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“Just like home!”

Kalapaki Joe's Poipu
Ranked #25 of 37 Restaurants in Poipu
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Koloa
Description: Very good, reasonably priced food and drinks. Good service. New location
Reviewed September 27, 2012

Kind of funny to want a bit of home when you are on vacation but KJ's does just that. It is alot more than just a sports bar and grill and has all the favorites from back home that you might crave on their large menu. The hamburgers and fries are great and the prices are more than reasonable compared to other expensive restaurants in Kaui. It is located in a mall so there is plenty to do after you eat to walk of the big portions. It is quite a busy spot on a Monday night or Thursday during football season but there are plenty of seats far enough away from the bar for a family with little ones not to worry about the sports crowd. The menu also contains plenty of island specialities and great deserts. It is a place that you really don't want to miss especially when you get tired of paying high prices elsewhere. The serve staff is friendly and the service was great.

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Thank Psychuaz
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Reviewed September 27, 2012

This is a great place to watch sports. They have a ton of TV's...we watched the NFL and the UFC while we were on Kauai. The service is good as well as the food. It is a pretty laid back casual atmosphere. The windows are open so there is a cool breeze...There are tennis courts below and an ocean view. We will definitely go back next time we visit Kauai!

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Reviewed September 26, 2012

Food was just OK, but we loved looking out over the tennis courts to the ocean during sunset. My daughter had the ribs - not very good. My burger was OK.

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Thank Superklutz
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Reviewed September 25, 2012

The Happy hour prices are great and awesome service. We went a couple of times to watch the football games. I fell in love with their pizza fries and edamame (the seasoning on them is delicious!)

Thank Nelly V
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

We first visited Kalapaki Joe's Poipu August 2011. All good.

On this trip, we were hoping to find it unchanged, and it was. In fact, it was better than a year ago.

The restaurant is a fairly large sports bar, tho the "bar" area is relatively small.

Hostess greetings were sincere and we were seated fairly rapidly (good for a party of 5). Wait staff service was attentive, prompt and friendly.

The food is an eclectic mixture... island and mainland style both available.

On this trip, we had five separate orders and entree's and all were very good. Appetizers were large and tasty. Food is well prepared, large servings and our party found it all to be delicious.

Several in our party liked the Lihue location so much that they had take-out on another night. Again, good food.

This can be a noisy location, but if you want a fun bar/restaurant, with good service and food, it's worth going to.

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Thank navigator53
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