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The Eastside cafe

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4-1380 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1607
+1 808-823-9500
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There were very limited choices and the dishes were pricey. I was sick the whole next day and not sure if it was from the food or not but I wouldn't take any chances on it again. The food tasted okay but was not worth the amount we paid for it/

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good but that is never the whole story is it! We got the bill for our martini which was made with a well brand vodka and got charged for top shelve not cool

1 Thank Craig S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a very laid back and very tasty lunch. The ono fish and chips was crispy outside and the fish was tender inside.

1 Thank Lauren W
Camdenton, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had dinner here and the food was good. But the Mojito was the best I have had yet on the island. I will absolutely be back for more drinks !

1 Thank llsylvester
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the poke nachos and the mahi curry. Both entrees were on the "specials" today. My husband and I shared our meals because it was so hard to pick just one entree. While waiting for our food, we saw another table have French fries and lemongrass aioli-so we had to order some too. Our server Mandy suggested half sweet... More 

Thank Sarah B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here last year when we were in kauai. It was awesome then and they didn't disappoint us this time! The chicken was so tender and flavorful and the tuna was beautiful!!!! The drinks were incredible and they had two guys for entertainment that night that were fantastic! This is our favorite restaurant in kauai.

1 Thank Bo C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as I walked in I heard the owner or bartender say "22 people in front of them" to the server. Implying there were 22 guests in front of us. There were only 2 servers that day. I don't know where to start? I ordered appetizers and mains. They were large portions and tastes good, however they came as... More 

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Brunswick, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walking around Kapa'a we decided to try the Eastside Cafe. What a wonderful surprise! The environment was great, the staff was fun and informative and the food was outstanding. The background music was from the 60s and made for a fun evening. A place to go back to with no reservations.

Thank RPGTraveler
Brunswick, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful meal. Food is locally sourced and the flavor combinations were creative and delicious. Service was laid back, friendly, and attentive. Great music too!

Thank bella32016
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

As you walk in it looks good but the service is terrible. The waitress had really bad manners, almost kind of threw the menus at us and the we ask for the specials prices and she is like "they vary I dont know all of them of the top of my head" and would not even try to find that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $45
American, Seafood, Hawaiian
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-1380 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1607
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-823-9500
The Eastside , located in the heart of downtown Kapaa HI offers a unique Pacific Rim dinner menu featuring an exquisite selection of seafood entrees as well as steak, pork and chicken. Lunch/Dinner prices range from $10 to $40 per entrée and offers a full bar and nightly music.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?