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The Bistro

Kong Lung Village Center, 2484 Keneke St, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
+1 808-828-0480
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish rockets” (47 reviews)
“beet salad” (35 reviews)
“ribs” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kong Lung Village Center, 2484 Keneke St, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We love having lunch at this delightful bistro every time we're on the island and this time was true to form! Hubs had the fish & chips; I had the barbecued pork sandwich with fries. Pork & fish were yummy, but the fries left a...More

Thank Hippotx
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Alex was our kind and welcoming server here after a visit to the Kilauea lighthouse. Our food was delicious. The atmosphere was relaxed and just so perfect. We felt welcomed but also like we were on vacation away from it all. My husband had an...More

1  Thank Lynne J
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was perfectly satisfactory but the food was poorly presented and pricey for what it was. My entree was lukewarm while my wife’s was unidentifiable! For a bill of over $110 (inc one glass of wine) we expected better, Don’t get me wrong -...More

Thank ian r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit this island from the UK 4 times every year. The Bistro is a favourite of ours, particularly for the 4-6pm happy hour drinks and bar snacks. Select beers, glasses of wine and certain cocktails are 50% off!!! The food is yummy and great...More

1  Thank Penelope C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great quality food! Had the fish rockets, bbq ribs, local fish if day. All very fresh, seasoned well, served hot and delicious! Our server seemed a little impatient and never checked on us between starters. But at the end of the day our experience was...More

Thank Wallacg
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Food overall was ok, however sirloin steak was tasteless and tough. However, my husband had the braised beef and it was delicious. We had our two year old with us and they gave her a glass then told her to be careful when she reached...More

Thank Tina A
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Good food but we were swarmed by flies. Service was fine. We much preferred Palate the wine bar two doors down.

Thank Arnoldfamily1
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We visited the Kong Lung village and just went to see the menu of the bistro, not expecting much....were we wrong, what a menu. So we made reservation (do so because they have a full house any night of the week with the local and...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed July 8, 2018

We really enjoyed eating at The Bistro. And the Kong Lung Village Center is quaint with nice artisan shops.

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We’ve dined here several times during other trips to the island and were treated great and loved the food! A little advice, if you don’t have a reservation the hostess can be very snotty and down right rude! I’ve never been made to feel belittled...More

Thank Mary Jean H
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November 29, 2016|
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Response from Monte D | Reviewed this property |
I highly recommend that you call them directly. Their telephone number is 808-828-0480.
May 25, 2016|
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Response from kelleher01 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, make a reservation!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kong Lung Village Center, 2484 Keneke St, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754 (Formerly Lighthouse Bistro)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kilauea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-828-0480
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Bistro: A small restaurant serving moderately priced meals in a modest setting.At the Bistro our goal is to serve fresh,local,and great tasting food, while trying to minimize our environmental impact. Please enjoy yourself in our modest bistro,and be assured that we put faith in taking time to enjoy food,drink,and life.
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