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JO2 Natural Cuisine

4-971 Kuhio Hwy, In a Little Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1553
+1 808-212-1627
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“butterfish” (93 reviews)
“scallops” (75 reviews)
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Hours
Seafood, Asian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4-971 Kuhio Hwy, In a Little Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1553
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We tried 5 small plates and 2 vegetable dishes. Of these, 5 were exceptional and 2 were alright - an excellent outcome. And the pricing was fair for the quality and inventiveness. Service and ambience were very good in the outside area

Thank DavidG897
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate here a few years ago and was impressed enough to go out of my way to come back. Funky strip mall location, but beautiful inside, the staff was awesome, the food presentation was beautiful. But... the sauce drowned the beautifully done food. The...More

Thank pojiboy
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing. The restaurant is located inside a little strip mall in Kapaa, Kauai. We were here for dinner mid September 2018 on a weeknight so the place was about 2/3 full. Service was excellent as everyone was very attentive throughout the meal....More

Thank MikeyRules
Reviewed 1 week ago

After working in the yard most of the day my wife and I treated ourselves to dinner at our islands world class Chef Jean-Marie Josselin’s JO2 Restaurant. We started with some of our favorite appetizers, the Stir Fried Beef Filet Korean Style and the Green...More

Thank Surferinparadise
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an explosion of flavors! We ordered all vegan and everything was great! Service was spot on, ambiance was first class. Presentation was beautiful too. What a fantastic experience on Kauai.

Thank SLC80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

JO2 is not to be missed the presentation is exquisite and the flavors are out of this world. be sure to try the Butterfish - it is the best you will need reservations and go early to make sure that all menu items are avsilable...More

1  Thank nthrich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned for another amazing meal at JO2. The food presentation is beautiful. The tastes are delightful and intriguing. The service is excellent. Don’t hesitate to ask your server for recommendations... they won’t lead you wrong. You have to order the tempura teriyaki green beans,...More

1  Thank Floridaboystepsout
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I haven’t eaten at every restaurant on Kauai but I have no doubt I’ve eaten at the best one, Jo2 is it. Amazing tastes, beautifully plated and unique menus. The service was attentive and very pleasant. I unhesitatingly recommend Jo2

1  Thank Pioneer812489
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little pricey...but wow! This is probably the best food on the east coast of Kuai. Service is Excellent. The servers really know the menu. The food is incredible.

Thank T8378VDjohne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best dinner we had on the island of Kauai. The chef prepares a masterful combination of local produce and fresh ingredients to create a wow factor for every dish. The poached scallop ravioli was incredibly subtle delicious. Service was flawless.

Thank Hugemaniac1
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Response from Jean G | Reviewed this property |
Can't add anything in terms of travel time, but our dining experience was very pleasant
24 February 2018|
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I have no idea, but it would be very simple to call the restaurant and ask the receptionist who answers. She will surely be able to give you the answer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 35
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-971 Kuhio Hwy, In a Little Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1553
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-212-1627
  • E-mail
JO2 transforms nature’s bounty into exquisite dishes incorporating Kaua`i-grown heirloom vegetables and the freshest ingredients from the sea. With the culinary influences of Josselin’s native France, clean flavors of Japanese cooking, and ingredients inspired by Hawai`i’s multiethnic community, JO2’s succulent offerings are both creative and rooted in tradition.
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