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4-370 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1424
+1 808-822-3341
Today
17:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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el dorado hills, ca
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

ordered the tempura platter. we were forewarned not to eat too many of their rolls. we did not order any of the rolls, and there was so much food in their platter. the tempura was some of the lightest we have tasted. they just kept bringing the food out to us. very good food. excellent service. pleasant interior.

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Thank mary l
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this place. It has our favorite sushi bar on the planet and our kids LOVE the teppanyaki. The dinner menu is great too!. The people are nice and efficient, just make sure you make a reservation! They open at 5:30, there is always a line waiting for them to open as well as a wait for a table.

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1 Thank Amy T
Alta Loma, California
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68 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've eaten here twice now (first time was 3 years ago) and they are consistently good. They get busy so be warned if you walk in. They have a bar, two dining areas, a sushi bar and a few teppan grills. Service is pretty good. We ordered mixed tempura (very good) though a bit pricey because we didn't order it... More 

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1 Thank ClaudiaP107
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent Sushi, lacks atmosphere. Would definitely go back. Prices very good compared to others visited.

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Thank GBHughes
Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food taste not up to par. Quality of fish and scallops good but too much salt in everything, even in soup, not really tasty. Staff fine. Food overated!

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Thank Bert F
new york
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65 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The sushi was very second rate, other than the ahi. I would not return, though we did thoroughly enjoy the lively atmosphere. Lots of large tables having a good time. That is always fun to see.

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Thank Tom A
San Francisco
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Had dinner with my family, celebrated my nieces birthday. Waited for 1hr, thats ok, busy you know. Had da chicken and cheehoo! broke da mout'! So wen you go Kapaa side make sure you stop by and check dis place out. ok, so much for my pigeon. Seriously, this is very similar to Benihana style (chef cooking in front of... More 

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Thank cseverin821
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

One sushi chef for a place that seats a couple hundred equates to boring uncreative sushi. Most of the rolls are COOKED. The chef has zero personality and unwilling to do any requests-- take it or leave it mentality. Save your money. Sushi from the grocery store would be better

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1 Thank Jeffrey H
San Francisco, California
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I had vegetable tempura for the first time and it was very good. My friend had salmon as an appetizer and she also enjoyed it.

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Thank flygirl59
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Monday night and we didn't have a reservation - really busy, but only waited about 20 minutes for a table. Service was a little slow at first. The food was fresh and delicious ! Definitely recommend

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Thank Coralie F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-370 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1424
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-822-3341

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