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“A decent pasta per american standards”
Review of Kauai Pasta Kapaa

Kauai Pasta Kapaa
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Ranked #38 of 129 Restaurants in Kapaa
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations, Takeout
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: none (highway frontage)
Description: We are family owned, chef driven restaurant specializing in Italian comfort food while offering upscale contemporary daily specials. Our KP Lounge features handcrafted signature cocktails, a boutique wine selection, quality beers & unique tapas menu. We appeal to families, couples, visitors and locals alike. We can offer a private banquet dining room, or entire restaurant buy-out for special occasions or corporate events. We strongly recommend reservations, but gladly welcome walk-ins. We look forward to serving you!
Reviewed August 24, 2013

Not Italian but tasty pasta in a nice atmosphere. Altough there was a bigger lunch room with less then appealing atmosphere at the back. Maybe for lower prices as well, I don't know.

Thank W-Flemish-Traveler
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Reviewed August 20, 2013

If you are going to eat here, you must have the butternut squash ravioli and the calamari. The salads are delicious as well. The lounge offers a cozy atmosphere for 2 or 4 where you can order drinks as well as food.

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Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

It may not be Little Italy but we enjoyed the time there. Plenty of food. Very nice quality. Service was nice and down to earth. Prices were so very reasonable especially for Hawaii and Kauai. We would definitely recommend to anyone staying in or near Kapaa.

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Thank Lou R
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Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

Growing up in an Italian family - I didn't expect much from an Italian restaurant in Hawaii - but I was pleasantly surprised! Salads were huge and excellent (best greens we had on the island) and the mains were outstanding! Meatball were clearly handmade - tasting like they had the "standard" veal, pork, and beef combo I would expect. My wife's lasagna was delicious and didn't taste like it had been frozen (u can tell). 5/5 and servers were super helpful and ever present. Loved it!

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Thank thefarrell6
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Reviewed July 28, 2013

They serve very good food and have excellent specials. I had Butternut Squash Ravioli and my wife had the Pasta with Meat Sauce. Both were very good but mine was hot and her's was cold. I think mine was done first and sat under heat lamps which got it hot. They came out together and her pasta was cold.

Service was extremely slow. It was 15 minutes to get a drink and another 30 minutes to get our meals. We never saw our waiter except when he brought the drinks and food. Trying to wave someone down to get a spoon or parmesan cheese was a big effort.

To us, it's not worth it to go back even though the food was pretty good.

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KSkauai, Owner at Kauai Pasta Kapaa, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2013

Dear Customer,

Thank you for your business. We were dismayed to get your review. All the food served should be hot, so we apologize for your wife's not being the right temperature. Had you let a manager know, we would have gladly made you a new a hot dish immediately. We also apologize for the service you experienced, and this is not typical of our restaurant or what we expect from our staff. We want all our customers to feel pampered and taken care of, and we are sorry this was not your experience. We hope you will give us another chance in the future.

Aloha, Kauai Pasta Owners

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