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Merriman's Poipu

2829 Ala Kalani Kaumaka St # G-149, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-8571
+1 808-742-8385
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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5:30 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
International, American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2829 Ala Kalani Kaumaka St # G-149, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-8571
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our dinner and the ambience. Recommend arriving early to partake in happy hour. The Mai Tai is one of the best I’ve tasted! My family all raved about their various seafood dishes and the presentation was lovely. I had the taro enchiladas which...More

Thank megzimm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a stormy day on Kaua‘i, so dramatic that our resort was without power for 5 hours. So we were looking forward to a nice dinner and dressing up after a day of torrential rain. Merriman’s Fish House did NOT disappoint. From the moment...More

Thank Brandi N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the Merriman my first time was in the Big Island was pleasantly surprised to find one in Kauai! Food and service outstanding!Justin our server was great! Never miss a chance for this amazing restaurant! All of the fish dishes are wonderful.

Thank Michele H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On Kauai for Thanksgiving weekend, we needed dinner out on the holiday. The menu had a " Harvest Plate", which was a turkey and all the fixings dinner. This was perfect... A great holiday meal, someone else to cook it and clean up afterwards, and...More

Thank Muadib84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner here in September. We sat outside and it was a bustling night. Lots of activity due to outdoor sales and a band. We both ordered pizza which was good, although they had to redo my wife's the first time....More

Thank blenhoff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the view and meal. Great service !! We all had appetizers and entree. Amazing. Very convenient to shopping also.

Thank Stennis S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was awful Drinks were not as ordered. Salads were good but we had to split ourselves and portions were small. We always had to ask for more bread and seems like the staff knew they had the 20% already so were very inattentive. Fish...More

Thank Territhetripp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been to Merrimans a couple of times over the past 5 years. It is still one of our favorites. My husband (vegetarian) enjoys the Taro Enchilada. This time, I ordered the Ahi entree. The Ahi was excellent with a smoky crust and raw center....More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The top floor of this establishment was great. I had pork quesadillas and my husband had seafood pastA! It is not cheap but exceptional quality!

Thank mmcmill924
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is located at the Shoppes of Kukuila in Koloa. The parking is a lot for the whole plaza. The restaurant is located upstairs from their sister restaurant that serves gourmet pizzas and burgers. It does overlook the golf course. There is some seats...More

Thank Vincent S
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Response from Jennie318 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but agree the top level is more fine dining and the children would be better suited to the lower levels. This was a lovely restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2829 Ala Kalani Kaumaka St # G-149, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-8571
    (Poipu Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Koloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-742-8385
  • E-mail
In a casual yet elegant setting of an Old Hawaii Plantation, Chef-Owner Peter Merriman serves his unique style of Hawaii Regional Cuisine in Kauai's Poipu. A pioneer in the "Farm to Table" concept, Peter serves only the freshest products, at least 90% of which are locally grown or caught, using only sustainable methods. His international menu items are prepared in a manner that highlights the natural flavors of these fresh and local foods. Located in Poipu, we feature both mauka (mountain) and makai (ocean) views as well as sunset views over the Kukui'ula resort. We offer a premium bar upstairs, a downstairs cafe for casual dining, and over 1,000 bottles of wine in our cellar. Our facilities can host private parties and meetings. Our aloha-friendly staff, with a food and beverage knowledge second to none, will ensure that you have an extraordinary dining experience.
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