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All 105 Kapaa Restaurants

Hukilau Lanai

520 Aleka Loop, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
8088220600
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Ranked #1 of 105 Restaurants in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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Jackson, Wyoming, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

I was always told, "Never buy insurance from a man wearing cheap shoes". Well, this restaurant has really cheap utensils...are people taking the good stuff as a souvenir? The food is very good. Tim, our waiter, was attentive and professional. Certainly worth the stop.

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Philomath, Oregon
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62 reviews 62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

It's so slow that I am sitting here writing this review while waiting for dessert. Our main course took a long time and was only warm. It would have tasted better if it was hot. The salad was not great. I'm not impressed. Neither of our dinners were something we would recommend- especially for the price.

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

My wife live on Kauai and the Hukilau is one of our favorite places to dine by ourselves or with friends. They have a beautiful lanai (Open area) to view the ocean and palm trees. On Fridays they have locally grown steamed clams about $14. The meal comes with a fresh made soup or salad, you can upgrade to the... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Had the surf and turf, very good and nice view of the gardens from the restaurant. make res as it fills up fast.

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NYC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

One of the best meals on the Island. Staff are friendly and the value for the quality of food is absolutely outstanding. Only downside is that it is a bit dated but I suppose that's part of the charm. Will go back for sure.

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Chilliwack, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

The overall great reviews on Trip Advisor are well earned. On a very busy Wednesday night (reservations recommended) we tried two different seafood dishes: the mixed girl (4 large prawns, Ono, and Ahi tuna), and the grilled Ono. Both were excellent as was a very good Caesar salad. The chocolate lava cake for dessert was outstanding! The bill with tip... More 

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missoula, mt
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Celebrated a recent birthday here; best meal I've had in Kauai! Tip:pay $6 to split a meal and you each get soup or salad. Save room for chocolate lava cake, but let em know at the start of meal, it takes 20 minutes.

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Loveland, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Everything about the evening was perfect! The waitress was very attentive and helpful. We ordered surf and turf, with the beef having been grown on Kauai and the fish (Walu) being the tastiest we've ever had. It was marinated perfectly. The desserts were delicious, too. The chef did an excellent job!

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Richland, Washington
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64 reviews 64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We wanted to experience this place after reading the reviews. How does one place get so many five star ratings? I'm not certain, and there could be some fishy marketing, but regardless of the legitimacy, this place provided us excellent and friendly service. Totally what you'd expect from a five star restaurant. The filet was second to none we have... More 

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Villa Park, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We have a condo here and visit regularly. We try to never miss a visit to Hukilau Lanai. It is by far our favorite restaurant on the island. We love to go early so we can have their "sampler" which consists of 5 small courses(plenty of food) and five different wines. The best item on the menu in my opinion... More 

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Additional Information about Hukilau Lanai

Address: 520 Aleka Loop, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
Phone Number: 8088220600
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: Seafood

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