High on the slopes of the Kaua‘i mountains, swathed in the loving embrace of thousands of acres of happy coffee trees, is the delicious Kalaheo Café and Coffee Company. This casual eatery is home to a friendly staff with a passion for coffee, and it is home to fluffy omelets famous the island over. Not just a breakfast spot – though their breakfast menu is legendary – they feature an extensive lunch and dinner menu, as well as an incredible selection of whole bean coffees, fresh brewed java, and handcrafted espresso drinks.
The Coffee Company
Kalaheo Cafe and Coffee Company buys local beans from across the state and roasts them to perfection. Here you can enjoy Kaua‘i beans like Peaberry and Blue Mountain as well as Big Island varietals like Kona and Hamakua.
Headed to Waimea Canyon or Kokee State Park? Start your day off right with an epic breakfast at Kalaheo Café. Folks come from across the island for their Upcountry Breakfast featuring picture-perfect potatoes, silky eggs, fluffy omelets, and all your favorite savory breakfast meats. The griddle is always hot and ready to crank out favorites like pancakes and Belgian waffles, and their French toast is some of the fluffiest we have ever seen. If you want something to go, The Bagel Benny is always a hit, and you can even dress it up with some smoked salmon; they also have a wide selection of bagel breakfast sandwiches and breakfast burritos. For lighter fare they offer fresh Anahola granola served with tropical fruits (many of which were picked just around the corner).
The Best Hawaiian Coffee Kauai Has to Offer
Of course, if you don’t make it here for breakfast you can always satiate your hunger on your way back down from Waimea Canyon. Kalaheo Café and coffee company serves lunch every day, and dinner Tuesday through Saturday. They offer fresh, homemade “country” favorites prepared from scratch like Turkey Meat Loaf, BBQ Pork Ribs, and House Made Ravioli. There are plenty of options for vegetarians, and any kids in your party will love the extensive keiki menu.
Blending friendly service, delicious food, and great value, the Kalaheo Café and Coffee Company is one of the most popular casual eateries on island for good reason. Whether you are grabbing a quick coffee, stocking up on gourmet coffee blends to take home as a souvenir, or looking to eat your fill of delicious homemade delicacies, this charming eatery in upcountry Kalaheo is a must visit.