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Kalapaki Joe's Poipu

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1941 Poipu Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI
+1 808-742-6366
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Kent, Washington, Usa
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2013

We went here several times and they have a great Happy Hour. Good prices and nice, tasty, hot food! Very personable staff as well.

Thank Fred S
Manning, South Carolina
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97 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2013 via mobile

They have the best happy hour on the island! Every one is extremely nice and great prices on appetizers and drinks. Great place to watch a ball game!

Thank Diana A
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2013

Joe's offers the best happy hour on the island. We went there as few times for happy hour or lunch/dinner. A very extensive menu and great service. If you want to watch sports away from your condo this is the place to escape to

1 Thank Brian B
Pasco, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 November 2013

Been to alot of places and this just remindsme of home. I had the spicy philly and honestly that was done the right way and I can't say that about alot of places. For the right price, considering it is hawii, we returned several times for that trip.

Thank ian381
Calgary, Canada
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2013

We were on the hunt for great Happy Hours in Poipu, and this definitely wins. All beer and all pupus are included in their Happy Hour. Great for a couple (one who may not care for sports bars when in Hawaii)...beach view, open air, and a sports bar with unending TVs! The Brie appetizer is to die for, and every... More 

1 Thank mdnich
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2013

Visited twice during our week-long stay on Kauai in October 2013. Typical bar food, but great deals during happy hour and definitely the best place we found for sports on the island. If you're staying in Poipu I would definitely recommend stopping by for a few drinks and half price apps!

Thank BradLang
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288 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2013

We went here three times in our 8 day visit. The hostess and waitresses were great, they remember us and provided great service each time. We went for Happy hour and despite reputation, it wasn't that busy and we were able to get a table. The $3.00 fish tacos were awesome, as were the wings and cheezy fries. They have... More 

Thank Sharonbader
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2013

Looking for a break and too kick back? Maybe just a slice of home, a sports bar with great bar food plus great atmosphere. Joe's has it all. Happy hour rocks and food is great. I had 2 racks of ribs which fell off the bone. My wife had coconut shrimp . Both delicious. Dinner portions are too much to... More 

Thank Gary R
Pismo Beach, CA
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147 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2013

I was looking for a breakfast sandwich on a Sunday morning. I sat a a community type of table near the bar and waited, but no one brought a menu until the bar tender saw me and asked someone to bring one. That was about 5 to 10 minutes after I sat down. The restaurant was about 25% full with... More 

1 Thank PismoPat
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2013

I have been to Kalapaki Joe's over the years and the food has gone down hill. I think they may have a cleanliness issue as the food seemed to run right through us. We really liked it in the past and suggest to the management that they review the kitchen process and cleaning. We would love to return, but would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
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
Very good, reasonably priced food and drinks. Good service. New location

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?