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“Great food an happy hour”
Review of The Dolphin

The Dolphin
Ranked #17 of 37 Restaurants in Poipu
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$16 - US$48
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: The First AND Last Stop in Hanalei & NOW in Poipu! Since the early 1970’s The Dolphin Restaurant has been a favorite of visitor and local alike, known for the freshest cuts in seafood, second to none service, nostalgic riverside ambiance and a World Class sushi lounge. Now with a second location in the Shops of Kukui'ula on Kauai's South shore, you can take in romantic sunsets and ocean views while quenching one's thirst with a specialty cocktail or satisfying one's palate with over-the-top, gourmet sushi and the freshest fish, steaks and seafood. Visit our new location, The Dolphin Poipu.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super happy hour with a special mai tai. Gab is a great bartender!!!
Food is expensive but absolutely worth it. Nice and fast service.
And if you‘re lucky, you get a wunderful sunset up there

Thank Marco M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of this restaurant with the surrounding ambiance is hard to beat. The menu prices are nowhere to be found on the web (this site included), but are posted in front of the building. We knew the prices going in, but expected the food to be worth the prices charged. This place is a total joke! the $25-28 sushi were tiny pieces of very fishy tasting sushi that you could purchase at the market down the street for a quarter of the price. I assume the only reason this place stays in business is because tourists get sucked in by the "location and ambiance".

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Thank Lodi-grape-picker
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great fresh seafood in a busy bar & grill. Smiling staff. I had Opah for dinner, it was very good. Good menu, reasonable prices.

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Thank hjchapman46
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Hanalei Dolphin last year and loved it so we had to try the Poipu location. It was equally as good with tasty, fresh salads, fish. We didn't have a reservation but got right in. Restaurants close early in this area and it slowed down after 8;45pm. We got excellent service and had a delicious dinner.

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Thank LeeMan16
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We knew nothing about the Dolphin and had not looked at reviews. We were hungry and just liked how it looked. It was uncrowded. We got excellent service and had delicious broiled fish for lunch.

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Thank Carl B
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