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57-091 Kamehameha Highway, Turtle Bay Resort, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731
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  • 12
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 13
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  • 7
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  • 4
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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
Most recent review
Yum- Always packed

They have a great menu, there is usually a wait. It's loud and noisy because many people sit outside. It's pretty hot and stuffy inside. This is a great place to make some new friends, if you have restless kids there is the golf course putting green across the way. So you can stand and chat with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2014
Odenburb
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

They have a great menu, there is usually a wait. It's loud and noisy because many people sit outside. It's pretty hot and stuffy inside. This is a great place to make some new friends, if you have restless kids there is the golf course putting green across the way. So you can stand and chat with other adults while... More 

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Salt Lake City, UT
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

There are many kind of filling in its Malasada. They are long line of customers every day. I had plaine and Custard cream one. It melted in my mouth. Malasada size is perfect size.

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Kahuku, Hawaii
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I loved the polenta fries here! Pasta's were good too and I liked the salads. View of the ocean, pool and sunset were a plus. Wait staff very friendly and presentation of the food beautiful.

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Phoenix, AZ
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187 reviews 187 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

This restaurant has had a very checkered past. It was conceived as The Palm Terrace (do not recall the name, prior to that, but it was never memorable). As The Palm Terrace, it had a split personality - it was one of the breakfast venues, then converted to a lunch spot. In the evening, it really split apart with both... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Totally addictive malasadas. Went here multiple times on our trip. Find the food truck in Haleiwa. The original was my favorite.

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Sarasota, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

We reserved our family’s Christmas buffet hoping for a special dining experience. Unfortunately, we were disappointed with the quality of the food served. The prime rib roast was overcooked and tough. The other main buffet courses were very ordinary in presentation and taste. The desserts were bland and stale tasting. The crème brule tasted like packaged pudding and did not... More 

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White Rock, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Stayed for a 9 night stay at Turtle Bay and tried all the restaurants at least once. While many others have given poor reviews of this restaurant, we had our most enjoyable resort dinner at Leonardos. Leonardos was open the first few nights during our stay, but then closed as renovations were started. It was too bad as were were... More 

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San Diego
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Food was decent, nothing too special. Service was good and accommodating, wasnt a highlight of the trip but was fine when too tired to leave the resort.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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75 reviews 75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed the Christmas buffet. All of our family members found what they wanted for dinner. It's a great backup restaurant for the resort. It's not fast food, so we needed to be patient (which didn't trouble us). You don't need a reservation which helps during a busy season. Service was good enough & friendly. Aloha & mahalo :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

The resort is far from other towns so the restaurants there are the only option for decent food. They know this and offer a limited variety, and the service is poor. Make the trip to other places including Waikiki.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 57-091 Kamehameha Highway, Turtle Bay Resort, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kahuku

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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