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“Total Rip off!”

South Pacific Dinner & Theatre
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Owner description: South Pacific Dinner Theatre on Kauai.
Santa Rosa, California
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Total Rip off!”
Reviewed February 14, 2013

Amateur hour doesn't begin to describe it. Have seen better high school plays. NONE of the cast had great voices-- both leads were crackly & failed to hit notes on every song. Poor audio, poor visibility, crammed with senior citizens off tour buses. This was like a really bad cruise ship experience. The food was a long wait in a buffet line with chicken thighs & heavy butter sauce on fish. Lousy. The director actually runs a party co. for kids as her real job. Can't believe we paid almost $200 for this. Save your dough.

Visited February 2013
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Turtleford
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Well done”
Reviewed February 10, 2013

The dinner was very good. The show was also very good. I didn't expect to go to a dinner theatre while vacationing in Kauai, but really enjoyed it.

Visited January 2013
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Pearl River, New York
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Don't Waste Your Money!”
Reviewed January 29, 2013

This production of South Pacific is really terrible. The staging is "stiff" and many of the great laughs and slap stick just don't come off for a laught at all. Some good voices but the setting is in a ballroom of a hotel so any table back a few rows can't see anything below head level on stage and nothing at all if there is someone tall in front of you. The food was buffet style and just your standard fare. We were very surprised at the cash bar considering the price of the tickets. The best entertainment of the night was one of the valet parkers who cracked jokes every time he brought a car back to the waiting crowd.

Visited January 2013
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Princeville, Hawaii
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Very disappointing”
Reviewed January 25, 2013

Find out that they take cash only at the bar and elsewhere only after charging $200 plus to my credit card for tickets to the show. And their ATM machine didn't work. Food was cold. This is not a dinner theatre but rather a musical presented in hotel ballroom. Be sure to spend the extra for premier seating if you want to be able to see the show.

Visited January 2013
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Fun show”
Reviewed January 16, 2013

The cast was very professional and could have been on Broadway; especially the female lead. Location could not be better to see this show. Food was better than expected so the value was good. If you like theatre go see this gem in Kauai.

Visited January 2013
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