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All 37 Hanalei Restaurants

Kalypso Island Bar and Grill

Main Street, Kauai's North shore, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714 (Formerly Zelo's)
808 826-9700
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Ranked #16 of 37 Restaurants in Hanalei
Price range: $7 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Casper, Wyoming
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We ate here 3 times while staying up in Princeville. The fish taco's are a bit "fishy", too fishy for me. The shrimp taco's are amazing! The atmosphere is cool. Setting on the deck is an adventure in its own with plenty of people to watch. Locals love to come here and watch sports and it's a bit loud but... More 

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Glendora, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We ate here a couple of times. Great atmosphere, good food, a variety of beers on-tap and in bottles. Plenty of televisions to watch sports.

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New York City, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We sat in Kalypso on a rainy day, and the service and food was average. There are a ton of choices nearby, so I'd try elsewhere since the service wasn't great and the prices seemed a bit high for the quality of the food.

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Kihei, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Food was delicious. Wait staff was extremely friendly but the bartenders, unfortunately, were standoffish.I would go back just because I love Hanalei Town and the food is definitely worth it. The house bloody mary with Hawaiian chili pepper vodka was the best bloody mary I have ever had.

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Englewood, co
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It's some of the best on the island. The wait staff is always fast and helpful, too. We visit them every year for the calamari

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Elmira, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I attended this restaurant with 3 friends and we had split opinions. While the atmosphere of the restaurant was enjoyable, I personally will not go back here. First of all the service – our server was very friendly, but did not have much information for us. What was annoying was that on their menu, none of the drinks had prices.... More 

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Washington State
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Against the TripAdvisor reviews, we stopped in because it was crowded. Burger bun was slightly stale and just ok. $10 mai tai seemed a bit pricey. It was just an average experience.

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michigan
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121 reviews 121 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We have been to Kalypso's a number of times when visiting Kauai and they never disappoint. Not only do they have the best sandwiches in Hanalei but their drinks are the best and biggest on Kauai. Service is fantastic. You must stop when in Hanalei.

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

A large group of vacationers went here to celebrate a birthday. We were told that the restaurant was unable to give us separate bills. That should have been our first clue... After our bill came, we were told that we had to figure out our individual bills and that the payments had to work out exactly. Our server said that... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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281 reviews 281 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Stopped as part of a tour group. The fish sandwiches are huge with perfectly cooked mahi mahi. The waffle fries were crispy. The dip went with everything. Service was fast and friendly.

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Additional Information about Kalypso Island Bar and Grill

Address: Main Street, Kauai's North shore, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714 (Formerly Zelo's)
Phone Number: 808 826-9700
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 20

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