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Smith's Tropical Paradise

) #35 of 88 Restaurants in Kapaa €€ - €€€ , Hawaiian
174 Wailua Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1455
+1 808-821-6876
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“rice pudding” (4 reviews)
“kalua pig” (7 reviews)
“pork” (11 reviews)
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Polynesian, Hawaiian
€€ - €€€
174 Wailua Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1455
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Smith's Tropical Paradise Luau begins with a moderated tour with a tram ride or walk through their beautiful gardens, the imu ceremony (underground oven), then food, music, and afterwards the show. All these get an Aplus from my party. The food (buffetstyle) was delicious, Kailua...More

Thank Icookjam2
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We had a wonderful evening with the Smith family! The hosts are amazing and wonderful! The grounds are so beautiful. The food was very plentiful and delicious! Then it was time for the show! Let me tell you--you won't be disappointed! It was fantastic! This...More

Thank Sheila J
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We loved our day spent with the Smith Family. Their grounds are beautiful. The meal was fantastic, and the show was impressive.

Thank Stacie E
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This is a must. The food was fabulous and you will not leave hungry. The Smith family are wonderful host's. The show was amazing.

Thank Melissa O
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We took a large water boat down a slowly meandering river. Beautiful trees and flowers along the way. We walked through a lush path to get to the beautiful and famous Fern Grotto where the wedding took place. It was beyond lovely!

Thank bunnienet
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The Smith family Luau was amazing. The property was beautiful and all the wild life made it special. Birds were eating out of our hands. Great people and good food. Best Luau setting we've ever been to.

Thank tlyman18
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We have been to Luaus in Princeville Poipu, Kilohana and always end up back at Smith's. This a family run business that has been operating since the 1940's. The gardens are 30 acres and includes many beautiful flowering trees and plants, there are Peacocks and...More

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The gardens are beautiful and the food was great, especially the pork. I was impressed with how quickly the staff was able to get food to everyone. The staff was also very nice. I enjoyed the music and dancing as well. They put together a...More

Thank sc2nc
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The Smith's put on a great evening of entertainment at the Luau while incorporating the history of Hawaii and in depth knowledge about their gardens. The food was excellent for a buffet style affair. The drinks included is also very nice. The show after dinner...More

Thank lynndell-CO
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We attended the Smith Family Luau. The MC is actually the owner of the place, and I felt he was actually concerned about the comfort and quality of the experience of each of the 100's of people in attendance. The food was above average, the...More

Thank Ian P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Polynesian, Hawaiian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 Wailua Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1455
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-821-6876
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