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Kauai Island Grill

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811 NW Murray Blvd, Portland, OR 97229-5867
+1 503-643-4820
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Vancouver, Washington
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

My Wife and I try to make a trip here every week or two. We try to go on Friday, as that is when they have their "Specials". They are different every week, just call ahead to find out. all are excellent! If we are in the area on Saturday, we try to stop by and pick up some malasadas... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

This little hole in the wall has great food and generous servings. There is very little space to dine in so take out is probably the best option.

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Thank Alan S
Beaverton, OR
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83 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

I haven't been back to Kauai Island Grill for quite a number of years, mainly because we just aren't in the area that much. But we needed to catch lunch and head over to a destination nearby, so we decided to stop by and try them out again. I didn't recall anything really negative about the last time I was... More 

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Portland
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Rude owner, terrible food, lowest quality meats, just awful. I lived in Hawaii, and this is garbage. It is not just a question of being poor Hawaiian food, this garbage would be bad under any label. DO NOT EAT HERE.

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Thank johnpN623PY
Portland, Oregon
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47 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015

A friendly family run establishment serving the best Hawaiian food in town. One of the few Hawaiian restaurants serving laulau and on Friday and Saturday they have poke (something I pick up each Friday for a tasty weekend snack). I have eaten her at least weekly for years and have yet to be disappointed in their food. The only drawback... More 

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1 Thank Dean S
Portland, Oregon
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283 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

This is a small family run restaurant run by some really wonderful people. I live in the neighborhood. I eat here about three times a month. The food is always Great. The service is always very friendly and welcoming. The prices are very reasonable. If you are "painfully trendy" or expect a McMeal in 90 seconds or less - this... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Having been married to a "Local Girl" for over 30 years, I have had many different styles of "Local Hawaiian" food. We have been coming to Kauai Island Grill for years and never had a bad meal. In fact of the several so called Hawaiian restaurants in the Portland metro area, we feel this is the best. They do not... More 

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Thank Captainron14
Hillsboro, Oregon
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

Been coming here for many years. The family that runs the place is always so friendly and nice. They always remember us and our usual orders. The food is awesome and always cooked just right. Come visit this local establishment.

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1 Thank Wade K
eleele,kauai
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2009

Best place to eat when away from islands. Serving very generous and onolicious. Staff very friendly and makes you feel at home. Don't know what the other guys were talking about but will tell all locals to go to Kauai Island Grill when in Oregon and missing home. Owner makes you feel like Aunty is taking good care of you....

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BuckyBBoy
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 August 2008

I have gone to Kauai Island Grill about 3 times the food is so so , but not great. However I have decided not to go back due to the service. There is a short wahine girl that looks like she is in her late 30's, who has waited on us numerous times, and is absolutely the WORST waitress I... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
American, Hawaiian, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 811 NW Murray Blvd, Portland, OR 97229-5867
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-643-4820

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?