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Barefoot Beach Cafe

#109 of 1,855 Restaurants in Honolulu
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2699 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4027
+1 808-924-2233
07:00 - 20:30
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Winnipeg, Canada
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93 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was mostly the name that got my attention, and then the pictures of the picnic tables on the beach! As this was at the opposite end of Waikiki from us we drove there and finding parking is so hard but so worth it. We went on a Saturday? or maybe a Friday. This is when they have a bbq... More 

Thank Winterpeg880
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I gave 3 stars because my experience at this little beach cafe was average. I had a grilled cheese with some fruit. The food was not very tasty and not worth the price. My friend got chicken tenders and she did not think her food was very tasty either. Would not go back here.

Thank wonderstruckk
Kaneohe, Hawaii
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Slow service good food...they take a bunch of order but they can't deliver.. They collect tip first...so I asked for a refund for my tip....

Thank group21inc
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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188 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were renting a nearby condo for a few days and ate here several times for breakfast and lunch. Since this is in the middle of a beachfront park, you might think it's nothing more than a burger shack, but don't be fooled. This served probably the best traditional Hawaiian food we had in Waikiki, and it was the most... More 

Thank Lin0515
SakaraBlackwell, Owner at Barefoot Beach Cafe, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you for taking the time to review our little cafe on the beach in Waikiki ;) We love hearing that our guests truly enjoyed themselves at our place...and returned! A hui hou, Kekoa Ornellas + Sakara Blackwell BarefootBeachCafe.Com More 

Corona, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located beachfront, close to the hotels on the Diamond Head side of Waikiki, as well as the Honolulu Zoo & Aquarium. Offers great breakfast & lunch platters in regular and Local style meals. We mainly went for breakfast as it was real close to our hotel. Nothing like sitting & enjoying your morning coffee with a stunning view of beachfront... More 

Thank MBrow94162
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101 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our uber driver recommended we try this place as we were staying nearby. He was right. We had breakfast there and it was way beyond what we would have expected. Of course, its hard to beat the location directly next to the beach. But the food was qite good (with a much broader menu that we would have guessed as... More 

Thank Rappongi27
SakaraBlackwell, Owner at Barefoot Beach Cafe, responded to this review

Excellent! We love when our guests enjoy themselves. Thank you for sharing. Aloha... Kekoa + Sakara BarefootBeachCafe.Com More 

Bellevue, Washington
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

A visit isn't complete without a visit to Barefoot Beach Cafe. Waikiki beach wouldn't be the same without this awesome restaurant perched literally feet from the beach. The place is casual and clean. The food is incredibly good at a nice price. I am partial to the Loco Moco, but you will love any dish on the menus. Today I'm... More 

Thank Christopher W
Edmonton, Canada
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87 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The food is better than I expected from a little bar on the beach. I love the french toast with fruit, the coffee is good. Also came back for lunch and had grilled fish with salad-yummy. Good smoothies too. A short walk from the Aquarium, this place is worth a visit!

Thank bluegirl99
Honolulu, Hawaii
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Want great pancakes? Croissants? eggs? walk on down to the barefoot beach cafe on Kalakaua ave and side outside next to the beach. The view is fantastic and the food is excellent and inexpensive

Thank dotster2014
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I generally shy away from these beach-front style restaurants that are often just over-priced tourist traps, but the Barefoot Beach Cafe was a mainstay for us while staying 9 days in Honolulu. We ate lunch there several times during our stay and tried a number of their dishes. My favorite by far was the Spicy Ahi Poke Bowl, which was... More 

Thank RayShimley

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
American, Cafe, Hawaiian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2699 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4027
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-924-2233
NOT YOUR TYPICAL SNACK BAR. Barefoot Beach Cafe is a casual cafe on Queen's Beach at the Diamond Head end of Waikiki, right at the surf spots known as "Publics." Breakfast served daily from 7am-2pm, lunch & dinner from 11am to 8:30pm. Featuring steak, fresh seafood, burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, salads and daily specials. Located in Kapiolani Park across from the Kapiolani Park Bandstand (look for the red umbrellas). Friendly service and great prices. Beach BBQ featuring live music every Friday & Saturday (5:30pm-8:30pm). Check the website for our entertainment calendar. We are also available for private parties and special events! Contact Sakara Blackwell for more information.

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