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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3-5971 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1435
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Reviewed yesterday

An excellent luau evening! We arrived just after 5 pm on a Friday and walked around the gardens -- the signs identifying the various exotic plantings were rather old/faded, but the plants themselves had a nice variety of colors, shapes and sizes. We also liked...More

Thank georgephilip321
Reviewed 6 days ago

The luau was fantastic. First there is an Imu ceremony followed by delicious food and drinks. The show following the meal is top notch. This was our second time here and we enjoyed it each time.

Thank suep1718
Reviewed 1 week ago

Since this was my very first Luau, I don't really have anything to compare it to. It was a fun and interesting experience. Now I've watched many luaus on the travel channel and there are room for improvements. First, I wish that we could spend...More

Thank RainbowCowboy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for the luau, and enjoyed their hospitality. The senior Smith family leader is the MC and introduces himself, and how the night will proceed. The free mai tais were VERY weak. The steak was awesome, as was the cucumber salad and desserts. the...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know how they did it, but they made an excellent luau better. This was our second time here and it was better than the first. The grounds are beautiful and you are given a tour before dinner. Open bar and excellent food. What...More

Thank Donald H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only are the grounds beautiful, the food and service was OVER THE TOP and the Luau amazing. During the dinner people can go up on the stage and learn how to do a Hawaiian dance. You get a warm feeling of FAMILY at this...More

Thank Sherri B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a nice luau. It was served buffet style with many options. The food itself was very good. The Smith Family does a great job of providing a unique experience. You start with a trolley tour of the gardens where we were able to...More

Thank nickjesspetritz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

4 of us went and paid $112 EACH including transportation so you could really split it saying dinner & drinks - $50 a person and show was $50 a person! A very expensive and not at all the quality one would expect for that price....More

Thank organicnatural
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since we were going to three islands I had many choices of which luau to pick. We were very happy we chose this one. It was Perfection from the moment we walked in, the grounds are absolutely gorgeous, the imu ceremony was very interesting, the...More

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our first luau and our first time to Kauai. The food was delicious and the show was amazing! It was raining the night we went and it didn't make a difference. We had such a great night and would definitely recommend this luau!

Thank saraspaugh
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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
  • Food
  • Value
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
Large groups, Special occasions, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
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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