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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, Reservations, Late Night
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Visitor rating
  • 70
    Excellent
  • 85
    Very good
  • 48
    Average
  • 34
    Poor
  • 37
    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
Most recent review
Over rated

The bull shed came highly recommended from a few locals. The atmospher was less than appealing. Needs to be updated. Very expensive for the quality of food. I would compare this to a Denny's or similar with 4 star pricing. I had 4 over done prawns with a cup of rice for $29. I do not recommend... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
John M
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Scenic view
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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274 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The bull shed came highly recommended from a few locals. The atmospher was less than appealing. Needs to be updated. Very expensive for the quality of food. I would compare this to a Denny's or similar with 4 star pricing. I had 4 over done prawns with a cup of rice for $29. I do not recommend this establishment to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

What a great find on our first night. We arrived just near sunset and had a seat right at the window. Great relaxed feel here, and some pretty decent meals. So good, we went back again!

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We ate here simply because we stayed at the hotel attached. It was a very expensive meal for low quality food. We got shrimp and potato skins and both were not good. The shrimp was burnt and the potato wasn't cooked enough. The meal ended up costing far more than it should have. I would not recommend wasting your money... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The view is great and the food doesn't quite reach an average rating for us when you consider the amazing local ingredients. We wish the menu was more creative and the food tasted better. But please do go for a drink and maybe you'll find a bite better than us.

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Onalaska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Their website listed an 11 dollar steak dinner...instead it was 20 dollars and not so good. Salad bar was tossed salad and condiments and a small macaroni salad. The interior very lacking.

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Laguna Niguel, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Service and food was good but menu listed Ahi and local fish. No fish was available and it was a disappointment.

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Hawaii
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104 reviews 104 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The office Christmas party was last Saturday night at the Bull Shed. I had never been there before, so wondered if it was going to be a bust. I was pleasantly surprised at the great salad bar and view, right on the beach, we could watch the waves roll in and hear the peaceful water noise. I ordered the Ahi,... More 

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Lihue, Hawaii
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Nice location tucked away off the main road. Reservations are recommended as visitors and locals dine in. It is one of the few locations that serve a wonderful marinated lamb shank and has a salad bar. Full bar service is available.

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Lincoln
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Bull Shed is right on the ocean, and if you time it right or have reservations you can have a window seat and listen to the ocean as you eat. We both had excellent meals, the wait staff were friendly and courteous. Will go when in Kapaa again the next time.

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Bothell
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Loved the view and the food. Fun place to go to. Excellent service and salad bar. The prime rib was excellent. Get there early for the best seats.

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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, Seafood, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?