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Merriman's Poipu

2829 Ala Kalani Kaumaka St # G-149, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-8571
+1 808-742-8385
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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2829 Ala Kalani Kaumaka St # G-149, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-8571
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had lunch at the bar. My wife ordered a pizza (kalhua pig & pineapple) and I ordered fish tacos. Both were great as were the fries. The Mai Tais were fantastic and the Bartender was friendly.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant will always be on my list in Poipu. The dinner selection and wine list were fantastic. The malasads for dessert are heaven. We saw our 3rd green flash to top off the evening!

Thank GoldCountry2
Reviewed 1 week ago

After exploring the Shops at Kukui'ula, we decided to treat ourselves to a late evening dessert. Merriman's dessert menu offered several choices that highlighted local island flavors. We settled on the Pineapple Bread Pudding and it was delicious. Because each portion is more-than-ample, we decided...More

Thank jmenasco
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to celebrate good friend and her husband to Merrimans Kauai for her birthday. We have eaten at Merrimans in Waimea in the Big Island and it was excellent so had to try the one in Kauai. This one was just as good. We...More

Thank Allen T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good but not great. The service was good, but not great. The setting was good but not great.

Thank Josh M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When Merriman's opened we went (as locals) as much as twice per week. Our favorite menu items slowly were taken off the downstairs menu and it has become limited in our opinion. We've tried to return periodically because we still enjoy their fish tacos which...More

Thank Anthony K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sit at the bar only from 5:30-6:30 for good drinks and relatively inexpensive apps. Note that this Merrimans is not in a view location like the one at Kapalua.

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had what some in our group describe as one of the best steaks they've ever had. We attended a family wedding on the beach and then had dinner at Merriman's. The steaks were local beef form Kauai and ordered a few months ahead of...More

Thank srnewton2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful servers who couldn't do enough to help and please. Wonderful fish (why would you order anything else from a fish restaurant???). Cocktails were delicious as was the wine flight paired with the food. Really pleased we chose to have NYE dinner here. Weren't at...More

Thank selfrightious
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for lunch. Mai Tais were wonderful as was the food and service. I had the hamburger hubby had fish sandwish and both were quite ample and well prepared. Have I mentioned the Mai Tais?! They were my favorite!

Thank crk60091
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Response from Jennie318 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but agree the top level is more fine dining and the children would be better suited to the lower levels. This was a lovely restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2829 Ala Kalani Kaumaka St # G-149, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-8571
    (Poipu Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Koloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-742-8385
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In a casual yet elegant setting of an Old Hawaii Plantation, Chef-Owner Peter Merriman serves his unique style of Hawaii Regional Cuisine in Kauai's Poipu. A pioneer in the "Farm to Table" concept, Peter serves only the freshest products, at least 90% of which are locally grown or caught, using only sustainable methods. His international menu items are prepared in a manner that highlights the natural flavors of these fresh and local foods. Located in Poipu, we feature both mauka (mountain) and makai (ocean) views as well as sunset views over the Kukui'ula resort. We offer a premium bar upstairs, a downstairs cafe for casual dining, and over 1,000 bottles of wine in our cellar. Our facilities can host private parties and meetings. Our aloha-friendly staff, with a food and beverage knowledge second to none, will ensure that you have an extraordinary dining experience.
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