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Neide's Salsa and Samba

5-5161 Kuhio Highway, Space 105, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-826-1851
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“chimichanga” (7 reviews)
“moqueca” (10 reviews)
“black beans” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Brazilian, South American
$$ - $$$
5-5161 Kuhio Highway, Space 105, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Located at the back of Bar Acuda and the Yellow Fish gift shop, this restaurant is pretty small. There are tables inside but it was sweltering, and about six tables outside on the patio area. Pick one of those for the beautiful mountain/waterfall views. Menu...More

Thank scarter356
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Being from Brazil I was expecting something a little more from this place. Their weird choices on the menu as Rice, Beans and Panckacke cannot have any addaptation which was a turn off for me. Friendly waitress though =)

Thank Carolina P
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Good Mexican/Brazilian. Smallish menu. Nice server. Kind of hidden away in the back of the plaza behind Bar Acuda.

Thank Howierw
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The food here gives the opportunity to try Brazilian or Mexican. We we tried both and can say that food tasted great and the portions were sizeable. We also tried the Brazilan Coconut Flan - to die for! Service was fast - maybe a bit...More

Thank ianochaye
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We were expecting Mexican food, but this place has a Brazilian flair. The food was all very good with interesting flavors. Not real spicy hot like Mexican food. The service was good and the waiters seemed like surfer dudes.

Reviewed 11 August 2015

The food is affordable (portions are big enough to share with an average appetite; check out what surrounding tables are having to decide whether that works for you), and the views are great! This has been a favorite place of ours for several years now,...More

Thank ROD B
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Right at the base of a field leading up to the jungle is Needed restaurant. Food is good overall but the reason to come here is for the Brazilian specialty Moqueca. It is unique and fantastic. A sauce and seasoning that stands apart from every...More

Thank Tbasche
Reviewed 23 July 2015

The inauthentic food is bland and boring. Had a green salad, vegetarian crepe, 1 beer, and the Churrasco platter - $61.00. The salad was limp. The special dressing, not so special. The crepe was smothered in sauce and covered in cheese, the meats were poor...More

1  Thank Kmagedman
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Neide's is owned be a native of Rio de Janeiro and this restaurant is along standing favorite of ours that does not disappoint. The menu features burritos, panquecas, fajitas, fish tacos, and similar and has excellent quality and has a full bar. Located in the...More

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 17 June 2015

The view is one of the most beautiful in Kauai. We were relaxing at an outside table and the most beautiful rainbow appeared above the vast mountain range towering over the magical green meadow. The rainbow graced the sky for several minutes. We also enjoyed...More

Thank luckytamera
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11 June 2015|
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Response from KauaiSalt | Reviewed this property |
Happy hour is from 3 to 5pm ... and thats all I need. The appetizers are delicious. Aloha
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Brazilian, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-5161 Kuhio Highway, Space 105, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-826-1851
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