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5-7132 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei Colony Resort, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714 (Hanalei Colony Resort)
18088269875
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12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Bourne, Massachusetts, United States
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were staing on the east shore and spent a day in Hanalei. Drove by this place and we ided to stop in for happy hour. We weren't planning to eat, but the menu looked great so we ordered the drink special, a couple of salads and a chicken quesadilla. My father is a somewhat picky eater, and he said... More 

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Pflugerville TX
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171 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was the closest restaurant to our BB without going back into Hanalei and we were disappointed. The food was mediocre at best and pricey. The staff didn't seem to care about our business. That is too bad because they are out in an area that isn't served by any other restaurants. I hope they get it together! Our hosts... More 

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Thank KimRinger111
Yarrow B, Owner at The Mediterranean Gourmet, responded to this review

Aloha, I am so sorry and quite upset to hear that you did not have a great experience here. Our wait staff is suppose to alert us immediately if something is wrong at a table. I thank you for bringing this to my attention. We have been here for over 10 years and want all of our guests to enjoy... More 

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went twice and both times had very attentive servers. The meals were outstanding, although the desserts were just okay. This restaurant sits along the beach and has nice views.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great relaxed dinner in Hanalei, with fantastic ocean views. Seafood paella was delicious. Service was great. Live music during dinner.

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Yarrow B, Owner at The Mediterranean Gourmet, responded to this review

We as so glad to hear that you had such a great experience while visiting. Thank you for sharing your thoughts. We will look forward to serving you again. Mahalo More 

Greenville, South Carolina
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370 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked over here since staying at the adjacent Hanalei Colony resort. Wife had the margarita flatbread, I had the seafood paella - both very good. Ukelele player and his two dancing daughters performing (TUE evening).

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Thank Ron T
Yarrow B, Owner at The Mediterranean Gourmet, responded to this review

We as so glad to hear that you had such a great experience while visiting. Thank you for sharing your thoughts. We will look forward to serving you again. Mahalo More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the strangest dining experiences we've ever had. We initially ordered an appetizer of hummus and pita and an entrée of paella for two. We were told the kitchen was behind (due to a large group) which was fine. Five minutes later, our entrée shows up (before the appetizer). We were told the server "forgot" the appetizer.... More 

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Princeville, Hawaii
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best Luau food on Kauai without question. This is a restaurant that we enjoy on a regular basis who has started a weekly luau on Thursday evenings. It's a small, but very good group of entertainers who accompany the best food offered at any luau on the island. Whether you are a local, or a visitor, you won't be... More 

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Yarrow B, Owner at The Mediterranean Gourmet, responded to this review

We as so glad to hear that you had such a great experience while visiting. Thank you for sharing your thoughts. We will look forward to serving you again. Mahalo More 

Chicago, Illinois
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here after snorkeling at Ke'e beach and doing the four mile round trip hike to the secluded beach. The happy hour is from 3 to 6 and the drinks are fantastic as is the happy hour bar food. By far the best we have had for a happy hour on the beach after three different trips to... More 

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Yarrow B, Owner at The Mediterranean Gourmet, responded to this review

We as so glad to hear that you had such a great experience while visiting. Thank you for sharing your thoughts. We will look forward to serving you again. Mahalo More 

Colorado
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After perusing the reviews, we slipped over for lunch and were quite happy with our choice. We loved the paella and the Fresh Tides Wrap with Greek salad as well as the babaganoush. All had a uniquely Lebanese spin, which turn out to be quite enjoyable. Highly recommend for those looking for a wonderful spin on island foods.

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Yarrow B, Owner at The Mediterranean Gourmet, responded to this review

We as so glad to hear that you had such a great experience while visiting. Thank you for sharing your thoughts. We will look forward to serving you again. Mahalo More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated family important event in The Mediterranean. Liked the service! It's a bit pricey, portions are not big, but you get the feel you are in a good restaurant over there!

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Yarrow B, Owner at The Mediterranean Gourmet, responded to this review

We as so glad to hear that you had such a great experience while visiting. Thank you for sharing your thoughts. We will look forward to serving you again. Mahalo More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $32
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-7132 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei Colony Resort, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
    (Hanalei Colony Resort)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: 18088269875
Description
Savor cuisine from across the world without leaving Kauai. A unique, oceanfront dining experience awaits you at Mediterranean Gourmet. Situated at Hanalei Colony Resort, Mediterranean Gourmet has become a North Shore favorite among Kauai residents and worldwide travelers since opening in 2006. Inspired by the cuisine and culture of his native Lebanon, Chef Imad Beydoun and his wife Yarrow have created a relaxed atmosphere and amazing menu selections featuring Lebanese, French, Spanish, Italian and Greek influences. Whether you are looking for a relaxed lunch or a candlelit dinner, Mediterranean Gourmet is the perfect Kauai restaurant for you. Considered by many the be one of the Best restaurants in Hawaii. Visitor's from around the world are invited to make this Kauai restaurant thier favorite Kauai restaurant too.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?