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Sam's Ocean View

4-1546 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1830
+1 808-822-7887
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“fish curry” (19 reviews)
“panzanella” (15 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Italian, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4-1546 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1830
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1 - 10 of 468 reviews

Reviewed today

Just discovered SOV code for Sam's Ocean View restaurant in Kapaa, Kauai. Went there for Sunday brunch and WOW! what a super great place. Food was over the top great and the view right on the water. If you go, ask for Abby as she...More

Thank John B
Reviewed yesterday

Got a table at 6 so we could enjoy a few minutes of the wonderful ocean view from this restaurant! Could not be closer to the ocean! Both my husband and I got seafood for our dinner and both dishes were well prepared and very...More

Thank mtsomerville
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been coming to Kauai for many years, and often have run out of restaurants near Kapaa to visit during our usual week long visit. We finally found out about Sam’s, and got a chance to visit. We must have driven by this place...More

1  Thank TanMD
Jill B, General Manager at Sam's Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha, Thank you so much for a very thoughtful and positive review. We appreciate the fact that you recognize our efforts to create a very all around pleasant experience for our guests. We hope to serve you again in the future. Mahalo, Jill

Reviewed 4 days ago

My favorite menu items are served at Sunday brunch, and the beautiful views of Kapaa's bike path are wonderful too. Try the grilled cheese!

Thank Wild_Kauai_Chocolate
Jill B, General Manager at Sam's Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha, Thanks for the positive brunch review. We try to be a bit of a different experience for our brunch guests at Sams Ocean View. The view is part of that of course and for that we thank nature. mahalo, Jill

Reviewed 4 days ago

This trip was all about finding special places my older parents and I can continue to make special memories. Almost every table has a full ocean view with tiered floor plan. I booked based from other reviews. I prefer home cooked meals, but this meal...More

Thank Tina W
Jill B, General Manager at Sam's Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha, Thank you very much for your positive review. We are very pleased that you had a great experience with your parents and we hope to serve you again in the future. Mahalo, Jill

Reviewed 1 week ago

Only went for drinks to check it out but they have a varied menu for eating as well. Great view and wonderful ocean breezes makes this very pleasant.

Thank renee636
Jill B, General Manager at Sam's Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha, Thank you for a great review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience with us at Sam's. Come back again soon! Mahalo, Jill

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, service and an amazing view!! Had a classic MaiTai, I usually think they’re too sweet, but this wasn’t. The poke nachos were amazing

Thank LAURA D
Jill B, General Manager at Sam's Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, Thank you for your lovely review. Glad you had a good experience at SOV. We hope to serve you again in the future. Mahalo, Jill

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful open air view of the ocean. Our server Abby was attentive and quick, and a shout out also to the lady bartender who made me a proper James Bond Vesper martini. The small plates were generous for small plates, and the seafood entrees were...More

Thank Leon R
Jill B, General Manager at Sam's Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, Thank you for your very kind review. We love when we get shout outs to our staff as they are very much a part of the positive experience here at Sams! Until next time, Mahalo, Jill

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This dinner was the high point of our vacation. If you only have the budget for one very nice dinner, this is the place to go. The scenery is a great attraction. We had the fish special of the day and it was cooked perfectly...More

Thank ta-User10262018
Jill B, General Manager at Sam's Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, Thank you so much for a wonderful review! We are so pleased you had a great experience and we do take food, spirits and service seriously. We look forward to serving you again in the future. Mahalo, Jill

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saved Sam's for our last night in Kapa'a. We made a reservation and were rewarded with a table in the front of the wonderful view of the ocean. Everything about our experience was exceptional. We enjoyed a nice light white wine while sharing the...More

Thank Gary W
Jill B, General Manager at Sam's Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, Thank you for a lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed food and service. Next time we hope to be your first stop and we look forward to serving you in the future! Mahalo, Jill

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May 17, 2018|
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Pretty much anything you want
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It has reopened after remodeling.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$39
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-1546 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1830
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-822-7887
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Description
SOV SERVES EVERYDAY GOOD FOOD. The menu is from scratch, using our recipes, including all desserts, dressings and sauces. We Hand-Cut our Fries from Russet Potatoes. Fish is delivered fresh daily and we NEVER use frozen fish. Aloha to our local fishermen. We have the Best Fish and Chips on Kauai Island. Our bread is baked locally and in house. Our greens are Organic and we cater to GLUTEN FREE ALLERGIES. We use American Wagyu Beef for our Burgers, Sliders & Steak Chimichurri. Our Ice Cream is Lapperts of Hawaii, the Best on the Island. SOV cocktails are carefully crafted and made with imported purees and fresh squeezed juices. The SOV Brunch menu include several Benedicts, House made Corned Beef Hash, Traditional Buttermilk and Local Banana Mac Pancakes. We also offer Omelets, Salads, Sandwiches and Clubs. All of this comes with a great vibe and one of the BEST VIEWS ON KAUAI! Live Music several nights a week from Jazz to Rock. Join us for Brunch or Dinner.
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