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Kalapaki Beach Hut

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3474 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1711
808 246 6330
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the delicious Ahi Tuna sandwiches! Great size, well priced. More seating then first appears, so don't be turned away from that. The spicy sauce by the ketchup was amazing with the fries! Definitely suggest the wasabi mayo instead of regular. BYOB for sure and enjoy the view of the highway.

Thank Bobby D
Newnan, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

So I won't even try! Just go here and try it out for yourself! Only then will you understand how amazing it is!!

Thank Rachel N
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived in Kauai early one morning to visit my family. Wanted to show my wife a good breakfast. Googled "Breakfast Lihue" and this was the star attraction. We arrived and it had a very rustic look. Breakfast was basic and overpriced, even for Hawaii. $30+ for the two of us. I ordered a waffle breakfast, and Mama went with the... More 

Thank armanigarcia
Napa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a small order restaurant that offers really good food at reasonable prices. They make great burgers, but also offer Ahi and fish sandwiches that are very good. Their breakfast menu is nice and I like omelettes and my wife likes the egg sandwich. Not much atmosphere when eating in - upstairs does offer views of the beach. I... More 

Thank Chuck49ers
Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Breakfast is always an early morning delight...we like to grab a booth upstairs so that we can enjoy the beauty of the ocean on Kalapaki Beach. We have been enjoying breakfast, lunch or dinner at Kalapaki Beach Hut since they first opened. I opt for the Portuguese Sweet Bread French Toast, the Mushroom Omelet or the short stack of pancakes.... More 

Thank Joey P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Try the Aloha burger. I would never have thought of putting pineapple slices on a burger, but it was delicious! Don't be deceived by the exterior...there is great food inside.

Thank Susan F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the special, a breaded and fried ono fish on a bun and fries. It was cooked just right and tasted delicious with the sauces they used. The place has covered seating upstairs. Kevin, our pilot at Air Ventures, recommended it. I was really a good experience for me.

Thank Hal H
Grand Junction, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were hungry when we arrived and the food was delicious. Kids liked the string fries. I had da volcano burger, great. Everything was wonderful. Not a lot of place to sit for our big group of 11 but we made it.

Thank wgechter
Martinez, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located right off the road in Lihue (near the Marriott Beach Club) the Beach Hut looks less inviting than it is. The building is funky / old, has the typical Hawaiian feel to it, but don't be scared off...the food is really good. Try their pancakes...large and fluffy with a side of local bacon, both are great. The Hut has... More 

Thank Jon A
Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to thIs place after my original choice turned out to be closed for 2 weeks. Didn't expect much, but the mushroom omelet was very good. Found a table on the top lanai and enjoyed my breakfast with a view and cooling trade breezes. Don't be put off by the exterior. You too may be pleasantly surprised.

Thank Wannabekauai

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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, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
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: 808 246 6330

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?