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Dani's Restaurant

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Japanese, American, Polynesian, Hawaiian
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4201 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1381
808-245-4991
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5:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sat 5:00 am - 11:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 41
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  • 63
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 5
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Delicious Breakfast

Place was packed when we arrived. Locals spot forsure... Then you know it's good. Friendly service. Great food and price. Will return forsure. Don't go if you like fancy. But I loved the local vibe and simplicity

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Monkeytoez
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alberta
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Port Ludlow, Washington
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We met friends who are locals and recommended Dani's. Since we don't eat red meat, we found limited options to consider. What we got was average, but we would not return.

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Thank Anita1travels
Kauai, Hawaii
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was not impressed with this restaurant. They serve local food and I felt that the prices were high for what they were offering.

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Thank lawaiwoman
alberta
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214 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Place was packed when we arrived. Locals spot forsure... Then you know it's good. Friendly service. Great food and price. Will return forsure. Don't go if you like fancy. But I loved the local vibe and simplicity

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Thank Monkeytoez
Phoenix
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast was very good and wait staff was friendly. Price was reasonable. Bathroom was dirty and cramped.

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Thank duct_tape53
chicago
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here for breakfast as a change from the overpriced resort meals. It was a nice diversion,clean, affordable and the obvious choice for locals. The meal was great. I had the Moco Loco with Bacon. It was delicious that day and the next when I reheated my doggy bag. My husband had a traditional American breakfast of eggs,bacon and... More 

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Thank dee728
Boise, ID
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63 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No nonsense local food at good prices. Definitely nothing fancy. Basically a cafeteria feel. But the food was a legitimate, the service friendly and the portions healthy. I look forward to going back.

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Thank thinkjeffthink
McMinnville, Oregon, United States
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some time ago I fell in love with loco moco, 4 of us had breakfast, my loco moco was good but not above average. This restaurant is undoubtedly a locals place, which serves a good average, inexpensive meal. I will go again if on the Island.

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Thank Robert B
Tustin, Michigan
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a place that locals eat. Found this place on Kauai tourism phamphlet. Good good. We had the breakfast and chatted with the locals.

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Thank Kittycatmom123
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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57 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wanting breakfast before hitting the road as this was with in walking distance of our room. Local diner where the locals eat with average food and normal Hawaii prices

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Thank GarynPatty
Milwaukee, WI
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97 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We had breakfast at Dani's right before going to the airport on our last day of the trip. We were the only tourists in the restaurant and it is definitely no frills. That said, the service was fast, the pancakes were delicious (we tried the pineapple and the banana pancakes), and everyone could order exactly what they wanted. Not too... More 

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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: Japanese, American, Polynesian, Hawaiian

Restaurant Characteristics

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