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Hanalei Gourmet

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5-5161 Kuhio Hwy #5, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-826-2524
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (146 reviews)
“burger” (117 reviews)
“waldorf salad” (36 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 10:30 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Delicatessen, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5-5161 Kuhio Hwy #5, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I've really tried to like this place because of the location & ambiance but two strikes and you're out. The first time I had the crab cakes which I was assured were more crab than cake, but the breading took over whatever crab was there....More

1  Thank Lydia G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered the shrimp scampi. There were only 6 small shrimp and they were not flavorful. Not fresh local seafood. The sauce was thin and I had to add salt to improve the taste. Not worth $30 pricetag. Buy some shrimp at a fish market and...More

1  Thank sckmommd50
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is small, then they tried to have two musicians with a hula dancer to the crowd. The food was good. The man got upset when we ordered sprite and told him it didn't taste right. He said that's how it's suppose to taste....More

Thank TONY M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Catch of the day fish sandwich was way overpriced and paper thin between white bread bun with one leaf of lettuce and fries. Burger King would have been a much better alternative!

1  Thank d3enja
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the local Fish & Chips and it was great. The Cole slaw was different then I've had before (more garlic maybe) but I really enjoyed it. Staff was very friendly. Note - no alcohol served for outside seating so if you want a...More

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is a bit pricey and just fair. Get a more moderately priced burger ... so you feel less disappointed. There is early music on sunday and music around 8 other nights of the week. The music seldom starts on time in our experience...More

1  Thank 100QA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After snorkeling all day we wanted some good food but weren't cleaned up , so stopped and ate here. They were very busy and we got an outside table which was fine for us. Watched the sunset on the boardwalk and had coconut shrimp, burgers,...More

Thank Jean H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our chicken was good, steak was well prepared and soup good as well. But none were overwhelmingly wonderful. Used to better.

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking at the lunch menu here, we were really excited for our meal, but ultimately it was just ok. Their special open faced shrimp sandwich was disappointing - the bay shrimp were what I call baby shrimp - they were tiny and hard to taste...More

Thank Phil E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been stopping in here for lunch over the last 10-15 years when we visit the island. Have always enjoyed the food and service. The specials of the day have always been good and the burger is good as well. They used to have a...More

Thank Richard C
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Jo R
February 19, 2016|
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Response from Jim D | Reviewed this property |
I didn't do taco night, but have had their fish tacos, awesome.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-5161 Kuhio Hwy #5, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-826-2524
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