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Kauai Pasta Lihue

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3-3142 Kuhio Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1140
+1 808-245-2227
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, friendly staff, great service. We had one of their Vegetarian options which was a Panini (Fresh Mozzerella, Portobello Mushroom etc and a great side salad, very fresh and tasty. We will be back.

1 Thank valahan
Lihue, Hawaii
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is gonna be the best Italian food you can get on kauai unless you're in my kitchen! Haha. I can cook Italian for sure!! But sometimes it's nice to go pick it up & eat at home cuz I live nearby. Reasonable prices. Friendly staff.

1 Thank LeeannStarinieri
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good quality food with many fresh, local ingredients with a fine wine list. Our family of 4 (including 13 and 11 year old kids) all enjoyed our food -- including the kids and that isn't easy! Service was solid; food arrived quickly, and pricing was about what would be expected in Kauai.

Thank Geoff J
Huntsville, Alabama
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Now called KP Lihue to distinguish that it is no longer a sister restaurant to Kauai Pasta in Kapaa since the owners split up. Don't know ifthat affected the food quality. Service was okay. Food was pretty bad. I had Chicken Parm; first, no cheese- just a very overcooked breaded chicken breast..awful - pasta was just ok and sauce was... More 

Thank Cindi1877
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88 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had trouble deciding if I should give this place a 1 or a 2. When we walked in we were not greeted "properly". They were pretty busy, so I let it go since they were so highly rated by other reviewers. We were finally seated, and I requested to know what they offered that was gluten-free. The very friendly... More 

Thank Pamela S
Ottawa, Canada
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our lunch. I enjoyed a chicken panini, one of the best I have ever had, while my husband enjoyed a bowl of pasta. We definitely plan to go back whenever we are in Lihue.

Thank Janet S
Swift Current, Canada
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Basic Italian style restaurant with a nice varied menu. Very good quality food. A little on the pricey side. Nice wine list. Again a little pricey. Good service. Sometimes a bit slow to get a table. Just of the main road towards the back of the lot. Good parking.

Thank Lindsay M
Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After being in Hawaii for close to two weeks my husband and I were missing our tradition Italian dish. Often enough we find places that are just OK compared to home. Well I swear these owners must be transplants from either NY or NJ. Everything was amazing. We had the steamed clams app and it was one of the best... More 

1 Thank daniellemp523
Houston, Texas
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We stopped for lunch on our way to the airport after our vacation. We were not expecting to get good Italian on an island in the middle of the Pacific, but boy were we surprised! Excellent food for reasonable prices (by Kauai standards). Everyone in my family got something different and everything was great. Servers were very friendly and attentive.... More 

Thank Q1172RYgregm
Wayland, Michigan
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We went here on the recommendation of the Doc that took my husbands stitches out after his fall at Bangkok Happy Bowl. This was the BEST food we had on our vacation! We all had spaghetti which has very good not sweet meat sauce. Portion were perfect and priced well $12ish. Nothing comes with it. Place was paced at 6:30,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-3142 Kuhio Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1140
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-245-2227
Lihue Location is open daily from 11am-9pm

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