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Merriman's Poipu

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2829 Ala Kalani Kaumaka St # G-149, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-8571 (Poipu Road)
+1 808-742-8385
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Roseburg, Oregon
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

My husband and I decided to dine at Merriman's after having dined at the Merriman's on the Big Island earlier this year. We found the atmosphere to be somewhat different with windows open to the weather (it was a little breezy and rainy). We were looking forward to the little "gift box" containing small slices of honey wheat bread (to... More 

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Ankeny, Iowa
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Merriman's was recommended to us for our special anniversary dinner. I had read several reviews on the place, some glowing and some not so, so we decided to go with the recommendation. In the end it was an experience to be enjoyed and savored slowly, because at the prices they charge, you want to take your time with everything. We... More 

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Kalama, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

This was our first visit to the Poipu Merrimans. We will definitely return. The wait staff were friendly and attentive. The food was fabulous from start to finish! Appetizer, entrees, and desserts were flavorful and presented beautifully.

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San Marcos, California
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Ate dinner here on recent visit to Poipu. What a fabulous dinner. The Mahi was perfect. Drinks were very good as well. Will definitely eat here again during next visit.

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Long Beach, California
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Our family of 10 enjoyed a dinner upstairs at Merriman's in a Wednesday. They had a singer/guitarist who played and sang very well, never too loud either. We had some apps--oysters and pork quesadilla, very tasty. Pre-dinner cocktails were awesome. Their house Mai Tai is incredible. Also recommend the house Mojito with orange. For dinner I had the Opa special,... More 

Thank storsav
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

We went to Merriman's for our last night in Kauai on our honeymoon. Of course we discovered our favorite restaurant of the island on the very last night! From the moment we were seated until the moment we left, we were treated the way we always imagined "honeymooners" would be. We were greeted by our server with a champagne toast... More 

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Hanalei, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

We stopped in for a spur of the moment lunch in the downstairs restaurant. I wasn't really expecting much. Was pleased to start when I saw they had a nice dry rose on the menu, perfect summer time wine. I had the fish tacos and they were probably the best I have ever had. My friend had a Caesar and... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

My wife and I ate at Merriman's gourmet pizza and burger restaurant in Poipu on August 1, 2016 and enjoyed our meals. We were part of a large group who had pizza, burgers, fish tacos or fish sandwiches. All the food ordered was good but pricey. The service was very good. Merriman's is located in a nice trendy shopping center... More 

Thank Robert D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Went here for our first nice dinner on our honeymoon in Kauai and loved it! The views are stunning. Great sunset from the restaurant, if you can I would recommend requesting a "window" seat. The service is phenomenal. The fish is all very fresh and caught by local fisherman. The staff is very knowledgable and gave great recommendations. My fiancé... More 

Thank Kgreenhall
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere and well kept. Food is very good. But it's burgers, pizza, tacos, salads, etc. Everything was tasty and satisfying. We were seated about 5 mins earlier than our reservation and the service fast, efficient, and consistent throughout the meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
International, American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2829 Ala Kalani Kaumaka St # G-149, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-8571
    (Poipu Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu>  > Koloa
  • Neighborhood: Koloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-742-8385
In a casual yet elegant setting of an Old Hawaii Plantation, Chef-Owner Peter Merriman serves his unique style of Hawaii Regional Cuisine in Kauai's Poipu. A pioneer in the "Farm to Table" concept, Peter serves only the freshest products, at least 90% of which are locally grown or caught, using only sustainable methods. His international menu items are prepared in a manner that highlights the natural flavors of these fresh and local foods. Located in Poipu, we feature both mauka (mountain) and makai (ocean) views as well as sunset views over the Kukui'ula resort. We offer a premium bar upstairs, a downstairs cafe for casual dining, and over 1,000 bottles of wine in our cellar. Our facilities can host private parties and meetings. Our aloha-friendly staff, with a food and beverage knowledge second to none, will ensure that you have an extraordinary dining experience.

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