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All 33 Poipu Restaurants

Tidepools

1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
(808) 240-6456
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Ranked #4 of 33 Restaurants in Poipu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 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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Lees Summit, MO
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47 reviews 47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This is located in the back of the Grand Hyatt. Hotel is wonderful. Restaurant is located in and around several pools with Koi fish. The food is very good and well prepared. Service was decent. Wine list was ok. The food and ambience was really good.

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Smith Center, Kansas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This was where the breakfast buffet was moved as renovations being done to to the normal breakfast location in the resort. The buffet was very good

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Little Rock
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I was with a group of 7 who recently went to Tidepools for their breakfast buffet. It is hard to convey how wonderful this place was ~ Our table was situated at end of a short pier, surrounded by a koi pond and brilliantly landscaped gardens. The food was fresh, plentiful and delicious. There were lots of fresh breads, muffins,... More 

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central cove
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83 reviews 83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Great atmosphere, quickly seated, ( open table reservation), Excellent measured service. Server was knowledgeable, helpful, and friendly. Food was well prepared and very good, a few unique menu items worth trying. Highly recommend!

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Denver, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We just returned from an excellent dinner at Tidepools. We've been there several times, and it has never failed to impress. For starters, my husband had pumpkin soup with toasted coconut and shrimp and I had the pear salad. Both were wonderful. For entrees, my husband had the Hawaiian catch with lobster, Monchong with a subtle Asian flavor, and a... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

I don't know if the negative reviews were from folks who have never experienced fine dining, but we found Tidepools to be excellent and reasonably priced. Come on...a 1/2 pound lobster tail for 34 bucks!! It doesn't get much better than that.. Outstanding sautéed mushrooms and the fish dishes were delicious. Great service!!

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Estero, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This is one of two restaurants which are part of the Grand Hyatt Resort in Poipu, but don't worry that it is not a 'stand alone'. The resort is a multi-level series of waterfalls and pools which end at a beautiful ocean beach. In the middle of this is the Tidepools Restaurant which is surrounded on three sides by a... More 

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vancouver, wa
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The Grand Hyatt is a lovely place.Enjoyed the setting, koi were huge in the ponds. The meal was fine, pricey, but you pay for the setting and we knew that when we went. Four of us went.Portions were average.Crab cakes were soft and lots of filler, not a great deal of crab, the mahi mahi was excellent, the Ono was... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Not a place for the thrifty traveler but if you are looking for a dining experience to talk about weeks after then TidePools is the place for you. Everything from the wine, scallop apps, main course to the awesome server was top of the line. Our server discovered it was our honeymoon so he treated us to complementary champagne and... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We have been vacationing in Kauai for 10 years and this was our first time trying Tidepools. The food was really excellent (both of us had a fish entree with fresh catch) and the portions perfect. They have a great selection of wine. The service was the best part. We were originally seated next to a large party. We were... More 

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Additional Information about Tidepools

Address: 1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
Phone Number: (808) 240-6456
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse, Hawaiian, Contemporary

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