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Smith Family Garden Luau

) #13 of 86 Restaurants in Kapaa $$ - $$$ , Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly
3-5971 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1435
+1 808-821-6895
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“coconut cake” (11 reviews)
“teriyaki beef” (26 reviews)
“rice pudding” (14 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 16:00All hours
Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3-5971 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1435
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, well organised event, great show. Beautiful garden surroundings which can be viewed by a ride or walk.

Thank wkajtar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was never at a Luau so I wasn't sure what to expect. The pig is cooked in the authentic pit and was out of this world. The food was the best food I had on the island. The Luau was entertaining and I enjoyed...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All in all, I'm glad we did this luau. The location was beautiful. The food was OK, maybe a little bland. It was fun to try the wide variety and they had lots for me to eat as a vegetarian. The best part was the...More

Thank crawfordsuz19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The meal and the atmosphere coupled to make this rather long evening tolerable. Lots of waiting around in the beginning till all the guests arrived. The show, itself, does not start till 8 pm, and it was very long. Lots of eye-candy for the men,...More

1  Thank smithontheridge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the narration of how to roast the pig, and to be able to watch them perform the ritual of getting the pig out of the ground. The luau had great food and the entertainment was fun to watch..

Thank Laurie V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This must be one of the top attractions on Kauai. There is a large free car park. I noticed that some tour companies also laid on transport. The after dinner show was breath-taking. It was well performed by an enthusiastic professional troupe of dancers. It...More

1  Thank Jennifer259
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Smith Family Garden Luau was wonderful. Yes, you could say this is hokey but we loved it just the way it is ... got a "trolley" tour of the grounds which is a park that the Smith family leases from the state and how they...More

Thank elizabethmI2119RH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Weather was perfect as the Smith Family also provides a separate cruise up the river to a grotto and then back to the Luau itself. It started with a small train ride through the tropical plantation and then we arrived at the eating area. I...More

Thank LewistonBruce
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has to be a must do event when you go to Kauai!! But reserve your tickets in advance as soon as you can because they sell out just about every luau. When you first arrive, they give a tram tour of the grounds and...More

Thank donnaluttrull
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time at this luau and everything was perfect All you can eat and drink and a magnificent show that follows Family owned and operated A must see

Thank rosebd22
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they have a military discount?
8 June 2017|
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Response from jonbinx | Reviewed this property |
no military discounts but prices are very reasonable
Camille B
Handicap accessible ?
8 May 2017|
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Response from Gary B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the have accommodations for wheel chairs and walkers.
Jackie G
Do you offer complimentary transportation from and to the NCL Cruise Ship?
9 January 2017|
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Response from Monte D | Reviewed this property |
For the best answer you will need to call or email Smith Family Luau directly. Regarding their response: it may help if you are a large group rather than a single person or couple and of course how far away your cruise ship... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-5971 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1435
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-821-6895
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