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Leonardo's

57-091 Kamehameha Highway, Turtle Bay Resort, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731
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Ranked #21 of 24 restaurants in Kahuku
Cuisines: Italian
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Kahuku, Hawaii
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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92 reviews 92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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70 reviews 70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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Rancho Cucamonga
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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Nashville, Tennessee
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Ate Dinner here for 2 meals during a stay at the resort (I do NOT recommend staying here – see my other review of the hotel). 1st meal was the New Year’s Day buffet they had on 1/1/2013 – this was a VERY good meal at a very good price ($32 pp). Service by a nice French women was exceptional.... More

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

cafeteria food and poor service ,this was our first and only meal (loosely termed) here The fish was over cooked and had been left under a warmer for too long ,as was evident by the hard crust around the plate it was inedable my wife ate 2 bites and pushed it away .My meal ws not enjoyable but i was... More

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