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Mermaids Cafe

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4-1384 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1675
+1 808-821-2026
10:30 - 19:30
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 19:30
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Sunrise, Florida
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was really really good! It's a little lunch spot that has just a few outside tables and a little bar stool area on the side. The environment was chill. The workers were very nice and there was some reggae music playing. The food was amazing! I had the Ahi Nori wrap which was awesome. The fish was fresh... More 

Thank Adam W
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So..Good !... The perfect......fish taco..! This. Is the one to try..... Great menu.. Open for lunch and dinner. ..thee perfect Kauai. Meal. Local Style...

Thank Randy C
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful little find, tucked away as a storefront, sidewalk cafe-style eatery. I was initially concerned about the size of the place and its ability to deliver on a good, quick meal. I was pleasantly surprised and not at all disappointed. The Tropical tacos made with Ahi tuna and a special tropical sauce was marvelous. And I don't eat... More 

Thank wendy k
Exmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Excellent coconut milk chai, yummy yummy! Tasty taco too. Be prepared to wait though, and to accept 2nd food choice as this is a very popular place.

Thank timclatworthy
Escondido, California
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90 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

A small local restaurant in downtown Kapaa specializing in Ahi Tuna wraps. Great for take-out food and they have a few small tables if you want to eat curbside.

Thank EscoDave
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing. Choice. Fresh and. Fun vibe.enjoyed the mermaids. Food made right in front of me ....perfect

Thank Randy C
Nashville, Tennessee
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79 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Easy to find on the main road in Kapaa. Very modern menu = lots of healthy and vegetarian/fish choices. This is just the type of place you want to go for a quick, filling, delicious and guilt-free lunch before heading out for a hike, or to the airport. They have a couple of picnic tables on the sidewalk as well... More 

Thank RoundTheWorld2010
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Ahi and chicken tacos from a stand on the main drag in Kapa'a Girls who staff this place are efficient and pleasant I am going back for sure Must go Remain friendly or else Aloha style

Thank Shrinkme
Kapaa, Hawaii
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

It's good food if you like curry, sesame, satay ecc but, it's gone so much down in the last few years... The 'supposedly' Italian Focaccia is now dry in compare, the Ahi Black Nori Wrap wasn't cooked medium rare as I asked, they forgot it opened on a side and as a result it was cold, it wasn't wrapped nice... More 

1 Thank Isabella S
Poipu, Hawaii
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

They make really good food here, it just depends on what kind of food you like! I when't there a few months ago for about a week in a row for breakfast for both me and my husband and it was always good!

Thank Endless_Adventurers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cafe, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-1384 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1675
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-821-2026

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