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Dani's Restaurant

American, Japanese, Polynesian, Hawaiian
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4201 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1381
808-245-4991
Today
5:00 am - 1:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sat 5:00 am - 11:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Hang with the locals

Busy busy busy. This local hot spot has great eats. The food is good, the coffee is great and it is a local haven. Prices are very reasonable. The atmosphere is simple and low key. Great spot to eat breakfast everyday. Hours are 5am - 11am Mon - Fri and Sat 5am -1pm. Have some pineapple... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
love2explorentravel
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Saskatoon, SK
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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110 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Saskatoon, SK
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Busy busy busy. This local hot spot has great eats. The food is good, the coffee is great and it is a local haven. Prices are very reasonable. The atmosphere is simple and low key. Great spot to eat breakfast everyday. Hours are 5am - 11am Mon - Fri and Sat 5am -1pm. Have some pineapple pancakes. You won't regret... More 

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Ruidoso, New Mexico
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Nothing special about this place. Food was average, hard to screw up breakfast. Needs new flooring and fixtures. Prices good for Kawa'i.

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Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My husband likes Moco Loco, but I noticed that there is a slightly different version on the menu that adds cheese, bacon, and green onions. My husband raved about it and is making up all kinds of reasons why we need to swing by there again for a meal. I am a vegetarian, so the hamburger patty does not appeal... More 

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Alpine
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel. The lunch menu is also served at breakfast. My husband ordered a luau plate which had a little bit of everything. I have just forgotten what I had! Anyway, I remember it was good and I liked that they put a pot of coffee on the table and it was included with the... More 

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SEQUIM
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Dani's restaurant is an institution in the city of Lihue. For more than 30 years they have provided good basic quality food, some of which are Hawaiian specialties. The service is always good, the staff friendly, and the food is both reasonable and of good quality. My first meal at Dani's was back in 1981, and when I'm in Lihue,... More 

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Lahaina, Hawaii
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Seat yourself, the menus are on your table, and enjoy a time when Hawaii wasn't all about high-rise hotels, celebrity chefs, and condos. We had the Tripe Stew with Poi, Beef Stew with Rice, and Ham and Cheese Omelette with Hash Browns, each dish getting a splash of their homemade Hawaiian Chili Pepper Water, the best in Hawaii! If you... More 

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Gig Harbor
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Fast, friendly service, reasonably priced ($16 total for two, including coffee). We had the two egg +meat+toast which was very good. It seems that Dani's is the place where the locals go for breakfast

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Ashburn, Virginia
Top Contributor
323 reviews 323 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My husband and I decided to try a "new" place for breakfast during our recent visit to Kauai and stopped at Dani's one morning. It's definitely a local hangout, but were made to feel welcome as tourists. A pot of coffee is left on each table, and there is no extra charge for coffee at breakfast. I had the loco... More 

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Lihue, Hawaii
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Hambuger steak breakfast is wonderful with 2 eggs, rice and gravy. Omelette choices and daily specials make this place a regular local hang out. You can even get lunch items for breakfast which makes it a nice change.

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Reedsburg, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We stopped in for breakfast on a Monday morning, really crowded and the parking lot is tight. We found a table right away though and the service and food were great. Prices were very reasonable too.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4201 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1381
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: 808-245-4991

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Japanese, Polynesian, Hawaiian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 1:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 11:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?