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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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“great coffee” (19 reviews)
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4-1543 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1897
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Great coffee for Kauai, nothing as good as Big Island Kau coffee. But it was good enough for me to buy a pound and they let you taste all of their roasts.

Thank Beth B
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Unless I know a spot to serve good/strong coffee (I really struggle starting my day with of a watery cup) I opt for two shots of espresso on their house blend (red eye/ black eye/ Canadiana/ shot in the dark/ sludge). Theirs was excellent. My...More

Thank Cody W
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Ah-MAZING coffee at this fun little truck. It's obviously a favourite with the locals. Friendly staff and pretty speedy service, considering the small space means only two people can work at any given time. Lovely cherry chocolate cookies! And I'm still dreaming about the incredible...More

Thank JennnnnnG
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I am edited review due to feedback from the owner of this business, to correct and clarify. Our 2015 Kauai Guide has this place as having great coffee, homemade cocoa, and some cool named bagel sandwiches. In the meantime, the owner changed locations and dropped...More

Thank Kip F
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

This place rocks. Best cup of coffee I can find. Between my wife and I, we go here about six times a week.

Thank Justfly808
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

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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

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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
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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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