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“Very good food, service and setting”
Review of Tidepools

Tidepools
Ranked #4 of 37 Restaurants in Poipu
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Hawaiian, Contemporary
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Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Ainako
Description: Embrace the tempting combination of contemporary Hawaiian cuisine served in a unique Hawaiian setting. Thatched-roof bungalows float above a koi-filled lagoon at the base of a waterfall to create romantic ambiance. Inspired by local ingredients and the rich culinary traditions of Hawaii
Reviewed February 20, 2013

We had dinner at Tidepools and thought it was the best we had on the island. The service was outstanding. We started with the wasabi dusted calamari, which was good. I had the mahi mahi and loved it. My husband had the opha and loved his as well. We finished the meal off with the molten chocolate cake (order in advance) for a perfecting ending. The setting was beautiful with koi ponds and waterfalls. I definitely recommend Tidepools.

Thank SeattleTraveler1_11
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Reviewed February 18, 2013

As fellow reviewers suggest, the ambience of this restaurant is superb--open air literally over tidepools, polynesian touches and plenty of separation between tables so you can actually enjoy a romantic dinner. Service was attentive and the menu broad enough for anyone to find something to like. We are hard to wow with cuisine and weren't blown away by our evening meal, yet neither were we disappointed. The drinks were excellent, the crab cakes very good, the prime rib tender, and the "free anniversary dessert" absolutely decadent. Add that to the beautiful and conversation-friendly setting and it was an awesome dining experience, plus not not over-priced compared to many on the island. Try it!

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Thank CBS-CHS
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

Grandson loved wandering over the area. Pretty views, great for kids. Public restrooms closed, porta potties, OK to visit but didn't return and probably will not on next trip

Thank Joseph C
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

Beautiful atmosphere and setting, beautiful food, friendly staff, what more to ask for, delivered all round.

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Reviewed February 17, 2013

This was our "splurge" dinner, and it certainly was worth it! The location is gorgeous over water, with fish swimming by all around you. We had attentive wait staff who were not pushy or too intrusive - just right. We went as a group of five, and everyone was pleased with their meals from start to finish. Save room for dessert and enjoy!

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Thank Brenpaint
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