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The Bistro

Kong Lung Village Center, 2484 Keneke St, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
+1 808-828-0480
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish rockets” (46 reviews)
“beet salad” (35 reviews)
“ribs” (19 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Bar, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Kong Lung Village Center, 2484 Keneke St, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Husband and I stopped here on the recommendation of a major Kauai guidebook. We arrived around noon, there were 3 couples ahead of us on a line. Servers were working in the dining room, bartender periodically appeared at the bar. No one said a word...More

Thank formerexpatCT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It looks better than it is. Perfectly situated near the Kauai Lighthouse, I’m certain they entrap a good number of hungry tourists. We were certainly taken in. Ambiance is nice. Service is okay - friendly but not very attentive. Two chicken Caesar salads and one...More

Thank BRIANandRONNIE2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was great, we started in the bar wi h apps and drinks, spicy chicken was excellent. We were sat near the live music which was excellent and not too loud. We again had great service at dinner. Our choices went from pasta, chicken, pork...More

Thank Stacy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in with my wife for a later evening dinner and man was it good. Great, fast and friendly service and great food. We had the Ahi Salad (special) which was chock full of ahi and fresh veg followed by the St. Louis Ribs (small...More

Thank D2135
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bistro was a great find on the North Shore of Kauai. It is in the town of Kilauea on the road to the light house. Service was very friendly. We are from St. Louis and my wife had St, Louis style ribs. I had...More

Thank Rick G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate a late dinner here and loved it. The food was very good. My husband had the pork chop, and I had what they call a small plate of St. Louis style barbecue ribs. Both were excellent. A piece of grasshopper pie was the...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is OK. We live on island and used to dine here several times a month. Their service has been so poor lately, that we will no longer dine here. Two recent experiences: We dined with another couple. Three entrees came out, no fourth. Never...More

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If we had a go-to spot in the area, this was it. Fantastic fresh seafood. Nice mai tais. Burgers. BBQ pork sandwiches. All served with a personable, friendly style. Casual environment with a great happy hour.

Thank Johnkelowna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This open air bistro is located near the lighthouse (but no view of the lighthouse or anything else) in the busy Kong Lung Center. The interior is casual, yet presents a more upscale feeling appropriate for a special occasion. The service was friendly and attentive....More

Thank LUchicago
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had salad of mixed greens and seared ahi with sesame wasabi dressing. My friend had BBQ chicken fillet with tomato,lettuce & onion rings on a bun. They were both very good. Would love to come back.

Thank valleycitygirl
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30 November 2016|
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Response from Monte D | Reviewed this property |
I highly recommend that you call them directly. Their telephone number is 808-828-0480.
26 May 2016|
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Response from kelleher01 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, make a reservation!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kong Lung Village Center, 2484 Keneke St, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754 (Formerly Lighthouse Bistro)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kilauea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-828-0480
  • E-mail
Bistro: A small restaurant serving moderately priced meals in a modest setting.At the Bistro our goal is to serve fresh,local,and great tasting food, while trying to minimize our environmental impact. Please enjoy yourself in our modest bistro,and be assured that we put faith in taking time to enjoy food,drink,and life.
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