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Cafe' Ono

19-3834 Old Volcano Road., Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
+1 808-985-8979
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (153 reviews)
“lasagna” (47 reviews)
“ono” (153 reviews)
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Cafe, Soups, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
19-3834 Old Volcano Road., Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is amazing! Very peaceful setting with the cutest gallery and friendly staff. We are both vegetarians and finding a spot has been problematic. We had a miso mushroom soup (incredible), coconut corn chowder and vegan paninis, everything was delicious!! Super friendly staff, just...More

Thank Niklandia
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great find for a tasty vegetarian lunch, and the grounds are so artful and cared for. Truly a unique eatery considering the surrounding region!

Thank Eugistic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous setting with a lovely range of organic food. Meals come with soup and salad and are served with complimentary wine. The owners are really lovely and welcoming. The food is divine ☺️

Thank cathiecatt
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The home made soups are ono! Sometimes, all I want is a good soup, but don't want to make a pot. Cafe Ono to the rescue! The Apple pie is as good as mine...and mine is amazing! We love stopping for ice cream, too.

Thank Sniffer0320
Reviewed 14 August 2018

I was a bit skeptical when I heard this was a vegetarian place - I'm more of a meat eater - but we were both blown away by the delicious food! We shared lasagna, pesto artichoke sandwich, shittake mushroom soup, and split pea soup. The...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

I decided to give this place a try due to the number of positive reviews, but I left entirely underwhelmed. The food was the biggest disappointment. Both the soup and the main course (lasagna) were served just barely tepid. The cheese on the top, though...More

1  Thank Brian V
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We went today to visit after reading the reviews on Tripadvisor we were not disappointed lovely quaint setting with interesting art and gardens. The cafe is well run with delightful staff and the food delicious at a very reasonable price. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

Thank Ricardo71
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner experience at this little restaurant. The guy at our hotel recommended it for dinner in Volcano and said to make reservations. We were starving and could barely wait until 5:00 when they open for dinner, but we muscled through. And...More

Thank Carrons
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We eat at Cafe Ono at least once/month, usually more. Cafe Ono is a vegetarian cafe with vegan and gluten-free options. The food is fresh and, as the name says, “ono!” The coffee is local and so good! There are also vegan dessert options. The...More

Thank killermiller808
Reviewed 21 June 2018

I love this place. The food was awesome, the grounds were so lush and the little art store was crazy cool!

Thank RT66momma
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6 April 2016|
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Response from Theseds | Reviewed this property |
I re-read my review and it don't mention pizza so I'm at a loss to answer.
Ira O
5 November 2015|
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Response from Ira O | Property representative |
I am sorry, I must have clicked on the wrong review. I get so confused with Tripadvisor sometimes I don't know where to click. It must have been for the one above yours. Thank you for visiting us and hope you come again soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$15
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19-3834 Old Volcano Road., Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Volcano
  • Phone Number: +1 808-985-8979
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Café Ono is a vibrant, ecologically sound, dining experience in an old Hawaiian garden estate. We feature: •Hearty soups•Fresh organic salads•Savory sandwiches•High tea•Gourmet desserts•Locally grown coffee & teaCatering is available. We can also host your meetings and special events.Come by for a delicious meal or pick up a picnic lunch to go!Lunch 11:00 am–3:00 pmCoffee · Tea · Desserts 10:00 am–4:00 pm
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