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65-1227 Opelo Rd, Opelo Plaza, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8401
+1 808-885-6822
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
International, American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
65-1227 Opelo Rd, Opelo Plaza, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8401
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Reviewed yesterday

We celebrated our anniversary by having dinner at Merrimans’s in Waimea. My family was a group of five, and I should have made a reservation the day we arrived, but I procrastinated. On the desired day the only time available was around 8:45pm. I felt...More

Thank Sam F
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our best overall experience after eating out for every lunch and dinner during a two week stay. We had lunch once and dinner a separate time. The atmosphere is upscale casual which you might expect in Hawaii. Nice shorts and a collar shirt...More

Thank rlamb
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for a solid restaurant in Kauai, this is a good option. The restaurant seating is on the second floor in a walkable retail shopping center with other restaurants and shops. It was not busy for a Friday evening and the center...More

Thank arooapp
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Touring the west coast of Hawaii, arriving at Havi at the North end, is fun. But especially relaxing when stopping for lunch at Merriman’s. Definitely try the Pork Saimin & noodles, Prawns w/Rice, and the daily fish special. Note: don’t miss their version of an...More

Thank artess1
Reviewed 5 days ago

We've eaten at and reviewed Merriman's in the past, and complimented the skillful preparation of choice ingredients, and the friendly but professional service. This time, we went to the Happy Hour, an offering that occurs from 2-5 on Fri-Sat-Sun. Seating is in a large pavilion...More

Thank Bima77
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My spouse and I, along with my mother, were customers at Merrimans tonight. The food and service were excellent. Emiko was very friendly and very knowledgeable. The manager made us feel very welcome and comfortable. This restaurant had been on my list for a long...More

Thank Caitlin S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We've eaten there before - admittedly not a place to eat on a "budget" but the food is excellent and the staff is very friendly.

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 1 week ago

45 minutes north of Mona but not a bad drive Great menu, lots of choices Tried the recommended short ribs, very tender and tasty Service over the top, very friendly

Thank Harold H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a serious foodie, and during a meeting in Kona, went with friends to this restaurant that they had recommended. I thought the food was delicious, perfectly prepared, and for a serious foodie like myself, I was incredibly impressed. Even the wine list was...More

Thank JerroldLDurham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to stop for a great dinner. The service is friendly and the food excellent. Try the daily specil!

Thank K6820DCjoel
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April 23, 2018|
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Response from keeikid | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I'm sure they can set you up with a gift card, in person or by mail.
August 8, 2017|
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Response from Randall S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think thy have a happy hour but walk a short 20 steps to VillGe Bottle Shop and imbibe there first. Or wait for Tamura's to open at Restaurant Row at the Row Bar.
December 21, 2016|
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Response from Miki G | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can bring your own wine. I think it was $25 corkage but I could be wrong.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$75
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65-1227 Opelo Rd, Opelo Plaza, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8401
    (Highway 19)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-885-6822
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of the Big Islands farm community is Peter Merriman's original restaurant; Merriman's Waimea. Chef/Owner Peter Merriman is one of the founders of Hawaii Regional Cuisine and uses 90% or more of local produce, fish and beef. All dishes are handcrafted to highlight the natural flavors of each menu item. Our award winning wine list has selections for all to enjoy. Merriman's knowledgeable and friendly staff will guide you through a culinary experience you will not soon forget. We look forward to serving you!
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