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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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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Asian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan 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 made reservations and almost drove right by the place. It’s tucked in the corner of a little strip mall. The food is fresh and the service great. Our waitress was friendly and attentive. She brought several tastes from the chef while waited for our...More

Thank Gerhard D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This latest restaurant by Kauai’s beloved chef serves seafood delights. We first ordered the JO2 sampler, a trio of stacked small plates. The night we dined, salmon and roe two ways, a jumbo scallop and ahi belly. Each plate presented beautifully with tasty sauce. We...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I heard about this place from a local person, I was hesitant to drive from the other side of the island but am so glad we did. The service was amazing and the food I would not expect this much flavor on every bite, definitely...More

Thank Ernesto G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first restaurant we ate at after getting off the plane ride- it was so amazing! Such good flavors and good quality food! Pretty expensive but worth it!

Thank shelbywalsh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the opportunity to dine at JO2 twice in two months. WOW, John-Mari Josselin is a genius! John-Mari has been on Kauai for over 30 years and is loved by the community on Kauai. All appetizers and main courses were absolutely amazing. For Fathers...More

Thank Surferinparadise
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only disappointment here was that we went on our last night and couldn't visit again until our next trip. EVERTHING was OUTSTANDING and the service top notch! And, best of all almost every item is gluten free...….and organic and menu items are purchased locally....More

Thank Connie N
Reviewed 6 June 2018

I,like many people had high hopes when researching this restaurant on TRIP ADVISOR.To me,dinning is the complete package.Was the experience worthwhile and worth the money.The parking,the ambiance,the service,the music,the food(taste and portion) ,its everything we regard as memorable and pleasant that keeps us wanting to...More

1  Thank Rick6258
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Set back in a shopping center in kapa'a jo2 cooks some very nice plates. I loved the ceviche/sashimi combo and the duck confit with kale. Service was a bit uneven but staff was very friendly. Desserts could have been more interesting ...

Thank tarlaa
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

There is so much that is unusual on this menu that we ordered way too much. All of it was amazing. There are meats and fish and great vegan and vegetarian dishes as well. The service was great. Very friendly and helpful. Good wine and...More

Thank Zeusallover
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Cute place. We had reservations and was happy to be sat immediately. We were sat at a family booth on the covered patio in the back of the restaurant. Love the plateware, silverware, and glassware. Service was good. She was helpful and friendly. The pacing...More

Thank simonnike
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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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Response from Judy R | Reviewed this property |
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.
3 March 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 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
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