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Pomodoro - CLOSED

Kaumualii Hwy, Rainbow Plaza, Kalaheo, Kauai, HI 96741
808 332 5945
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Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Dessert

198 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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  • Japanese first
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English first
Hawaii
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66 reviews 66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Our office had our Christmas party there last year. Wow the atmosphere was great, italian music playing, I had the eggplant parmesan. Wow, delicious. Dessert was crem brule'e, really good as well. Everyone had a great time. Not to be missed.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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113 reviews 113 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

My wife and I have been eating here since our first visit to Kauai in 1999. We were here in November of 2013 and on our return for a two week stay the forth week of January, we found that Jeri and her family had closed and retired. For those of us that visited frequently and got to know Jeri... More

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Delta, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Previous reviewer said it would close on Jan. 11, 2014. Checked out yesterday to see if this was correct, and yes , it has, and Google can no longer find its web site.

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Castle Pines, Colorado
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152 reviews 152 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We have come here annually for the past 20 years and were saddened to learn on on this trip that we just ate our last meal here. After 35 years, they are closing :-( The food and service have always been one of our trip highlights. This a small and great atmosphere. The food has always been outstanding. Thanks for... More

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Portland, Oregom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

In most locales, Pomodoro would be a friendly, popular, dependable neighborhood Italian restaurant that takes care to produce its own sauces for homemade pasta cooked to perfection. But in this case the neighborhood is eastern Kauai and that is the point. After several days of fresh fish and ocean views we were reedy for a different taste and we found... More

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Sequim, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

It was a great meal and the staff was superb; they really do need a better location, because this is a wonderful place to go for a nice quality meal. It is a bit hidden, and mostly patronized by discerning locals and they all get called by name when they enter.

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Lake Villa, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

We really like this restaurant. We come here every time we're in HI and it has always been very good. Because we remembered that the portions were large we shared a salad for the starter. I had the pizzola veal with bow tie pasta which was excellent. The sauce was rich with tomatoes, peppers and onions. My wife had the... More

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Houston, Texas
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84 reviews 84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We were in the mood for some Italian food, and of course, hard to find on this island. Pomodoro was suggested and I learned that the owner is from Salerno. The restaurant itself is small, but the staff are extremely kind and try to make your visit as pleasant as possible. My husband ordered the lasagna, which was wonderful and... More

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Pine Plains, New York, USA
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171 reviews 171 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We had a dinner at Pomodoro on a somewhat late on a Friday evening. Our server was very friendly and all of the staff made us feel right at home. It really seemed that they wanted us to feel like family. We ordered the veal Pizzaiola and the prosciutto with melon. The dishes were generous and delicious. I would recommend... More

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Taylorsville, Kentucky
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Pomodoro is one of my favorite Italian restaurants anywhere.The service is excellent as is the food. Love it and will go back every time I go to Kauai.

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