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Kauai Pasta Lihue

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3-3142 Kuhio Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
808 245-2227
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Lihue Location is open daily from 11am-9pm
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 33
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  • 8
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
KP in Lihui is a gem

Kauai Pasta is a small restaurant but the food and atmosphere is awesome. A mix of tourists and locals alike make this restaurant a must go. The food is excellent, and a restaurant is family friendly, but at the same time nice for a date dinner. Make a reservation if you can since they can by... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
K P
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Boise, Idaho
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Boise, Idaho
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Kauai Pasta is a small restaurant but the food and atmosphere is awesome. A mix of tourists and locals alike make this restaurant a must go. The food is excellent, and a restaurant is family friendly, but at the same time nice for a date dinner. Make a reservation if you can since they can by pretty busy. Worth the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We went here with a bunch of friends because we heard so many good reviews that we had to test it out. But honestly, it was okay. Not horrible, but not the best meal ever. However, on Alaska Airlines the next morning, it was fabulous! Try it for yourself!

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Port Perry, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We had dinner twice at Kauai Pasta, and enjoyed every morsel! This is a small restaurant with a very local feel, the excellent kitchen prepares each dish with flavour that satisfies. We ordered off the menu, we felt the specials seemed too complicated with competing ingredients. We left feeling like we had found a new favourite Italian restaurant, full and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Kauai Pasta caters the First Class meals on Alaska Airlines flights from Lihue, Kauai to the US Mainland. My wife and I were flying back to Seattle and the dinner on our flight was the Slow Braised Beef Short Rib in a Coffee Barbecue Sauce with cheddar scalloped potatoes and bacon and green bean saute. The meal was FANTASTIC! The... More 

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Lihue, Hawaii
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Their food is always very good and fresh! They even have GLUTEN FREE pasta!!They have great salads. My favorite is the Arugala Goat cheese salad. The pasta with clam sauce is excellent too.

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Lihue, Hawaii
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The location in Lihue is quite small so be prepared to wait for a table, but I assure you it is worth the wait. Everything is wonderful especially the basil pesto pasta! The Kapa'a location offers lasagna which is always my husband's favorite.

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Eugene, Oregon
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We were told about Kauai Pasta Lihue and after their mouth watering description we had to go. Great small bar area that seemed to be a friends meeting spot. The food was excellent. We all tried something different, the Chicken Marsala was the best, with the Fettuccine Alfredo and close second. We will go back each time we visit the... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Outstanding service and food! The pasta is made in house and is cooked to perfection. The chicken Parmesan was full of flavor and hit the spot!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went based on TripAdvisor recommendations (and it was one of the few places open on a Sunday night) and it was fantastic! We essentially made our own tapas selections by sampling the "sides to share" portion of the menu. The goat cheese salad, green beans w/ bacon, meatballs and french fries w/ special dipping sauces were all worth writing... More 

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

went in after long day of travel, sat at the bar, excellent drink,since seats were available and wait 45 minutes. Four of us had different selections, which spanned the menu and no one was disappointed. Glad we went

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3-3142 Kuhio Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: 808 245-2227

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Lihue Location is open daily from 11am-9pm
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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