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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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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
Decent food with Oceanside seating.

Was pleasantly surprised by dining room, based upon reviews I read. I doubt the decor has been updated since the mid eighties but most tables have a window that you can open and pretty much feel the ocean spray. The salad bar is pretty basic but nice addition to your meal. All entrees are served... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
AngieP1871
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Williams, California
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
  • Scenic view
  • Families with children
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West Virginia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

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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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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Williams, California
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Was pleasantly surprised by dining room, based upon reviews I read. I doubt the decor has been updated since the mid eighties but most tables have a window that you can open and pretty much feel the ocean spray. The salad bar is pretty basic but nice addition to your meal. All entrees are served with white rice as your... More 

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Titusville, Florida
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We had a table that was right on the ocean. You could just about feel the spray as the waves hit the rocks. Not an ultra fancy place and not normally fond of salad bars, but our entrees were delicious and everything was very fresh and good on the salad bar. our server was knowledgeable about the menu and specials... More 

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Kapaa, Hawaii
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We were trying to decide if we should head to CJ's in Princeville or walk across the street to try the Bull Shed. After reading many reviews, I was torn. CJ's is much more expensive, but I know what I'm going to get. It's also 45 minutes away. We decided to try the Bull Shed - what the heck! I... More 

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San Clemente, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Prime rib was a few minutes over cooked. The baked potato is worth the $3 extra. The NY Strip was PERFECTLY cooked, but lacked some flavor. The salad bar is the only thing I would return for.

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Atlanta
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

After visiting Kauai for the 4th time we decided to try dinner here. I have read some bad reviews but if this place has been here 43 years they must be doing something right. We had a great server. She was very enthusiastic and explained the menu and answered all of our questions. I had the Seared Ahi Tuna and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I went to the Bull Shed based on a recommendation from the bartender at my hotel and am SO glad I did. When I first walked in, I was VERY skeptical because the decor is a little, how do you say it?, cafeteria-ish? I decided to go with the recommendation and was VERY glad I did in the end. I... More 

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Havelock, North Carolina
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

First and foremost, the location of this restaurant is impeccable. It's right on the water and you can hear the waves lapping on the side of the building throughout dinner. Second, the food is absolutely incredible. I had surf and turf and it was all amazing. Finally, the service was great. Attentive but not to the point of annoying and... More 

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HONOLULU
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37 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Ate the half rack of lamb and got projectile vomiting a few hours later. What a mess. Diarrhea runs the next two days. You're playing Russian roulette eating at this establishment. Don't take the chance. Plenty of safer places in Kapaa to eat.

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Additional Information about Bull Shed

Address: 796 Kuhio Hwy., Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
Phone Number: 808-822-3791
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
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
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

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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, Scenic view, Families with children
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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