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“Eh, bar food”

Kalapaki Joe's Poipu
Ranked #25 of 37 Restaurants in Poipu
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Koloa
Description: Very good, reasonably priced food and drinks. Good service. New location
Reviewed October 1, 2011

Read the reviews, decided to go.... It was a loud sports bar with so so food. It's bar food. Our server was not real interested in working, hence, we waited a bit to order. Asked for hot sauce for fish tacos so she brought the habanero sauce. They had Tabasco on the shelf next to habanero sauce. Oh well, I can handle spicy. If you want to visit a sports bar and have normal bar food while vacationing in Kauai. Go for it.

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Thank BZteri
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Reviewed September 23, 2011

We stayed in Poipu for two weeks and came to Kalapaki Joes at least six times! We watched a lot of football, drank a lot of good beers and devoured the 25 cent hot wings! By the third time we visited, the staff already knew us by name and we felt like family. Love this place!

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Thank Janice N
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Reviewed September 20, 2011

Seared ahi sandwich was mostly inedible due to poor piece of fish. Manager would do nothing for us and server said that it is hit or miss with ahi and that is how it goes and that is how their manager is. Go anywhere other than here!

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Reviewed September 18, 2011

Good bar atmosphere- almost bar and grill-esque. Food is average and fits in with the typical average bar food you find anywhere (nachos, burgers, fries, etc). Prices are ok in relative terms but tend to be on the higher average end. Overall, come for the beer to watch a game, all while still having a view of the ocean. Good spot for locals to come regularly.

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Reviewed August 22, 2011

Kalapaki Joe's in Poipu, sister to the original in Kalapaki Bay has all three attributes of casual dining: good food, good service and a convivial atmosphere. It is not a quiet, romantic restaurant, but one where you can sit with family or friends and enjoy a meal at the bar or dining tables. While this is a "sports bar" with many TV's they are not intrusive and are there if you want to watch a game or event.

The food is typical good diner food, the bar drinks are good (and inexpensive at "happy hour"), and the COLD beer selection is the largest we have encountered on the island. The servers (been there 3 times, three different servers) have all been very outgoing, providing good service and good menu advice.

There are an increasing number of places to eat in Poipu, this is one of the better ones. Prices are inexpensive island prices, with few things over $15.00.

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Thank navigator53
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