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Big Island Restaurants

Red Water Cafe

  • 65-1299 Kawaihae Rd. Map It
  • Waimea (Hawaii County)
  • Eclectic

Updated 03/04/2015

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Chef David Abraham has transformed the former Fujimamas into a place for Hawaiian café food with a twist. The specialty is "multicultural cuisine," like a Thai Caesar salad with crispy calamari croutons that is big enough to share. There's a full sushi menu as well; the Fuji roll includes shrimp, ahi, crab, avocado, and cucumber, tempura-battered and deep-fried. Wash it all down with the signature saketini. Lunch is a great bet here, too, with a build-your-own saimin (broth with noodles), huge Cobb salad, and juicy 8-ounce burger with lots of fixings. This place is popular among locals and is a nice spot for the whole family—the kids' menu was developed by Abraham's young daughter.

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65-1299 Kawaihae Rd., Waimea (Hawaii County), Hawaii, 96743, United States

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Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed for lunch weekends

Updated 03/04/2015


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