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Tip Top

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American, Diner, Hawaiian
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3173 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1196
808 245 2333
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I got the Loco Moco and it was delicious! The service was super quick! I would definitely come back here if I find myself back on the island of Kaua'i

Thank Nick G
Kapaa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love their Loco Moco, probably the best in town, but I also love their Saimins, and so many more things... If you like local food with a Japanese trend, you will like everything here!

Thank Isabella S
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were told to eat here by a local...and he was so right! The food was delicious and CHEAP! It looks like a cafeteria but don't be put off....the food was great!

Thank geri9595
Livermore, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had read about this place...good reviews. 2d morning here needed to make a Wal-Mart run, we were up early,Wal-Mart opens early, so off we went. Then hubby decides he is hungry so we start looking for a place to eat. No to McDonald's and Burger King ....he decides to give up and we will just go to Wal-Mart. Went down... More 

Thank neilleann
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fab value for money here for a quick stop diner on the way to Waimea canyon. Great service and delicious food and coffee. Highly recommended.

Thank C_Crane_333
Davis, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

TipTop is your Old fashion 1950 style place but the food is always good but inexpensive. Portions are huge. Breakfast is amazing and they offer such variety. Nothing fancy, very casual. Why go to a chainwhen you can experience the real Hawaii.

Thank Chiili
Aurora, Canada
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79 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, son, and I visited Tip Top three times on our visit to Kauai. Its location only a few minutes from the airport lent itself to visiting just after and before our flights as we weren't staying in Lihue. Our first visit was around lunch and we enjoyed tuna melts for $4.50 each and some sushi to share. We... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rest is average and not fresh. Tho it is one of the better places on Kauai. Seems popular with locals

Thank Tamale730
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the local food and prices are not bad. Food portions is a lot and it's very tasty. Be advised, it does get very busy during breakfast and lunch so plan to go there early or right after the rush hour

Thank eli p
Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I found this spot when we went to Kauai in Sept 2014. A local told us to try this spot, we did and we came back several times during our visit! So I had to bring my friends here when we went in March. The loco moco is like no other, the pancakes were delish, lau lau... More 

Thank arg3tt3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $7
American, Diner, Hawaiian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3173 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1196
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: 808 245 2333

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