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Kalapaki Grill

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€€ - €€€
American, Bar, Pub
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3610 Rice Street, Kalapaki Beach, Lihue, Kauai, HI
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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200 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Only arrived late at the Marriott Resort so gave it a whirl. A bit too dark to either order or eat but the server was a great guy and the food was excellent. The Mai Tai helped with the ambience and we right by the ocean which was crashing in so all together quite enjoyable but expensive. Had breakfast the... More 

Thank Trebor5417
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93 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

The outside deck is a lovely spot overlooking the beach, situated in the Anchor Cove shopping center. There were lots of lunch choices--I enjoyed the mahi sandwich but would have preferred it without the melted cheese; my husband had a very good burger. It is an easy walk from nearby hotels and the cruise terminal.

Thank Molly066
Martinez, California
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93 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Visiting the Marriott Beach Club in early October, we were so disappointed to find that Marriott management closed down one of our favorite places in the resort....the Kalapaki Grill! Kurt, Cissy, Richard and crew have been moved over to work in the less than wonderful Kukuii's Bar and trust me, it's just NOT THE SAME. For some reason, it seems... More 

1 Thank Jon A
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We just learned that Kauai Marriott has closed the beachfront restaurant Kalapaki Grill. The Kalapaki Grill embodied the "Spirit of Kauai" - the exceptionally friendly service and the casual beach dining experience were central to our enjoyment and one of the big reasons we continued to return numerous times to this resort. The servers, the menu, the beachside location and... More 

Thank Pegdalee
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201 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

They closed the poolside grill and serve lunch from Kikui's now. Kikui's has always been average, at best and it is no different now. Had to ask for sugar twice, salt and pepper twice, chips that were supposed to come with hot dog had to be requested. We are guests at the hotel and the waitress could not understand our... More 

Thank Elaine D
York, Maine
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79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

excellent service, good food for lunch and breakfast. The staff make this place. They are always smiling and helpful. Food is pub fare with a Kauai feel

Thank Shart43
Phoenix, Arizona
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We have enjoyed this little stand on the Marriott property for 15 years. It's great and casual. Food service to the pool and the beach plus a terrific bar you can sit at in your bathing suit and feel very comfortable. Unfortunately, the Marriott management decided to close it and force everyone to use Kukui restaurant and Bar which is... More 

1 Thank WFLAZ
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45 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Great for afternoon drinks and relatively inexpensive eats but unfortunately Marriott management closed it and combined with Kukui's restaurant in the hotel.

1 Thank nipper99
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115 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We ordered some drinks & food here on our stay at the Mariott. Nothing special, just your typical poolside drinks & foods at resort prices.

Thank doccao
Grand Forks
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90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

First time eating here! Family enjoyed it. Great burgers no matter which one you get and you can order it your way. Very reasonable priced for what you get. Go upstairs for a beach view while you eat!

Thank thefamdad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3610 Rice Street, Kalapaki Beach, Lihue, Kauai, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue

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