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Kauai Pasta Kapaa

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4-939 Kuhio Hwy, Ste B, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1583 (none (highway frontage))
+1 808-822-7447
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: We are family owned, chef driven restaurant specializing in Italian...
We are family owned, chef driven restaurant specializing in Italian comfort food while offering upscale contemporary daily specials. Our KP Lounge features handcrafted signature cocktails, a boutique wine selection, quality beers & unique tapas menu. We appeal to families, couples, visitors and locals alike. We can offer a private banquet dining room, or entire restaurant buy-out for special occasions or corporate events. We strongly recommend reservations, but gladly welcome walk-ins. We look forward to serving you!
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Families with children
Entertaining clients

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  • 243
    Excellent
  • 149
    Very good
  • 68
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Kauai Pasta - Check out the bar area

The back bar area is great...a little more quiet and the atmosphere, mood and lighting is perfect for couples. We have had some really good meals here and look forward to returning!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Jim O
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Seattle, Washington
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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496 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Northern CA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The restaurant is very dark. Really, a few more lights on would have made it much more pleasant. The staff was very inattentive. The food was just average, and the prices rather high.

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Seattle, Washington
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The back bar area is great...a little more quiet and the atmosphere, mood and lighting is perfect for couples. We have had some really good meals here and look forward to returning!

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Camp Verde, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My daughter was craving spaghetti so we found the closest pasta place we could to the hotel. What a find!! The Greek Pasta was amazing! The dishes are the perfect size - filling, but not too big. The kids menu was more extensive than most which was a plus for us. Prices are little bit high, but we didn't regret... More 

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Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I've eaten at Kauai Pasta three times now and enjoy it every time. They have delicious gluten free pizza and gluten free pasta (no GF pizza at lunch though). Very reasonable prices and the staff are always professional and courteous. They have a nice ambiance but also still OK for kids. Definitely recommend trying it out!

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Edmonton, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This restaurant produces quality meals every time. We have had 5 meals (both lunches and supper) over the past four years. The calamari and truffle fries are top notch but the lounge atmosphere can be a bit dark for some. The Kapaa location has a nice ambiance at night and the pasta is superb. Our favourite dish is the clam... More 

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We made reservations over a week ahead for the Kapaa Kauai Pasta through Open Table website. Advised by a comment to request a booth because tables small and in a thoroughfare. When we arrived we were told we couldn't have a booth (3 empty) because they were being held for larger parties (we were just 2) Were disappointed but accepted... More 

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Kenmore, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

One of the best Italian dinners anywhere. All dinners were hot and very good. This place was recommended by another guest at the resort we were at. A little hard to find, but worth it.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Kauai Pasta has great food but ambience at the Kapaa site is not very appealing. The lounge area in the far back of the restraunt is another story. Dark and much more intimate and if you are trying to eat gluten free you are in luck. Many of the entrees can be ordered that way. It is one of the... More 

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San Diego
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Our family of 4 ate here for dinner one night. We did wait about 30 minutes as the restaurant is small, but the food was worth it. Very good food that was made with good ingredients. It was not "fast" Italian food. Our kids enjoyed the wood fired pizza and I had Bruschetta and Pesto pasta with chicken. It was... More 

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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We were attracted to this restaurant because it advertised gluten free pasta dishes. It's staff was very friendly and helpful. We placed our order to go. My wife's chicken pomodoro came out first and my pizza took longer (we placed our order at the beginning of dinner service and were informed that the oven was not yet 'up to speed').... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4-939 Kuhio Hwy, Ste B, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1583
    (none (highway frontage))
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-822-7447

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Families with children, Entertaining clients

Description

We are family owned, chef driven restaurant specializing in Italian comfort food while offering upscale contemporary daily specials. Our KP Lounge features handcrafted signature cocktails, a boutique wine selection, quality beers & unique tapas menu. We appeal to families, couples, visitors and locals alike. We can offer a private banquet dining room, or entire restaurant buy-out for special occasions or corporate events. We strongly recommend reservations, but gladly welcome walk-ins. We look forward to serving you!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?