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“BEST FOR LAST” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Beach House Restaurant

Beach House Restaurant
5022 Lawai Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9618
+1 808-742-1424
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Ranked #8 of 33 Restaurants in Poipu
Price range: $7 - $47
Cuisines: Seafood, Vegetarian, Hawaiian, Pacific Rim
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Known as "one of the most romantic restaurants in the world," this breathtaking oceanfront, open-air restaurant has earned the prestigious Honolulu Magazine's Hale Aina's Best Restaurant award, 15 years in a row. Other notable achievements are Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence and Zagat Survey's "Recognized for Excellence" award. The restaurant boasts a progressive Pacific Rim cuisine with an Asian influence. If you are looking for a memorable dining experience, be it lunch or dinner, the BEACH HOUSE offers it all: food, service, an extensive wine list and a spectacular view. Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Children Menus Available
Oak Harbor, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“BEST FOR LAST”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

This by far was the best restaurant we visited while on Kauai. My wife and I split a crab cake that left you wanting another. I had the Mahi Mahi and my wife had the Scallops. Half way through we swapped. Both dishes were outstanding. The 151 Mai Tai (if you don't mix it) starts out as an innocent juice with a little alcohol type drink then everything becomes very funny and one would be ill advised to try driving for a couple of hours. The atmosphere is relaxed, the staff is friendly and fun to talk with, and the sun set will take your breath away. All things considered the $$$ price tag was well worth it.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sacramento, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“A let down”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

This was our second visit to the Beach House restaurant, as it was our second trip to Kauai. We loved it the first time, swore it was the best island dining. Unfortunately, this time we were very disappointed. The service was appalling, and the fish tasted as if it had sat under a heat lamp for way too long. At least it is a lovely location! However, on our next visit, we will not be returning.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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portland oregon
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87 reviews 87 reviews
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Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“WOW Perfect for Sunset Watching”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

Very good food and a perfect spot for seeing the gorgeous sunsets.

Visited December 2011
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Montana
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Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Incredible views and wonderful food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

Quite possibly one of the best restaurant experiences in my memory. We watched the sun set into the western Pacific as we experienced a wonderful meal.

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Park City, Utah
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7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Worst EVER!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

Food was cafeteria quality. Ambiance was that of a birthday party at Chucky Cheese. The tall blonde so called 'Manager' actually hid in the bar when she knew our party of 9 were unhappy. the local sommelier was barely understandable and offered unsatisfactory recompense. I have no idea why Zagat or any other group has rated this restaurant at the top. I guess most Americans standards are that of a pig at a trough. Bon Appetite!

Visited December 2011
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