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Shivalik Indian Cuisine

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4-771 Kuhio Hwy, Waipouli Town Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1575
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Wed 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Probably the only Indian restaurant on the island; works if you desperately need an Indian fix! Very casual atmosphere. Service is quite mediocre and could be improved. We were not sure if we were even wanted there! Food is generally ok. Some of the menu items (e.g. Okra masala and garlic naan seemed authentic. Daal was just ok. Hope they... More 

Thank Roadwarrior16
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

My daughter wanted Indian - so we found this place very close to our condo. We had chicken curry and aloo gobi. Both dishes were so-so. I wouldn't recommend eating here.

Thank Rebecca B
Lihue, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Last Weds. evening my son and I went to the Indian buffet at Shivalik. I have been to their buffet a couple times a year for the past several years. The items in the buffet were too bland for my taste, although my son liked the food. It is cheaper than ordering off the menu, which I will do the... More 

Thank jim l
Kapaa, Hawaii, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

My wife and I enjoy Shivalik and always think of a good reason to treat ourselves.Very nice Indian food, with specials so you might give them a call.

Thank KauaiBlueJay
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We went to Shivalik late on a Wednesday, when the buffet dinner had just been prepared and presented. The ambience was simple yet pleasant. The price for a buffet (around $18 per person) is much higher than at many similar establishments on the mainland, but we had come to understand that life is around 50% more expensive in Hawaii. The... More 

Thank Murali I
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

The man who took the order ( not sure whether waiter or owner) is too rude & filty 2) late in taking orders 3) food orders must come in so call complete set all though it's in alacarte i.e u just cant hv drinks with snacks (anyway it not cheap) My suggestion: if there is too much of rules &... More 

Thank ainalanni
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We were glad that we found an indian restaurant for dinner. Food was ok. Bhindi masala was ok. Tandoori roti as well. paneer kulcha had no flavor. We requested for dahi instead of raita, they were kind enough to accomodate however we were shocked to see $8 charge for plain yogurt. Raita was $3.50 that is made from yogurt. Did... More 

Thank Kaveena C
Camarillo, California
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

This food was by far the best Indian food our family has ever had. The service was excellent as well. Very clean. Due to it's location, this restaurant may be overlooked. I wish we had had more time on our trip so we could have visited on Wednesday for the buffet and entertainment.

Thank cougarmom2016
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119 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

One of my best friends is an Indian food addict and so when we saw this restaurant in Kapaa we had to try it. We ordered Samosas, Chicken Tikka Masala, Coconut Shrimp Curry, Chicken Korma, Chicken Makhni (similar to butter chicken) and two other dishes I can't recall plus Naan bread. It was all excellent. My friend felt like she... More 

Thank ginKetchikan
Kapaa, Hawaii
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

My husband, my daughter and I all ended all up at the emergency room not even 30 minutes after walking out of there... Needless to say that we were all puking every 3 minutes and I will remember that pain forever! I also need to say that I wasn't fair to them because I should have walked there again and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $20
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-771 Kuhio Hwy, Waipouli Town Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1575
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: 808-821-2333
808-821-2333 phone
808-821-2334 fax

Located between Foodland and Pizza Hut

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