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“Elegance in a casual 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: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
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 April 16, 2014

We really enjoyed our dinner at this high-end restaurant. Word of warning--bring your wallet!! But, the setting and service combined with the quality and presentation of the dinners made it all worthwhile. 4 of us visited one evening, and 3 of us had the special, which was a seafood trio of Shutome, lobster, and scallops. All three were done to perfection, which, knowing those 3, any one of them could have been overcooked very easily. The presentation was appetizing, and the presenters were attentive to our every need. The wine list was very good by the bottle, and prices somewhat reasonable. Not a varied selection by the glass, however. I also had the lobster bisque which was just a little more than a coating on the bottom of the bowl and only lukewarm. Only disappointment of the evening.

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Thank DaleStillwater_MN
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Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

This was our favorite place on
Kauai. Food is good and you are surrounded by the pool full of fish that sometimes you can hear them jump by your side. We always make a reservation very specific by the window. It's one of the most romantic place to eat on the island.

Thank lunamac
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Reviewed April 13, 2014

We started with the crispy rice shrimp, for dinner we had the opah and monchong (both are local fish in Hawaii). The opah and monchong were moist and flakey. For dessert we had the pear tart and the white chocolate bombe. The white chocolate bombe is really cool, it's a white chocolate cheesecake base, with coconut, tapioca, papaya and lime on the side. The idea is you take a fork of the base and then slide the fork into one of the "sides". It was delicious!! The pear tart was comfort food at it's best:)

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Thank boomiebondiroo
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Reviewed April 10, 2014

The food, cocktails & wines, service and outlook were all fantastic! Prices were on the high side, but no more than you'd expect to pay at any other fine dining restaurant. The food selection was great and cooked to perfection.

Thank PlayfulPup
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Reviewed April 8, 2014

The drinks were fantastic, the steak delicious and at the fish very fresh. All in all a lovely albeit expensive evening

Thank leanne c
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