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remove about 1/8".. should be fine
That should cut through the tile fairly well (assuming ceramic and not porcelain), but it may not leave a clean edge against the cabinet. In particular, you'll have trouble getting through the surface glazing. I'd set the cabinet in place, trace it on the tile with a permanent marker, pop the tile off the wall, and take it to a big box or tile shop and ask ...
dont use any of the diy junk people are mentioning up above - its all overpriced and slower than molasses in january. use these: http://oceandiamondtools.com/Core-Bit-Wet-Blue-Photo.html they chuck up on a variable speed grinder (5/8-11 stub) and are used with regular wetting. a 6mm hole like what you are probably doing will take about 20 seconds in ...
I install these items professionally in commercial buildings. Hammer drills with sds bits are the way to go. Just be careful not to crack the tile.
I would recommend heavy duty constructive adhesive followed by grout colored caulk that best matche the grout around the tiles https://www.google.com/search?q=grout+colored+caulk to minimize cost and work I would risk using the caulk as glue try to remove the old adhesive clean back of tile and wall well put a lot of construction adhesive on the back of ...
Get a fine sander/ grinder. Carefully remove adhesive from back of tile. Apply tile adhesive (available from hardware store) to the back of the tile. Put the tile back where it fell from. Hold the tile until you can remove your hand without it falling off or you can put something heavy against it to hold it in place.
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