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Kokee Lodge Restaurant

3600 Kokee Rd, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
+1 808-335-6062
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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3600 Kokee Rd, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had lunch here after visiting Waimea Canyon. The food sounded good on the menu and the servers were friendly. Unfortunately, the dishes were average at best and the screened windows didn't do a great job of keeping out flies.

Thank GPBurdell67
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a few hours driving and stopping at all the beautiful scenery along the way. Then we had a really nice lunch at the lodge, before checking out the museum and gift shop. Definitely a must for vacationers visiting this island for the first...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for breakfast on the way up to the final Waimea Canyon look outs and what a great little spot this is! It's charming and rustic and just all 'round cool! We ordered the grilled cheese, the chilli bowl, and the two eggs and...More

Thank TezBarneh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for breakfast after going to the top of Wiamea Canyon by car. If you want good views from the top of Wiamea canyon, leave early and go straight to the top before the daily cloud cover socks in the view down to the...More

Thank epicureansecret
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so pleasantly surprised by the wonderful late lunch we enjoyed at Kokee Lodge. We arrived thoroughly famished and exhausted after touring Waimea Canyon, and we relished the chance to just kick back and relax. The atmosphere was charming, rustic, cozy, and full of...More

1  Thank Layal10021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a morning in the canyon we were happy to find a place to have lunch, turned out to be a disappointment. You have to order at the bar. When we entered there were several people waiting in line. A girl was playing a banjo...More

Thank ArieArjan
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Beautiful view of the meadow and considering the remote location expect slow service typical of island life and limited staff. The sandwiches and soup were excellent and generous. All you complainers might want to think about the difficulty of running a restaurant in the middle...More

2  Thank Nadyasantabarbara_CA
Reviewed 11 July 2017

What a unique find. Some of the people who camp nearby get their meals here. But they also serve breakfasts and lunches (maybe dinner, didn't look) to tourists who stop on their way to the top of Waimea Canyon and the lookouts. Even if you...More

Thank khiservice
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We stopped in after doing the Kalalau hike and decided to enjoy a beer and split a sandwich. Beers were $8 a piece and it took over 40 minutes to get our turkey sandwich?!? It's a pretty rustic place...limited seating and overpriced souvenirs. I'd avoid...More

Thank eatsleeptour
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Nice place for lunch and rest on the way to Kalalau Lookout with decent food and staff. Also has a small gift shop.

Thank Andy L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
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09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3600 Kokee Rd, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-335-6062
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