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Tidepools

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Seafood, Hawaiian, American, Contemporary
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1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756 (Ainako)
18082406456
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Description: Embrace the tempting combination of contemporary Hawaiian cuisine served in...
Embrace the tempting combination of contemporary Hawaiian cuisine served in a unique Hawaiian setting. Thatched-roof bungalows float above a koi-filled lagoon at the base of a waterfall to create romantic ambiance. Inspired by local ingredients and the rich culinary traditions of Hawaii
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
fantastic meal and beautiful atmosphere!

loved this restaurant!! Our party was 6 people and we had steaks and seafood! It was all good!! My favorites were the tempura app, the filet and the chocolate dessert! My husband's fish was pretty awesome too!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Evansville, Indiana
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Evansville, Indiana
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89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

loved this restaurant!! Our party was 6 people and we had steaks and seafood! It was all good!! My favorites were the tempura app, the filet and the chocolate dessert! My husband's fish was pretty awesome too!

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Estonia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Filet Mignon is the best and the molten chocolate cake is worth dieing for. Seafood lovers have a large choice.

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An excellent meal! Probably one of the best on the Island. Beautiful setting and incredible service.

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 697 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel continues to get high ratings as one of the best resort hotels in the world. It does have spectacular architecture and facilities. Tidepools is one of the top venues in the hotel and is situated among nice landscaped gardens and interesting koi ponds. You can enjoy views of the garden and the koi swimming among gardens and restaurant.... More 

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chicago, illinois
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

While staying at the Grand Hyatt we chose Tidepools for our special dinner. We had read the reviews, most which were stellar. We made our reservation so we would fine during sunset. Our table was basically in a hallway. A view of a post and another part of the restaurant and window frames was not what I had anticipated. Our... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We absolutely loved this place. The view was incredible, the food was so delicious. Our waiter, Les was really great and connected with us. They were extremely accommodating to my food allergy and they even brought out gluten free bread. I really appreciated that, and made me feel normal going out to dinner. Overall, we loved our experience here and... More 

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Ontario, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I had a fantastic dinner at Tidepool's. The food was very flavourful and the service provided by Dallas and Cody was great! I recommend at least one dinner at Tidepool's while at the Grand Hyatt/Kauai!

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Calgary, Canada
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56 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went with a large group for a special occasion. In short everything was phenomenal. The wine, the appetizers and the mains... I rarely ever say that. Our waiter was wonderful and as prompt as he could be. Service for our main course was slow but we didn't complain. The waiter thought it was too long of a wait and... More 

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Richland, Washington
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151 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a beautiful hotel is an infant has to location for restaurant like this. The restaurant is set in the middle of a koi pond. There was not a bad thing that we had as an appetizer or a main course. They were able to do special request quite easily. Our waiter was fantastic charming opinionated when you asked... More 

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Seattle, WA
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The whole restaurant essentially floats on a giant koi pond set in the middle of a wonderfully manicured tropical garden. Food and service were both great, but you will pay for it. It is fair to say though that it's worth it in this case. Excellent for a celebration type dinner but make a reservation. If you're not staying at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
    (Ainako)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu
  • Phone Number: 18082406456

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Hawaiian, American, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions

Description

Embrace the tempting combination of contemporary Hawaiian cuisine served in a unique Hawaiian setting. Thatched-roof bungalows float above a koi-filled lagoon at the base of a waterfall to create romantic ambiance. Inspired by local ingredients and the rich culinary traditions of Hawaii
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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