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“Overpriced hotel food”
Review of Tidepools

Tidepools
Ranked #6 of 37 Restaurants in Poipu
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Hawaiian, Contemporary
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Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, 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 28, 2013

Spent 500 at tidepools don't have the cold water lobster it's like chewing rubber spoke to manager about lobster said she will tell the chef but I would have liked to been accommodated at this hotel the atmosphere is its a hotel what do you expect

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Thank Jlcmna
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Reviewed February 27, 2013

Had dinner with friends at Tidepools one evening and loved it! Would recommend it to anyone! I especially remember the wonderful cocktails!

Thank csomers21
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Reviewed February 27, 2013

We dined at Tidepools our second night at the Grand Hyatt Resort. Service was very good, but the food was just okay. We enjoyed our dining experience, but after a couple days we ventured off the Resort for other dining options.

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Reviewed February 26, 2013 via mobile

Cute place on the grounds of the Hyatt. Food is okay not the greatest. But it's location and atmosphere are beautiful. Just steps from the ocean.

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Thank Rosario C
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

We have returned to this restaurant every trip to Kauai since it was opened before hurricane Iniki. The location and setting reminds me of a storybook Pacific Island restaurant. The hotel concierge made the reservation and we had a lovely table right on the water. My kids have always enjoyed the koi by the table feeding them bread crumbs and the fish food when provided by the hotel's zoological department. This is where my daughter and I have celebrate over 18 birthdays since we both share the same day- Feb 9. The restaurant is noted for its seafood and every dish over the years has been served at proper temperature and tasted great. The seasoning a preparation always compliments the seafood. It is often hard for us to choose any one seafood and this time we had the Hawaiian Seafood Medly with fish and lobster. The entree was delicious and all the items were prepared well, served hot and delectable. The appetizers were served quickly yet not hastily. There is an extensive wine list for those who like to try or enjoy wine with their meals. The whole meal was served with a good flow and the dessert which we did order in advance was worth the additional prep time (molten chocolate cake with vanilla bean ice cream). The restaurant is elegant and full of atmosphere. If your children can't sit still for a good relaxing dinner, I would hire a sitter or try a different restaurant. This is great for couples, friends, business and solo diners.

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Thank Greg H
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