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All 33 Poipu Restaurants

Merriman's Poipu

2829 Ala Kalanikaumaka Street #G-149, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756 (Koloa)
(808) 742.8385
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Ranked #11 of 33 Restaurants in Poipu
Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Neighborhood: Koloa
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Poipu Road
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English first
West Menlo Park, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

We were in the mood to enjoy our balcony overlooking the ocean and stay in so we ordered take out from Merrimans. We liked that they had this more casual option as we got too relaxed to go out! They have great fresh fish sandwiches, and we enjoyed the fish tacos as well. Service was quick and friendly. The food... More 

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Lees Summit, MO
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47 reviews 47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We ate at the nice fish restaurant upstairs. Our waiter was fantastic. They have a very good wine list and the food is wonderfully prepared. My wife and I both had Ono and it was delicious. I will eat at Merrimans every chance I get.

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Roseville, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

2nd time going here, great service, great food, a little pricey, but well worth it. sat outside & enjoyed people watching while we waited for our food.

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Jackson, Wyoming, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Good menu, but sit on the court side...the "view side" has none. David, our server was friendly, and really knows his baseball.

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El Paso
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

We found Merriman's on Yelp, it sounded good so we took a chance that they would seat us, even in our beach wear. They were happy to seat us at the bar and we had a great time. The bartender was interesting, he had great menu recommendations. We had a great fish and chips appetizer with wonderful pickled vegetables. I... More 

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Salt Lake City
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We had a local tell us it's the only place her husband, who is a fisherman, will eat fish on the island. My parents have been eating here for years when visiting the island. It was tasty. It's got a noisy atmosphere that accommodates kids well, but the menu doesn't, exactly. The portions are quite large. My kids just got... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We read reviews & decided to try Merrimans for dinner. My husband had the Ono with herb gnocchi & I had the Mahi Mahi with roasted pumpkin ravioli. His fish had a pleasant pesto taste but was nothing special. My Mahi was also good but plain. The accompanying red sauce was bland & unidentifiable. The cucumber Kim chee was odd.... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

After reading fantastic reviews, we were excited to make Merriman's our first dining destination. Coming from San Francisco and frequenting the islands, we've had the opportunity to visit many restaurants offering fresh fish options. For Merriman's the selection was mediocre. The special, the pink snapper was gone by 7 pm and besides Ono and Ahi, I wasn't impressed. They rushed... More 

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lightmoment
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The food was ok. There is nothing here that you couldn't experience in your home town. The focus seems to be on alcohol.

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Palo Alto
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131 reviews 131 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food at Merriman's is expensive. But it is definitely worth it. They worked wonders with fish using interesting spice combinations in the sauces and keeping it simple and very, very fresh. My very favorite restaurant on Kauai. Don't miss it!!

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Additional Information about Merriman's Poipu

Address: 2829 Ala Kalanikaumaka Street #G-149, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
Phone Number: (808) 742.8385
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu>  > Koloa
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100

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