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Kalapaki Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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3610 Rice St, Kalapaki Beach, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1705
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Palm Desert, California
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176 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was ok, food was expensive, but very good. They do breakfast, lunch and dinner. We had 2 dinners here as it was at our hotel. The best deal is lunch, which we had at the pool, the burgers are amazing.

1 Thank Newlifenotinoz
Wailuku, Hawaii
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not much of a carnivore, but those were some great burgers. Make sure to get extra napkins and pickles.

1 Thank foxmusician
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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209 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Only arrived late at the Marriott Resort so gave it a whirl. A bit too dark to either order or eat but the server was a great guy and the food was excellent. The Mai Tai helped with the ambience and we right by the ocean which was crashing in so all together quite enjoyable but expensive. Had breakfast the... More 

1 Thank Trebor5417
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94 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The outside deck is a lovely spot overlooking the beach, situated in the Anchor Cove shopping center. There were lots of lunch choices--I enjoyed the mahi sandwich but would have preferred it without the melted cheese; my husband had a very good burger. It is an easy walk from nearby hotels and the cruise terminal.

Thank Molly066
Martinez, California
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95 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Visiting the Marriott Beach Club in early October, we were so disappointed to find that Marriott management closed down one of our favorite places in the resort....the Kalapaki Grill! Kurt, Cissy, Richard and crew have been moved over to work in the less than wonderful Kukuii's Bar and trust me, it's just NOT THE SAME. For some reason, it seems... More 

1 Thank Jon A
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We just learned that Kauai Marriott has closed the beachfront restaurant Kalapaki Grill. The Kalapaki Grill embodied the "Spirit of Kauai" - the exceptionally friendly service and the casual beach dining experience were central to our enjoyment and one of the big reasons we continued to return numerous times to this resort. The servers, the menu, the beachside location and... More 

Thank Pegdalee
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209 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

They closed the poolside grill and serve lunch from Kikui's now. Kikui's has always been average, at best and it is no different now. Had to ask for sugar twice, salt and pepper twice, chips that were supposed to come with hot dog had to be requested. We are guests at the hotel and the waitress could not understand our... More 

Thank Elaine D
York, Maine
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85 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

excellent service, good food for lunch and breakfast. The staff make this place. They are always smiling and helpful. Food is pub fare with a Kauai feel

Thank Shart43
Phoenix, Arizona
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We have enjoyed this little stand on the Marriott property for 15 years. It's great and casual. Food service to the pool and the beach plus a terrific bar you can sit at in your bathing suit and feel very comfortable. Unfortunately, the Marriott management decided to close it and force everyone to use Kukui restaurant and Bar which is... More 

1 Thank WFLAZ
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45 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great for afternoon drinks and relatively inexpensive eats but unfortunately Marriott management closed it and combined with Kukui's restaurant in the hotel.

1 Thank nipper99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3610 Rice St, Kalapaki Beach, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1705
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue

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