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Kalapaki Joe's Poipu

1941 Poipu Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI (Koloa)
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Ranked #24 of 28 Restaurants in Poipu
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Koloa
Description: Very good, reasonably priced food and drinks. Good service. New location
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60% Recommend
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English first
Villanova, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

called ahead specifically for the game we wanted-was reassured it would be available--and it wasn't. The food was bad, bad, bad. Place was dirty. The service careless

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Mill Creek, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We've been to Kalapaki Joes happy hour (3-6), three times. It's a fun setting, good service, and well priced bevs and food. The 25 cent wings are outstanding. The $3 fish tacos and pork nachos (and homemade guacamole) are also very good. The burger and tempura shrimp, not so good. Kalapaki Joes has become a family tradition for us.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We watched a US Soccer game here during the World Cup and there was a great crowd there to watch at 10am Hawaiian time. The breakfast was delicious, the servers were attentive and the crowd was friendly and boisterous. It was a great time - would definitely go back when visiting the South Shore of Kauai.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Great selection of food. Excellent service. Cold drinks. Very casual atmosphere and lots of TV's to keep an eye on all the games.

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Rogers, Arkansas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

While not on the beach this restaurant met our expectations for a couple of beers and burgers. Lots of beers on tap, TVs all around, deck-like open air atmosphere and a good location in Poipu. Only one word of caution - don't go on a night with no breeze, it was a little warm in there for our taste.

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Southern California
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Ono 25cent wings! Ordered dry-sauce on the side. Met up with local friends that meet there every Friday. Great food and drinks!

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Marshall, MIchigan
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94 reviews 94 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Our group of 11 people ate here and we wouldn't go back. It's a great location but the food was average at best.

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Oroville, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This is one of the best values in Poipu. It's not on the water, but close enough. Fun younger crowd atmosphere with bar type food. This is a 'go to' place to stop when in Poipu.

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California Desert, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great food, great staff at the one in Lihue did not go to the other one but I heard it was good too. Happy Hour is the best fun. It is a sports bar but not many were watching TV, just drinking MaiTais!!!

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Bay Area, CA
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

It was great. Had some sort of Kaulu pork scramble. Yummy. Kids had longboard breakfast. Also very good. Decent service. Good food. Would go again.

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