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Paddler's Inn

10 Mohala Street, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 96748
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Ranked #5 of 15 Restaurants in Kaunakakai
Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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San Ramon, California
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158 reviews 158 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We had dinner at the Paddler's Inn on the recommendation of a local we met at the Hotel Molokai. We'd driven by a couple times since it's on the main highway in downtown Kaunakakai. There is ample parking in both the front and back. Inside, it's a pretty big place with a long bar and ceiling fans. Once we were... More

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Molokai is exceptional in many ways, but fine dining is NOT one of the reasons. After trying a couple of the drive-in/diners ( light lunch for 2 = $28) we were pleasantly surprised by the Paddler's Inn. Old Hawaiian style decor, decent food and EXCELLENT music make this the "happening" spot on Molokai. The Mahi salad is a great deal... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This place is right in town and always seemed to have lots of cars in the lot each time we drove by so we thought we would check it out. Lots of flies since it is open to the elements s if that bothers you then think twice. It may not have that many flies at all times of the... More

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Bordentown, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We ordered 5 different meals here and only the pulled pork sandwich and burger tasted good. The Terriyaki pork, chicken and beef entrees were awful and seemed as if they had been heated and reheated many times. The meat was tough and tasteless. The manager did allow us to order something else and took one meal off the bill, but... More

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Rock Spring, Georgia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The food was average-to good. I ordered the shrimp salad. Little disappointed in the amount of shrimp included on the salad. My husband ordered the chopped steak. It was tasty. The entertainment was excellent. Great traditional Hawaiian music.

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Manassas, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Went there twice over 4 nites for food of drinks. Great local atmosphere and great local entertainment.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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35 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Yes i said it to Drink:) its a huge bar with live music and all sorts of potions. There is a huge dance floor and after a certain our it turns into a disco. There is also a pool table section if you wanna get your cue on

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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64 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Not a gourmet find but does a good job. The shrimp was very good. Had a mediocre prime rib but the twice baked potatoes were excellent. Salad was also good. There is live music every evening, nice to just sit and enjoy. Pool tables too, good for families.

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San Francisco, California
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151 reviews 151 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The restaurant is under new management, it shows and there are pleasant improvements. Service was much better, the pork pulled sandwich was very very good. The best tasting food I've had there, ever. I ranked Paddlers average due to the following: The excessive noise detracted from our dinner experience...there was a rowdy, noisy bunch having a grand, noisy time. We... More

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Oahu, Hawaii
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

great drinks and great hamburgers, great spot to check out some local music and grab a drink and unwind.

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