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Kalapaki Joe's Poipu

$$ - $$$American, ,
1941 Poipu Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI
+1 808-742-6366
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“wings” (65 reviews)
“onion rings” (9 reviews)
“salad” (34 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1941 Poipu Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI
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Reviewed 1 November 2014

We had a bad experience here and can only hope it is not the normal operating procedure. We did not have the chance to sit as the hostess was busy talking to some guy and when she finished and decided to clean the empty dirty...More

Thank ltsryd
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Service? bad! The bartender was the only friendly worker in the whole joint. Was told there was going to be a 15 minute wait when we saw multiple open tables. Why is that? Because there are only two servers in the whole place!!!! While waiting,...More

2  Thank winterlyn c
Reviewed 22 October 2014

I was there on the oct 18th review below. It was an unintentional mistake. My husband was the "local" guy from the review, that went ahead of the gentleman. He is not a local even though he does look like one. I did ask her...More

1  Thank Esteele2008
Reviewed 22 October 2014

I read a bumper sticker as we came out of the restaurant that said there are 2 speeds on Kauai (slow and slower). That definitely applies to this restaurant (along with my review of Kauai Pasta). They sat us right away but took 10 minutes...More

Thank stldebbie2008
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Hostess did not want to seat us right away, even though there were open tables. We were seated, seemed like a local spot. Games going on with lots of cheering. Happy hour prices were great along with appetizer prices. The onion rings were great, and...More

1  Thank Lynelle D
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Greeted by an indifferent hostess, but online menu for happy hour looked great so we waited...and waited, and waited in line for a table while unused tables sat open. When the family in front of us asked about the availability of an open table the...More

1  Thank Dustin H
Reviewed 17 October 2014

We stopped here while going through Poipu. Nice little view of the ocean. The lunch prices were reasonable and the portions were good. Wife had the lobster tacos and I had the fish and chops. Both were great, nice and fresh. Service was good and...More

Thank Slip213
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Best happy hour prices for drinks and food. We had the best chicken wings (spicy & teriyaki). The spicy chickens were great tasting and not inferno or burn your lips wings. Happy hour prices for the chicken wings were $0.25 each. The chicken wings had...More

Thank Andrew611
Reviewed 9 October 2014

If you want a place to party, its OK and has good deals during Happy Hour. If you want to go some place for a decent dinner, go elsewhere. The Service was rediculously slow, the food was tasteless and generally the service was poor and...More

Thank ChopperHackit
Reviewed 8 October 2014

My daughter and I just dropped in on this restaurant. No one was saying try-it but we decided to take a chance. Walked into an amazing sports bar. TVs all over the place all on different sports stations. Am not a sports nut, so was...More

Thank cmlcampbell
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1941 Poipu Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu>  > Koloa
  • Neighbourhood: Koloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-742-6366
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Very good, reasonably priced food and drinks. Good service. New location
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