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Lava's on Poipu

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2440 Hoonani Rd, at the Sheraton Kauai, Poipu Beach, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-9639
+1 808-742-1661
07:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Fargo, North Dakota
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Loved the fresh papaya and other fresh fruit. And the wonderful danish rolls. And all the offerings to put on the scrambled eggs, It was all so good and Emilie, the hostess, went out her way to be friendly and helpful! A wonderful way to start a day, looking at the ocean, feeling the breeze and eating great food with... More 

Thank Kathy K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Ate by the pool three times during our stay. We had their salads, their pork nachos, their chicken sandwich, and their burger. All were quite tasty. Their drinks are expensive, but nothing out of the ordinary for a resort. The servers did not come around as often as we would have liked, but we survived (the pool and ocean view... More 

Thank aztraveler62
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Great food and service. The view and open resturant was perfect to enjoy Poipu beach. I was a guest at the Sheraton, so it was conviently located.

Thank SDaleytraveler
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

You can expect to pay over $50 for lunch for 2 if you don't have a drink. The Mai-Tais for expample were served in 6 oz. plastic cups and cost $13. The food was unexceptional.

Thank kels1943
Greenwood, Indiana
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110 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We ate here a few times and hands down the best thing on the menu is the coconut shrimp. For pool bar restaurant it's okay.

Thank Indy
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77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Not impressed, no service despite being acknowledged by 2 staff members over the 30 mins we waited. Lava's was not busy,,, we left.

Thank arwrtawel
lexington, sc
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This was a delight! Great food, great view and excellent service. The presentation of the food was unique. I definitely would visit this place again.

Thank 110waltb
Chula Vista, California
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161 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We had the catch bento and Paniola Burger. They were tasty. Service was efficient and correct. We had 20 oz draft Fire rock and Wailua Wheat at $9.00 each. I like the Wailua with it's citrus taste. Waitress was friendly and attentive. Convenient to the hotel with beautiful ocean views. Happy hour is 4 to 6 with drinks reduced by... More 

Thank DALE S
Vancouver, Canada
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58 reviews
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

There is only one way to get to this restaurant and its outside and around the pool. Treacherous in stormy weather.

Thank retiredtravelagent
Macomb, Michigan
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We went to Lavas for lunch, we were staying at the Sheraton so it was convenient. The quality of the food and drink we very good. The speed of the service was extremely slow. Only 1/4 of the restaurant had people in it so I would expect great service. It took over 15 minutes to have the drinks delivered, would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$32
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2440 Hoonani Rd, at the Sheraton Kauai, Poipu Beach, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-9639
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Koloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-742-1661
Lava’s on Poipu Beach offers lovely open-air ocean views of Poipu Beach at Sheraton Kauai Resort. This casual, locally inspired bar and grill offers a great open-air dining experience with service from sunrise to sunset.

Located next to the resort's Ocean Pool and just steps from the beach, Lava’s on Poipu Beach gives a fun and delicious twist to a traditional bar and grill, adding to the excitement of the Poipu Beach's oceanfront playground. Check out our Live Entertainment.

Drink Specials 4-6pm Everyday!!

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