We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

KINTARO Japanese Restaurant

Is this your business?
4-370 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1424
+1 808-822-3341
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“sushi” (290 reviews)
“tempura” (44 reviews)
“teppan yaki” (23 reviews)
Closed Now
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4-370 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1424
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (592)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 576 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Kintaro's has been HOOKED up with some of Kauai's best fisherman since the beginning (and the quality shows), hence their huge following. From the sushi to the teppanyaki table and everything in between---atmosphere, drinks and the service are all A+. Get there early and leave...More

Thank EandS_10
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was hand down a great experience and the food was amazing! Exceptional service and loved the atmosphere the whole time we were dining. Always take the advice of people that live in the area for great food. I was extremely happy with not only...More

Thank Lynette H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The sushi was perfect. It was my wife's first sushi and she loved it. We had shrimp and scallops. They were delicious.

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Kintaro’s on the recommendation of a local we met on the flight to Kauai. (They always know the best places to eat). We were not disappointed! The sushi was AMAZING! Fresh from the ocean to you. The chef was fascinating to watch (we...More

Thank PatriciaD1110
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we got there, it was VERY busy and we were told there was a 45 minute wait, however the girl offered to seat us at the bar. Excellent suggestion. I had the scallop roll with tobiko (flying fish eggs). It was very fresh and...More

Thank Mkduffer
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for the sushi. I’m sure other menu items are just as good, but the sushi was amazing. And the sushi chef was fascinating to watch!

Thank Sheryl34347
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Really great food. Sushi done right. Fresh in the pacific where the fish live. Definitely Japanese chefs that know what they are doing.

Thank Haley L
Reviewed May 10, 2018

This may be the best restaurant that I've ever had sushi. Theirs has to be the freshest that I've had it just melted in my mouth. Nice atmosphere. The place was packed. I hope I can make it back to Hawaii again, I'd love to...More

Thank William B
Reviewed May 4, 2018

U want good Japanese food, good drinks, & see staff that knows what they're doing this is the place! Haven't been here since last trip to kapaa 6 years ago, this place is still fabulous. Money well spent on good food & great service.

Thank Bill W
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Excellent Sushi and wonderful rolls-tempura was not greasy-great service-make a reservation-we arrived at six PM and the place was packed-and that was on a Tuesday evening.

Thank Hal C
Nearby HotelsSee all 35 hotels in Kauai
Hale Awapuhi Resort
8 reviews
.08 miles away
Lae Nani
280 reviews
.17 miles away
Kauai Shores Hotel
258 reviews
.25 miles away
Aston Islander on the Beach
1,824 reviews
.32 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Hukilau Lanai
2,638 reviews
.41 miles away
Sleeping Giant Grill
439 reviews
.28 miles away
Street Burger
629 reviews
.01 miles away
Caffe Coco
369 reviews
.05 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Lydgate State Park
1,017 reviews
.76 miles away
Sleeping Giant Trail
685 reviews
.74 miles away
Smiths Tropical Paradise
477 reviews
.41 miles away
Ship Store Galleries
16 reviews
.31 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from KINTARO Japanese Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
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, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1424
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-822-3341
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing