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Ilima Terrace Restaurant

1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI
+1 808-240-6456
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have gone to the Ilima Terrace for breakfast each morning. The views are nice. We have had the buffet each day, which is excellent. The servers are very attentive. All in all, we have enjoyed the restaurant each morning.

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Grand Hyatt itself is stunning and in particular ghe grounds and facilities. If I was to include this buffet breakfast in my review of the resort it would halve my rating. This should be a 0-1 star and the only reason it isn't is...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If your in or near Poipu and looking for a full buffet breakfast with a spectacular view this is the place to be. It has a large selection of breakfast items and a omelet station. Bagels and lox with all the toppings. Of course all...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has limited items on the al a carte menu and the buffet is way way overpriced. The service is not the greatest and the food is not worth it for the price that you pay. The restaurant has a pretty nice view but...More

Thank le0l0vest0travel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's pretty hard to mess up a breakfast buffet but Hyatt managed to do so. The eggs and bacon were even terrible!!! Eggs had a funny flavor and bacon was so fatty you could not eat it. It also did not have the variety of...More

Thank Chicagotraveler18
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the breakfast- in particular the omelettes! The guy making them was fast, effective and madd the best double cheese and ham omelettes that I’ve ever had. Great hot coffee, pineapple and pineapple juice, crispy bacon ... outstanding!

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

You’re at a high end resort, given that the prices are pretty fair. Delicious food and a varied and highly interesting menu. Came here for lunch with 4 adults and a toddler and it was excellent. Nothing basic about this place, you’ll have a hard...More

Thank Rick I
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We, 2 adults and 2 children, had the buffet breakfast here just about every day during our one week stay. The buffet was extensive and varied with many breakfast and some lunch choices. The food was delicious and service was fantastic, it was just quite...More

Thank TinafromNJ
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Ate here every morning (6 mornings). Buffet is exactly as you would expect, good food but not really anything exciting. Omelet stations was really good though.

Thank COO-TravelGuy
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We stopped here for lunch and enjoyed a nice relaxing time and a really good meal. We had checked out of our house and had a few hours before we needed to get to the airport on our last day in Kauai. We were quite...More

Thank CalicoTraveler
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8 July 2017|
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Response from MargaretAurora | Reviewed this property |
Any age. There were many families with children and they ranged from babies to teenagers. The buffet was delicious and a lot of choices for children.
19 October 2015|
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Response from Theresa C | Reviewed this property |
We had a suite so there was a kitchen and it did have everything a kitchen would have, I know our room had a coffee maker, so they should have that. Our rooms had views that showed the pool, the lagoon and to the beach... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, View, Kids, Business meetings
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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