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Tidepools

1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
(808) 240-6456
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Ranked #4 of 29 restaurants in Poipu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
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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Los Angeles
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

What can I say? The food, service and atmosphere are all excellent. Yes, there is a price to that, but worth it. You can make up for it with a cheap plate lunch at a local dive the next day.

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Beaverton, Oregon
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW via mobile

Our four entrees were all very good...not a bite left. We then split a couple of their Molten Lava Cakes...these were worth the wait (if you know you want this preorder with your dinner). Our server was fantastic...very professional and she had actually learned our name from the reservation so she called us by name all evening. She was attentive... More

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Carefree, Arizona
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61 reviews 61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Great food, excellent service and a beautiful location in the Grand Hyatt. Entertaining to watch all the koi in the pools. We had an excellent meal with fresh seafood and the crab cakes were to die for. My wife expressed that the mango salad was outstanding. However, all this came at a price. Probably the most expensive meal we've ever... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We had a lovely meal at Tidepools which is situated in a beautiful setting. Only thing we found was our meal was a little hurried.

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North Bend, Washington
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Well worth it! Service was impeccable and the food so fresh and delicious! Get a table next to the water and enjoy watching the koi swim by.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My husband and I stayed a week in Kauai for our honeymoon (6/22-6/28), and our dinner at Tidepools was extremely memorable! The service was fantastic, from the hostess to the bar staff to our server, each person was attentive, but not overly so, polite, welcoming and knowledgable. Being a honeymooning couple, we loved hearing them address us as "Mr. and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Went for a romantic dinner on our honeymoon. Great location and the food and service were outstanding! Our server gave some great suggestions and we thoroughly enjoyed our meals! Hawaiian catch was so good I was dreaming about when I got home that night! Wish we had more time in Kauai to stop in again! Would come back here and... More

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Ames, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We were not impressed. After eating dinner at other places in the area we felt that the price and amount of food you got was very poor. The food was okay but not great.

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Bristol, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Excellent food. Went to this restaurant because though we were 5000 miles away from home we wanted to be able to order food that was universally delicious. Great lobster not covered in questionable sauces, delicious steaks, and the hawaiian fish was amazing! When you tell people on the island you're eating at Tidepools they all give their approval and a... More

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Kahala, Hawaii
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We ate here many years ago and it was OK. We stayed at the Hyatt for 2 days and decided to try it again. We were told they have had a new Chef and the TA reviews seem to be really good. A honeymoon couple told us it was the best dinner they had on Kauai. I booked on Open... More

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