Quirky breakfast-all-day cafe opens in Diamond Head

Also at Cafe Morey's: Poke bowls, kalbi steak and whiskey
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Cafe Morey's offers the Diamond Head neighborhood a cozy diner with comfort food. 

Café Morey’s just opened on Monsarrat Avenue in the former Happy Valley Pasta & Pizza spot across Bogart's Cafe. It serves breakfast, lunch and dinner until 7 p.m., with some major quirks.

Here’s what you'll find:

  • A huge, eclectic menu. Morey’s serves breakfast all day, but you'll also find chicken pho, poke bowls, anchovy garlic butter fries, kalbi kimchee fried rice, pork chops and garlic ahi steak.
  • The drink menu's huge, too. Coffee, espresso, tea, fresh lemonade, draft beer, bottled beer, whiskey, margaritas, wine, mimosas ... and more. Gulp.
  • Twists on different dishes. All eggs benedicts are served on sourdough bread instead of the traditional English muffin; it makes for a heartier base. Sweet, fruity sandwiches filled with caramel and Nutella come with a side of fries. 
  • Pastries change all the time. Pastries like Oreo muffins and corn pound cake ($3 each) are delivered three times a week from a local bakery. Choices rotate, so you won't see the same things every day. 
  • It's going for a neighborhood diner theme. A wall of nostalgia has items like gumball machines and jelly bean dispensers. Morey’s wants to be a place where locals hang out over comfort food. 
  • There's some parking. The cafe shares a small adjacent parking lot with the yoga studio upstairs. Street parking's also available.   

Café Morey’s
3106 Monsarrat Ave. 
Diamond Head
Daily 7 a.m.-7 p.m.