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Red Water Cafe

65-1299 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8406
+1 808-885-9299
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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15:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Seafood, Sushi, Hawaiian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
65-1299 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8406
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a group of 6 in our party and we stopped here for dinner. It's a nice place and very quaint. The steaks, pork chop and ribs were fantastic! The service was great too! You can get 1/2 size portions which are BIG! If...More

Thank csabol
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was extremely impressed with the delicious food at Red Water Cafe. We ordered the Lilikoi Chicken Yellow Curry and the City Rib Eye Steak. Both were exquisite!! Besides the yummy food, the staff was AWESOME. Pili was our waitress and took wonderful care of...More

Thank jay82017
Reviewed 1 week ago

The new menu has the old favorites as well as new delicious choices. The meals are always well prepared fresh food with fine dining quality. Great service with a lively and comfortable atmosphere.

Thank BrooklynTravelersPPS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

huge serves - even the half serves great food you won't be disappointed- amazing service as well. highly recommended after a Big Island mountain bike ride at Anna Ranch!

Thank cam2222
Reviewed 18 August 2017

After a day of driving around the island, it was time for dinner. This is a great place to eat and spend time either with friends or on a date. We started off with complimentary garlic edamame. Nice flavor with just a hint of spice....More

1  Thank JeromeDZ
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Very relaxed vibe with hearty and nutritious food. You may get sticker shock, but they pay local farmers well for fresh ingredients. It's slow food and blue zones. Drinks are very creative, but haven't met the expectations of their descriptions always. During tomato season, get...More

Thank Jbrown2700
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant a few times when it first open and it was a hit and miss with food and service. So, I was a bit skeptical returning to Red Water to meet a friend for dinner, BUT I am glad I did. The...More

1  Thank KayW743
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We were driving through Waimea and spotted this place. Very modest exterior, but walked in and found it to be cozy and romantic inside. We shared a beet salad with local veggies, then shared a heavenly maguro sashimi and a wonderful special sushi roll, with...More

1  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Vegan options were minimal, but delicious!! We sat and ate at the bar and had a wonderful dinner experience. The restaurant was super busy but Brandon (the bartender and our server) was always happy to answer questions and help us get our amazing dinners.

Thank Keith T
Reviewed 28 June 2017

the food, the service, the atmosphere is just plain old nice and that's why we drive up from Kona to eat at this location

1  Thank apollokalele
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Yes our dress code if tour dressed your in ! No nude dinnig 😜
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65-1299 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8406 (Formerly Fujimamas)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-885-9299
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A multi-cultural blend of dishes, using the best ingredients this beautiful island has to offer.The Red Water Cafe was created to offer opportunities for residents and visitors on the Island of Hawaii to enjoy dining and catering of the finest cuisine. Whether it is our dining, catering or personal chef services, we are dedicated to pleasing our customers with creative multi-cultural dishes including Hawaii regional, Asian inspired and other cuisines.
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