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Merriman's Poipu

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2829 Ala Kalani Kaumaka St # G-149, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-8571
+1 808-742-8385
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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International, American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
2829 Ala Kalani Kaumaka St # G-149, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-8571
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I were there on a Friday night to celebrate our daughters' Mother's Day gift to her. Service was very good, good musician/guitar player for background, good drinks. We had crab/lobster cake appetizer which was great - came with a fe greens to...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were going to eat at the restaurant and approached the hostess (with a nearly empty restaurant) and she advised they wouldn't have any room for at least an hour, but offered us to sit at the bar. It was clear that the restaurant was...More

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for happy hour in the location below the main restaurant. It was our way of testing the waters to see if we should return for dinner on another evening. The food was OK and the service was OK. But we certainly were expecting...More

Thank paishaPa_Usa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a reservation at 7:30. We thought we would kill some time mulling around the shops nearby. The shops were lamer than expected so we tried to get in earlier. We were welcomed in and could not have received a better table. View of...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent ahi steaks with local shrimp and fresh veggies. The locally sourced green beans were delicious, with just the right amount of garlic and red pepper. We were able to have a great meal at a reasonable price as well, which was surprising. The waiter...More

Thank Tobin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner upstairs in the open air dining room at Merrimans Poipu. Very conscious to stay true to their identity of cooking fresh Hawaiian sourced ingredients, the food was prepared with attention to detail and quality you can taste. We had the crab/lobster...More

Thank celestewest10s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exceptional food, great service, lovely ambiance. By far the best food I've had on Kauai - island wide. Most high end restaurants on Kauai offer the same predictable food year after year...Merriman's was unique. I had a delicate white fish cooked to perfection in a...More

Thank PikakeM62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Merrimans has been at the top of my list in Poipu for 5 years until now. We have always enjoy the Monchong so ordered the special. It was large prawns on top of Polenta with a sauce that tasted like heavily seasoned Campbell's tomato soup....More

Thank weddingmama2012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had fish taco’s, burgers and Poke. Good food! We’ll be back. Check it out. Easy stop for good food.

Thank Manalani
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kim was our server, really treated us above and beyond, her suggestions were perfect for our family and the food was amazing. Truly our best time on the south shore! I wish we had her at our favorite restaurant in California. We love you Kim

Thank Teddy G
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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, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, 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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