaurant :)) This place offers "open air" seating (beneath covered...More

Thank G C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:30
10:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:00
10:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:00
10:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:00
10:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:00
10:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:00
09:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76-5901 Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96725-9717
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Holualoa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-322-5072
  • E-mail
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.
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