The breezy, second-story Olympic Cafe in Kapaa, Kauai is one of the most popular restaurants in town. Enjoyed by both local residents and tourists, the open-air cafe serves enjoyable food and refreshing beverages all day long. Local residents especially enjoy the breakfast offerings as well as relaxing at the full bar. Tourists enjoy kicking back at window tables accompanied by cool breezes, tropical views and heartwarming food.
Banana Mac-Nut Pancakes!
Breakfast is a popular meal in Kapaa and the Olympic Cafe delivers with a full breakfast menu that includes breakfast wraps, omelettes, pancakes and scrambled eggs served with Kalua Pig and other sides. Various beverages, including coffees and custom Bloody Marys (on weekends), are ready to jump start your day.
There’s something for everyone during lunchtime at the Olympic Cafe. The cafe features a wide-ranging lunch menu that includes appetizers, salads, wraps, burgers, fish tacos, burritos, quesadillas and more.
Dinner is a little more upscale, and pricier, with fish, pasta and steaks on the menu.
No matter the meal, or the time, Olympic Cafe has you covered all day long. Be sure to visit the cafe at least once on your visit to Kapaa.
1354 Kuhio Hwy
Kapaa, HI 96746
Location at Google Maps
The original Olympic Cafe opened in the 1940s. The cafe is named in honor of Duke Kahanamoku, the legendary Hawaiian swimmer who won multiple medals at the 1912 and 1920 Olympics.
Situated on a prominent corner in downtown Kapaa, and overlooking the main street, the cafe is perhaps Kapaa’s favorite community meeting point.
PHOTO: Mid-afternoons are not as busy, but the cafe is usually packed during lunch and dinner.
You can sit back and relax while watching the hustle and bustle below.
The open-air ambiance is refreshing and relaxing.
Ocean views from the makai side of the cafe.
Local residents enjoy meeting up at the bar where lively conversation can often be found.
On this visit we ordered the delicious fish and chips!
You can catch the game at the cafe too!