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796 Kuhio Hwy., Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
808-822-3791
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4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 81
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  • 100
    Very good
  • 55
    Average
  • 38
    Poor
  • 40
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Awesome Steak

We got there about 7 PM and were seated immediately. Wife got a steak which she claimed was one of the best steaks she is ever had and cooked perfect. My chicken breasts were average, Will eat here again during our two week stay and get steak. Excellent location on the water. Salad bar is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
Williecmo
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SHELBYVILLE
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Scenic view
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Oregon
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We were told the food was good - but restaurant was way too hot and staff rude. So I called and requested a take out order. She refused and said I had to come order take out in person. So I went to the restaurant. Sweltering hot. Overwhelmingly uncomfortable. They demanded that I be seated before they would allow me... More 

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SHELBYVILLE
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We got there about 7 PM and were seated immediately. Wife got a steak which she claimed was one of the best steaks she is ever had and cooked perfect. My chicken breasts were average, Will eat here again during our two week stay and get steak. Excellent location on the water. Salad bar is average and the pineapple wasn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We had the meat lovers, prime rib, lobster tail and beef Kaibab. Everything was good. We just did not think the Lousiana sausage was that great.

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Sun Lakes, Arizona
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

It's been several years since we visited the Bull Shed. Their focus is in their name --- beef. But I didn't come to Kauai for beef. The web site said they opened at 4:30, so we arrived around that time to ensure we received a window table, fronting the ocean, We were told that they didn't start seating in the... More 

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Tujunga
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We read reviews with concerns, so we kept those in mind as we planned to dine there. Last time we dined here was some years ago (all good), but we could not see the old signage by the highway, due to so many larger, distracting signs nearby, so we thought they are GONE. Google search helped us, and we found... More 

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Oxnard, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Locals and fellow tourists alike recommended this place, primarily because its dopey name does describe its fare: beef for beef lovers, and other dishes for others. There are surprisingly few restaurants in the Kapa'a area that are on the water, and this is one. It has many tables with windows to the sea. The ambience is pure coffee shop, however,... More 

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Hinton, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We went to the Bull Shed after having their Prim Rib recommended as one of the best on the Island, When trying to book a table I was told on the phone that there were no reservations just walk ups. Our first experience was not good when we were told by the young lass seating guests that there were no... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We went to the Bullshed in 1977 and loved it. We are happy they are still around and are still good. There was live easy listening music and an ocean view.

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West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We enjoyed our dining experience at the Bull Shed. The inside furnishings are rather plain - but it is very neat and clean. The salad bar was not large, but had an adequate number of items that were very fresh and tasty. The fresh fish was excellent ( the best that we had during our Kauai visit at numerous fine... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Friendly to visitors but well partonized by local people. If locals eat there it must be good and it is. Setting is breath taking without the high resort prices and the food is great. Bone-in prime rib was AWESOME!!! Our entire party of 9 enjoyed our evening!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 796 Kuhio Hwy., Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: 808-822-3791

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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