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Lava Lava Beach Club

420 Papaloa Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1449
+1 808-241-5282
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“flatbread” (25 reviews)
“flat bread” (12 reviews)
“pork sliders” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
420 Papaloa Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1449
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place by the beach! Go for the Happy Hour. The Mai Tais are good! Inexpensive drinks and food. The food was so so. Small bites. Don’t get the pork sliders...all bread. The ocean view and ambiance make up for the average happy hour food....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Vandie2014
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are lucky, your first might set the standard. While in Kauai for the week, we ate dinner here twice. Drinks and dinner on the beach, sometimes with gentle llive music, bar scene in the distance, beach and shore at our feet - both...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GrandTour742390
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited Lava Lava Beach Club twice on our week long visit on Kauai. Both reservations were for 5:30 pm seating times. Seating There are two rows of seating that are located on the soft sand. These two rows are protected from rain by a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ratnrol
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The only place you can have a “toes-in-the-sand” dining experience on Kauai- they have done a great job with the place. Food is good-service ok Happy hour beef taco was not so great but the fish taco was good and the edamame.Only curious thing was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Neecie54
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is right on the beach. Food and service is very good. Very casual, relaxed atmosphere with an unobstructed view of the ocean.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Qualtech
Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived at 5:45 pm and caught the lovely colors of the sunset in the bay. Even though you are looking south towards Lihue, you can catch nice sunset effects over the surf. Eat outside or just inside with the large doors wide open. This...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HuskerTraveler2
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped for lunch and got to enjoy it on the beach. Food was fresh and very good. Fresh Fish and chips made from MahiMahi. Good selection of Drinks and draft beers including local beers

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mac K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went for happy hour and was NOT disappointed! Great prices and toes in the sand...what more could you ask for...a wonderful cocktail? They have those to (cucumber concoction was awesome)!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jcopeland11
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great food and drinks on the beach Enjoyed the music and dining out on the sand Fun experience from custom drinks to the atmosphere

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank _bemoore512
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wish I could give this 4.5 stars. We loved the ambiance. Service was fantastic. The food was very good, but it was expensive. Our bill between 2 of us (including 4 drinks total and one dessert to share) was $140. It was our most...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 861racheller
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February 17, 2018|
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Response from 2JimD | Reviewed this property |
looks like none of us answering had kids, so ditto on contacting Lava Lava directly
Clara B
November 21, 2017|
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Response from cbrix | Reviewed this property |
This is on the east beach of Kauai. You can only watch the sunrise from here.
October 16, 2017|
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Response from Cheryl B | Reviewed this property |
Servers were knowledgeable and accommodating and you can’t beat the location.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Papaloa Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1449
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-241-5282
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Lava Lava Beach Club is committed to providing uncompromised hospitality and service to our guests, offering a fun, toes in the sand, laid back luxury experience complete with passionately inspired island cuisine and libations.
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