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Dani's Restaurant

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4201 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1381
5:00 am - 1:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 5:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sat 5:00 am - 11:00 am
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great breakfast here - everything from the freshly squeezed tangerine juice to the banana pancakes to the bacon cheeseburger loco moco was delicious. We loved that they gave us cups and a big carafe of Kona coffee. A traditional, no-frills diner, they have been in business for over 30 years! The food and service are great, and... More 

Thank Sara S
Mililani, Hawaii
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got the Loco moco which was pretty good and fresh...portions to fill you up. Coming from Oahu, there's lots of places to compare but it was just a quick stop before flight back home

Thank _JoanneRS_808
Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious pancakes. But nothing to write home about. Pretty basic in flavor and texture. Not disappointing, but not incredible. Be prepared to wait a while. It's just a neat, local, Plain spot. Probably better breakfast at your hotel. But half the cost here...

Thank lostontheway
Tyler, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Very clean place and good value. The food is quite good (breakfast). Coffee is complimentary with breakfast, which is a nice touch. If you are looking for no frills good food at a decent price, go to Dani's. We will be back.

Thank Duvey711
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Where the locals eat... And it's fantastic! A mom and pop type diner..if you're looking for a great place that's not touristy!

Thank Michelle B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Good breakfast. Nothing special.. Cinderblock, so energy is low, but it's one of the decent bargains.

Thank Tamale730
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Start your day off at this local diner. A good hearty breakfast with a Kauai touch. The staff were friendly and efficient. Food and service were quick.

Thank Matosortho
Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Always tasty local comfort food in Kauai. Nothing special about the place except for good and consistent food. Always a good breakfast stop.

Thank Steve T
Prescott, Arizona
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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

This was so over rated in reviews. The only good part of breakfast was the Portuguese sausage. The rest was poor -coffee not hot, toast but not hash browns with eggs. Bland food, surly service in an unattractive noisy room. Quality was that of a high school cafeteria. Waste of money and time.

Thank Lisa D
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

I think we were the only couple in the restaurant that wasn't Hawaiian. Well at least for the first 30 min lol What a great Authentic experience. The place looked like it hadn't been updated in 30 yrs. Great Food. Great People. Great Prices. Definitely return.

Thank TrezzR

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Hawaiian, Japanese, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 am - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4201 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1381
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: 808-245-4991

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