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4-370 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1424
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Santa Monica, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to this restaurant while on vacation every time I go to Kauai. This time the sushi, sashimi, cooked fish all really sucked. We waited an hour and the food for a family of nine was well below average. I noticed a lot of customers were locals and I was amazed they were so crowded. I went to... More 

Thank David S
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I go to this place several times a year. We like it a lot the food and service is usually really good. One time my sister and I went for dinner and everything was going great until my sister found a few strands of long black hair in her udon. We alerted the server and they ended... More 

Thank Erica C
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81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The sushi here is great! While it is not on the menu, make sure you order the salmon skin roll with eel. It is delicious. The hostess recommended it to us. The Bali Hi Bomb roll is also excellent. The cajun roll is ok. We arrived at 5:45 and were seated immediately. We did not have a reservation.

Thank BKC2003
Carteret, New Jersey
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place itself needs to be revamped but the food is just amazing. I have been there a few times and order the hibachi service over and over...They are closed on Sundays and only open at 530pm in the evening. Worth every penny

Thank msmecheche
Oxnard, California
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We searched Yelp for best sushi and wasn't thrilled by what we saw. Then we asked LeLe at Back Country Adventures and she recommended Kintaros. She said it would be mostly locals, not touristy but delicious Teppan and sushi. It did not disappoint, the sushi "bomb" melts in your mouth, the Teppan flavorful, the the green tea pie feeds 4... More 

Thank beachloversx2
Greensboro, North Carolina
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406 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is more of an Hawaiian flare then a great Japanese restaurant. The steak termaki was a good. Beyond that, not what I would consider great Japanese. The service was friendly and attentive....

Thank Flyby0161
Snohomish, Washington
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122 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended a wedding rehearsal dinner here, and they did a wonderful job passing around a series of delectable sushi/sashimi appetizers, followed by tempura, fish and meat courses. I was impressed that the staff was able to keep up with giving us fresh and hot food, along with a lot of drink orders from the bar. We did not eat... More 

Thank ALFriedman
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a super find! Food very good, service friendly and quick, prices very, very reasonable. Once you eat there, it will quickly become your favorite!!! Buen Provecho...

Thank artmoro
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to Kintaro before. Cutting to the chase, it's ok. With the advent and availability of sushi everywhere, theirs is on par with what you find at the sushi place near you that has 3 or 4 better places nearby. If you go, you'd be wise to do a Teppan table. Skip it and go elsewhere and have fresh... More 

Thank offlaw
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good taste, but did not receive sushi order until the dinner was over. Drinks were good. Lack of waiter/waitress service.

Thank Brian M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
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: 808-822-3341

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