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Kintaro

4-370 Kuhio Highway (Route 56), Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
808-822-3341
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Ranked #54 of 104 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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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Local beef that's the best steak we've ever had. Excellent sushi & sashimi, fresh, and cooked to perfection. All the locals will line up for Kintaro's so reserve a seat in the Sushi Bar or at the Teppan Bars for an amazing show that tastes as great as it looks!

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

This was our second favorite sushi place on the island. It was definitely the most reasonably priced. We went there once a week during our month in Kapa'a and even made the trip a few times when we stayed on the North Shore after that. Our favorite roll was the Bali Hai Bomb roll... couldn't get enough of that one.... More

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Bergamo
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

amazing place, if you look it from outside probablly you do not enter, but belive me it's incredible! great sushi and fresh fish!

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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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
24 helpful votes 24 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
11 helpful votes 11 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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