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Gaylord's at Kilohana

3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, 3-2087 Kaumuali'i Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9505
+1 808-245-9593
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, 3-2087 Kaumuali'i Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9505
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Dine with Chef Mark Sassone
"My wife and I had a great brunch."
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2. Enjoy Gaylord's Prime Rib
"This dining area has a pleasant atmosphere with great food."
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3. Succulent Banana Cream Pie
"Enjoyed the open air of the plantation’a restaurant."
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1 - 10 of 1,382 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the rum tasting and Kale was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Had cocktails in the great room area absolutely beautiful. Laurie our bar tender severed use an awesome ma tai. Stayed for lunch had fish tacos yum

Thank Dawn L
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 12 February 2018

This dining area has a pleasant atmosphere with great food. My wife & I tried a crab cake appetizer which was fried and served on greens with usual drizzle over it. It compared to any crab cakes we had ever eaten. My wife had the...More

Thank sabers86
Reviewed 3 days ago

Five of us enjoyed a great meal at Gaylord’s. The tropical drinks were the best we had on the island. We found the poke to be a perfect appetizer. The salads (Ceasar and Caprese) and the spring rolls were equally tasty. The main courses of...More

Thank 4FunWeTravel
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came here to experience the plantation and rum tasting and stopped at Gaylords for lunch. It was pleasant- very lovely grounds and environment to sit and eat. The food was ok, the fish dish was very dry and a overlooked and there wasn't enough...More

Thank lucylou_melbourne
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had only limited time on the way to the airport but will definitely repeat whenever we return to Kauai. The setting is lovely, the service is excellent, and the food is exceptional. Definitely try their spring rolls. The rolls and the dipping sauce are...More

Thank Wallace G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have never been so appalled by the attitude of service at a nicer restaurant like this. He was inattentive, downright rude about our menu questions, sneered at a request to combine the salad and the crabcakes and pay for both, and never refilled our...More

2  Thank kmcd23
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had tried to eat here on past trips to Kauai and it was always too crowded but on this visit, we were pleasantly surprised that we able to walk up and be seated for lunch. To me the best part was the atmosphere with the...More

Thank Chapsbaby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was decent. Fresh fish was suppose to a white delicate fish. It was very tough and dry. Atmosphere is great

Thank jmills881
Reviewed 1 week ago

I know Hawaii is lay-back but the wait time just for the server to take our order was very long even though the restaurant was far from crowded. I ordered a burger-- prepared medium. It arrived charred on the underside to a tough black. When...More

Thank PickySeniorTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the special Mahi Mahi which was excellent! Beautiful atmosphere! Cute shops. Relaxing. Huge facility easy to walk around.

Thank textileprincess
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Questions & Answers
17 December 2017|
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Response from Frederick A | Property representative |
Yes we do. You can call the restaurant at 808-245-9593 and they will help you with this request. Thank you for thinking of us. Aloha Fred
Dan P
1 October 2016|
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Response from Frederick A | Property representative |
Hi dan. we will be open Christmas Day. I recommend you put in a reservation prior to arrival . Aloha Fred
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$36
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Buffet, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, 3-2087 Kaumuali'i Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9505
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-245-9593
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Gaylord's offers one of Kauai's most beautiful settings for lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch. Located on the ground floor of the historic Kilohana Plantation home, diners are seated around an open-air courtyard with views of the plantation grounds and Mt. Waialeale in the distance. Our kitchen uses only the freshest, seasonal ingredients supporting our local farmers and fishermen. Our 67-acre sustainable farm provides much of the produce and herbs used in our dishes and cocktails. Menu items include starters like fresh Ahi Poke, Seafood Spring Rolls and Organic Greens Salads; Local Fish, Meat and Vegetarian Entrees; and Banana Cream Pie for Dessert! After your meal take a walk around the Kilohana grounds, shop in our assorted boutiques, visit the rum shop or take a ride on the plantation train. Join us at Gaylord's to enjoy the best of what Kauai has to offer in island food and experience. Call for reservations and details on weekly entertainment. Memorable by day...Unforgettable by Night.
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