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Kukui's Restaurant and Bar

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Kaua'i Marriott Resort & Beach Club, 3610 Rice St., Lihue, Kauai, HI
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Beijing, China
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128 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For a resort restaurant, this is pretty a good one. We went there because there were some dollar credit along with our room. But the entire dinning experience was actually quite good. The daily catch was quite fresh. The ribeye is not a traditional one. They cut the entire steak into several pieces, but it was good. More importantly, when... More 

Thank richyding
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189 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We LOVE the hotel but this restaurant in the hotel has just never come up to the high standard of the hotel. They closed the poolside grill so now you have to eat lunch here. Service is no better than it was in past visits and the menu hasn't changed at all. The food is OK and the location is... More 

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

Hands down the best food I had on the island. Clearly they have an experienced chef. I tried fresh fish. Amazing. Ribeye. Amazing. Prime rib. Amazing. You won't go wrong here and the prices are so reasonable. Drunk prices are steep, but it's a resort.

Thank lostontheway
Sterling Heights, MI
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not bad, but a typical resort restaurant and bar. Happy hour prices just ok, as are the offered pupus (snacks). Onsite at the Marriott resort on Kalapaki Bay.

Thank laserdoug
Seoul, South Korea
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

최고의 아메리칸 스타일 브런치 한사람당 34달러정도 되는 비싼 가격이지만 음식과 분위기가 전반적으로 괜찮은 곳입니다. 특히 바싹한 베이컨, 즉석 오믈렛(요리사에게 재료선택가능), 질감좋은 과일이 씹히는 쨈과 먹는 와플은 잊혀지지가 않네요. 전반적인 분위기가 너무좋아서 식사를 하다가 카우아이의 새들에게 인사하게 됩니다^^(마치 새들이 인사하러 날라오는 느낌이랄까) 13개월 애기를 동반하고 한시간 밖에 남지않은 식사시간이었음에도 불구, 따뜻하고 친절한 웨이트리스 Amy 덕분에 정말 편하게 식사할수 있었습니다. It's somewhat... More 

Thank Jason0519
Sacramento, California
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 4 had a couple of dinners here this week and were very impressed with quality of beef (rib-eyes.) The shrimp tempura makes a nice appetizer and the macaroni & potato salad was very good. The service was friendly and the ambiance at night outside along the tiki torches was relaxing and a nice place to end a... More 

1 Thank DaileyFamilyTravel
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

We dined here a few times due to its location in the hotel, right on the beachwalk by the pool, the open air dining was pleasant, food very good, try the huge onion rings! A stroll on the beachwalk after the dinner added to the ambiance.

Thank Edwin Q
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Very convenient for lunch if you do not want to eat at your lounge chair. Great service and surprisingly good food too.

Thank Jose J
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed 5 nights at the Kauai Marriott Resort and frequented Kukui's bar and grill. It's poolside and steps away from Kalapaki Beach. The service awesome, especially because of Kurt! He was the daytime bartender and offered us advice on what to see on the island and his upbeat attitude always made our day. He remembered us... More 

1 Thank Bem330
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Outstanding service for our dinner. We both ordered the fish special, and found it was much better than Dukes! Better price, better service and definitely better food! We have also had the breakfast brunch and were very pleased with that as well!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $30
American, Hawaiian, International, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaua'i Marriott Resort & Beach Club, 3610 Rice St., Lihue, Kauai, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: 808/245-5050

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