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Tidepools

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1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9402 (Ainako)
+1 808-240-6456
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food, service, drinks excellent! Relaxing and different atmosphere with Koi ponds all around the restaurant.

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Thank LeeMan16
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Returned here after a year as we were having a special anniversary. Was a good decision. Food was excellent. Service spot on. Atmosphere great. The only minus is the prices on the wine list. Consider Costco and pay the corkage fee.

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I celebrated our 23rd anniversary on December 4th at Tidepools. I heard they recently remodeled and changed the menu, so we decided to give it a shot. For the record our last dinner there was disappointing so I was excited to see if things had improved and I have to say, it was fantastic! The location at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food was amazing here and the best was the chocolate fondant...its was really to die for :-) the view the atmosphere was just lovely

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Michigan Center, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tidepools is very nice , the atmosphere romantic. Food good, Menu selection offers variety of seafood dishes. Take plenty of money! Very pricey.

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San Francisco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a really good meal at Tidepools. It just did not meet the award winning reputation they claim to have.

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Thank motohigh
Anaheim, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On the Grand Hyatt property sitting over a lagoon with oceanviews. Food, service were excellent and menu has someting to please all.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the lower level of the Hyatt Regency in Poipu, this fine dining restaurant offers wonderful local atmosphere, attentive wait staff and beautiful views. The dishes are prepared with care and are very tasty. Make reservations and try to get one of the tables on the perimeter with the great views, check out the Koi ponds!

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Thank Arthur Y
Mission Viejo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is in a great location with Koi Ponds surrounding it. There are great possibilities here, but sadly as nice as the staff is you feel it totally misses. Its almost like going to Denny's. The food is ok, The drinks a bit odd, but you still can have a good time. If we didn't order one thing at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend all things on the menu and the GF lava cake! A romantic and peaceful environment. Beautiful scenery.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, 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, Wine and Beer
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9402
    (Ainako)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-240-6456
Description
Embrace the tempting combination of contemporary Hawaiian cuisine served in a unique Hawaiian setting. Thatched-roof bungalows float above a koi-filled lagoon at the base of a waterfall to create romantic ambiance. Inspired by local ingredients and the rich culinary traditions of Hawaii

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?