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Kalapaki Beach Hut

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3474 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1711
+1 808-246-6330
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Canandaigua, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a REALLY SMALL place near The Marriott resort. Their very limited menu includes breakfast, burgers, milk shakes and shaved ice. There is a very small amount of seating as well. In the evening this place is quite busy so be prepared for a short wait. The milkshakes are outstanding.

Thank William S
King George, Virginia, United States
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok so we only had a typical (not necessarily local) breakfast but it was very good; omelettes with breakfast potatoes (cubed, not shredded, which is what I like). The breakfast sandwiches (served on a nice looking bun) were enjoyed by folks next to us. I may try the Loco Moco (local favorite with beef patty, gravy, rice, and eggs) next.

Thank Charlotte C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here 3 times for breakfast during our 10 day stay on Kauai. I think we had all items on breakfast menu (except Loco Moco). Kids loved the pancakes and French toast (filling for 7 & 10 yr old). The Kalapaki breakfast was great (2 eggs, breakfast potatoes and I had Portuguese sausage, which was great) . Omelettes were tasty.... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Casual counter service right off main road. Staff is friendly, food is classic and atmosphere is fun.

Thank Bubsy_Malone
San Diego, California
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50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was looking for a quick breakfast before our Helicopter tour. We found the Kalapaki Beach Hut right across the street from Ala Moana Helicopter Tours. We wandered over and we tried the Loco Moco. I try to sample as many Loco Mocos as I can whenever I am in Hawaii. The Beach Hut is not much to look at! Surprisingly... More 

Thank BobbyD6363
Georgia, US
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109 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had watched the sunrise, walked on the beach for about an hour and we're ready for a good breakfast. I ordered their POG smoothie (pineapple, orange, guava). We also ordered a stack of pancakes, side of sweet toast and potatoes. It literally is a small hut. If you're lucky you may find a table upstairs with a view of... More 

1 Thank Galagirls
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw all the rave reviews and decided to stop for breakfast. Just ok. Average breakfast, nothing stellar. Frozen potatoes. Our son said the pancakes were really good. Ran out of milkshakes by 10:30am. How does that happen?

Thank Bonesrn
Toronto, Canada
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Close to the beach. Not a lot of choice if you need GF diet. The staff were helpful with the GF thing. Lots of options is you don't have a restricted diet. I'd go back

Thank GreenSnapdragon
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tropical smoothie was a good breakfast. I ordered the taro chips, too, and they were warm but bland. I suspect that's more a reflection on taro in general than on their preparation.

Thank Erika B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

I heard rave reviews of this place so I just had to put it on my list of things to try. It was just an average Burger. The Taro chips were either too crispy or extra thick, not really a potato chip nor a fry. I don't think it's worth trying. Their regular fries are really good though. Their hamburger... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Fast Food, Hawaiian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3474 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1711
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-246-6330

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