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Papaya's Natural Foods & Cafe

4-901 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1576
+1 808-823-0190
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“taro burger” (8 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4-901 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1576
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Reviewed 3 days ago

When I return to find Papayas at it's former location I was so disappointed having seen the now empty space, I assumed it had closed. But after searching the internet I discovered it had relocated two books away. The new location is better than before...More

Thank HealthyEating29
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We asked a local about best places for smoothie and we are so glad we did! They had great smoothies to choose from and the staff were knowledgeable in explaining all the ingredients. We came here a couple times during our time Kauai and also...More

Thank BucketListExpl0rer
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The food and grocery items at this natural foods place is all fairly priced (for the Island) and is REALLY GOOD. Also the staff are so very helpful and friendly, it is a fun place to go.

Thank Roger L
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing - had the poached eggs plus fish on quinoa, and the BF had A tempeh wrap made with an seaweed leaf. So fresh, healthy, no sugar, no vegetable oil...

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We kinda enjoyed this market with loads of healthy options and a take out bar attached to it. It is rather pricy which we weren't thrilled about but the food is good quality and you can get some fun items that you'd have a difficult...More

Thank Joey613
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Great takeaway salads nice selection of wholesome whole foods with interesting dressings and great juices. Refreshing to see a cafe like this amongst the Mexican and burger bars!!

Thank ajjmplater
Reviewed 9 September 2017

It is so great to have this option right in Kapaa. We stopped here often during our visit whether it was for fruit in the mornings or everyday snacks. They have a grocery section and a place that makes food.

Thank Phoenixroby
Reviewed 21 June 2017

New location. Food varied, natural, organic, local. Staff friendly and helpful. Cafe on-site. Recommend.

Thank HappyDiner19063
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We were directed to this store by a young lady who runs an ice cream business nearby, when we asked for the location of a natural foods store. Selection was great, prices were reasonable, staff and overall atmosphere was very friendly.

Thank bjpjd
Reviewed 30 March 2017

While I LOVE this place, which is a small Whole Foods, I REALLY miss the outside table and chairs. There other location had a much better feel, along with the ability to enjoy your goodies right then and there...sitting in your car in the parking...More

Thank bthe1ur
PapayasNatural, Manager at Papaya's Natural Foods & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

bthe1ur- thank you for the feedback. We have our outdoor seating all set up now! Mahalo for your patience as we get settled in our new space. Hope to see you back soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-901 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1576
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-823-0190
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