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Small Town Coffee

4-1543 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1897
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (7 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
“great coffee” (16 reviews)
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4-1543 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1897
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have the 2015 Kauai Guide where the authors discuss this place as having great coffee, homemade cocoa, and some cool named bagel sandwiches. Well, read that they changed owners, and while I haven't been here before this AM, I can say that from their...More

Thank Kip F
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We had an iced mocha latte as well as the zucchini carrot muffin and the brownie. Pastries were about average but the coffee was good. Overall a fun spot with fine coffee

Thank Joey613
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The coffee drinks are made from locally roasted coffee. Around 8 a m the service may not be very fast; as the Barista has to deal with a little "talk story" from locals and visitors too. Local Folks sitting under the canopy behind the bus...More

Thank jimmy96746
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

A coffee shop in a bus? Does it get any cuter than that? Nope! Good local coffee, homemade syrup, local/organic bagels...delicious all around. Sat outside and enjoyed the quaint atmosphere on side of road in Kapa'a. Nice to support small local biz...

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I recommend an iced naughty toddy! Your welcome! We got ours with Mexican chocolate which added a nice little heat on the end.

Thank metz7712
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a truly local experience. The coffee and muffins are now served from an old red bus parked in a shopping center (not the photo featured here). There is seating by the service counter and under an awning at the back. Great espresso drinks...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

If you are hanging out for a great coffee then go no further than small town. Set up in a small red van, small town punches above its weight.

Thank BigRichSyd
Reviewed 8 April 2017

unfortunately they have been thrown out of their former place and are now in a little school bus across from the youth hostel. No matter where they go they bring their good vibes with them. Thanks Small Town Coffee, you've been a rock in my...More

Thank Sara L
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I stopped by for coffee one morning after reading the positive reviews. Sure, the coffee was good, but the service left a lot to be desired. For one, I had to wait a couple minutes while the two people working finished up their conversation, apparently...More

Thank BethInOhio
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this place! Stopped by on our way back from kiteboarding Anini Beach. The Iced Amercano with cream and honey was delicious. Sit on the deck and chill out!

Thank WestedgeSparks
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Charles M
23 November 2016|
Response from Anni C | Property representative |
We do decaf americanos and pourovers, between $3 and $3.50.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-1543 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1897
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
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Same great coffee and tea. Same fresh baked pastries. Same good humor and attention to detail. Same ice cold bevies. Same tables and chairs. Same plants. Same regular customers. Same you. But now, it's on wheels. Find us in the Kojima's parking lot in the red bus.
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