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KINTARO Japanese Restaurant

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4-370 Kuhio Hwy, This is in Kapa`a, NOT Kapa`au. Two different islands., Kapaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96746
+1 808-822-3341
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4-370 Kuhio Hwy, This is in Kapa`a, NOT Kapa`au. Two different islands., Kapaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96746
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We did not have reservations but waited outside before they opened. They were able to take us but told us they needed the table in one hour and forty five minutes. No issue. I had the tempura and ahi sashimi. My wife had beef dish....More

Thank scs557
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go early as this is a popular restaurant and once you try it, you will see why. We sat at the sushi bar although they have tables and a full dinner menu,too. We had 3 rolls of ahi and crab. They were all good. They...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place ignores tourists. I was left sitting at the bar for over 10 minutes before the bartender finally acknowledged me. And the girl helping did the same. I would not spend your money here unless you would like to get treated poorly.

Thank JayZnelly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A guide on one of my tours said this place has the best sushi on the island so I decided to try it out. This place is weird. I arrived shortly after they opened and was told the only seating available was one open seat...More

Thank DoGoodBeGood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best sushi on Kauai they are open from 5:30 to 9:30 get there when it opens if you want a seat Awesome Great Atmosphere Great Drinks A must stop during your visit to paradise

Thank tannerm4m
Reviewed December 14, 2017

We arrived on a quite busy evening, the restaurant was almost full and I thought that was a good sign. Not. Nothing was good, or even decent at this restaurant. The service was unpleasant since all the staffers, from the hostess to the water girl,...More

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed December 6, 2017

This was out third visit; always get there early and wait for them to open. Usually take a "traveler" and walk over. We always sit at the sushi bar so we can watch and have conversation with expert sushi maker. They use only the freshest...More

Thank Roger S
Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by my tour guide as one of the best Japanese Restaurants on the Island. So I decided to pop over. No booking required. You can sit at the front bar, back bar or a table and it’s the same menu. The...More

Thank PenelopeMelbourne
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Food was great, as usual and as expected. This place is always crowded, so reservations are recommended. Only open for dinner. Very popular with local residents and within walking distance of Coconut Marketplace. We had a variety of foods, from sushi to tempura. All were...More

Thank 741lolo
Reviewed November 3, 2017

Absolutely wonderful! The place gets filled up rather quickly, so reservations are strongly suggested, especially if you have a party gathering. Service was great. It seems, the 'regulars' get a little bit more! Once you get 'the ins', with them, it's nice! This is, really,...More

Thank Dennis Y
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-370 Kuhio Hwy, This is in Kapa`a, NOT Kapa`au. Two different islands., Kapaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96746
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kapaau
  • Phone Number: +1 808-822-3341
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