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4-370 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1424
+1 808-822-3341
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You might drive right by thinking this place was rundown but it's big and clean and spacious on the inside. All of the stafff were very friendly and helpful. The won ton appetizers were really good. The miso butterfish was big and tasty. But save room for dessert. You have to have the green tea mud pie.

Thank ssumi
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried to make reservations, told that they didn't have any that night until 8pm, but that if we came at opening (5:30pm) we might get a table. We did so, and the place was probably only 1/3 full once everyone was seated. Our server was alright, however they were out of king crab and he didn't have any suggestions. The... More 

Thank Reese Y
Freeland, Washington
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99 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After many, many trips to Kauai, we realized that Kintaro was one of the "old standard" restaurants that we had not gone to yet. Since my husband is not a sushi fan, it hadn't been on our radar but we tried it and were very impressed. The sushi was very fresh with many rolls and sashimi to chose from and... More 

Thank CSSD_12
Lihue, Hawaii
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful restaurant Family owned Employees friendly and they always promptly attend to any requests Meals always excellent well prepared and presented Large parking lots Prices very reasonable

Thank Marilu Roy W
Mountain Home, Arkansas
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115 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not have reservations, so first of all , I would recommend them. But, we waited in the bar area while they worked us in. The sushi was amazing, The calamari was excellent. We don't have anything bad to say about the food. It was worth the wait and the price!

Thank Lynn M
Santa Cruz, California
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming here for years and it's consistent- not ground breaking -but good Sushi and something you can't get just anywhere- escargot in mushroom caps! It's always busy so if you want to get in, cone early. The Yakatori tables are fun (think Benihana).

Thank Denise A
Placerville, California
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't thrilled with this place. Sushi was just average and the prices were high for what you received. Service was ok, but with so many great restaurants in Kauai I wouldn't waste my time.

Thank Sandi A
Kapaa, Hawaii
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

you know when the food is going to be good when you see the owner walking around and checking out the kitchen and staff. family run and family operated. i eated here many many times and i loved the way im treated each time and the atmosphere. food is always AWESOME! drinks are cheap and waitstaff is friendly. best sushi... More 

1 Thank pholphak-k
Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

We are in Kuaui and have been striking out with restaurants. Finally we came to Kintaro and had a great meal. If you like Japanese food, you'll love this place. Highly recommended.

1 Thank Steve S
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Found this place near our hotel, knew we'd picked a winner when we saw how busy it was, and how many of the people waiting were locals. We had to wait about half an hour during peak Friday night dinner rush, but the wait was worth it, especially since they have a spacious waiting area with tables and cocktail service.... More 

1 Thank Ellen S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Kids
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

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