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Kintaro

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4-370 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1424
+1 808-822-3341
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Corvallis, Oregon
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've been here every year practically for the last 15 and it never fails to please us. It can get crowded to plan accordingly. The waitstaff are all pleasant. The service is fast and efficient but not pushy. We never feel hurried. There is always a nice mix of type of patron from dressed up to go out to a... More 

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Swift Current, Canada
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very busy place on the main highway south of Kapaa. Parking lots at the restaurant and across the street. They do table service with a large varied menu and also teppanyaki style. We only did the table service. Went twice. Loved the food. Great service. Large place with 2 bars and a sushi bar if that's what you prefer. Even... More 

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Thank Lindsay M
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They were completely booked the night we went in but still managed to seat us in 10 minutes. The food was great and very filling!

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Thank Miller B
Cypress, Texas, United States
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232 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful dinner there. The place is so packed, so go early. Good food and the price is very reasonable!

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Thank Young L
Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

This busy and large sushi and Japanese food restaurant was a second visit from a few years ago. The sushi did not seem as fresh (one of their signature rolls was Pre-made and very cold) but still overall good. Service also slow, they seemed a bit short staffed at the sushi bar and floor - overwhelmed by large Christmas office... More 

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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116 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

We visited with a friend, who is very particular about Japanese food. We had a selection of dishes and he was sold!

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Nevada City, California
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85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

I read reviews that talked about how good this place it and we went there. Big mistake. Not only was it the worst food I had on Kauai, but the worst Japanese food I have ever had. I have been enjoying Japanese cuisine all over the world for over 40 years, so I do have some experience. I was suspicious... More 

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hawaii
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

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.

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Thank ssumi
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62 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 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 

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Freeland, Washington
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99 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
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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