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Kauai ONO 560

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5-5086 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-634-3244
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Tempe, Arizona
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have a trip to Kauai planned, now would be a good time to reserve seats at Kauai Ono! They are only open two nights a week and reservations go fast. We were fortunate to be able to take advantage of a cancellation and we weren't disappointed. The Set Menu varies, dependent on what is in season and available... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of working with Justin on our son's wedding rehearsal dinner. We had eaten at Kauai ONO the last time we were on the island and were impressed with the food and service, so when planning dinner for 48 we called Kauai ONO 560. Justin was very flexible and accommodated our every need. The dinner was amazing... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2017

One of the best, if not the best, meals we had during 10 days in Hawaii. Incredibly laid back but high quality presentation of simple yet elegant local food. From food to service and vibe, really well done. And at a price that is very competitive compared to what else is around. Can't recommend highly enough.

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Carefree, Arizona
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2017

A friend recommended that we make reservations ahead of time to experience this. We are sure glad that we did. The food was absolutely delicious. With each course we were provided a brief explanation of what was is store for us. The tables are arranged in that you sit with others which makes it even more fun - getting to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

We came during the winter holiday with our extended family, ranging in ages from 2 through 70+ and in palates from vegetarian to omnivore. This is a course menu restaurant, but other parties had children as well. The restaurant was very accommodating. Everything was delicious and local! We tried intriguing combinations, and everyone tried all the dishes. We were all... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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49 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

Overall, I loved this place. The concept is super cool (it's a farm-to-table pop-up restaurant in a tent near the side of the road and has communal seating). All the food we had was EXCELLENT! Of the five dishes, the third was slightly redundant (a salad after having had a salad w/ protein for the second dish), but was still... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

A great chance to meet other travelers while enjoying a delicious five course locally sourced meal. Do bring bug spray and make reservations early. If you are coming from the southern end of the island make sure you feel comfortable driving in the dark.

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New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

Do this. A really wonderful night. The food was excellent and well paced. I wish waiters back home in New York explained dishes with the care of our super hard working hosts. If you are really into fine dining or super refined food, check out Bar Acuda or one of the Resorts. If you're interested in learning about food culture... More 

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59 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

Ahhhhh-mazing!! If you are on the northern part of the island, BOOK THIS NOW! They only operate on Tuesday and Wednesday nights so make a reservation. This is farm to table dining under a white tent with communal table seating. For 5 courses, you can't beat the price and it is perfectly portioned. How they are able to time everything... More 

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Grand Rapids, Mi
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

This was a beautiful location outside in a tent under soft lighting. It was a predetermined 5 course menu. The chef did a great job! While the courses are different twist on basics, the chef does a great job of perfecting unique flavors that are delicious and not polarizing to a large audience. The service was great and beyond accommodating... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-5086 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-634-3244

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?