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10 Mohala Street, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 96748
Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
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

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  • 48
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
just ok for us

This is one of the more higher priced places to eat on Molokai. We were not too impressed. I prefer the cheaper plate lunch Hawaiian style meals sold elsewhere, but I would try this again as Molokai has so few dining options. Visited Sept 2012

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is one of the more higher priced places to eat on Molokai. We were not too impressed. I prefer the cheaper plate lunch Hawaiian style meals sold elsewhere, but I would try this again as Molokai has so few dining options. Visited Sept 2012

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have a friend who did an internship at the ranch, and she said that this restaurant served the Molokai beef. She informed me that I should go before any major holiday (Valentines Day was that weekend), as they run out of certain dishes. I got the rib eye, which wasn't terribly appealing to the eyes, but it was pretty... More 

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Carson City, Nevada
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74 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I last reported on a very disappointing dinner a number of us had on Valentine's Day at the Paddler's Inn. Fortunately one of my favorite places has returned to normal. I have eaten there over a dozen times since then and everything worked out fine. The food was good to very good, as was the service was great as well... More 

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Da Nang, Vietnam
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Love this place, a slice of Molokai, reduce your velocity, lighten your load and come for a sit at their bar for the afternoon. Buy some beers for the kind locals, and the stories and laughter begins.

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Federal Way, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The food was good but there were flies as soon as the food arrived to our table. We were there another day for the Hawaiian singalong and that was fun. We just had beer that day. There aren't that many restaurants to choose from on the island of Molakai.

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hawaii
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The food and drinks are excellent. They have great specials everyday. Service is wonderful. They have great local entertain ment starting at 5:30pm and usually until 9pm. Great place

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Salem, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It was okay for food, because choices in this town are very limited. We went there two times and tried different things. Prices were pretty average too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner at the Paddlers Inn on a Sunday night. There was live music which was nice. Dinner was very average. It was just ok. I had a chicken teriyaki dinner and my husband had a burger. I thought the best part of my dinner was the piece of pineapple on the plate. I liked the atmosphere. I would... More 

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Novato
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you like flies and cold food and a two hour wait for your meal than this is the place to go. As you may know not much food establishments on Molokai. But Hotel Molokai will be opening soon.

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Paradise
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6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I'm not sure that we have ever received such slow service at a restaurant. From the time we walked in till when we received our food it was 1 1/2 hours. It took forever to be seated, but other people were being seated. The staff was pleasant enough, just not very efficient. People around us that have come in at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 Mohala Street, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 96748
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Molokai  >  Kaunakakai

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am

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