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Smith Family Garden Luau

Highway 56 and Wailua Marina State Park, Lihue, Kauai, HI
808-821-6895
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Ranked #5 of 17 attractions in Lihue
Type: Dinner Theaters
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Malvern, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

I have been to Hawaii before and to other luaus and this was unlike any other luau I have seen. The viewing are was very stagelike and we were sitting on metal bleachers with a padded seat. My 7 and 9 year olds were very bored. The dancers did not seem to be enjoying themselves on the stage and few... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Your greeted with Lei's when u enter, your photo is taken and your shown to the tram that takes you around the property. This Luau location has a beautiful display of trees exotic flowers-Beautiful Peacocks walking around the property. It's enchanting. The Food was Excellent!! It felt like I was at a family re-union, they unearthed the Roasted Pig from... More

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Texas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Let me first state that we have never been to a Luau and we only went to the SHOW portion of this Luau. It came highly recommended by our concierge. We arrived at 7:15 for the show only- we were soooo excited to see our first Luau! The greeting was cold at the front welcoming station so my first thought... More

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Heidelberg
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

The garden was beautiful, the food good and the show entertaining. All in all a bit too many people four our taste and the show maybe a bit on the long side. Nevertheless worth the visit.

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North Olmsted OH
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75 reviews 75 reviews
36 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Took our grandchildren(6,8,14) here. Made them try a little bit of everything, there was a lot they all loved (chicken, beef, mahi mahi, sweet potatoes, masked potatoes, cucumber salad, even the deserts). The entertainment was great for adults have to agree with the other reviews. Our grandsons did not enjoy it until the flame dancer came out and then they... More

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alabama
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89 reviews 89 reviews
60 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

And a real deal for only $15, makes one want to go back again. They had the most hula dancers of the three Luau's we went to. The show included all of the Luau aspects including the twirling fire by the hula dancers as well as the main guy.

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Hollywood Hills, CA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Beautiful grounds, great food, decent entertainment. This is an adult friendly luau. This luau does not cater to young children. Kids are definitely welcome, but I would not recommend bringing them. There are no kid food options I.e French fries, chicken tenders, hot dogs or plain rice. If you've got a picky eater BRING FOOD! There is NO pre-dinner entertainment... More

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North Smithfield, Rhode Island
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We were kind of disappointed after reading the reviews. There was plenty of food. The mai tai drinks were barely drinkable. The show is where it fell apart. A few of the performers had attitudes, you could tell they really didn't want to be there, especially the younger males. What they really need is to have an experienced stage person... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The location and food were great but not a very personal feeling show. The host was wonderful though. I would have loved to have seen more emotion from the performers. I would also suggest a remodel of the show area. The seats were pretty uncomfortable (as I also heard from people around me as we were leaving) because they are... More

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Ottawa, Kansas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We went to this Luau on Thurs night, arriving at 5pm for the garden tour. The uncovering of the roasted pig occurs at 6pm, the dinner at 7pm and the show at 8pm. You can skip the garden tour, but don't miss the festivities beginning at 6. The host is a wonderful, friendly man who obviously loves his job and... More

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