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Grand Cafe & Bakery
Grand Cafe & Bakery

Grand Cafe & Bakery Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.grandcafeandbakery.com
  • Email: grandcafeandbakery@yahoo.com
  • Phone: (808) 531-0001
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 10:00am; Sunday Brunch: 8:00am - 12:30pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 1:45pm;
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Comfort Food, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Anthony Kui Sin Vierra
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Cafe, Counter Seating, Delivery, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
  • Catering: Every catering event is tailored to the customer's request. Appetizers as well as all meals can be provided. Some of our events have included corporate meetings, showers, wedding receptions, birthday parties, full cocktail parties, and in home catering.

    Please contact us @ grandcafeandbakery@yahoo.com.

  • Private Party Facilities: We welcome private events and patrons have chosen to have numerous celebrations at Grand Cafe & Bakery. They have ranged from birhtday parties, wedding receptions, corporate dinners, and gatherings of families and friends. We have a dining room that seats 70. We also have available throught HISAM various other spaces that can be utilized for your event.
  • Private Party Contact: Mona (808) 531-0001

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Richards Street, Beretania St.
  • Public Transit: City buses are available within a block or two from our Cafe. Please consult the City and County of Honolulu's Bus Schedule.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Street parking, parking lots located at Ali'i Place, St. Andrews Cathedral, Iolani Palace and adjacent to the Hawaiian Telcom building.
A word from Grand Cafe & Bakery
Grand Cafe & Bakery was founded in 1923 by Mr. Ti Chong Ho, grandfather of one of the owners and partner Mr. Pang.
Grand Cafe & Bakery was been re-established in 2005. Our foods and recipes reflect a Honolulu of the early 1920's with a contemporary flavor.
Executive Chef and owner, Anthony Kui Sin Vierra, great grandson of founder Mr.Ho is a graduate of California Culinary Academy. Chef Anthony brings his skills, talent, creativity to this family cafe. Comfort foods & old time island favorites made with the freshest ingredients will continue to be the focus. Awards: Critics Choice for Best Breakfast; Finalist for Best Bistro - New American Cuisine & our lemon cake was awarded best dessert. Tasty food & warm surroundings welcome you to this special spot in town!
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Diner Reviews
  • "Food was very good and the service was great on this visit."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "My past experience with Grand Cafe and Bakery has been very good however this time my first choice was not available (Turkey Sandwich) so I ordered the braised short rib which was not up to the quality they are known for. One of the pieces was overcooked and dry. I am sure this will not be the case if I were to go to this restaurant again so I will still frequent Grand Cafe and Bakery."
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "very familiar with this restaurant and it never disappoints me. food is outstanding and service is always good."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "TABLES ARE SPACED FAR APART ENOUGH SO YOU'RE NOT IN THE NEXT TABLE'S CONVERSATION. FOOD AND SERVICE WERE GOOD. A NICE PLACE THAT SEEMS A BIT AWAY FROM THE USUAL DOWNTOWN PLACES."
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "Food and atmosphere was very nice. You will feel very welcomed there and are able to hold a conversation."
    Dined on 2/4/2014
  • "Grand Cafe is a nice place to try for lunch. Service was friendly and our meals were good. Menu selection was ok. I thought prices were a bit on the high side. The unique location makes you feel like you are a bit away from the usual downtown rush, which is nice."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "This little café is a nice change from the usual downtown eateries - it is tucked away in the bottom of the Honolulu Art Museum. The food was good, service was very friendly. I thought the prices were a bit high for what we had, so I would not be going here often, but is a good place for a lunch meeting with clients."
    Dined on 1/14/2014
  • "The ambiance is fresh and the food tasty. Add great service and you have one of the finest lunch venues in downtown Honolulu."
    Dined on 12/30/2013
  • "Great location, good food. The only complaint is that while our server was pleasant, he seemed to have too many tables to attend to. The house iced tea comes with free refills, that was a plus. Go early as the restaurant gets noisy when it's busy."
    Dined on 11/20/2013
  • "I used to love the Grand Cafe and Bakery in Chinatown. I was very sad when I went there one day, and it was gone. Imagine my delight when one of my dearest friends told me it was now in the Hawaii State Art Museum. I shouldn't have gotten too excited. The Sunday brunch at the new location leaves much wanting: I wanted a lunch item to go with the breakfast items because it's called "brunch"; I wanted a menu that matched the one online; I wanted more reasonable prices; I wanted the lemon cake to be as good as it used to be. One should not want so much, I guess."
    Dined on 10/27/2013
  • "Probably not a fair review because I loved their old location in Chinatown. The food was ok, but not fabulous. Same with the service. Would I go back? Probably not."
    Dined on 10/25/2013