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

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 76
    Very good
  • 68
    Average
  • 33
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great for Mid-day cocktail

We stopped by Lava's almost every day for a mid-afternoon cocktail. The bar service was wonderful. Great staff and great drinks.

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2016
Spolar999
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Tucson
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Beaumont, Texas
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110 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant offer breakfast and lunch. Two breakfast buffet offered or regular menu. Lunch is menu. I ate the breakfast buffet and lunch. Both were delicious. The view were gorgeous! Breakfast view looking at the beach before the sun get so bright was my favorite!

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Thank Grace_Baby
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You are steps away from the beach and ocean at this restaurant. The breakfast buffet is great and the staff is very attentive.

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Thank martin82001
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you're staying someplace else this is worth a try. The setting is ideal and the food is great. The drinks are pricey but that goes without saying at a resort. If you want to get drunk go someplace else, if you want a relaxing drink in a great setting Lava's is a perfect choice.

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Thank Desertman2013
seattle
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Personal pizza - $20. Everything in the facility was overpriced. Smoothies $7. Sandwiches over $12. Because of the pricing, we went elsewhere.

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Thank ciao-bg5053
Colorado
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ask for a booth looking out towards the ocean. The food was really good and the prices were reasonable.

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Thank Janet B
Sacramento, California
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really love the location of this place! Right on the beach and you can rent cabanas for the day to lay out. The food was sub par at best and the service is non existent. Pricey too especially since it is so awful.

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Thank James R
Toronto
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything is working for this place - good food, attentive staff and fabulous location by the pool and mere steps from the ocean. The Paniola Burger and the BBQ Bento box were a family favorite but everything we ate there was good

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Thank SusanMTtoronto
Tucson
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187 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We stopped by Lava's almost every day for a mid-afternoon cocktail. The bar service was wonderful. Great staff and great drinks.

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Thank Spolar999
Richmond, Canada
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

A great to eat with the family. It is right beside the pool and beach; totally ideal for the daytime and early dinner. Prices are reasonable too.

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Thank Chips1951
Roseville, California
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102 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

had breakfast here on our last morning staying at Sheraton, good food, high resort prices. service was good

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Thank Jim D

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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
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?