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Sleeping Giant Grill

440 Aleka Pl, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1420
+1 808-822-3474
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (73 reviews)
“ahi” (44 reviews)
“burrito” (34 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
440 Aleka Pl, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1420
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's a counter service and the girl behind the desk was awesome and very knowledgeable and caring. I ordered the Kaiulani salad with Ono. The non tossed salad was just poured on a paper plate with 3 pieces of very very dry microwaved fish sticks...More

Thank Nilma C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm addicted to their Andy Irons bean and cheese burrito — it's very large for under $10 and delicious.

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great local place. Rustic seating - but great food. Had the poke on several occasions - my favorite on the island. Enjoyed the steak and the seared ahi very much. Eat there - walk over to Lava Lava for an adult beverage. Paradise!

Thank David K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to stop by the Sleeping Giant since it was close to our hotel. It’s a small place in a strip mall type area. When we arrive, we were greeted and the nice gal at the counter answered our questions. I ordered the fish...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is fantastic! The portion sizes are so generous that my hubby amd I share the wrap or burritos. The salad is to die for and the dressing has a hint of peanut butter. We never ate in but took it back to the...More

Thank _rev_wwm
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered the seared Ahi bowl and my wife had the. Tuna fillet over salad greens. We picked our fish from their fish market supplies and enjoyed our meals. This is a small restaurant with an assortment of fresh local seafoods. It is not fancy...More

Thank 137jim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little hard to find but this takeout place is very welcoming as it sits to the back of a strip mall area. Good fish for tasty tacos (local catch)

Thank Janea26
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to try this restaurant since it was within walking distance of the hotel. I had the chicken special - spicy fried chicken tossed with local flavors and my husband had the fish tacos - done two different ways. Both of our meals were...More

Thank lyndabeeneedham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here twice, partly because it was a 2 minute walk from us are Kauai Shores and also cause it tasted so good. My friend got the Teriyaki Chicken & I had the bean & rice burrito. It was all very good and service...More

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a bit surprised to see that is was more of a fast food joint, but the food did not disappoint. I got the Korean BBQ and my husband got the Ahi plate. The Ahi was lightly seared and was melt-in-your-mouth delicious! The dressing for...More

Thank Lindsey D
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Questions & Answers
22 August 2016|
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Response from suzziej | Reviewed this property |
No. It is not inside the Coconut Marketplace. It is behind it, to the right hand side of the car park of the Aston Islander on the Beach resort (when facing the beach). Is is one of a small strip of shops. It is nut easy to... More
22 August 2016|
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Response from Deedee N | Reviewed this property |
It is, but it is around the back, and tucked in a corner.
26 June 2016|
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Response from vinayafalcon | Reviewed this property |
yes they do, and if you drive into Hanalei be sure to go to The Dolphin fish market. they have an amazing selection of freshly caught fish, along with dynamite crab and sushi rolls to take out. It's located behind the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 Aleka Pl, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1420 (Formerly Kilauea Fish Market)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-822-3474
"Name change only" still serving same great local cuisine, fresh local fish,fresh poke made daily, salads, wraps, tacos, burritos, plates with vegetarian dishes and gluten fee options. Keiki menu also available. BYOB and we will supply bottle openers and wine glasses
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