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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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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 17 August 2017

I think there were about 8 of us one beautiful afternoon for lunch. I'm not sure, but there may have only been one woman working there and it seemed pretty busy. We live nearby and wanted to try a local place with friends visiting from...More

1  Thank graceisenough
Ira O, Manager at Cafe' Ono, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you for thinking of us, I am sorry that your experience at Cafe Ono was not the best it could be. This was unusual day for us, we were short-staffed and very busy. I have spoken with the kitchen staff to make sure that...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

We had pizza for lunch at Café Ono. It is a very pleasant restaurant and a good place to eat while visiting the National Park.

Thank brendascreen
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A fabulous, healthy lunch in a charming garden setting! My husband and I chanced across this cafe and gallery and were welcomed by the owner Ira Ono. If we had known about it I would have stayed in their accommodation. Very close to Volcano National...More

Thank aussiegirl0
Reviewed 2 July 2017

One of my college aged sons chose this while we were driving along. I'm so glad that we stopped. The food was fantastic - many vegetarian options. But even my carnivore son was happy (only one is vegetarian). The service was friendly & personable, It...More

Thank Tracy F
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Lunch was creatively assembled and delicious. Enthusiastic owner and staff without being intrusive. The whole experience as a pleasure as had been the case when we visited last year. Terrific that the same vibe continues. Gift shop, gardens and layout lend to a must stop...More

Thank BubbyBubble
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

A delightful, delicious, and peaceful discovery! Wonderful sandwiches, soups and quiches! Don't skip dessert and coffee!

Thank paulburke1970
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Nice place to stop for lunch and a treasure trove of artsy gifts. Very unusual location and interesting owner. Friendly spot

Thank joicebiles
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Cafe Ono is ONO! I was actually surprised to find this little hidden gem because the location is unassuming but I was blown away by the quality! definitely recommend!

Thank CaribbeanFan79
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We found this little gem by accident using our Waze app when heading to volcano national park. The food is vegetarian and/or vegan if you choose. It was a cute and unique little place with an art gallery a lovely yard and delicious food. The...More

Thank Frances A
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

What a find! Volcano is a magical place anyway but this spot is just perfect, they do take out lunches and sit down meals. The food is the best I had in Hawai'i. Being a vegetarian helped but my boyfriend isn't and he also agreed...More

Thank H S
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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