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Pine Tree Cafe

73-4040 Hulikoa Dr Ste 2, Kohanaiki Plaza, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2604
+1 808-327-1234
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (104 reviews)
“korean chicken” (17 reviews)
“loco moco” (35 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
73-4040 Hulikoa Dr Ste 2, Kohanaiki Plaza, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2604
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Usual Hawaiin cafe furniture, i.e. plastic folding chairs. Food was excellent in regards to local authentic cuisine and portions are more than adequate. Coffee was above average and icy flavored water. Keep you full for the rest of the day.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Picked the Pine Tree Café for a quick lunch before our flight based on the location and reviews. This is a no frills café that serves quality food, made to order. It was crowded when we were there with locals and tourists alike. The food...More

1  Thank Brettson
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had the fried rice loco Moco and the teriyaki chicken. Neither meal was bad by any means, but the food was underwhelming considering all the great reviews that this restaurant has. We will not be returning

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate Mahi fish sandwiches and then ordered a bento to take the plane later. The locals recommend this place to eat.

1  Thank Naomi P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped in not knowing what to expect, just hungry. The food was great! A local restaurant, not touristy, and definitely worth visiting.

1  Thank Philip B
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Pluses: friendly staff, great prices, fairly quick. Minuses: very slim vegetarian options. Menu is very heavy on fried food, not the fresh food you would hope to eat in this beautiful place. We just wanted a quick bite for a late lunch, and I was...More

Thank Wonderkara
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

PTC was about 5 miles north of the touristy section of Ali'i Dr. Plus Matsuyama Market and Kona Mountain Coffee were next door. Got a lot of omiyages from KMC.

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The short: Food is overpriced and low quality. Was not impressed at all. The staff was rude, which didn't help. We definitely would not recommend this place and we will not return. The long: We were told that this place would have authentic Hawaiian food,...More

Thank elliotm926
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We ate here twice on different days - once for breakfast and once for lunch. Both times, the food was good, but I think the breakfast was better. Even though we eat portugese sausage, eggs and rice at home in AZ, the portugese sausage here...More

Thank miken_in_az
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Fast and fresh. It was hard to choose but my family had a variety of choices and they all looked really good. No complaints.

Thank candycek71
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26 April 2018|
Response from Oreta S | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea
17 May 2017|
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Response from NappyNapz | Reviewed this property |
Not yet, hopefully soon!! They do have tons of menu items to choose from, not to mention their daily specials on their board by the cashier.
26 August 2016|
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Response from Jacqueline J | Reviewed this property |
You cannot order online. You can call ahead. You can call and listen to the specials of the day, breakfast or lunch specials are read off to you. Food is good there. I do not like the homemade hash and the bacon is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73-4040 Hulikoa Dr Ste 2, Kohanaiki Plaza, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2604
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-327-1234
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