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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%
Travelers talk about
“coconut cake” (13 reviews)
“teriyaki beef” (25 reviews)
“rice pudding” (16 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3-5971 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1435
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Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

I so recommend Smiths Lauau. Take the riverboat trip meet some of the family and have a sing song on the way back. Then go enjoy the plantation. See the grounds. See where Elvis Presley Blue Hawaii was filmed. Then watch as the pig is...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed April 12, 2016

Having never been to a Luau, I was told this a very authentic type of luau. Think big wedding or family party luau! The food was quite tasty, much better than I expected. The actual Smith family members run the luau, gardens, and show. The...More

Thank Philip P
Reviewed April 7, 2016

First luau. So glad we went. Plenty of time ahead of dinner to wander around and see the gorgeous gardens. What a special place. Dinner was super. Great food and plenty to eat. I figured we finish dinner and stay in our seat for the...More

Thank eraser
Reviewed April 6, 2016

There are at least 2 Luaus that claim to be the "Best Luau" on Kauai. I have been to the other one and thought it was the best. But a relative insisted we try Smith's this time. Glad we did. Better food. And absolutely no...More

1  Thank Jim A
Reviewed April 6, 2016

After reading many excellent reviews on Tripadvisor, we booked the Smith Family Luau prior to our Hawaiian Island cruise on the NCL Pride of America. Originally we were going to visit the Island of Kauai on a Thursday, but due to Tropical Storm Guillermo we...More

1  Thank Barry B
Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

This was our first trip to any of the Hawaiian Islands, so a luau was requisite, & while we don't have another to compare with Smith Family's, I have to say that these folks put on a great feast for hundreds of folks (seemed like...More

2  Thank Val-ABQ
Reviewed April 1, 2016

They give you a pukka shell necklace to wear. We rode through the gardens on a tram and told us about the different Kauai plants and trees. I had seen them while hiking and driving around the island so it was nice to hear about...More

3  Thank cyn4ula
Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Our family of eighteen, nine adults and nine kids ranging from 12 to 6 months, attended this luau and had a great time. The grounds are stunning and the peacocks were in full plume. I wish we had more time to explore. The food was...More

2  Thank DottieGmn
Reviewed March 26, 2016

The food was the same as all the other Luau but along with the Mai Tai's they did have an open bar. Unfortunately, the bar closes once the show starts.

Thank Kim B
Reviewed March 23, 2016

this luau was fantastic. they give you a ride thru the gardens and tell you about the the plants and trees. Then you got to the dinner hall which is a open air dinner area. They have plenty of food and they have 3 rows...More

1  Thank judith t
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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, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, 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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