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Sleeping Giant Grill

440 Aleka Pl, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1420
+1 808-822-3474
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“ahi” (47 reviews)
“fish tacos” (75 reviews)
“burrito” (38 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
440 Aleka Pl, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1420
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Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

The food is fantastic! The portion sizes are so generous that my hubby amd I share the wrap or burritos. The salad is to die for and the dressing has a hint of peanut butter. We never ate in but took it back to the...More

Thank _rev_wwm
Reviewed December 5, 2017

I ordered the seared Ahi bowl and my wife had the. Tuna fillet over salad greens. We picked our fish from their fish market supplies and enjoyed our meals. This is a small restaurant with an assortment of fresh local seafoods. It is not fancy...More

Thank 137jim
Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

A little hard to find but this takeout place is very welcoming as it sits to the back of a strip mall area. Good fish for tasty tacos (local catch)

Thank Janea26
Reviewed December 3, 2017

We decided to try this restaurant since it was within walking distance of the hotel. I had the chicken special - spicy fried chicken tossed with local flavors and my husband had the fish tacos - done two different ways. Both of our meals were...More

Thank lyndabeeneedham
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

We went here twice, partly because it was a 2 minute walk from us are Kauai Shores and also cause it tasted so good. My friend got the Teriyaki Chicken & I had the bean & rice burrito. It was all very good and service...More

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed December 1, 2017

Was a bit surprised to see that is was more of a fast food joint, but the food did not disappoint. I got the Korean BBQ and my husband got the Ahi plate. The Ahi was lightly seared and was melt-in-your-mouth delicious! The dressing for...More

Thank Lindsey D
Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

The Sleeping Giant Grill is a little hidden gem behind the ABC Store in the Coconut Village shopping area. The storefront is not impressive and the ambiance is lacking, but the food more than redeems the experience. Expect cooked to order fare and timely counter...More

Thank NaviKate
Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

Went here and split an ahi wrap with their famous sauce and it was so good, I wish I had been hungry enough to eat another!!

Thank kniki6
Reviewed November 30, 2017

While staying at the nearby Islander, I went out searching for a nearby lunch place on my own because my wife wasn't feeling well. She hates fish, so this was my opportunity to chow down on something great from the sea. I was, at first,...More

Thank OhenryII
Reviewed November 19, 2017

What a great place to grab lunch or a quick casual dinner! Their fish tacos were amazing. The staff is super friendly, service is quick and everything was wonderful. We ate here twice during our two week stay.

Thank carolfB446BX
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Questions & Answers
August 22, 2016|
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Response from suzziej | Reviewed this property |
No. It is not inside the Coconut Marketplace. It is behind it, to the right hand side of the car park of the Aston Islander on the Beach resort (when facing the beach). Is is one of a small strip of shops. It is nut easy to... More
August 22, 2016|
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Response from Deedee N | Reviewed this property |
It is, but it is around the back, and tucked in a corner.
June 26, 2016|
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Response from vinayafalcon | Reviewed this property |
yes they do, and if you drive into Hanalei be sure to go to The Dolphin fish market. they have an amazing selection of freshly caught fish, along with dynamite crab and sushi rolls to take out. It's located behind the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 Aleka Pl, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1420 (Formerly Kilauea Fish Market)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-822-3474
"Name change only" still serving same great local cuisine, fresh local fish,fresh poke made daily, salads, wraps, tacos, burritos, plates with vegetarian dishes and gluten fee options. Keiki menu also available. BYOB and we will supply bottle openers and wine glasses
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