Food Finds: East Oahu

Cafe Kaila

Before you spend the day exploring the island, bring your bunch for brunch at Café Kaila! Here, a simple menu belies dishes rich with fresh ingredients and oozing with aloha.

If you can't decide, stick with their starchy options like the Belgian waffles topped with fresh fruits or puffy pancakes, dusted in powdered sugar and topped with caramelized bananas or apples. And for late risers, they offer light and simple lunch entrees including soups, salads, pastas and paninis in addition to their bursting selection of breakfast options.

Just be prepared to park yourself here for up to an hour before being seated - especially on weekends. If you're lucky you'll be treated to samples of hot-off-the-griddle Belgian waffles to help sate your hunger as you wait to put in your order of scrambles and other breakfast specialties.


Know Before You Go


Beat the brunch rush and arrive before 8 a.m. Hordes of hangry guests typically pack this place by 9 a.m.


The perfect place to pop in on the way to a morning hike or beach day on O'ahu's East side. 


It's BYOB so you can pack a bottle of prosecco and order some OJ for some MYOMs (make-your-own mimosas)!

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