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Smith Family Garden Luau

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3-5971 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1435
+1 808-821-6895
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“teriyaki beef” (30 reviews)
“coconut cake” (12 reviews)
“rice pudding” (14 reviews)
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Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3-5971 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1435
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't say enough good things about this luau experience. Wonderful family of four generations running this garden tour, dinner with entertainment, and Polynesian show. The buffet food was tasty and lots of variety- pulled pork, teriyaki beef, Hawaiian sweet potatoes, steamed veggies, to name...More

Thank 3continentFam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't know what to expect, but was the evening was exceptional. The Smith family greeted visitors as they arrived and left. The evening started with a trolley ride around the lush gardens. I wish there had been time to walk through the gardens because it...More

Thank LKBusick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to do the luau and show, but my men folk weren't as excited. Food was really good. I enjoyed all of it. Kalua Pork, teriyaki beef, mahi magi, salads, fruit, etc. dinner music was nice Hawaiian style. The show was different than we've...More

Thank Kim K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think all Luas have a little something missing when done for the tourists. Having said that I think that the Smith's Lua was very well done for what it is. They have a gigantic buffett of Lua foods and a free bar. After dinner...More

Thank beir13
Reviewed September 15, 2017

I'm not sure why this came up again, because I thought I had already reviewed it -- but here were go again. Good food, fabulous enteretainment.

Thank Bonnie M
Reviewed September 13, 2017

There are several luaus to choose from if you decide you want to experience one while in Hawaii. This is one of the best. The luau is located within a beautiful botanical garden area. We opted to add on visiting the Fern Grotto beforehand, which...More

Thank Floridagirl113
Reviewed September 13, 2017

I loved the fact that so many family members are actually working this luau--truly gives it a family atmosphere. The grounds are gorgeous to view while you wait for dinner. Great variety of foods and all tasty. They were very organized in getting everyone through...More

Thank T0niL
Reviewed September 4, 2017

The Smith's Family Garden Luau is well intentioned and has the right idea, but is a bit slow and boring. There are a lot of people here, so the business is going well, but it was not all that I had hoped for. We left...More

Thank GlobalVilla9er
Reviewed August 29, 2017

The grounds are gorgeous, the food fabulous, and the show kept smiles on our faces until time to go. Best pork we've ever tasted and about the best cup of coffee I've had in a long time. Colorful costumes, good music and dancing, stories... Enjoyed...More

Thank H M
Reviewed August 29, 2017

Good show. Not an authentic luau but well done. The grounds are beautiful. The food is awesome. The terriyaki beef and kalua pork were very tasty. Poi is poi. All the other food was excellent and tasty. The coconut cake was the highlight of the...More

Thank Terry D
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June 7, 2017|
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Response from jonbinx | Reviewed this property |
no military discounts but prices are very reasonable
Camille B
May 7, 2017|
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Response from Gary B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the have accommodations for wheel chairs and walkers.
Jackie G
January 8, 2017|
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Response from Monte D | Reviewed this property |
For the best answer you will need to call or email Smith Family Luau directly. Regarding their response: it may help if you are a large group rather than a single person or couple and of course how far away your cruise ship... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$20 - $30
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Large groups
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-5971 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1435
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-821-6895
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