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Hanalei Gourmet

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5-5161 Kuhio Hwy #5, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-826-2524
08:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:30
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for supper on a busy Friday night. Tables were a bit of a wait so we decided to sit at the bar. Bartender was friendly and we had good service. Our fish and chips were some of the best we had ever had! No long wait for food, even though the place was very full. Would definitely... More 

Thank Meljkidd
Anchorage, Alaska
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2015

We went to the restaurant in the evening and there were 7 of us. It was hard to get any help there to see if there was a hostess that we needed to talk to. The waitress acted like she could care less if we were there, but the food was good.

Thank h2ogeek
York Beach, Maine
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394 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2015

A long time favorite in Hanalei which says something very positive. The service is outstanding. My companion and I ordered Reuben Sandwiches and Cole Slaw. Neither one was up to anything other than average.

Thank DRH0PS
British Columbia
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82 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015

We went here twice for fish burgers so can't comment on other menu items. However, fish burgers (marlin first night and Ono second) were very good. Fries were not so we got side green salads on the second go round which was fine but not sure why $2.00 extra. However, no boggy - were willing to pay for that. Servers... More 

Thank Portnoff
Aurora, Colorado
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

We ate dinner at the Hanalei Café twice during our last visit to Kauai. Both times the food was excellent and enjoyable. The first visit the service was not exceptional. The waitress seemed to have other things on her mind. On our second visit the waitress we had was exceptional. We were early for "fish taco" night but she went... More 

Thank Shelley P
Montgomery, Texas
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

This us a mixed review but mostly good. Our first time to eat here. Mixed green salad with caramelized walnuts and added chicken was perfect. Came with mango vinaigrette. Yum! Club sandwich was really tasty, although I'd wish there were choices of bread other than white. Chicken salad served with greens and half an avocado was only acceptable. For a... More 

Thank CSchlembach
Tracy, California
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137 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

Hanalei Gourmet was a highlight of this trip. The food was good, the atmosphere quaint, the drinks were satisfying, but the waitress was amazing. I did not get her name, but if you have been here you know instantly who I am talking about. This lady makes the restaurant more than it is. She is one of the nicest women... More 

Thank ralfeez
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

We loved the relaxed atmosphere, fun service, and talking with locals as we ate dinner here. We loved everything we ordered from the fried artichokes, fish and chips done with Hebi, and the Kauai Pie. Yummy! And don't forget to try the fresh limeade. Delicious!

Thank Tavia M
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

The restaurant has a little more of a bar feel, but we were drawn in by the view out the back windows at the mountains. We were there early enough to see the sky fade to dark as we were having dinner. We had the pasta of the day and the ginger chicken. Both were very good alone, but were... More 

Thank MNSailors
Boston, Massachusetts
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83 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2015

Mrs. Cat and I were just in Hanalei in midafternoon and were a bit peckish, so we were discussing where to grab a bite. Someone in the store overheard us and suggested we go across the street to the Hanalei Gourmet, about which she raved. So we did. We cannot, however, share her opinion of the place. Both of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 20
American, Bar, Seafood, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-5161 Kuhio Hwy #5, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-826-2524

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