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1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
(808) 240-6456
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Ranked #4 of 28 Restaurants in Poipu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $25 - $100
Mon - Wed 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Hawaiian, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Ainako
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

We both enjoyed our food here although it was on the pricer side. The view was relaxing and beautiful. We spent most of our dinner watching the Koi fish splash randomly out of the water. The staff did seem to be just starting their night, and not too happy or friendly (more indifferent) but overall attentive which is all you... More

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Overland Park, Kansas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

We stayed at another hotel and just visited the Grand Hyatt for dinner. The valet parking is free if the restaurant stamps your ticket. A short walk through their beautiful lobby and see the rest of the pool area led us to the restaurant which is gorgeous. We asked for a seat on the outer edge at 5:30 and sat... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Tidepools is in an absolutely gorgeous setting---more private seating areas, great views, quiet and beautifully decorated. The staff were very knowledgeable about the menu, friendly and welcoming. We enjoyed a variety of appetizers, drinks, the Hawaiian Catch & the dinner special of the night, then split the chocolate molten cake. The food was very good and beautifully presented. The service... More

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Walnut Creek, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

This restaurant, located in the Grand Hyatt Resort & Spa @ Poipu, has beautiful decor with koi ponds throughout the dining area and views of waterfalls. We enjoyed steak and lobster prepared to absolute perfection. I can't wait to go back!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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132 reviews 132 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 NEW via mobile

The hut was nice, sitting by the koi. But the food was just ok.. We were looking forward to the coconut rice, bland,dry...service was good not great

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Must have been an off night - average service and average food. Service was slow and food was just Ok.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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67 reviews 67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Tide Pools was as beautiful as advertised yet food was, at best good. Had ahi tuna that was overlooked and lacked flavor. Mashed potatoes were dry and lacked taste, as well. Service was good but overall the restaurant was disappointing.

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43 reviews 43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

We had the pleasure of vacationing at the Grand Hyatt Kauai this week, and ate the last two evenings at Tidepools. The restaurant has a Polynesian flavor with a thatched roof and sits atop a koi pond in the center of the resort. The decor is exactly what one would envision when visiting an elegant restaurant in the Islands where... More

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Valencia, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Very nice restaurant, love the ambience. Food and service was also very good. Very pricey, but this is to be expected in Hawaii.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Wish we were there at sunset. We had a lovely table after dark right on the pond. The fish were neat to watch and we're quite active (they splashed us often). The bruled pear salad was fabulous to start. I had the chicken and it was good (chicken is chicken- hard to say chicken is amazing) but my husband had... More

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