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Ono Family Restaurant and Shave Ice

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4-1292 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1659
+1 808-822-1710
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07:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here for breakfast because we wanted fried rice with fried eggs and Portuguese sausage. They didn't fail us; it was delicious and the best we've found so far between Lihue, Poipu, and Kapa'a. It's a very old time Hawaiian restaurant that we loved when we lived on Oahu in the 70s and 80s. Lots of different breakfast entrées to... More 

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warsaw, IN
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for an authentic island restaurant and found this gem. I was skeptical about having fried rice for breakfast but it was a side item...LOVED IT, my omelet, I believe it was the Boston or the Brooklyn was amazing. I was full in a hurry. So much food and the price was really reasonable. Don't let the looks... More 

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Saskatchewan, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was a bit slow for the shave ice, but it was a hot busy day, and only one person working. Nobody was in a hurry so it really wasn't an issue. Huge shave ice at an really reasonable price, complete with ice cream. Flavoring was generous and very tasty. Can hardly wait to go back again!

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Port Orchard, Washington
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287 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for breakfast and realized quickly that this is a place the locals go to eat. My wife and I both had the Ono breakfast burrito, I had hash browns o the side, my wife had fried rice. Plenty of seating and parking close. Great breakfast!

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Thank Wanderer0213
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

No idea why this woman was so nasty to us. Service was slow even though there seemed to be enough help. Pood substandard.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming to Ono Family Restaurant for years on our visits to Kauai. Very friendly atmosphere, excellent food and very responsibly priced for the islands. They have a huge selection of made to order breakfast items. Very casual family friendly atmosphere.

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed tropical pancakes for breakfast, and a shaved ice one afternoon. Open for breakfast and lunch -- not dinner.

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King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast is great. Been twice in a week. Good portions. Nice servers. Had the portugese pulled pork and eggs and also loco moco. Food is tasty.

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Mackinaw City, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming to Kauai for the past 6 years and have had the same excellent food,service and friendship every year. Their breakfast menu has something for everyone. The asparagus omelet and spinach, artichoke and cheese omelet are excellent. Kenny, the owner, will gladly sit and chat with you for a minute or two.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place holds up to its reputation. There a little understaffed which is why I'm giving it a four but the food is way worth the wait.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-1292 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1659
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-822-1710

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