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Breakfast in Kauai: 5 Must-Try Cafes and Restaurants

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so make sure you don’t miss breakfast in Kauai…

From fresh baked goods to American classics, this gorgeous island has some popular breakfast spots that will get your day started on the right foot.

Check out 5 great options for breakfast in Kauai:

1. Kalaheo Cafe & Coffee Co.


Located amidst the gorgeous mountain ranges of the Garden Island, this legendary Kauai cafe has some of the best breakfast selections on the island.

After their opening in 1994, Kalaheo Cafe & Coffee Co. quickly became a favorite amongst locals and vacationers.

Breakfast choices like their decadent homemade Cinnamon Bread French Toast and Bagel Benny keep customers coming back for more. They are also proud to serve some of the best local coffees from farms around Kauai, Kona, and other Hawaiian islands. Freshly roasted each day, these coffees should not be missed.

2. Kountry Kitchen

Are you looking for a traditional homestyle breakfast in Kauai…that won’t break the bank?

Then Kountry Kitchen is the place to be. A no frills location, this spot is all about amazing food at unbeatable prices.

Take advantage of their make your own omelet option and make sure to try out their Portuguese Sausage…it’s the locals’ favorite.

3. Java Kai

When you’re in the market for a healthier breakfast option, look no further than Java Kai.

Featuring not only a wide variety of coffee drinks and smoothies, they also specialize in a delectable assortment of freshly made, organic breakfast options like the Feta Mo’ Betta bagel and Kalua Pork Burrito.

Don’t have the time to stop in and wait? Order your meal online and pay ahead so when you get to Java Kai you can go straight to the barista and they’ll have breakfast waiting.

4. Hanalei Wake Up Cafe

This charming cafe is nestled in the heart of Hanalei.

Home to a casual atmosphere and friendly staff, you’ll feel rejuvenated by their delicious food and cheery decor.

Famous for their tasty Coconut Custard French Toast, Hanalei Wake Up Cafe’s menu boasts a variety of options that are sure to tantalize your taste buds.

5. Kilauea Bakery

Locals and visitors are in agreement…Chef Tom Pickett’s Kilauea Bakery is one delicious treat.

Utilizing exquisite local flavors, this bakery makes the most of Hawaii’s native ingredients. Known for their Scrambled Egg Stromboli and Tropical Danish pastries, this cafe is home to a variety of baked confections (and pizza.)

When you’re trying to pick out your next breakfast spot, this is one location that should not be skipped.


When it comes to breakfast in Kauai, any of  these spectacular options guarantee you to have an unforgettable dining experience.

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