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Kintaro

4-370 Kuhio Highway (Route 56), Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
808-822-3341
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Ranked #52 of 102 restaurants in Kapaa
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

I have travelled to a number of destinations across North America and abroad and to be perfectly honest Kintaro was perhaps one of the greatest disappointments. We visited based on a local's recommendation but would never suggest anyone else return. After waiting for 45 minutes patiently - I have waited longer for restaurants we love - Kintaro was a calamity.... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Easy location if you are staying on the east side. Sushi was pretty good. Prices were okay. This restaurant was recommended by a local.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My wife and I are visiting Kauai for the 4th time. We have had the most wonderful experiences here over the past several years and this is the first time I have had to write a negative review. We were looking for a nice place to have dinner last night and the front desk agent at our hotel recommended Kintaro.... More

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Menlo Park
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I may be a very spoiled diner in that I didn't think Kintaro was worth the price paid for dinner. Half our group including me didn't like the ingredients nor the way the food was prepared and presented. Maybe it was a low grade of beef or it was the chef's night out but I have experienced a lot of... More

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Bozeman, Montana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food here is great and very fresh. We had a meal served teppan yaki, which is around the grill prepared fresh. The fish is very fresh and tasty.

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New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The sushi here was excellent. I like that it's a real local place as well. The restaurant was packed for a Tuesday night and we looked like one of the few tourist tables in the place. Very reasonable pricing and fresh sushi. We made reservations and suggest you do the same, regardless of what night you decide to go. The... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My sister and I went here for dinner based on a recommendation. The service from the hostesses was poor. It took a few minutes before we were even acknowledged upon entering the restaurant. The entree I wanted was unavailable and I didn't really enjoy the dish I did end up ordering. I was disappointed based on the good reviews, so... More

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Frisco, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Great hibachi style food. We enjoyed sharing the table with other couples. This too was walking distance from our cottage

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Lander, Wyoming, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We didn't have a reservation and had to wait quite awhile, so next time we'll have that reservation. Food is very good, service is good and this is definitely a "locals" place.

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San Diego, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a very popular and busy place. It is only open for dinner.. . . .from 5:30 -9:30pm. . . I had heard it was very popular and since I was still on California time, I went around 5:15. There were already people lined up outside ! I sat at the sushi bar, and by the time I left,... More

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