We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Gaylord's at Kilohana

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, 3-2087 Kaumuali'i Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9505 (Nuhou)
+1 808-245-9593
Website
Today
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 13:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

1,090 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,072: English reviews
Whiteland, Indiana
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Thought my husband and I could have a nice brunch before our excursions. We had a 9:45 reservation and we were seated promptly as they were not too busy yet. Service was okay, our water was never empty, but we did have to ask our waitress twice to bring my husband an orange juice. The buffet left much to be... More 

Helpful?
Thank NicoleH0623
Cheney, Washington
Level Contributor
16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We always enjoy eating at Gaylords. The atmosphere alone is worth being there. The staff go out of their way to make you feel and home and the food we have had is absolutely wonderful.

Helpful?
1 Thank SandyJo12
Mission Viejo, California
Level Contributor
254 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service is good. but don't expect gourmet. Its a good location with nice grounds and decent food, but nothing more. It is worth a stop but it wont win any awards.

Helpful?
1 Thank Richard V
Honolulu
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever I'm on Kauai, I always make it a point to eat at Gaylord's! Their food is so fresh and delicious! They use Kauai beef for their cheeseburgers and local produce for their salads. I love their grilled vegetable sandwich on the with sweet potato fries, or the Caesar salad with ahi. Also, their desserts are good, too!

Helpful?
Thank Apple H
Abbotsford, Canada
Level Contributor
289 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had one very rainy day during our 2 week stay in Poipu so my husband found an add about this old sugar plantation that was converted into a quaint restaurant and a bunch of shops, so off we went. Only took about 20 minutes from Poipu to get there and were we in for a treat! Somehow we managed... More 

Helpful?
Thank Barb F
Eric H, Guest Relations Manager at Gaylord's at Kilohana, responded to this review

Aloha Barb F, My staff and I thank you for joining us at Gaylord's. We appreciate your kind words and I am very happy you enjoyed your anniversary lunch with us. Please come be our guest again. Mahalo, Eric Hanson Guest Relations Manager More 

Honolulu
Level Contributor
120 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have dined at Gaylord's several times. It's in a lovely location. This particular Sunday, I wasn't so impressed. We had a 12:30 reservation for brunch and were assured that food would be available until 2:00. Our table wasn't ready and were seated 15 minutes later. The buffet was sparse with most of the food gone. After having salad, we went... More 

Helpful?
Thank DKHNL
Princeville, Hawaii
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for Mai Tai's and were very impressed. The staff was great and we asked alot of questions about the Koloa rums. Super great finish to our vacation. Try the Avocado Poke during happy hour, its AMAZING!!!

Helpful?
Thank Janet T
Marina del Rey, California
Level Contributor
13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gaylord's, at the Kilohana Plantation, is not your typical Hawaii restaurant. It's on the Plantation grounds, close to the major highway on the island. However, once you set inside, the grounds and interiors are soothing and tranquil. The restaurant is set outside surrounding an outdoor courtyard. The setting is very elegant. You'll not find any sunset views here, but the... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank SailorDude36
Tampa, Florida
Level Contributor
32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch was so good, we went back for dinner tonight! The outdoor setting with soft music playing is so relaxing. The shrimp and scallop spring roll is to die for! For lunch we had the chicken crepes and soup of the day which was broccoli and potato, both very good. For dinner tonight, I had the scallops and my friend... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank flagirlnow
Scottsdale, Arizona
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had Sunday brunch at Gaylord's and it was simply lovely. The views and serenity that surround the property was a great background for brunch. All of the food was good and the ahi eggs benedict was amazing... plus who can beat bottomless mimosas for $10?!

Helpful?
3 Thank Elizabeth N

Travellers who viewed Gaylord's at Kilohana also viewed

 

Been to Gaylord's at Kilohana? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$36
Cuisine
American, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 13:30
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, 3-2087 Kaumuali'i Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9505
    (Nuhou)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-245-9593
Description
Gaylord's offers one of Kauai's most beautiful settings for lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch. Located on the ground floor of the historic Kilohana Plantation home, diners are seated around an open-air courtyard with views of the plantation grounds and Mt. Waialeale in the distance. Our kitchen uses only the freshest, seasonal ingredients supporting our local farmers and fishermen. Our 67-acre sustainable farm provides much of the produce and herbs used in our dishes and cocktails. Menu items include starters like fresh Ahi Poke, Seafood Spring Rolls and Organic Greens Salads; Local Fish, Meat and Vegetarian Entrees; and Banana Cream Pie for Dessert! After your meal take a walk around the Kilohana grounds, shop in our assorted boutiques, visit the rum shop or take a ride on the plantation train. Join us at Gaylord's to enjoy the best of what Kauai has to offer in island food and experience. Call for reservations and details on weekly entertainment. Memorable by day...Unforgettable by Night.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Gaylord's at Kilohana and other visitors
7 questions
Ask a question
Maple Grove, Minnesota
Medford, Oregon
10 months ago
BC
11 months ago

See all questions (7)

Questions? Get answers from Gaylord's at Kilohana staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?