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Moke’s Bread & Breakfast

27 Hoolai St. (Kailua Rd.) Send to Phone
A favorite neighborhood spot for weekend brunch, but go early to beat the tourist crowd.

Breakfast & Lunch Wed.-Mon.

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Moke’s Bread & Breakfast Restaurant Review

: Moke’s Bread & Breakfast offers home-style morning fare in a comfortable country café setting. Crowds gather outside every weekend to wait for a table, and it’s no secret why. Lilikoi pancakes are the highlight, large, light and fluffy, and topped with a sweet lilikoi (passion fruit) cream sauce. For something savory, choose an omelet, including a tasty egg-less version made with hash browns. The business started as a family-run bake shop before expanding into a restaurant, and it still offers home-baked breads, biscuits and muffins. For local flavor, try the ubiquitous loco moco, a hamburger patty finished with two eggs and brown gravy, and served over rice. For even more of a treat, there's a rabbit version made with locally raised Shinsato Farm rabbit with rabbit gravy. Soups, salads and sandwiches are available for lunch --- we recommend the smoked ahi melt --- but it’s breakfast that really shines, or rather, the lilikoi sauce. If pancakes aren’t your thing, order the sauce on the side, or indulge in the lilikoi bread pudding for dessert. The restaurant is on the smaller side (and oddly laid out), but servers are warm and friendly. Go early to claim a table, and also to find street parking.


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