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“Pleasantly Surprised!”
Review of Kauai Pasta Lihue

Kauai Pasta Lihue
Ranked #7 of 123 Restaurants in Lihue
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Lihue Location is open daily from 11am-9pm
Reviewed September 28, 2012

We typed Italian in our GPS and Kauai Pasta & Take out came up. We were a little leery upon pulling up to the front door. Don't let the old store front stop you! The service and the food were superb! We both had the asparagus soup for an appetizer and could have ordered another bowl or two and been completely satisfied! The home style pasta and the Fettuccine Alfredo were as good as any big town Italian restaurant.

Thank David C
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Reviewed September 26, 2012

Kauai Pasta is a little restaurant housed in a building that says "Kauai Publishing Company" - someone should publish their recipes as this was perhaps the best meal we had all week.

In spite of its unassuming appearance, the waiter was totally professional and rattled off the evenings specials with the expertise of a New York City fine dining server. We only had a salad and pasta but there was enough for a doggie bag. Servings at the tables around us all looked generous. We overheard comments from others so we know they enjoyed their meals as well.

The tables are very close so it was easy to know what people were talking about - if they doubled their size, I'm sure they would still be busy as we were there on a Thursday evening and every table was filled again as soon as it was relinquished.

Pricing is a little higher than mainland Italian restaurants but quite reasonable for Kauai and Hawaii in general. There is a fairly extensive wine list and a very small - maybe 4 chairs - bar area in addition to the dining room which is probably designed for those who are getting food to go.

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Thank IHSPAJ
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Reviewed September 20, 2012

Service was great. Much to choose from. Prices are average. Food was very good. Ate the goat cheese salad for lunch. It was good, but the dressing was oily. For dinner ate the portabella mushroom salad, and greek pasta. Both were great.

Thank Kalola77
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Reviewed September 19, 2012

We went early so had no service issue. No reservations, probably due to the size of the restaurant. Enjoyed the food, portion size adequate, nice wine list

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Thank Bob06339
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Reviewed September 18, 2012

This is a great restaurant if you like pasta dishes, nice salad, a quiet, more romantic place, and a good wine list. The place is small so be prepared to wait or come early or late. Nice portions (not large) and ways to make it vegan. Nice wine list and service can be as fast or as slow as you want it. Kids' menu too!

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Thank Kesslane
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