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520 Aleka Loop, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
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Ranked #1 of 108 Restaurants in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
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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Perth, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

This place was fully booked so we had to take an 8 30pm booking. When we arrived early we had a drink in the bar at the front and the staff were very friendly. Once we had our table the staff were very attentive and our food arrived quickly and was fantastic. I have read the service can be solw... More 

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Spokane, WA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

The food here is fabulous and we tried many items on the menu. The lobster wontons are fabulous as is the lobster bisque. A little bit of heaven here in Kauai.

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Palmdale, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

This was our splurge meal of our trip, it was very good, excellent service, pretty decor but a bit pricey. Our bill for 3 adults was $160 including 3 cocktails and one dessert to share. My favorite was the first course of pineapple gazpacho which was excellent mix of sweet and spicy. We all had fish entrees and only my... More 

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We chose this restaurant based on previous reviews for one of our "nicer" meals when on vacation. First, the positives: service was lovely, and the seafood very fresh. However, the food in general seems like it caters to middle-America who wants a splurge. There was nothing particularly interesting or exciting on the menu, and everything was covered in some kind... More 

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Chilliwack, Canada
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81 reviews 81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We come here every year and again we were not disappointed. We started with the lobster wontons as an appy and they were excellent. We were then seated at a great table outside right at the front.. Our waitress Debbie was fantastic and really knew her menu. We had the mahi mahi and the mixed grill with the wallys salad... More 

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Stockton California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

My husband and I had dinner here on our 15th wedding anniversary. We opted to bring our own wine and paid a very modest cork fee of $10. We both chose to order the five course tasting menu and were overall pleased with the selection. The gazpacho and vegetable tart were both delicious. The Hawaiian fish was Mahi Mahi and... More 

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Pasadena, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We had a group of 7 that went based on a local recommendation. So glad we did. Service was excellent, wine although from Washington also great. The Walley salad is fabulous its the papaya dressing that makes this simple salad amazing. We all had filets or the fresh fish and everyone was extremely happy with their meal. Chocolate lava cake... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Absolutely great place to have dinner! My wife and I had deep fried calamari and the lobster bisque as appetizers, then she had the fish sampler and I had steak for the main course. We finished dinner off with their melted chocolate cake. We both agreed the weakest course was the bisque, and it was wonderful! the calamari was light,... More 

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Sanford, Michigan
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We had planned a special dinner-we made reservations and still waited an extra 20 minutes to be seated. Perhaps later in the evening everyone was tired after a busy shift. Our food was good-not great especially considering the prices. Again waiting became an issue-everything took a long time to arrive. We had a better experience at Oasis.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

First place we ate at in Kauai. Very good food. Great service, a little spendy. The salads were amazing as were the lobster wontons. Open air dining or dining outside. Friendly bartender.

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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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