Papa Kona Restaurant

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Papa Kona Restaurant (formerly Daylight Mind Coffee Company)

Papa Kona Restaurant is a lovely cafe serving delicious, locally-sourced coffee, food, and drinks. Start your morning with an eye opening cup of Papa Kona coffee. From espresso to cappuccino and everything in between, what you will receive here is a great cup of joe. This oceanfront restaurant will definitely get your day off to a good start in terms of taste, quality, and scenery.

Serving brunch, coffee and cocktails Papa Kona’s is carrying over much of what was good about the Daylight Mind Coffee Company. They feature a coffee shop on the lower level and a full bar on the 2nd floor of this oceanfront Kona location. This coastal cafe is quite well-known for their amazing breakfast and brunch. Some of their specialties include the Kona Kine benedict, the simple but tasty Avocado Smash, and an upscale Loco Moco which is made with a coffee rubbed short rib and is beyond delicious. They also offer some non breakfast dishes like Cider Battered Fish and Chips, a Kamuela Cheeseburger and a Pork Sandwich if you’re looking for a heartier lunch.

For a great cup of coffee, a nice meal, and a great view, look no further than Papa Kona Restaurant. The atmosphere at this Kona, Waterfront Row location is nothing short of dreamy; with a cozy interior, ocean side dining, and a soft breeze from Kailua Bay, there is beauty everywhere you look. The view from the upper level lanai (patio) is fantastic with panoramic vistas of the whole bay. They also host events, gatherings and weddings, so if you are in the market for a centrally located event venue in the heart of Kailua-Kona, check them out.

Business Hours & Pricing
Daily 7 AM-3 PM
Pricing $$

Location and Map
75-5770 Ali`i Drive
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

(808) 300-0044

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