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Kalapaki Grill

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Pub
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3610 Rice Street, Kalapaki Beach, Lihue, Kauai, HI
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

My husband and I stopped here for a quick lunch, and were shocked at how good it was. We got the chicken quesadillas and they were amazing!! I would absolutely go again and recommend it to others!

Thank Candice G
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96 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Kalapaki Grill has your typical "bar food" and tropical drinks, along with the standard beers, soft drinks and wine. You can take a seat at the bar, sit at one of the tables on the large patio or get chairside service at the pool. Because the wait staff covers such a large area, it may take a while to get... More 

Thank az-dcSisters
Phoenix, Arizona
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Our meal was OK. Nothing special and a bit pricey. It wasn't very busy and we still had to wait for over 10 minutes for service.

Thank DMillington
Sea Girt, New Jersey
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

this is such a great place to have lunch, a cocktail, watch tv, it's right at the pool at the Marriott resort on Kalapaki Beach and you will be sure to make new friends here. It is a real shame Marriott is closing this down, they have the largest pool in Hawaii, they way (think it might be true) and... More 

Thank philbo507
Simi Valley
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Food was good. Not the best fish tacos but sandwiches and wraps were good. Also had a delicious quinoa salad with chicken.

Thank Carole P
San Jose, California
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95 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food by fun poolside. Greek salad was generous and reasonable. Service was friendly, responsive and informative.

Thank GFInow
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We both need to eat mild foods and staff worked with us to provide non spicy but tasty food. We ate there several times

Thank DaveAurora_Illinois
Stuart, Florida, United States
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

We love this place and over the years, staying at nearby Marriott , eat either breakfast or lunch almost daily to save big$$ vs. expensive hotel food and lousy nearby food joints. The food here is always a delight-some favorites include Portuguese sausage with omelet breakfast pr their breakfast egg sandwich; burgers are great, fish sandwiches are terrific-often varied between... More 

Thank Robert B
Sylvan Lake, Michigan
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Kalapaki is located on Marriott property in Lihue. The bar is on Kalapaki beach. Richard was our bartender and seem to love all his guests. The guests at the bar were hooked on the fish tacos and mai tais. The food was reasonable but the drinks were very pricey. For example, it was $12.00 for a mai tais, and your... More 

Thank Victoria W
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216 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Drinks and food is overpriced, but overall the view is amazing. This is the pool bar for the Marriott resort.

Thank jdog99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3610 Rice Street, Kalapaki Beach, Lihue, Kauai, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?