Pancake Place

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  1. bobbiwoz

    bobbiwoz I'm happy to dance with you!

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    Is there one that is not too far from Aulani. A friend would like coconut pancakes with macadamia nuts. We have always just made breakfast in our villa, besides the character breakfast.
     
  2. nkereina

    nkereina Last chance to lose your keys.

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    Anna Miller's is near Pearl Harbor and they have good pancakes at all hours. We also went to MAC 24/7 inside the Hilton in Waikiki (Hilton Waikiki Beach, not Hilton Hawaiian Village). MAC 24/7 was on Man vs Food for their pancake challenge. They were decent.

    Honestly, the best macadamia nut pancakes we had was at AMA AMA right at Aulani. They had a vanilla cream sauce on top with macadamia nuts. Decent portion. They were amazing! No coconut though.
     
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  4. southerngirl528

    southerngirl528 Dreamin' of Maui

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    Kia Pancake place is supposed to be really good too. (Pretty sure I've got the name right....)

    I love banana mac nut pancakes myself. But the coconut ones are supposed to be killer too! :love:

    I agree with nkereina about AMA AMA's pancakes. YUM!!! Btw, I prefer AMA AMA for breakfast and lunch as opposed to dinner. I can enjoy that gorgeous view in the daylight. Shhhhhh. :flower:
     
  5. bobbiwoz

    bobbiwoz I'm happy to dance with you!

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    Thank you! My cousin is coming over today to plan. I appreciate the input!! We have character breakfast ADR, do we need ADR for Ama Ama?

    We are less than 3 months away!!
     
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  6. nkereina

    nkereina Last chance to lose your keys.

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    You said you're 3 months away, so I assume you're going late September? That's when we were there. We had a breakfast ADR for AMA AMA but the restaurant was maybe a 1/4 empty. You likely could have been seated as a walk-up. Dinner usually requires an ADR. Unlike WDW, there's no ADR cancellation penalty at Aulani so it doesn't hurt to make the ADR and then cancel if your plans change.
     
  7. Drusilla99

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    There’s an “Eggs & Things” opening up across the street at the shopping center, so they might be open and have your pancakes there by the time you go

    I’d always make the reservations at a Ama Ama for breakfast, and then cancel if you don’t want to go, better safe than sorry. Unlike the parks, there’s no charge if you cancel a reservation.
     
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    Agreed! I prefer nice surprises on vacation! :cutie:
     
  9. bobbiwoz

    bobbiwoz I'm happy to dance with you!

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    We will make an ADR. Thanks!

    We are considering a cabana ar adult pool now.

    We just made hotel reservations at the Pan Pacific in Vancouver. We are on a RCCL Cruise to Honolulu, this will be our second time going to Hawaii this way.
     
  10. PetePanMan

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    Ama Ama pancakes are excellent
     
  11. corgi_monster

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    It’s Koa Pancake House, but you were really close :) There’s one in Kapolei, so it’s much closer to Aulani than Anna Millers and MAC 24/7 (both of which, imo, are just ok). Lots of locals love Koa Pancake House, myself included, and it can be hard to find a seat on the weekends so go early.

    If you’re willing to drive 40-50 minutes, check out Kimo and Boots in Kailua. They don’t take reservations and there’s always a 30-60 minute wait, even on weekdays. Cinnamon’s guava chiffon pancakes are another local dish worth seeking out.
     
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    WHOO HOOO that is awesome news!
     
  13. southerngirl528

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    Oops! Spellcheck must have changed it on me, Corgi_monster! :jester: Thank you for catching that! LOL

    After Pearl Harbor, we went to a great local place for a late breakfast, Highway Inn. YUMMY!!!
     
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    Yes, Koa Pancake House is so wonderful. The coconut syrup is on a counter off to the side, but is available! We went to Koa twice on our last 12-day trip!
     
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    My Cafe. Pancake flights and malasada pancakes are OUT OF THIS WORLD!
     
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    I really loved the Biscoff Butter pancakes at KOA!
     
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    Last time we went to Oahu, we stayed at the Hilton Waikiki, which is just across the street from Cinnamon's. I had heard about the guava chiffon pancakes and had been craving them the whole trip. We finally found time to eat there on our last morning, and they were unexpectedly closed:( Oh well, I think we will try Koa. It sounds good on is on our way to some stuff.
     
  18. pjacobi

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    i just ate at Eggs 'n Things on Waikiki Beach. My wife enjoyed the Macadamia nut pancakes with coconut syrup.

    You also should try Hawaiian breakfast favorites such as loco moco, Portuguese sausage and spam.

    -Paul
     
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  19. bobbiwoz

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    Good selection!
     
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    Another vote for Koa Pancake House - so good!
     
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  21. amym2

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    We love Koa Pancake House in Kapolei. I dream about the mac nut pancakes with coconut syrup. So yummy!!
     
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