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Tahiti Nui Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly

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Baby Greens Salad
With gorgonzola, macadamia nuts & balsamic vinaigrette
Seared Ahi
With creamy wasabi sauce
Lamb Chops
With fresh herb cream reduction
Whole Kauai Prawns
Macadamia honey sauce over steamed bok choy
Tequila Lime Shrimp
Squid Ink Linguine
With mixed seafood, tomato basil sauce
Ginger, Garlic, Cilantro Baby Back Ribs
Macadamia Nut Panko Crusted Ono
With fresh coconut cilantro lime sauce
14Oz. Rib-Eye Steak With
Homemade Ice Creams & Sorbets
Da Hawaiian Pizza
Da Spicy Hawaiian
Huli Huli Chicken
Garden Pesto
Da Hui
Full House Veggie
Full House Meat
Full House Combo
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday

We always stop at the Tahiti Nui Restaurant when we visit Hanalei. Excellent menu choices. We always enjoy our meals here!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Wildsongs
Reviewed 2 days ago

Tahiti Nui is right in the middle of Hanalei on the north side of Kauai. The restaurant is sort of funky but fun. They have live entertainment. The Tiki Man pizza was really good, with a kitchen sink worth of ingredients.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank erich802
Reviewed 5 days ago

I did a bunch of research and found this to be the highest rated option, boy was I disappointed. Let me walk you through what really happens at this event - 1) Arrive on time, and wait in line for 20-30 minutes to be seated...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Zachary C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Love this place. Great atmosphere and really good food! Love the local music. Attended the luau on our last visit and thoroughly enjoyed the performance and the food. been coming to Tahiti Nui since 1986.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Candace F
Reviewed 5 days ago

We came in to just get a happy hour drink and app and stayed for dinner and live music. We arrived at 545p. We were seated outside at a table for two on the porch with no wait. The Ahi Carpaccio was incredible with the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank gm4pack
Reviewed 6 days ago

Someone had mentioned this place had the best mai tais and we happened to drive by it on the way home so we of course stopped in for a quick bite and a drink! They weren't kidding - delicious Mai Tais that will sneak up...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Lpet4444
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Descendants movie put it on my map, but the authentic feel made me come twice. The first night a father / son were playing music. Then their mainlander cousin came up and joined them. It truly felt like they loved playing together and I...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank RJSimon2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner with live music at a restaurant which includes locals and tourists. Live music begins at 6:30 pm. No reservations taken, so there may be a wait, but the food is delicious. The very delicious beet salad with feta cheese and mixed greens is large...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank marieaparsonsny
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place. Great service. Decent food. I had the asian chili chicken! Yum! Pizza oven was broken when we were there but we enjoyed ourselves.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank L H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located on the main road of Hanalei is a great little place. When you arrive, you know you are in old Hawaii! The real deal! Scenes from the move, “The Decendants” was filmed. Great food, great drinks and great music. You will be eating with...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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April 22, 2018|
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Response from Printm | Reviewed this property |
The bands are usually in the evening. Been to happy hour and no bands. We just enjoy the deck outside
April 22, 2018|
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Response from Nevin L | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a Tuesday evening, the duo was a father and son and their music was varied and quite good. Family friendly and convivial crowd. Not to be missed for local flavor.
Jessica D
January 25, 2018|
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Response from Whitefishfarmgirl | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we were there for Happy Hour. Don’t recall the time. Afternoon 2-3ish. Best to call! Have fun🏝🏝
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