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Hale Kai

The Fairmont Orchid, Fairmont Orchid, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
+1 808-887-7520
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“avocado toast” (10 reviews)
“fish tacos” (19 reviews)
“flatbread” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Fairmont Orchid, Fairmont Orchid, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful views with tasty food. Very nice place for families or couples. Sea turtles are usually hanging out nearby as well.

Thank JWK07078
Reviewed 2 days ago

Yep, you are right at the west end beach facing the sunset, makes for great shots. Service is fast and very friendly

Thank Harold H
Reviewed October 6, 2018

I'll admit it: I had avocado toast the first time I was here, and then again the second time. The flavors, textures, and generous portions were just awesome. It was a fantastic light meal for me. My husband got the fried rice and there was...More

Thank Jenny_in_Palo_Alto
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We arrived at the Fairmont Orchid and left our car with valet parking. Then we strolled through the lobby of the hotel and out to the beach and pool area. The Hale Kai is a pool and beach side restaurant that serves drinks and lunch....More

Thank muchoviajar
Reviewed September 20, 2018

After arriving from a very long (2) flights, we were very tired and not particularly hungry or thirsty. Our server seemed to be unhappy that we were not going to order lots of food and drinks. We didn't go back to Hale Kai, but found...More

Thank BT20812
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We had a nice dinner while enjoying the sunset. Everything tasted very good and the location was awesome. Sharisse took very good care of us and we liked her very much. I had some decision problems between the prosecco and sparking rosé. She brought me...More

Thank Nina-Switzerland-11
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Get the chicken tacos when spending time by the pool. Menu was fantastic, great view eating lunch by the ocean, my only complaint were the flies

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed September 7, 2018

This place actually has table and chairs in the sand. Staff was fantastic and helpful and the food delicious and plentiful.

Thank miniwalt
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We spent most of the day at the pool and when hunger got the best of us we decided to just walk over and have a quick bite. How expensive could a resort meal be...be prepared to pay about 50% charge on the scenery. I...More

Thank KundaNomad
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Staying at the Fairmont Orchid offered a wide range of on-site dining options. For a family-friendly option, we opted for the Hale Kai, situated near the coastline and adjacent to the pool on the hotel grounds. It didn’t hurt that the fabulous hotel offers us...More

Thank CTEllis70
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Fairmont Orchid, Fairmont Orchid, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-887-7520
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