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5-5190 Kuhio Hwy., Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Looking for something besides a Mickey d's or Burger King? Check out this fast food Hawaiin joint. Something for everyone and fast and cheap. They seem to be the fast food joint of Kauai as they are everywhere.

Thank Paula S
Denver, Colorado
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

We have been to many different L&Ls and this one was a great disappointment. My lau lau was way overcooked; contained mostly fat and gristle. My wife had garlic shrimp that was overwhelmed by the garlic.

Thank Al N
Seattle, Washington
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

I had to try the saimin burger and thought it could have been much better with proper seasoning. The Combo plate with beef and seafood was decent. Service is quick.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

We read the reviews and decided to give it a try ... hoping to find an hawaiian gem. But what has been served was anything but good. The pork loin was cooked to death, almost unable to cut it, mahimahi was tasteless (never thought this cam be done...) and the fries soso .. absolutely no recommendation from my side ...

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Thank Bruno0166
Mattapoisett, Massachusetts
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109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

This was a convenient stop in downtown Hanalei, right on the main drag in the center of town. Standard L&L fare, but they did a great job on the Honeydew Bubble Tea!

Thank David D
Orange Park, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

I ate at three locations during my week stay on Kauai. I tried the new sandwich made with Ramen like noodles and found it very good. All of their special meals come with an abundance of sides.

Thank Marge W
Olympia, Washington
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186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

We've eaten at other L&L locations but this was our first time at this one. We were surprised that it had no indoor seating like the other L&L locations. Since it was raining, sitting outside wasn't in the cards. This is a walk-up and order and then take-away restaurant which is what we did. The food was OK but we... More 

Thank bczican
Port Angeles, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

A tiny little joint on a well-traveler corner in Hanalei. My son and I ( who are musubi lovers) stopped by twice. You will not go wrong ordering lunch here. Locals love it and so do we...

Thank Penny G
Saratoga Springs, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

We thought we would save a few bucks by going here instead of the better sounding place a across the street. Yeah, you get what you pay for. Bad service, bad food. Wish I would have spent a little more across the street!

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Brisbane, Australia
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

We'd dodged the rain earlier and sought a quick snack with zero thought required. Chicken burger for him, mahi mahi burger for me and some french fries. Burgers were fine. Not great, not terrible, and they hit the spot. The fries a little underdone but then I do prefer my fries super crunchy. Seeing our plight, we were offered some... More 

Thank Michelle D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Fast food, Hawaiian, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-5190 Kuhio Hwy., Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?