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Ilima Terrace Restaurant

1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI
+1 808-240-6456
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“pancakes” (25 reviews)
“miso soup” (9 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI
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Reviewed 5 days ago

During our recent stay here, we enjoyed the daily breakfast buffet as part of our package. The service was outstanding and the food was really quite good for a buffet. Best tip is to go early before the crowds - you can have a quiet...More

Thank firewalkerranch
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's very costly here for what you get. But the breakfasts and lunches are very tasty, service very good and a really relaxed vibe

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very busy breakfast spot bustling with hotel guests eager for all the buffet offerings. The buffet and table menu offer the usual breakfast items. The view is great as it opens up to a pond with swans making an occasional showing. But honestly, if you...More

Thank cameragirl555
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried the breakfast ordered off of the menu one morning and the breakfast buffet another. Everything we ordered off the menu was fabulous although a little expensive. I highly recommend the Anahola Granola French Toast. The breakfast buffet had a really good variety of...More

Thank sbadOcca
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is absolutely delicious and a wide variety. DELICIOUS!!!!! he view is amazing and the service is impeccable but the birds...:( I heard they are going to put a net up- that would be great!

Thank MSimonovich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I highly recommend getting the breakfast package if you're staying at the Grand Hyatt. The food is really good, and the view is spectacular. We spent our first breakfast taking a bunch of photos, it was that pretty. If you go early, they'll seat you...More

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We ate here once during our stay at the Grand Hyatt. The selections were good and the food very nicely presented. Views of the gardens and ocean are spectacular.

Thank GPBurdell67
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The breakfast buffet at llima Terrace is one of the finest I have ever seen. Open air dining with views of the ocean. The selection of fresh fruits and juices was amazing. Always a local entree included. The breakfast buffet is a must if you...More

Thank Davonia B
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We ate breakfast here every morning while staying in the hotel, and the food was always fresh, abundant, and delicious. You could either help yourself to the buffet or order from the menu. We preferred the buffet, as well as the made-to-order omelette station. The...More

Thank Layal10021
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We had designated our next to the last day of our trip as a beach day and did not want to leave the resort. So we found Ilima Terrace for lunch. This is a casual dining choice with breathtaking views of the gardens and ocean....More

Thank a123nt
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8 July 2017|
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Response from MargaretAurora | Reviewed this property |
Any age. There were many families with children and they ranged from babies to teenagers. The buffet was delicious and a lot of choices for children.
19 October 2015|
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Response from Theresa C | Reviewed this property |
We had a suite so there was a kitchen and it did have everything a kitchen would have, I know our room had a coffee maker, so they should have that. Our rooms had views that showed the pool, the lagoon and to the beach... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 05:59
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI
  • Public Transportation: Kauai Bus stops at the Hyatt.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-240-6456
Surrounded by tropical gardens, waterfalls and koi fish ponds, this open-air restaurant is a family favorite for breakfast and lunch, featuring both a la carte menus and a sumptuous breakfast buffet with freshly made omelets and pastries. Lunch menus feature fresh salads, sandwiches, heart-healthy selections and more. Offering breakfast and lunch daily.
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