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Dani's Restaurant

4201 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1381
+1 808-245-4991
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (24 reviews)
“rice” (26 reviews)
“tripe” (5 reviews)
Open Now
05:00 - 13:00All hours
American, Diner, Hawaiian
4201 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1381
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Reviewed yesterday

I was visiting Kauai from our home in Kailua, Oahu with my wife, who had business on Kauai. I arrived by myself at the restaurant about 9:30am. It was not too crowded and I was seated right away. A waitress came right over and served...More

Thank MklWss
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had seen Dani's restaurant in the tourist 'bumph' collected at the airport but because they only open in the mornings (5am to 1pm) and not on Sunday's it wasn't until our last day that we managed to eat there. But having cracked the timing...More

Thank Coyote88
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't realise this closed at 1 so only just got in on time. Excellent food, average service but worth abisit

Thank annieisathome
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place for breakfast featuring local offerings. Fried rice with portugese sausage was good, as was kalua pork.

Thank jn92075
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Needed a place for breakfast on our arrival in Kauai. Found Dani's - a little place in an industrial area close to the airport. The food was excellent and the service was spot on. The waitress were friendly and quick. They all seemed like they...More

Thank BEN P
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Excellent Aloha-spirit service! This is a great place to eat before your afternoon outbound flight from LIH (closes @2pm). Good-size portions. Recommend Hawaiian or Asian food, not breakfast. And drink-up on your Kona coffee here.

1  Thank tripper1010
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We get tired of the overpriced resorts with their "Touristy" food. I like to enjoy the locals flavors, NOT the TOURISTY flavors! This is the place to embrace the local culinary culture and food. There are numerous "Lunch Plate" joints in Lihue and some local...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Had an excellent, traditional breakfast here - two eggs, bacon, and two banana pancakes. This was the most reasonable meal I ate the entire visit, and it was well-cooked and delicious. They have a varied, interesting menu - I was just in the mood for...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This place was recommended by Kauai Palms and it was an excellent suggestion. Great choice of dishes for all appetites. Not been for lunch but we do know that it does not open in the evwnings.

Thank chubtor
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This small restaurant serves all the local favorites in a quaint old Hawaii style. You will feel at home immediately and all of the food is delicious. The on tail soup is among the bes I've ever had and my breakfast favorite is the Kailua...More

Thank Randall S
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6 July 2016|
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Response from Monkeytoez | Reviewed this property |
They are open on Mondays but it is very home style cooking so I wouldn't say it's the healthiest place to eat .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Hawaiian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
05:00 - 13:00
05:00 - 13:00
05:00 - 13:00
05:00 - 13:00
05:00 - 13:00
05:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4201 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1381
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-245-4991
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