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“Disappointed on last visit”

Plantation Gardens Restaurant
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Ranked #6 of 38 Restaurants in Poipu
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $23 - $33
Cuisines: Seafood, Hawaiian
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Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Plantation Gardens Restaurant & Bar is located in a beautifully restored plantation manor on the Hawaiian Island of Kauai. Dating back to the 1930's, the estate once served as the plantation manager's home for Hawaii's first sugar plantation, the Koloa plantation. Later, the estate was acquired by the Moir Family who built the world famous gardens that surround the restaurant. Our menu reflects the heritage of old plantation Hawaii, which celebrates the abundance and beauty of the Hawaiian Islands. Our fresh fish is caught daily by local fishermen in waters off Kauai. We use organically grown vegetables and herbs picked fresh on nearby farms and from our own gardens. Guests may choose to dine on our lanai overlooking tranquil gardens, lily ponds and tropical foliage or in our exquisitely refurbished dining room which features gorgeous Brazilian cherry wood floors, woven bamboo tables and plantation ceiling fans.
Fremont, California
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Disappointed on last visit”
Reviewed November 10, 2012

First visit excellent! Second visit we had very slow service fish was very dry and portions were small. Pot roast was excellent.
Again this is a beautiful plantation home set in an orchid garden. Go and sit on the lanai and keep your fingers crossed for a better experience.

Visited October 2012
Thank ltlminidrvr
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Chicago, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
100 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Nice tropical dining experience”
Reviewed November 7, 2012

Nestled in a resort condo complex, this location truly makes you feel you are in Hawaii. Ceiling fans lazily stir the air on the veranda, while pleasant servers scurry to bring you fragrant dishes with lots of local flavors. Take time to enjoy the plants along the path on your way in. Fresh fish is always a good choice here, and prices are quite reasonable.

  • Visited October 2012
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Rigby, Id
Level 5 Contributor
84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“the grounds are great also!”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

We had a great dinner here. Wonderful gardens, attentive staff.. It was just down the street from our hotel/resort (Sheraton)

Visited October 2012
Thank DoloresfromIdaho
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Media, Pennsylvania
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“True Hawaian Dishes”
Reviewed October 30, 2012

A beautiful open garden setting, great service, and a limited but exquisite menu. Fish is what you want to eat here, fresh and delicious. Perfect for special occasions.

Visited October 2012
Thank mdcruiser_12
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Kaysville, Utah
Level 6 Contributor
187 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Great dinner - romantic atmosphere”
Reviewed October 30, 2012

We have eaten here several times. We love eating outside. They are always very accomodating for our large family (usually at least 8). YUM!

Visited October 2012
Thank Anne M
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