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Sam's Ocean View

4-1546 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1830
+1 808-822-7887
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“fish curry” (20 reviews)
“panzanella” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
4-1546 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1830
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1 - 10 of 474 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I enjoy to this restaurant so much I ended up eating here three times in a week. The the food is excellent. I had fish every time, and it was some of the best I had on the island. Fish and chips where excellent, and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tomasom968
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last night in Kauai and a fitting finish! Sam’s did not disappoint. Great service, great food and the place has a busy fun vibe. You can’t go wrong.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank suemH5670GZ
Jill B, General Manager at Sam's Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Aloha, Thank you for a great review. We are so pleased you found food, fun and great service! mahalo, Jill

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After biking past Sam’s Ocean View along the coastal trail in the afternoon, my husband and I returned for dinner- we loved sitting upstairs in the open air seating- right next to the ocean! We had excellent fish and chips, roasted veggies and delicious mango...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jhareaz
Jill B, General Manager at Sam's Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, Thank you for your vey positive review of SOV. We are so pleased you had a great experience and the mention of friendly servers is always important to us. We hope to serve you again someday. Mahalo, Jill

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were touring the island and stumbled upon Sam’s Ocean View. Glad we did! We didn’t have reservations, so we grab a seat at the bar. The bar area is quite compact but energetic. The restaurant is eclectically decorated and has multiple level, so all...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DodgerMom668
Jill B, General Manager at Sam's Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, Thank you for your positive review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the bar scene and liked the music too. Rachel is lovely and we are so happy she is part of our Ohana here at SOV. We look forward to serving you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can’t visit Kauai and not eat at Sam’s at least once. The views are lovely from any table. The service is awesome (thank you Bella) and the food and cocktails are delicious. Live music adds to an already welcoming and fun atmosphere. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kimwD5205BK
Jill B, General Manager at Sam's Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, Thank you for the lovely review. Bella thanks you too! We are so pleased you had a great experience with us. We hope to be able to serve you again soon. Mahalo, Jill

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have found that Sam's is a wonderful spot to enjoy a fun evening with an awesome ocean view and great food! But what we think is the best by far is the incredible waitstaff... upon entering, Erin greeted us with a smile and was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Filburt
Jill B, General Manager at Sam's Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha, Thank you for the great review. What is really pleasing to us is the shout out by name of staff members. We are so lucky to have a core group of employees and team members, and we love that it gets noticed. Mahalo, Jill

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just discovered SOV code for Sam's Ocean View restaurant in Kapaa, Kauai. Went there for Sunday brunch and WOW! what a super great place. Food was over the top great and the view right on the water. If you go, ask for Abby as she...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank John B
Jill B, General Manager at Sam's Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha, Thank you for your lovely review of our brunch. We are only open for Brunch on Sundays so wen try and do our best for all our clients. So glad you enjoyed good food and service. We are are proud of our staff and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got a table at 6 so we could enjoy a few minutes of the wonderful ocean view from this restaurant! Could not be closer to the ocean! Both my husband and I got seafood for our dinner and both dishes were well prepared and very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mtsomerville
Jill B, General Manager at Sam's Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha, Thank you for a great review. So happy you had a great experience with us at SOV. I hope you return again so we may serve you in the future. Mahalo, Jill

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to Kauai for many years, and often have run out of restaurants near Kapaa to visit during our usual week long visit. We finally found out about Sam’s, and got a chance to visit. We must have driven by this place...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank TanMD
Jill B, General Manager at Sam's Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha, Thank you so much for a very thoughtful and positive review. We appreciate the fact that you recognize our efforts to create a very all around pleasant experience for our guests. We hope to serve you again in the future. Mahalo, Jill

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My favorite menu items are served at Sunday brunch, and the beautiful views of Kapaa's bike path are wonderful too. Try the grilled cheese!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Wild_Kauai_Chocolate
Jill B, General Manager at Sam's Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha, Thanks for the positive brunch review. We try to be a bit of a different experience for our brunch guests at Sams Ocean View. The view is part of that of course and for that we thank nature. mahalo, Jill

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May 17, 2018|
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Response from BobPikeCTT | Reviewed this property |
Resort casual works well - it’s a casual place.
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It has reopened after remodeling.
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Yes they have a happy hour.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $39
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-1546 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1830
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-822-7887
  • E-mail
Description
SOV SERVES EVERYDAY GOOD FOOD. The menu is from scratch, using our recipes, including all desserts, dressings and sauces. We Hand-Cut our Fries from Russet Potatoes. Fish is delivered fresh daily and we NEVER use frozen fish. Aloha to our local fishermen. We have the Best Fish and Chips on Kauai Island. Our bread is baked locally and in house. Our greens are Organic and we cater to GLUTEN FREE ALLERGIES. We use American Wagyu Beef for our Burgers, Sliders & Steak Chimichurri. Our Ice Cream is Lapperts of Hawaii, the Best on the Island. SOV cocktails are carefully crafted and made with imported purees and fresh squeezed juices. The SOV Brunch menu include several Benedicts, House made Corned Beef Hash, Traditional Buttermilk and Local Banana Mac Pancakes. We also offer Omelets, Salads, Sandwiches and Clubs. All of this comes with a great vibe and one of the BEST VIEWS ON KAUAI! Live Music several nights a week from Jazz to Rock. Join us for Brunch or Dinner.
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