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Smith Family Garden Luau

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Address: Highway 56 and Wailua Marina State Park, Lihue, Kauai, HI
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US$98.00*
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Kauai Luau and Sunset Dinner
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Hawaiian Luau

Smith's Family Garden Luau is a family operated business in Wailua. Before the Luau there is a large dining hall where a buffet dinner is served. The buffet is a mix of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Smith Family Luau was a great choice during our Hawaii vacation. You'll be greeted with a shell Lei. The grounds are beautiful -- a tour of the grounds is included. The imu ceremony was very interesting. The hosts were very friendly. The meal was very good. The entertainment was also very good. I felt the luau was a good... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Smith's Family Garden Luau is a family operated business in Wailua. Before the Luau there is a large dining hall where a buffet dinner is served. The buffet is a mix of meats, salads, deserts,soups. There is something for everyone and all types of tastes. The 2 men behind the bar we so lovely and friendly. The grounds of the... More 

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Kauai, Hawaii
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had a great time here. Beautiful flowers and great people. They made sure that my mother and a ride to the show and back . So proud we choose this one.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was amazing the gardens are really cool the staff is very friendly and funny drinks were good the history was very neat explains about all of the Hawaii history and different cultures on the islands

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Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gardens to start off with tram ride, then ceremony of digging up pig that had been roasting all day, YUM, live music while we ate. Food was very good and pork was the best. Everyone was very nice. This is more authentic being a real family putting on the luau. It may not as some has said been high... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a high produced and very good food luau, this is not it. Very small. Food was below marginal. Talent was not really talent.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here 8 years ago. Not much has changed. But why change what is working? We took another couple who were travelling with us. I presented four choices on my laptop and they choose this one. I was glad. And they were not disappoint ed. The food is good. Staff keep encouraging to get more. The drinks are free... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful evening. Be sure to leave time before the Luau to tour the beautiful grounds. Dinner was good (not great) and they moved people through the buffet lines expertly. The show following dinner was great! This was my first Luau, but I have a hard time believing another could be much better!

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Port Orchard, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Smith Family Laua because I couldn't go to Hawaii and not attend a Luau. Like other reviewers have said, it is a family affair. While I understand keeping it in the family, some of the dancers needed more practice. The women and girls did a fairly good job but the men and boys needed some help. That... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The grounds are beautiful. When you arrive, you are taken on a trolley ride around the grounds. You may then wander at your leisure before dinner. Dinner is served under cover at large tables.Enjoyed talking with fellow diners. The pig is delicious, as are the mashed potatoes, salad, cake and fruit. The beef was not as tender. The entertainment is... More 

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