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Shivalik Indian Cuisine

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Indian, Vegan, Vegetarian
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4-771 Kuhio Hwy, Waipouli Town Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1575
808-821-2333
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Description: 808-821-2333 phone 808-821-2334 fax Located between Foodland and Pizza...
808-821-2333 phone 808-821-2334 fax Located between Foodland and Pizza Hut
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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 81
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Indian Food

Love this place. The eggplant and matter paneer are extraordinary, but everything is really good, with generous portions. Good peshwari naan and onion kulcha, chicken tikka. My second favorite restaurant on Kauai, after Hukilau Lanai. Can't understand the negative comments about the service...we've... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Eleuthera10
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Buffet
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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161 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Love this place. The eggplant and matter paneer are extraordinary, but everything is really good, with generous portions. Good peshwari naan and onion kulcha, chicken tikka. My second favorite restaurant on Kauai, after Hukilau Lanai. Can't understand the negative comments about the service...we've always had attentive, warm, caring waiters here.

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Crowsnest Pass, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We love Indian food and it was such a treat to find Shivalik. Rich, but not oily or overly heavy. Quality ingredients. Attentive service without being brash or overbearing. The location is a bit strange as it is hard to spot in the strip mall, but don't let that stop you. Just down the way from Foodland in the same... More 

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Sewell, New Jersey
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

If you crave Indian food while visiting Kauai, there isn't much in terms of choices. We visited this establishment for lunch and ordered the lunch Thali special. Not only was the food quality poor and watered down, the portions were laughable ! A few tiny pieces of lettuce, half of a raw naan, 3 teaspoons of watered down Daal and... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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93 reviews 93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We went to this tiny place for lunch. The lunch special was delicious! It was just the right amount of food. I had the saag paneer, which is my indian favorite. My wife had the eggplant. Both were spiced well and flavorful! The waiter was kind but reserved. We'l be back!!

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Tucson, Arizona
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194 reviews 194 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Good tray of selected goodies for lunch. Not a big enough plate for some. Flavored just right and service quick and polite. I'd come back for dinner.

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Kauai, Hawaii
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Ordered a Palak Paneer as To Go with the plan of having the same after checking into my resort.Was charged $16.95+ taxes.To my dismay-found ONLY 4 pieces of mini Paneers in the gravy.A total rip off and a place to be avoided.

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Pelham, New Hampshire
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104 reviews 104 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This place was close to our hotel. Our first night here we saw the sign for their lunch special and made a mental note to come back. The lunch special is their take on plate lunch. Prices range from $9.95-12.95 per person and come with a main course (I got chicken tikka masala, hubby got chicken curry), rice, naan, curry,... More 

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boulder city, nv
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74 reviews 74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Had tandoori chicken but was quite dry. New owners should make sure everything fresh. Naan was OK. Some Indian families dining here but then again they have no other choices.

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Philomath, Oregon
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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We were looking for a place to eat and we saw this one. We were pleasantly surprised. The tandoori chickens was great and the lamb curry was perfectly spiced. The naan was wonderful. Overall a great meal!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Good chicken curry, the spiciness was right on. We were disappointed at the stainless steel cafeteria tray that the food was served on. I guess Sundays have a very small menu with only about 5 main dish choices.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4-771 Kuhio Hwy, Waipouli Town Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1575
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: 808-821-2333

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 20
  • Cuisine: Indian, Vegan, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

808-821-2333 phone 808-821-2334 fax Located between Foodland and Pizza Hut
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?