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Smith Family Garden Luau

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) #12 of 86 Restaurants in Kapaa $$ - $$$ , Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly
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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“rice pudding” (14 reviews)
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8:30 am - 4:00 pmAll hours
Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3-5971 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1435
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Reviewed June 3, 2017

The meal and the atmosphere coupled to make this rather long evening tolerable. Lots of waiting around in the beginning till all the guests arrived. The show, itself, does not start till 8 pm, and it was very long. Lots of eye-candy for the men,...More

1  Thank smithontheridge
Reviewed May 31, 2017

Enjoyed the narration of how to roast the pig, and to be able to watch them perform the ritual of getting the pig out of the ground. The luau had great food and the entertainment was fun to watch..

Thank Laurie V
Reviewed May 31, 2017

This must be one of the top attractions on Kauai. There is a large free car park. I noticed that some tour companies also laid on transport. The after dinner show was breath-taking. It was well performed by an enthusiastic professional troupe of dancers. It...More

1  Thank Jennifer259
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

Smith Family Garden Luau was wonderful. Yes, you could say this is hokey but we loved it just the way it is ... got a "trolley" tour of the grounds which is a park that the Smith family leases from the state and how they...More

Thank elizabethmI2119RH
Reviewed May 28, 2017

Weather was perfect as the Smith Family also provides a separate cruise up the river to a grotto and then back to the Luau itself. It started with a small train ride through the tropical plantation and then we arrived at the eating area. I...More

Thank LewistonBruce
Reviewed May 27, 2017

This has to be a must do event when you go to Kauai!! But reserve your tickets in advance as soon as you can because they sell out just about every luau. When you first arrive, they give a tram tour of the grounds and...More

Thank donnaluttrull
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

First time at this luau and everything was perfect All you can eat and drink and a magnificent show that follows Family owned and operated A must see

Thank rosebd22
Reviewed May 23, 2017

To touristy, food was good, but so crowding and not the real deal. I wish I had taken the time to search this out more.

Thank Jill Ann P
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Nice time here. You start on a Disneyland type tram ride around the grounds. The big NO NO was they DO NOT OPEN THE BAR until the Pig is uncovered. We had been there almost an hour before they unearthed the pig. NO GOOD we...More

Thank Loverlumpkin
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

The Smith family seem like lovely people and they have organized a very professional Luau experience. I liked hearing how each family member is involved and all the staff worked really hard throughout the evening. But it really reminded me of the final scene in...More

Thank Irish L
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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, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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