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Hukilau Lanai

) #2 of 86 Restaurants in Kapaa $$$$ American, Seafood,
520 Aleka Loop, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1452
+1 808-822-0600
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mixed grill” (202 reviews)
“tasting menu” (152 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
520 Aleka Loop, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1452
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Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant is located in the middle of a timeshare resort complex and specializes in fish. Their food was good and very middle of the road stuff you could easily make at home for a fraction of the cost. They tried very hard to be...More

Thank D_PN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place! Must go. Absolutely delicious and a perfect setting beachside. We enjoyed the Tri Local fish special with orzo pasta, the amazing focaccia bread, Caesar and Wally salad and the most amazing Coconut Cheesecake!!! Wine and drink list was great as well. Our best...More

Thank Jules05
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were looking for a place that locals visit. Met a couple who have lived on the island 30 years who recommend the Hukilau. This was one of the best restaurants we visited during our stay. The restaurant is chef owned and...More

Thank Tooties57
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While sitting beachside in Lihue I Overheard a couple describing an excellent restaurant in Kapaa -- I heard the man say "I will personally give your money back if you don't thoroughly enjoy" the Hukilau Lanai-- My interest was peaked-- we visited Hukilau Lani and...More

1  Thank Ranson4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Surf + Turf was excellent as was the drinks and seafood-pastas. THe open dining is well achieved and the full moon that night added real interest and charm

Thank JJH5545
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We make it a point to eat here each visit to Kauai and they never disappoint! The food, atmosphere and service are always spot on. We will continue to visit each and every time. The sunset meal with the optional wine parings is an excellent...More

Thank ROLLTIDE8401
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely dinner at the Hukilau Lanai in Kapaa! Food was outstanding. For pupus, we shared the Kauai clams (a special) and Swiss Chard and Mushroom Tart (yummy). Two of us had the Surf and Turf -- another nightly special. The fish was walu...More

Thank heybrah
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never a surprise--from the ambiance, to the impeccable service and yes the reason you're there --The Food! ALWAYS OUTSTANDING!

Thank EandS_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As you walk in, the first thing you notice is the setting. Two-tier covered outdoor seating overlooking the grounds and the ocean with the tiki lights ablaze. Right away your comfort level is set for a fine-dining experience. Our server, Sandra, stood out as a...More

Thank jeffreyb406
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So glad we found this place from Grubather. After 2 weeks of travel, this was by far, our favorite place. We would rate it higher than Mamas Fish House in Maui. The service was great and everything we ate was top notch. Great atmosphere. The...More

Thank Peggy W
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30 May 2017|
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Response from Sylvia S | Reviewed this property |
Your conditions don't work for an open-plan restaurant. One of the large hotels would be more suitable for you.
Jolene K
12 February 2017|
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Response from frog55vt | Reviewed this property |
Yes in the bar - limited seating though. Food is worth it!
6 February 2016|
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Response from Kat S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about happy hour but they do have still the sunset dinner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 Aleka Loop, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1452
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-822-0600
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