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1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9402
+1 808-240-6456
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9402
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Staying at the Grand Hyqtt in a Poipu, One seeks outdoor dining accommodations with views of the ocean and sunsets. To be honest, this was what drew us to Dondero’s: the view. Dondero’s sits abt the bas of the hotel complex, on 5he ocean side....More

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an Italian restaurant in the Grand Hyatt. Food was outstanding. Would highly recommend. The atmosphere was perfect. We would definitely eat here again. There was six of us and each of us had an outstanding meal. Appears that everything was good.

Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant for our anniversary dinner last week and loved it so much that we returned a couple of nights later! The menu is great ... save room for desserts (the tiramisu is the best we have ever tasted!). Comfort and atmosphere were...More

Thank Beverlitza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first night we ate here and the food was just ok. Maybe it was an off night but our appetizer was overcooked and the entrees just adequate.

Thank cmangum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did find it very strange that in an Italian, in Hawaii, there was no Hawaiian pizza, but what they do have is very very good. The wine list is long and well thought out. Service is awesome too.

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Romantic Italian with great ocean view and summer breeze, this is the spot. Fine Italian food but including local seafood. If you are in the mood for a great margarita pizza and good wine, this is it. Another time we came for a special occasion,...More

Thank cameragirl555
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The place is amazing, view incredible , food very good- a little pricey. I was a little disappointed because I like my food extremely hot and it came out tepid. I sent it back to warm up and it came back a little warmer. Small...More

Thank MSimonovich
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Great food, pretty location. My family of 6 enjoyed. There was something for everyone and the service was excellent.

Thank kmfnewro
Reviewed 19 August 2017

From the moment we walked in the door everything was perfect ! We were able to be seated outside with beautiful views on a gorgeous evening !! Juan our server made great suggestions and Jerry the General Manager went above and beyond to make our...More

Thank MrsGymRat
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Our family had a lovely meal at Dondero's. Appetizers, entrees and dessert were loved by all. We especially liked the personalized menu we were given for our Ohana. Throughout, we felt treated like royalty!

Thank DMDM95120
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$42
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9402
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu>  > Koloa
  • Neighbourhood: Koloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-240-6456
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Dondero’s, will satisfy your soul as well as your appetite. Combining elegant ambiance with stellar service makes this a dining favorite for those with discriminating taste. The menu features Italian classics with a fresh twist including a large selection of appetizers, homemade pastas, risotto, fresh fish and beef specialties. This delicious Italian cuisine is carefully paired with wines from all over the world. Delectable desserts and a cappuccino or port round out the repast.
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