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Ilima Terrace Restaurant

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1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI (Ainako)
+1 808-240-6456
06:00 - 14:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon 06:00 - 05:59
Tue - Sun 06:00 - 14:00
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly worth every penny for their amazing eats! Any type of eater will be able to find something there. Claire is a wonderful, fun waitress if you can get in her section.

Thank Jacklyn C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Thanksgiving buffet with traditional food (turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, etc.) and Hawaiian favorites. Sat outside overlooking the beautiful grounds of the Hyatt. It was a great way to spend Thanksgiving.

Thank Stuart M
Leuven, Belgium
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207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great selectin of hot and cold. Very good eggs station ( hint: take some smoked salmon to go with an omelette, instead of bacon and sausage...). Service is quite erratic though, with staff rather slow to clear tables ... resulting in quite long waiting lines at peak breakfast time.

Thank Travel_Jan95
San Marcos, California
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362 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We have stayed at the Hyatt a couple of times and although we were not staying there this time, we were in Poipu and decided to stop for lunch. The view from the restaurant is beautiful and the service is very good. They have a nice lunch menu and the food was very good.

Thank csarchibald
Bellmawr, New Jersey
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had sandwiches and drinks here a few times on our visit to Kauai. The sandwiches were delicious as were the drinks. Prices were reasonable/high.

Thank Jeansviews
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This restaurant had a really good breakfast buffet. All of the food was fresh and very tasty. The omelet bar chef was really good. Fresh juice and pretty much anything you can think of was there. super convenient if you are staying at the resort. One problem was the birds. Birds everywhere. Everywhere. I don't know how you could prevent... More 

Thank Derik L
San Diego, California
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Delicious and charming! Wonderful setting with views of the lovely pond and the grounds of the amazing Grand Hyatt and Pacific Ocean! Breezy and comfortable, my hamburger was OK...I like them a bit fatter. Flavor was good though. My friends sandwich was amazing!

Thank Geralyn S
Castle Rock, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped in here quickly for lunch and both of us had re burgers and fries. The burgers were great!

Thank millimania
Irvine, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Stopped in here last week for lunch , we were at the pool and wanted to come in for lunch , this is only lunch spot restaurant besides the pool restaurant that is open. it was beautiful , lovely ocean view , great service and very good food. Great service

Thank travelagent333
Aptos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Had lunch at Ilima Terrace and service was good as well as food. Pricey but you get that all over the island. Recommend

Thank margiesmemories

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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
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
American, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 05:59
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI
  • Public Transportation: Kauai Bus stops at the Hyatt.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-240-6456
Surrounded by tropical gardens, waterfalls and koi fish ponds, this open-air restaurant is a family favorite for breakfast and lunch, featuring both a la carte menus and a sumptuous breakfast buffet with freshly made omelets and pastries. Lunch menus feature fresh salads, sandwiches, heart-healthy selections and more. Offering breakfast and lunch daily.

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