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2440 Hoonani Road, at the Sheraton Kauai, Poipu Beach, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756
808.742.1661
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  • English first
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English first
Moorhead, Minnesota
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479 reviews 479 reviews
395 restaurant reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Nice restaurant with a nice sunset view or further in where you can see the luau. The food is solid and well made. The service is excellent too.

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Encinitas, California, United States
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110 reviews 110 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We stayed at the resort this month and had a breakfast and 2 lunches. Not impressed with the breakfast buffet, it is very expensive and the fruit isn't even the island fruit we expected. The 2 Lava's lunches were delivered to us in the bungalow, one of our servers was very good, the other forgot much of our order. The... More 

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Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Allen is one of the many great waiters at Lava's and the food is always consistent and good. We generally eat lunch poolside from the Lava's menu. Too many items to list here but our favorites are the wings, quesadilla, burger and salads.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Cheap and Hawaii aren't generally used in same sentence, but $ 5 happy hour mai tais are fairly priced with good appetizers and great service from friendly bartenders

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Portland, Oregon
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146 reviews 146 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We enjoyed the buffet and poolside lunch service is OK. Food is good but pool service is very slow due to understaffing. They are not usually open for dinner.

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Rochester, MN
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81 reviews 81 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We ate breakfast here 4 times and dinner 1 time during our recent visit. First, the prices indicted here on trip advisor are not accurate, double them at least. Breakfast, unless you booked a deal, is $30 for a typical $15 buffet on the mainland. I understand this is Hawaii, but service was slow as well ... 2 of 4... More 

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New York City, New York
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77 reviews 77 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Fresh salads and decent appetizers made this a solid choice for lunch. They also have a pretty good happy hour.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The breakfast is very good and I would recommend the lox or parfait. The lunch and dinner are not good, we had several meals including salads, nachos and burgers and it is not worth the price.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

This place served its main purpose well- breakfast buffet and poolside lunch/cocktail bar. Don't bother with dinner here.

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Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We had breakfast here several times and loved it. The breakfast selections were varied and delicious and the servers were very friendly and efficient. Having breakfast with a view of the ocean is a great way to start the day. :) Kids eat free with SPG membership, so that was a plus, too!

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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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