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Cafe il Mondo

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45-3580 Mamane St, Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96727-6973
+1 808-775-7711
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

We just passed thru the town after trekking down to Waipo Valley floor, and stopped for a bite. They have great pizza and the BEST unsweetened iced tea. The staff were very friendly and courteous. Fair prices.

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Thank Timothy M
Waimea, Hawaii
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Shared review under spelling Cafe Il Mondo, same restaurant. Best place for home made Italian food, fresh local ingredients, ask for daily special.

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Thank StacyFromHawaii
Waimea, Hawaii
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015

I meet clients and friends here every time I can. Service is very friendly and professional. Food is homemade, sauces clean, rich and fresh, ravioli and pizza yummy. Soups wonderful. Pricing moderate- lunch with ravioli + salad + soup + tip = $20. Bring your own wine, no corking charge. Best Italian restaurant from Honokaa to Waimea to Hawi. Well... More 

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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Not a big place, so come early. Very nice ambiance. Excellent pepperoni pizza! Hand-tossed crust. Try Affogato for dessert.

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Thank Nicalaine B
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

If you decide to hike Waipio Valley or visit the mushroom farm in Lapahoehoe, you are going to be hungry and this place will satisfy your hunger. The decor is charming and the pizza here is really good. Definitely worth a stop in to satisfy your Italian food craving.

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Thank Hawaiiankitty
Boca Raton, Florida
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

This is a full service Italian restaurant, but we were directed to go here for the calzone. We had that and a salad. Service was great and the calzone was too - it had really good dough.

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Thank jonjsilver60
Utah
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80 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch while we were visiting waipio valley, it was one of the few places opened. Owners and staff were wonderful. Fresh salad, loved the balsamic vinaigrette. We shared the vegetarian calzone, wonderful flavors, fresh vegetables, the bread was amazing. It's a great stop if your in the area.

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Thank KHForever
Framingham, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

On a Monday evening in Honokaa there are few restaurants open so we stopped at Cafe il Mondo. My husband and I shared the side Garden Salad and the Hawaiian Pizza. Both were perfect....fresh ingredients, carefully prepared, served by a friendly, responsive waiter. Delicious and perfectly done pizza from the crust to the toppings. The only draw back is the... More 

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Thank Music4U4
Los Angeles, CA
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch since it was a Monday & it was the only restaurant open in this small town. Enjoyed the pizza & the friendly owners, one of whom is an accomplished flamenco guitarist. Would definitely recommend this place for lunch. Near waipio valley lookout.

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Thank eugenito
Los Angeles, CA
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

My wife & I were hoping to find a nice place to eat along the lightly populated north shore & we found one here! Owned & operated by a nice couple, the food was good & the ambience was relaxed & convivial. One of the owners (an accomplished flamenco guitarist) sat and chatted with us about his travels through south... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45-3580 Mamane St, Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96727-6973
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Honokaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-775-7711

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