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“Great lunch”
Review of Hanalei Dolphin

Hanalei Dolphin
Ranked #5 of 47 Restaurants in Hanalei
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $35
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
CA
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Great lunch”
Reviewed July 16, 2013

Came here for lunch one day. My husband and daugher had sushi that they really liked. Me, the non-fish eater, had an amazing burger and onion rings. Really liked the casual atmosphere and our server was great.

Visited July 2013
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Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Two wonderful dinners!”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

My wife & I with another couple all had two excellent dinners during our recent trip to Kauai. We had four different fresh catch meals either grilled or blackened that were delicious. These meals were among the best we had during our two week vacation. The setting along the river is beautiful and the service was good.

Visited July 2013
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Orange, California
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great fresh food”
Reviewed July 12, 2013

Most of the restaurants are full of fried foods. This one has great fresh food. The ahi poki was outstanding as was the clam chowder. Good find.

  • Visited July 2013
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Burbank,CA
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“Still a standard.....”
Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

The Dolphin: we have eaten here 14 times in the last 9 years. I have recommended it a lot. It's still great. A lot more expensive now but a Hanalei staple. We always eat her twice every visit to Hanalei. Waiters seemed a bit understaffed but he pulled it off on our early dinner. Great,wait, enjoy the view.

Visited July 2013
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“Good but not Great”
Reviewed July 11, 2013

Supposedly the best sushi on the island. We thought it was OK (not bad, not great), but it is expensive. We also got the fish tacos there, and they were decent. There's a fish market next door which people said had really good, fresh fish if you want to take home and prepare.

Visited July 2013
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