Coco Bloom Kitchen has been on my list of places to try for a while now. I was intrigued by the pictures of their Japanese fruit sandos on Instagram, and headed over to their website to check out what else was on their menu.
With sandwiches, salads, smoothies, lemonades, and lattes on the menu, it’s a great spot to pick up lunch.
I decided to try the Bloom Chopped Salad, which has 13 organic, beautiful ingredients: romaine lettuce, purple cabbage, curly kale, cherry tomato, red onion, fresh beets, grilled kabocha, white mushrooms, quinoa, chickpeas, pumpkin seeds, and heirloom radish. It was filling and as delicious as it was pretty.
I had to give one of those fruit sandos a try, so I opted for the Strawberry Cream Sando. Filled with organic strawberry and housemade whipped cream, it’s served on La Tour Japanese milk bread. It was everything I thought it would be with the biggest strawberries inside. It had me wishing I was eating a sandwich from a convenience store in Japan.
One of the first things I noticed about their menu was their use of Stumptown Coffee and Oatly milk, two of my favorites. I opted for the Cafe au Lait, Stumptown’s Hairbender Coffee with Oatly milk. It was just what I needed to wake me up mid-work day.
Ordering online and picking up in the shop was easy. You can find them on the bottom level of Kaimuki Shopping Center (where Times and Longs are located). I will definitely be back to try more items. Let me know in the comments if you’ve tried this lunch spot and what you got.
- Coco Bloom Kitchen
- 3221 Waialae Ave, Suite A3, Honolulu, Hawaii 96816
- open Mon-Sat 11am-4pm
- lots of parking