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Paddler's Inn

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10 Mohala Street, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 96748
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

its under new ownership, fun place to hang out and listen to live music. food getting better. parking on both sides

Thank Jerry S
San Diego
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For a restaurant still adding finishing touches, they had GREAT burgers and tacos! Come on now, you can't have a plate lunch every day.

Thank Keaneye
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

This rambling sports bar is multi-purpose. The long bar serves its obvious purpose. There are pool tables for those so inclined, and they have an outside covered beer garden where the bands set-up. The menu also fits all. It's focus is pub-grub, but there's a kids menu for the younger crowd. They take cards and offer carry-out.

Thank KulaBob
Upstate NY
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

We had a fun evening at the Paddler's Inn in July 2016. The entertainment on the night we were there was a ukulele/guitar player who also sang. He was amazing! Food was good and atmosphere comfortable.

Thank UpstateNYNalli
Baker City, Oregon
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

Paddler's Inn is one of only a few restaurants on the island of Molokai, and only one of two restaurants that serve alcohol. My husband and I ate there the first night we arrived. We'd heard good things about it, so we figured "why not?" Paddler's Inn is basically a bar that serves food. It was not a bad atmosphere,... More 

1 Thank SavvyTravelist
Vancouver, Canada
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Lots of character to this place and plenty of parking. You have to order your food at a window. They don't sell bar t shirts anymore. Different types of live music on different nights.

Thank ElTigre W
Tomball, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We had cheeseburger, tuna melt and chopped steak. All were delicious and served quickly. Nice ambiance and clean. Would definitely eat here again.

1 Thank Weenig
Atlantic Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved our dinner listening to live music with Lono. We got to see some of the local Aunties jump up and dance hula as well! This is a must go spot on Molokai!

1 Thank Ukulele77
Eugene, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016

I really enjoyed listening to Lono the night we came here. The food was average. I ordered the spicy fish which had breading on it. The waitress was nice enough. What made it for me was the outside area. It was really nice to sit out there and I enjoyed the atmosphere.

Thank S H
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We have now been to every place to eat on the island and I don't quite understand why this isn't number 1? The food is great (katsu chicken, mahi mahi salad first time, firecracker mahi mahi and shrimp next time). It is licensed (a bonus in itself) I ordered wine which I didn't like when it came (stupidly ordered rose... More 

1 Thank Oonagh S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Hawaiian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Mohala Street, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 96748
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Molokai  >  Kaunakakai

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?