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2440 Hoonani Road, at the Sheraton Kauai, Poipu Beach, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756
808.742.1661
Today
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 54
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good choices for breakfast

Very adequate choices of breakfast items. Items include scrambled eggs, eggs Benedict, waffles, sausage, bacon, pastries, fresh fruit. Waiter provides juice and coffee. Seating is semi open overlooking the ocean. Great views. Birds perched on railings watching you eat.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
jeanaz27
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Very adequate choices of breakfast items. Items include scrambled eggs, eggs Benedict, waffles, sausage, bacon, pastries, fresh fruit. Waiter provides juice and coffee. Seating is semi open overlooking the ocean. Great views. Birds perched on railings watching you eat.

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New Orleans
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Expensive but I guess that's the price you pay for a hotel restaurant/bar. The buffet was really good. You could be as healthy or as unhealthy as you wanted. The smoked salmon was yummy. The eggs benedict was as good as a buffet benny could be. The bacon was some of the best I've had, it was thick and crispy... More 

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Telluride, Colorado
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Sandwiches and burgers and fish and chips are mediocre. The guava salad was good when we added chicken. Convenient and good enough. Pricey.

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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

If you stay here, go get takeout. The Mai Tais are the worst on that part of island too. We tried lunch and breakfast and found it to be awful in both ways. Burgers were dry, over done and tasteless. As for the breakfast buffet, it is hard to mess up but they did with more over cooked food, tasteless... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Good prices. Great staff. Recommendations of staff were right on par...food delicious and presentation was great. I was impressed that the food at the Pool Restaurant was so affordable and high-end. We ordered the Nachos, the soups, the wraps, the salads...all very good and exceeded my expectations.

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Anytime a cocktail to suit the time of day. Loved the staff and loved the service we got. 57 Chevie with Hawaiian plates absolutely fabulous. Loved the location want to go back. X x

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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I am staying at the Sheraton in Poipu. However the dirty little secret is that Lava"s Resturant takes the award for the worst in poipu. It it's overpriced, most breakfast plates are 22 dollars , so they force you to their 28 dollar buffet which they discount 20% for being a SPG member. So that comes out to $22. Now... More 

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Ocilla, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

A little pricey and the service a little slow; BUT....this is Hawaii and I was on vacation... no worries or cares for just a few days. AND the food was excellent.

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Milwaukee
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Met friends here for pupus and drinks. The waiter was very accommodating. The drinks were great. The pupus were generous and served as our dinner. We watched the staff set up for the luau for later that evening and listened to the Ocean. It was relaxing and pleasant.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Nice spot on the beach for lunch but won't go back until the main restaurant is finished with the renovations as the service was SO SLOW!! Even on Hawaii time!!

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Additional Information about Lava's

Address: 2440 Hoonani Road, at the Sheraton Kauai, Poipu Beach, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756
Phone Number: 808.742.1661
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Koloa
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 16
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2440 Hoonani Road, at the Sheraton Kauai, Poipu Beach, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Koloa
  • Phone Number: 808.742.1661

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 16
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm

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