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The Eastside

4-1380 Kuhio Hwy., Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
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Ranked #35 of 104 Restaurants in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $35
Cuisines: Asian, Seafood, Pacific Rim
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Eastside , located in the heart of downtown Kapaa HI offers a unique Pacific Rim dinner menu featuring an exquisite selection of seafood entrees as well as steak, pork and chicken. Dinner prices range from $17 to $30 per entrée and offers a full bar and nightly music.
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Great time with Cindy the bartender, She made us feel at home with her sarcastic wit and sense of humor. Lots of laughs and the owner was quite funny as well.

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Hong Kong, China
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15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Eastside is a decent option in Kapa'a. The fish dishes are good as well as the chicken. Standout was the ahi avocado sashimi. The owner cut up a fresh fish for my order. Simply delicious, but pricey at $18.

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34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We stopped in Kapaa on the way from the airport to our condo in Princeville. After a long day of flying, we just wanted to grab something quick so we ordered a burger!! It was soooo good and huge. Great way to start our vacation!!

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San Francisco, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

It must have been a bad night for them, as I heard some really good things about The Eastside but my friend and I were not impressed. We were tired and became increasingly cranky waiting for our food, which took so long that we were tempting to leave. We watched as people who came in after us were served. Normally... More

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This restaurant is a gem... nice upscale restaurant with a good selection of food and drinks....right in the center of Kapaa

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Portland, Oregon
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I had the pork belly steamed buns, which were more like hum bao tacos (or deconstructed hum bao). Delicious! My husband had the ribeye nachos from the specials board and thought they were very good but a little pricey for the serving size. Service is friendly and the location is convenient. Just one visit there during this trip, but I'd... More

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

From the day we arrived on kauai two months ago, the Eastside has been the place to be!!! The owner is friendly and the staff is amazing. With knowledgeable , lively staff who all are always smiling, this is the place to go when needing a great place to go. Great happy hour prices with $2.50 draft beers, the cheapest... More

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Ventura CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Having reviewed the menu, which seemed a little pricey, we decided to sample the appetizers before ordering entrees. This was a good move which saved us from a more expensive mistake. We ordered the pupu tray (panko-crusted shrimp, filled wontons, teriyaki wings & fries), calamari and brie with fruit. The fries were the best thing in this assortment. The others... More

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Tampa, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The two guitarists greeted us with happy tunes ranging from Johnny Cash to Jimmy Buffet. It was soon disrupted by "Mr. V's" spoon accompaniment that was painful to watch and hear. My wife swore her tangerine martini was Sunny D. My Mai tai was good with little vodka to speak of. The garlic bread appetizer was dreadful. Small bread loaf,... More

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Santa Barbara, California
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The menu was so unique. My husband is a restaurant snob because he used to cook professionally but he very much liked the meal and the sauces. The dynamite crusted Ono was delicious, I had the spicy shrimp skewer (yum) and mumsy had the kauai Kordon Blue. All entrees were shared and enjoyed. If you are looking for a restaurant... More

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