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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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Anchorage, Alaska
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93 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A joint to behold! This is a joint for sure. We had burgers and fries (ordered extra crispy). I had the keiki burger and it was plenty for me. The boys all had the regular size burgers and it was a good size for them. We shared 2 orders of fries. The shave ice section was not open while we... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I love this place. Unlike many places in Kauai this one stays the same and its so good! Like on my previous trip to Kauai, I found Diane and Keona taking orders and keeping everything just right. My food served quickly and perfectly. I usually eat in and sit upstairs. Everyone here is so nice from the moment they greet... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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61 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great local place serves breakfast and lunch. Excellent smoothies. Not a lot of seating, but it's what I would expect from a Hawaiian fast food place.

Thank immabimmab
Anchorage, Alaska
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181 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While on Kauai I love to eat local burgers, this one is probaly number two but the star is really the daily fish sandwhich which the others places don;t seem to have. On my second visit this trip, the girl at the counter asked regular or taro fries?I swallowed and siad what the heck, yeah taro. They simply were delcious... More 

Thank Foodsthegame
Venice, Florida
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a lot of options near the Marriott for a breakfast alternative to their $28 breakfast buffet. Just a short walk down the beach we found the Beach Hut. The "Hut" look was a bit shaky but the food more than made up for it. The portions are quite large and filling. The short stack was better than the French... More 

Thank Dale R
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The burgers are delicious. The buns are soft and fresh. I had the aloha burger which has teriyaki sauce and pineapple. The taro fries and sauce are interesting. Great inexpensive place to eat!

1 Thank Kim N
Columbus, Ohio
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived after a long day touring and were very hungry. Our waitress was very nice. The menu is large, especially for a bar, so you should find something to your liking. I ordered the Moco Loco dinner - 2 Kobe beef burgers each topped with a fried egg and smothered in gravy - with 2 scoops of rice on... More 

1 Thank Mike H
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great breakfast very large portion sizes. I can recommend the omelettes very moorish. We sat up stairs in the open part of the hut looking out over the beach and everything else that was around. It was very pleasant not the cheap for breakfast though for two people it was $44 that was including 2 mango smoothies,... More 

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Murrieta, California
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838 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very casual dining, place your order in front, wait for the food, then either sit in front or climb the stairs to sit in the crows nest ( which affords a nice view of Kalapaki Bay). Food is great. There can be a wait to order as the popularity of this places makes it crowded. Do not be deterred, the... More 

Thank SoCalOregonian
Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

really really good burgers and fries and shave ice! Try the taro fries or the ahi sandwich! During busier times of day it can be tough to find seating, but don't let that stop you

1 Thank Reena D

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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view
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?