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Hukilau Lanai
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Kauai Coast Resort At The Beachboy 520 Aleka Loop Kapaa, HI 96746
520 Aleka LoopUSHawaiiKapaa96746
$$Hawaiian RestaurantToday Closed
Monday ClosedTuesday 5:00 – 9:00 PMWednesday 5:00 – 9:00 PMThursday 5:00 – 9:00 PMFriday 5:00 – 9:00 PMSaturday 5:00 – 9:00 PMSunday 5:00 – 9:00 PM
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Inventive island flavors, fresh local seafood & a unique wine list along with nightly entertainment.- Google
"...Poke Nachos, Sweet Potato Ravioli, Wally Salad, Lobster Curry Bisque..."
"The house made charcuterie appetizer is awesome."
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Romae Lenci
2 months ago
Sept 27th. 15 Sunday my celebration dinner ...not so happy to say the least. Not acknowledged we called for dairy and gluten free menu. When seated we were in the wind and cool area...and I was all dressed up! At least we could see the moon for a minute. Food came and it was not what we expected, Nut covered chicken was very salty, my husband was not happy at all. My fish was over cooked and dry. When the bill arrived the waiters added the salad that was part of my dinner. Over all not the best time ever at the restaurant..we will not be back most likely...and will make sure to tell more people about the poor service and food..for spending $81.77 it was not a great start to my birthday...I could have made so many more good choices for my special day.
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Andrew Zupnick
3 months ago
After a week of eating at excellent restaurants on Maui and Kauai, Hukilau Lanai impressed us as one of the best. The service was fantastic (friendly and knowledgeable server with ample support while she was busy), the view of the resort and water was pleasing, and most of all, the food was very tasty at a reasonable price (ie, less than most nice restaurants on the island). I enjoyed the chef's menu (5-course meal with desert ... a crazy good deal at $32, but only available from 5-5:45pm) and my wife had the mac nut encrusted chicken with the Wally salad (yummy papaya dressing). Aside from a bit of a wait for the entrees and the Ono being slightly overcooked, the dishes were inventive, well presented, and a taste treat. We really enjoyed the unique plays on some traditional items, my personal favorite being the gazpacho with pineapple and sorbet (what an interesting combo), and for anyone a bit tired of the same old poke and ahi, get the candied ahi, it is one of the best appetizers I have ever had - our server said she would eat it for her meal every day if she could, and she wasn't kidding. This restaurant is definitely worth a stop while visiting Kauai - easily accessible for anyone staying near Lihui or on the north shore alike.
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Karen V Chin
6 months ago
Hukilau Lanai is known here on the island for great food, great service, great live music and a great value. Every meal that I have had here has been absolutely delicious. The service is always friendly and attentive. The knowledgeable wait staff will gladly give you menu and wine recommendations. The restaurant overlooks the resort's garden and pool with the Pacific Ocean in the distance. Both locals and tourists come here for dinner. I've never met a local that does not highly recommend this place (which means a lot on this island). The portions are generous. Compared to the other fine dining restaurants on Kauai, when you order an entree here, it includes a mixed green salad as part of the meal. The prices are not as expensive as other Kauai resort area restaurant prices for what is being served. Hukilau tries to use as much fresh local Kauai ingredients as possible. You cannot go wrong with any of these signature Hukilau choices: Starters - Poke Nachos, Sweet Potato Ravioli, Wally Salad, Lobster Curry Bisque, or BBQ ribs, Entrees - Fresh Fish of the day (a nice, thick filet), Prime Rib (the locals love this!), or Hukilau Mixed Grill (fresh catch of the day and prawns). The one and only dessert that I have had here is the delicious "to die for" Mac Nut (buttery) tart with house made cinnamon ice cream.
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Nolan Reis
2 months ago
Wontons yum!!!! Everything was delicious. Eat at the bar the women are great
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Nicole Nelson
2 months ago
Loved this restaurant... Service was great, did was excellent, and loved the entertainment. We ate at the bar because we didn't have a reservation but that was great for us because we had had a late lunch and wanted a lite dinner. Would recommend this place!
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Dave Dub
4 months ago
If you're in for an upscale dining experience, this is the place to go. Dress up a bit, make a reservation, and be prepared to be pleased by everything from beginning to end. By the end of our meal I felt that we made friends with our server, been filled with TOP quality, fresh food, great desserts, and the wine recommend from our waiter was exactly what we were after. The views were fine, although the restaurant is set far back from the ocean so it's a little blip through the trees. But you don't come to a restaurant for the view. You come for the food & experience, and this place had it in spades.
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Gary Maxwell
a month ago
Been coming here years, never disappointed. The house made charcuterie appetizer is awesome.
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Jonathan Meisner
a month ago
From appetizers to drinks, main course to dessert and the service this place in phenomenal!


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