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All 14 Kilauea Restaurants

The Garden Cafe at Common Ground

4900 Kuawa Road, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
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Ranked #5 of 14 Restaurants in Kilauea
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $15
Cuisines: Seafood, Vegan, Vegetarian, Hawaiian
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Fresh Wholesome Healthy Organic Dishes Created From The Seasonal Crops Of Kauai's Best Farmers and Ranchers.
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This place is so surreal - tucked away on its own garden which spans several acres, it is surrounded by a lot of lush greenery, has excellent free wifi, and the best gluten-free desserts. The food here is farm-to-table and like everything on the island, is made with lots of TLC (so be patient if it takes a bit to... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A unique and fun setting amongst the outdoors and gardens. Quality ingredients for the GF to vegetarian to the person who wanted bacon, sure to please everyone. A pricey brunch but worth a visit.

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Sherman, Connecticut
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57 reviews 57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This place was amazing!! Location is dreamy, surrounded by the mountains and lush green vegetation. Food is all organic and local and so tasty! After the meal, you can take a walk to a beautiful waterfall and garden. Jump rope in the water! You must go eat there!!

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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I have enjoyed food by the Common Ground in Australia so was keen to check out the Hawaiian version, particularly as so much restaurant food in the US is quite unhealthy (although to be fair, this isn't the case in Kauai). The restaurant is deservedly busy. The food is wholesome, full of flavour, exotic ingredients and hearty servings. I had... More

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The World
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373 reviews 373 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The Garden Café at the Common Ground, 4900 Kuhio Rd., Kilauea, HI 96754, tel. 808-977-8371, www.cgkauai.net. It was a beautiful farm and community center type of place. One orders one’s food at the cashier and picks it up at the window. The place is very nice and the furniture is comfortable. We had one salad of the day ($18) and... More

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Los Angeles
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Very happy we have this place a try. It was newly opened and they were training employees but that was no issue. The food was fresh and delicious and the grounds were pristine. Loved it!

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darien ct.
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We were lucky enough to happen upon the first evening that dinner was being offered at this restaurant (august 19)so it had special meaning.It was also our last night in kauai and on the way to the airport as we were leaving princeville for our red-eye to the mainland,so the setting could not have been more perfect in prolonging our... More

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SF Bay Area
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We enjoyed the fish sandwich and the kale salad, which were both fantastically fresh and well prepared. It was well worth the drive to eat here and to take a stroll across the beautiful grounds.

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Tulsa, OK
17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Have eaten here in past years and it was quite good. Went for brunch today, Saturday, and despite it being listed on its website they do not serve brunch on Saturday. This was fine so ordered lunch. Fish sandwich served on a hamburger bun, sweet potato fires are actually taro fries and were small burnt pieces, and the fish is... More

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Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We came here for lunch and it was superb. The vegetable just out if the organic gardens. Very pleasurable experience

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