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Kalapaki Joe's Poipu

1941 Poipu Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI (Koloa)
808-742-6366
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Ranked #23 of 27 Restaurants in Poipu
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Koloa
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Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Very good, reasonably priced food and drinks. Good service. New location
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

I was there on the oct 18th review below. It was an unintentional mistake. My husband was the "local" guy from the review, that went ahead of the gentleman. He is not a local even though he does look like one. I did ask her if she had seats available and she said no that we had to wait 10-15... More

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Smithton, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

I read a bumper sticker as we came out of the restaurant that said there are 2 speeds on Kauai (slow and slower). That definitely applies to this restaurant (along with my review of Kauai Pasta). They sat us right away but took 10 minutes to get back with us for our order. It is a nice restaurant/bar (akin to... More

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Ottumwa, Iowa, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Hostess did not want to seat us right away, even though there were open tables. We were seated, seemed like a local spot. Games going on with lots of cheering. Happy hour prices were great along with appetizer prices. The onion rings were great, and also got a pork with cabbage dish with tortillas that were very good. Not sure... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Greeted by an indifferent hostess, but online menu for happy hour looked great so we waited...and waited, and waited in line for a table while unused tables sat open. When the family in front of us asked about the availability of an open table the hostess mumbled a response about a large group that had to be served first...poor service... More

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Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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130 reviews 130 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We stopped here while going through Poipu. Nice little view of the ocean. The lunch prices were reasonable and the portions were good. Wife had the lobster tacos and I had the fish and chops. Both were great, nice and fresh. Service was good and they were'nt too busy. I'd go back!

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Antelope, Ca
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Best happy hour prices for drinks and food. We had the best chicken wings (spicy & teriyaki). The spicy chickens were great tasting and not inferno or burn your lips wings. Happy hour prices for the chicken wings were $0.25 each. The chicken wings had a lot of meat on them and were cooked just right. $4.00 dollars (16 wings)... More

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

If you want a place to party, its OK and has good deals during Happy Hour. If you want to go some place for a decent dinner, go elsewhere. The Service was rediculously slow, the food was tasteless and generally the service was poor and no management to be found to discuss the problems with. I would only go back... More

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ANTIOCH
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My daughter and I just dropped in on this restaurant. No one was saying try-it but we decided to take a chance. Walked into an amazing sports bar. TVs all over the place all on different sports stations. Am not a sports nut, so was worried about the food. Now for the food. Had the best cheeseburger I have eaten.... More

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Modesto, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

Do not confuse this place with the similar named restaurant in Lihue. Ownership may be the same, but this is the far better Sibling... Daily Happy Hour extends from 3 PM to 6 PM and includes some awesome deals. $3 fish tacos and $1 Tempura Shrimp topped our selections. The tacos were a little wet, but had generous portions of... More

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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Fun pub that was within walking distance of the house we rented. The happy our deals are great and the food is surprisingly good - especially the wings and the fish tacos. Really great servers and bartenders as well.

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Additional Information about Kalapaki Joe's Poipu

Address: 1941 Poipu Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI
Phone Number: 808-742-6366
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu>  > Koloa
Cuisine: American

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