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The Garden Island Grille

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Casual Hawaiian. Open daily 11:30 am - 8:30 pm with Live music 6-8 pm. Closed Wednesday. Serving Fish Tacos, local 100% beef burgers, fish, shrimp, steak, coconut shrimp, appetizers, vegetarian options, kids menu. Music: Mon Hawaiian; Tues 60s-70s; Thurs Hawaiian; Fri Cello (Falling Down Romance); Sat Hawaiian; Sunday Larry Rivera (updated 3/18)
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, Grill, Hawaiian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had dinner last night and ordered the shrimp plate. Just the right amount of fries and the shrimp were very large, lightly battered and delicious. Great spot if you don’t want to spend a small fortune for dinner

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Chris H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an open-air restaurant/bar in old town Koloa. It is snuggled in with multiple shops along the road, so you may miss it if you don't know it's there. We each had something different for dinner and every single thing was excellent. I had...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank R3280TIkellyr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this place for dinner & really enjoyed the atmosphere & the live music. The food & cocktails were delicious & the people were all very friendly. Definitely recommend!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank A2894QHdonnac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place when driving around the island. The food and drinks were delicious. The atmosphere was great. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank heathersA3281AV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here three years ago. Went back last week, twice! Great food and wonderful service. We love the atmosphere and evening music! Really worth the trip I promise! The waiter Davis was just delightful!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank NWGALandGUY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fun Friday night here to see Falling Down Romance and have dinner. Both were great. It’s nice the GIG has music every night. I wish we could have made it for Larry Rivera too. We both had fish tacos. Mine blackened my...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank scincalifornia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of six adults. We had the calamari appetizer, our group had the fresh catch (blackened), the fish and shrimp basket, fish and chips and a burger. Food was described as excellent and very good. I, personally, had the fresh catch and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank CanadianAmericanGirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I found this cool, little joint via TA. I wish we had found it earlier in our trip. The food and live music(from 6-8) was great as were the tiki tais. We had the coconut shrimp appetizer which is not at all...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 804tamiz
Reviewed June 16, 2019

Was so thrilled to find this restaurant. The food and ambience are wonderful. And we were lucky enough to be there on a night when a very talented couple were performing. We are in Kauai for 8 days and will return to The Garden Island...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank BKBirn
Reviewed June 14, 2019

Loud and lively Music (Singer with Guitarist accompaniment supported by an enthusiastic full-participation crowd), but with some fairly basic 'average' food (Shrimp basket and Fish Tacos, so hardly a tough selection), allied with extra slow Service, and most uncomfortable seating, kind of took the edge...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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