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2440 Hoonani Road, at the Sheraton Kauai, Poipu Beach, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was less exotic than expected but was still very good. Both the table service & the bar service was excellent.

Thank Nikki G
Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lava's is a bit pricey for their breakfast buffet, but that's Kauai hotels in general. Lunch is fine - burgers, veggie burgers (a fave of mine), salads. Pass on the prime rib dinner - it's not worth the price, not even close. Staff, however, was great. We told one server to take her time with us because we were in... More 

Thank Tanya V
Hoover, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Sheraton. This is an onsite restaurant at the Sheraton. We ate the breakfast buffet every day and it was really good. We usually did not have to wait long for a table. Our service was good- we had a really nice waiter that remembered us every morning. Their coffee was terrible but the guava juice made... More 

Thank Mikedandsheilad
Lynnwood, WA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Sheraton for five nights, and were comped some passes to the buffet. We normally eat pretty light on vacation (cereals, toast, yogurt), so we knew we were unlikely to visit the buffet, especially given the price. Service was prompt, and after being seated and have a drink order taken, it was off to the buffet. It... More 

Thank dunadan
Palo Alto, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We usually do one brunch buffet while on the island, typically at the Hyatt. Tried Lava's this time. It really paled in comparison to the Hyatt both in terms of selection and quality. They do win on setting however.

Thank Koa-sfo-lih
Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Sheraton for our honeymoon so we used lavas a lot. The food was very nice and a good size, the cocktails were also very good. The staff were very friendly and the service was fantastic. Only thing I would say is the menu is limited for lunch and the prices on the drinks are quite high.

Thank kieran_elise
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice resort restaurant just feet away from the ocean. Excellent food and drink selection. Also located poolside.

Thank 578trentm
Simi Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

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Thank RoseB9
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Convenient location, overlooking the ocean. Beautiful views. Great selection for all tastes. Pork eggs Benedict was a family favorite. Expensive for breakfast. Even choosing the cereal/toast option was pricey.

Thank Momsbus
Anaheim, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We stayed at the Sheraton Kauai so it was logical that we would have breakfast at their Lava's restaurant. It is an open air next to the pool with a view of the ocean. As frequent users of Starwood hotels we were given a 15% discount if we used the breakfast buffet. The buffet was very good with some main... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $16
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2440 Hoonani Road, at the Sheraton Kauai, Poipu Beach, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Koloa
  • Phone Number: 808.742.1661

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