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Kalapaki Beach Hut

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3474 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1711
+1 808-246-6330
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07:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Marriott , so the kalapaki beach hut was a perfect morning walk for breakfast. We liked the food and local vibe so much that we went two or three times on our trip! The breakfast sandwiches are fantastic! There was often a line, but totally worth a wait!

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Thank Tanya K
Auburn, California
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

No frills. You order at the counter and you can sit outside at tables or go upstairs and sit in an open air dining area that has ocean views. Had bacon and eggs for breakfast and burgers for lunch. Fries were good. They were out of taro fries so we'll have to try again. Reasonable prices for Kauai.

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Thank Linda W
Naples, Florida
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything you get here is SO GOOD. I enjoyed breakfast here on a few occasions and would definitely return if it were closer to where I lived! Yummy food.

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Carlsbad, California
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall: The is one of my favorite burger joints on the island. It is no frills but some of the best food for lunch. Food: The burgers are all great. I had the mushroom burger and my wife had the Aloha burger; both fantastic. The fries are always a treat, crunchy and excellent with their special sauce. The milk shakes... More 

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Thank GuinnessMalamute
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once I found this place I kept coming back! The burgers were great and the fish and chips were really good. I found that the junior size was actually plenty for me as well Husband handled the full order no problem. Thought the prices were excellent, it was pretty busy most of the time but worth wondering over and really... More 

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Thank Arlene H
Layton, Utah
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1-fish and chips were delicious. 2-open air seating is fine, unless it's getting dark and bugs that are attracted to lights keep landing on your food. So don't go at dusk (unless your looking for extra protein from flying bugs) 3-like most island restaurants, they are short staffed. Plan on waiting a while for your food.

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Thank katie02868
Camarillo, California
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Counter service with some table seating, this local spot has great burgers, breakfast and its a place I will always visit when in Kauai. Some local options, and fresh terrific food!

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Thank epohl57
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a quick burger to eat outside and enjoy the view, then this is the place!!! Loved the burgers!!!!!

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Chandler, Arizona
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79 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thought this place hit the spot! We had eaten at Bubbas, Ono and Street burger but had the best overall experience here. This was a better burger clearly than Ono and Bubbas and better for our tastes than Street (and 1/2 the price). Sitting up top with views of the beach didnt hurt either. Definitely recommend as long as... More 

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Thank John B
Simi Valley, California
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71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a for sure meal for us at least 3 times every week we come. The food is made to order and fresh. Great breakfast items like French toast and pancakes. Burgers and fresh fish are excellent too. The shave ice opens in the afternoon. The price is right for this little hut and the food is much better... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Fast food, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3474 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1711
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-246-6330

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