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Hukilau Lanai

520 Aleka Loop, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1452
+1 808-822-0600
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mixed grill” (208 reviews)
“tasting menu” (157 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
520 Aleka Loop, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1452
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Outstanding food and service and ambiance. We had a triple fish dish and all cooked to perfection. The sauce rivaled anything you get in Paris. Great wine list. This is our second time and again excellent experience.

Thank desro35
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We always look forward to coming to the Hukilau for dinner when we visit Kauai. Our last two visits have been disappointing. The view is always beautiful. We sat on the upper tier and it was very dark, hard to see the menu and our...More

Thank Lynn R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food was ok...nothing to rave about. Staff ok too. Pretty expensive. As we don't have a car, we are restricted to the eating laces nearby. It was recommended to us but we were a bit underwhelmed.

Thank Gayle M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Menu had nice variety of fish and turf options. Great dessert menu too. Nice wait staff and lovely view.

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic location for our wedding dinner. They were amazing allowing us to reserve a specific table in advance. The food was delicious. The atmosphere was just what we wanted. Memories were made that night!

Thank PinkDragonPrincess
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made reservations at the last minute and could only get in at 5:15. What a great accident! Hukilau Lanai has a fantastic tasting menu with paired wines, but you can only order it between 5 & 6. As you have already read the focaccia...More

Thank EdnJudy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Hukilau Lanai. The arugula salad and the caesar salad were both very good. The Ono with coconut rice and habanero sauce was delicious, as was the Mixed Grill. The macadamia nut tart was superb. It was full of nuts...More

Thank Traveler316
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Kauai several times and are always looking for new restaurants to explore, especially if they have outside seating. Well we found a winner here. It is located in a hotel, which is not usually a good thing. But Hukilau is the exception...More

Thank Dean B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite possibly the best meals I've ever had in Hawai'i. We ate there twice - on successive nights near the end of our stay - because it was just that good. Absolutely first-rate food and very good service. I will ALWAYS make a point of...More

Thank Canadian_Stefan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This resto showed up on Foursquare while looking for a place to dine near our hotel in Kaua'i. Tried to walk in but advised by receptionist that wait time could be more than an hour. So my hubby and I stood by for awhile, resto...More

Thank May S
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Questions & Answers
16 October 2017|
Response from Mamashu | Reviewed this property |
The chefs at Hukilau Lanai will adapt almost anything to suit your needs--in our experience. I'd call the restaurant before your reservation, and talk to the manager, who is very helpful.
29 May 2017|
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Response from Sylvia S | Reviewed this property |
Your conditions don't work for an open-plan restaurant. One of the large hotels would be more suitable for you.
Jolene K
11 February 2017|
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Response from frog55vt | Reviewed this property |
Yes in the bar - limited seating though. Food is worth it!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 Aleka Loop, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1452
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-822-0600
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