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Pau Hana Bar & Grill

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831 Kuhio Hwy #32, Kauai Village Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
808 821 2900
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 57
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fun & Food

Try your hand @ Dollar Darts on the ceiling, then order the Fish n' Chips. Don't expect long, skinny fries – they're the best waffle fries ever.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
lpdesigns
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Late Night
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144 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Try your hand @ Dollar Darts on the ceiling, then order the Fish n' Chips. Don't expect long, skinny fries – they're the best waffle fries ever.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Had fish and chips. Best ever. Consistently good over the years. Have never tried anything else on memu. J and K

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Omaha, Nebraska
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152 reviews 152 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We decided to try this place after a long day...we were the only ones in the bar except for a few people at the actual bar. The waiter was very friendly and told us his story. Very small bar but it's adequate. Several of us ordered the fish and chips, which was the best we've ever had! The other ordered... More 

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Sonoita,AZ
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Gotta love it. Just right for a stop between the hard work of touristing. Nothing fancy. Little hard to find. Pull into the Kaua'i Shopping Center and look along the strip to the right.

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boulder, co
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

While the one waitress/bartender was friendly and the cook seemed competent enough, this place really doesn't have a lot to recommend it. They were out of more than half of their beers. Service was incredibly slow, because they only had two people working the entire place. The Fish and Chips was good but not great. My $20 grilled fish platter... More 

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Chicago
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178 reviews 178 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My wife and I went to Pau Hana by accident. It is right next to the Safeway in Kapa'a, where we had stopped to pick up a few things, and we needed to get a quick meal before a dash to the airport, so we stopped in. What a pleasant surprise. It is a homey, authentic place, clearly family-run. There... More 

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Port Angeles, Washington
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We have an opportunity to visit Kauai every year and we always make a special pilgrimage to Pau Hana Bar and Grill for the fish and chips. We have NEVER been disappointed and have recommended this unassuming looking place to everyone we know who is going to be near Kapaa. It is located right across from the Safeway store in... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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122 reviews 122 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We all had the fish and chips, great! Easy access from Waipouli to pop in for a quick bite. Hidden around the corner by Safeway.

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Palo Alto, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We just stopped in because the restaurant was in the same shopping center as the Safeway grocery store. What a pleasant surprise! We had a really good lunch. The food was very good. The service was very friendly. If we're in the area again at mealtime, we are likely to stop again.

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Twin Cities
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

Just a little hole in the wall in an old strip mall... Great fish and chips!! A little dark and old looking but the prices are great, food is great, and the service is friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 831 Kuhio Hwy #32, Kauai Village Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: 808 821 2900

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?