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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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Schenectady, New York
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110 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a spot to grab dinner and went into this place not knowing what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised as the food was really good. The service was good but took awhile to warm up to our server.

Thank Brian K
Cordova, Illinois
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this place , had a lot of natural Choices . We went for lunch and the Meals were Awesome. Lot of different things to choose ,check out thier Menu !! You won't be dissapointed !!! Mahalo !!!!

Thank Gerald K
Laguna Niguel
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55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place had the best wraps! Different types of flavors but very fresh and incredibly different. Probably the best restaurant we went to during our 5 day trip in Kauai.

Thank KevinKo
Livermore, Colorado
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222 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is in the busy shopping area of Kappa. Order from the window and you're name will be called when it's ready. They have seating on picnic tables on the street and some seating in the shade. Or you can take your to-go order to the beach, just a block and a half away. Best wrap ever - Ahi Nori... More 

Thank Lydia G
Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I ate here twice while on Kauai, the ahi nori wrap is excelent as is the satay plates and thai ice tea! Servings are generous and there are alot of vegetarian options. I highly reccomend a visit.

Thank buffymossman
Comox, Canada
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Love this "shack" on the street in Kapaa for quick made-to-order Tuna wraps/burritos/tacos....SO yummy, great for kids, great for apres beach when you are sandy and dishevelled. Expensive but in keeping with other quality food experiences on the island. Just as good as years ago when I was here before. YUMMMMM

Thank Sharmeen M
Hamilton, Australia
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176 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this hole-in-the-wall restaurant. There's several delicious menu items, each with a choice of chicken, ahi (fish) or tofu. Similar in price to elsewhere around town, but the servings are large. The peanut satay was especially good. I'm glad to see there were also options for veggos. Service was quick and when it's not busy, you'll find a shady... More 

Thank B3NJ1
Scottsdale, Arizona
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I ordered a salad only to find out that half the ingredients were missing. Upon questioning the staff I was told they were out of certain items. I was not offered a refund nor another choice of food to order.

Thank KarenAZ912
Lafayette, California
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154 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

First of all, this place doesn't sell coffee, so why they call it a café is a question. It is small kind of local hole in the wall place that sort of tries to act like it is selling healthier items, but then don't look too closely for that as you might be disappointed in the ingredients. I ordered a... More 

Thank plochez
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We were super excited to try mermaids today and we had heard such great things! When I ordered I was concerned that most of the items I wanted had cilantro in them and we didn't want any cilantro. The cashier really didn't know what to suggest. I asked about the tropical taco and she said that was fine. I asked... More 

Thank Jacqueline S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cafe, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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?