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The Bistro

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
Kong Lung Village Center, 2484 Keneke St, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
+1 808-828-0480
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish rockets” (46 reviews)
“beet salad” (35 reviews)
“ribs” (19 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Kong Lung Village Center, 2484 Keneke St, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped in and had a drink at the bar and the sweet potato fries with aioli on our way to the lighthouse. The staff was so friendly and informative about places to check out on our trip to Kauai.

Thank SpencerMom09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We snuck in at 2:15 and they close their food service at 2:30, but we had excellent service, a good meal, and never felt rushed. Their full bar stays open after lunch, so feel free to pop in for a drink. Located on the way...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in here for lunch after touring the lighthouse down the road. Casual and comfortable. The food was excellent (although a little high for a lunch menu, I felt) and the staff friendly, especially the next day when we had to go back for our...More

Thank JenniferT999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So very tired after being on planes for a 9 hour day. We were not ready to eat at a fine dining type resturant. Our person at our condo sussested a few places. We choose this place with reservations for 7pm. We both had the...More

Thank ed o
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Over the years The Bistro has been a long time favorite when visiting Kauai. A friendly waitstaff, rsvp’s helpful even on a weeknight, full bar w/good wine list, fun cocktails: Bourbon & Ginger Beer (very generous pour of Woodford Reserve) & Ginger Russian (very tart,...More

Thank artess1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It took the host 10 minutes to seat our party of 4 – despite several open tables. Several locals snuck in around us, were greeted with smiles and seated immediately. Once seated, the service was good and friendly. The food was OK. We had burgers...More

Thank FayeJ42
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Husband and I stopped here on the recommendation of a major Kauai guidebook. We arrived around noon, there were 3 couples ahead of us on a line. Servers were working in the dining room, bartender periodically appeared at the bar. No one said a word...More

1  Thank formerexpatCT
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

It looks better than it is. Perfectly situated near the Kauai Lighthouse, I’m certain they entrap a good number of hungry tourists. We were certainly taken in. Ambiance is nice. Service is okay - friendly but not very attentive. Two chicken Caesar salads and one...More

1  Thank BRIANandRONNIE2010
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Service was great, we started in the bar wi h apps and drinks, spicy chicken was excellent. We were sat near the live music which was excellent and not too loud. We again had great service at dinner. Our choices went from pasta, chicken, pork...More

Thank Stacy B
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Came in with my wife for a later evening dinner and man was it good. Great, fast and friendly service and great food. We had the Ahi Salad (special) which was chock full of ahi and fresh veg followed by the St. Louis Ribs (small...More

Thank D2135
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29 November 2016|
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Response from Monte D | Reviewed this property |
I highly recommend that you call them directly. Their telephone number is 808-828-0480.
26 May 2016|
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Response from kelleher01 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, make a reservation!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kong Lung Village Center, 2484 Keneke St, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754 (Formerly Lighthouse Bistro)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kilauea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-828-0480
  • E-mail
Bistro: A small restaurant serving moderately priced meals in a modest setting.At the Bistro our goal is to serve fresh,local,and great tasting food, while trying to minimize our environmental impact. Please enjoy yourself in our modest bistro,and be assured that we put faith in taking time to enjoy food,drink,and life.
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