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Kauai Pasta Lihue

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3-3142 Kuhio Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
+1 808-245-2227
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Right up front the folks here are open, friendly with excellent service and the food, Oh the food. Wife had fettuccini, I had the house pasta with meat sauce and meatballs. Simply put, DELICIOUS, MAYBE OUTSTANDING. I've had Italian dishes from NY to Chi town and across the U.S. including Italy itself and this was right up there at the... More 

Thank Dennis G
San Luis Obispo County, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The spaghetti is the best I have eaten on little Kauai. The flavor of the sauce has enough spices to wake up one's tastebuds. I also get the Kauai green salad. The salad is enough for two people. This restaurant is small and often very busy.

Thank sloluka
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Took the kids there on the way to the airport and it was a delicious, affordable and well serviced restaurant. Wonderful

Thank JDonaldSchu
Georgetown, Texas
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522 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We chose this place due to the rating on TA and the location that was close to the airport. We arrived shortly before 1:00 and were looking for a place to eat before heading to our accommodations. This place is relatively small inside and was just about full when we arrived. The service was great and we had pasta marinara... More 

1 Thank dil345
Leduc, Canada
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

stopped in at this restaurant on our way to the airport on a Saturday night based on reviews. we were a group of six and did not have a reservation. it was 7pm and busy but the hostess offered us several alternatives - sit at two different tables, wait 45 minutes for a table for six or eat at the... More 

1 Thank pigeonstreet57
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little spot in Lihue. Great food, good service and cool art work. The spinach artichoke dip was really good!

Thank drock3029
Vero Beach, Florida, United States
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this restaurant by accident in between visiting Kipu Ranch and taking a bike tour of Waimea Canyon. It was one of the better lunches we had on vacation. I had the Garlic Herb Grilled Portabella Mushroom salad with fire-grilled shrimp. The flavors were delicious and the portion perfect. Husband had Capellini Pomodoro with the shrimp, which he said... More 

1 Thank Lenora R
Georgia, US
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111 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside this place looks like a plain old pasta restaurant. However, I loved the simple decor, created a very warm ambience. We ordered Pesto pasta, the pesto sauce was just right, with fresh garlic flavor. The eggplant Parmesan was done just right. You have a choice of different sauce for the side pasta with the eggplant parm. We... More 

1 Thank Galagirls
San Diego, California
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So glad someone recommended this place, as we were searching for good food at reasonable prices and were delighted with this charming restaurant.

1 Thank Bemlaw
Hayward, California
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129 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Called for reservations and got an answering machine saying they didn't take reservations, just show up. We did and it was dark with a sign saying closed for renovations. Change your recording please!

Thank anselandyosemite

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-3142 Kuhio Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-245-2227
Lihue Location is open daily from 11am-9pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?