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4-370 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Encinitas, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

WE were recommended to this site by our guide on the inner tube adventure- it definitely lived up to her review (thanks Kulio!!) When we got back from the tubing adventure (our last night on the island) I looked up the Kintaro restaurant to see where it was. I was surprised to see that they typically booked up their reservations,... More 

Thank KSC100
Kapaa, Hawaii
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food is good, although quite expensive and portions are small.the restaurant is always packed so that says something about this establishment

Thank bamarg2016
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a recommendation from a friend and I was really looking forward to it. We were a party of 10. 5 of us really liked what we got and the other 5 did not. Reservations are a must.

Thank Betty H
Sacramento, California
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really big restaurant, for a sushi place. It's very unassuming. Looks like it's permanently closed, since there are no windows, and it looks like the fake windows they have are boarded up. That said, the fish is really fresh, the rolls are great, and the service was fast and friendly.

Thank rutrippin
Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the outside this doesn't look like much, but once you get inside you can see why everyone raves about the place. The food was Amazing. The sushi was fresh. The seafood was fresh and everything tasted Fantastic. The place isn't "fancy" but you come for the food, and you won't be disappointed!

Thank TrezzR
Eleele, Hawaii
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kintaro's have outstanding sushi rolls, but staff are super friendly. I love their purple haze Sake.

Thank Tammy p
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of our best meals in Kauai. Some great sushi and even better freshly prepared food right before our eyes. We all could not finish our food so we took it home and ate it for breakfast and it tasted so good again. HIGHLY, highly recommend!! Call for reservations so you get in!!

Thank Katie M
San Antonio, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

First time eating sushi so we were totally unfamiliar with lingo but everyone was great about explaining and guiding us through process. Sat at sushi bar. Great food-totally enjoyed.

Thank Lynn T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

3 stars for two reasons - food quality is just OK and orchestration of experience generally poor. If you are doing reservations, good luck as they only answer the phone during dinner hours. Even then, it's not a lock for same day reservations. My family loved their hibachi meal, but mine was just OK. No sushi for us so can't... More 

Thank andyman1970
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Awesome staff, affordable food AND drinks. Must try the Bali Hai sushi rolls!!!! Very happy with the quality of food and service at such a busy restaurant. Great for sharing.

Thank Alicia A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions
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 Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: 808-822-3341

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