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Tahiti Nui Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, ,
5 Kuhio Hwy # 5134, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714-3001
+1 808-826-6277
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (364 reviews)
“ono” (85 reviews)
“pork sandwich” (17 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
5 Kuhio Hwy # 5134, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714-3001
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Reviewed yesterday

When in Hanilea you have to eat here at least once. We've been here 4-5 times over the years. On the last visit the mac crusted ono dish was great with a vert generous well prepared portion; they make great man this as well. We...More

Thank drastler
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is a joke : the price are insane and the service terrible. $26 for a 10inch pizza (it’s not even a good pizza), $18 for a burger etc. The service was super slow : they served my dish first and make my friend...More

Thank Remy_Blue13
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were asked for our orders before we arrived and the food arrived quickly. Good job by the staff. After we left we saw the barmaid who was in the movie.

Thank Clifford W
Reviewed 5 days ago

When in Hanalei, be sure to stop in at Tahiti Nui. Once inside, you might recognize this local bar/restaurant as the one in which Clooney meets Bridges in "The Descendants." Regardless of its movie fame, this is still one of our favorite places to enjoy...More

Thank jmenasco
Reviewed 1 week ago

This placed was recommended to us for local flavor and good food. Tuesday night there was a father/son duo performing and they were top notch. The food was good, but the atmosphere was worth the trip. Friendly faces and people enjoying themselves, the music and...More

Thank Nevin L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit Tahiti Nui every time we stay in the Princeville area. Food quality is great and so is the service for a small local hangout in Hanalei. Always live entertainment and the menu changes often to keep it interesting. Tahiti hi is one of...More

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit of a dive bar, but absolutely perfect if you want a good strong drink, friendly service, and less expensive food. Delightfully over the top Hawaiian decor and really friendly service. Small, local joint with fun entertainment. The pizza was terrific!

Thank mdey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little bar with fabulous live music! We really enjoyed having cocktails here and listening to the live band. Delicious Mai-tais and fun vibe. We hope to make it back there someday! :)

Thank Na-Slo73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You could not have a more delightful lunch than their beet salad with grilled shrimp - SO delicious, perfect! - accompanied by one of their Mai tai's. Will definitely go back!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tahiti Nui was on my list of restaurants to try in Hanalei based on reviews. We only got to try it once on an evening when we were looking for something to take back to our room. We ordered the margarita pizza and it took...More

Thank Joe P
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Questions & Answers
11 October 2017|
Response from becks5353 |
Tapu and tapu Jr
2 August 2016|
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Response from PapaDave555 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, yes, and yes. The details and a link to make reservations are on their website.
22 July 2016|
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Response from HVB | Reviewed this property |
Just go anytime! No need to reserve except for the Luau. I think you need a reservation for that. If you want a great seat for live music maybe get there a little earlier. It's a fun place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Kuhio Hwy # 5134, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714-3001
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-826-6277
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