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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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish rockets” (40 reviews)
“beet salad” (31 reviews)
“ribs” (17 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Kong Lung Village Center, 2484 Keneke St, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
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11 - 20 of 550 reviews

Reviewed 19 May 2017

We frankly didn't expect much. We were hungry and this restaurant popped up. The entrance/bar was unimpressive, filled with locals not having their first drink of the day. But after being seated in the restaurant side, on what was effectively an outdoor porch with a...More

1  Thank StarwoodJunkie
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Another delightful dinner at a favorite place on the island. There are the usual and always something new. The beet salad was good as usual, then the challenge is between ribs, fish - or this time a new one - gumbo with prawns. It was...More

Thank Ron C
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Went to dinner. Nice place, comfortable, a lot of locals. Prices were moderate for Hawaii, food was good. Service was a little slow, but it's Hawaii, who's in a hurry. Wine prices were fair. Waitress, Shay(?) was very pleasant. We would return Had the local,rib...More

Thank calsun99
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This place is only minutes from the Princeville resorts. The food and the atmosphere were great. Out of the several dishes we tried the macadamia nut chicken and the bread dip were the best. Probably our best dining experience close to the hotel!

1  Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 11 May 2017

it was our fifth visit to Kauai this past February - we have stopped in each time because of a recommendation from a young couple on their honeymoon from Kauai here in pdx (mcmennamins kennedy school) that is the best restaurant on the island -...More

1  Thank halleckst
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We have been coming to this location since 1985 when it was an Italian restaurant, but tonight's meal,was one of the best we have ever had on Kauai. Four of us each had different dishes and everything was 5 star quality. We had the grilled...More

Thank Richinpa
Reviewed 10 May 2017

My girlfriend and I had dinner here one night on our vacation. We shared 3 apps and 1 entree. The food was fresh and was presented wonderfully. The Ahi tuna was amazing! My drink wasn't the very good and it was a little expensive but...More

Thank J D
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We had a delightful evening, excellent food and service with Sara. We were able to bring in our own wine with a reasonable corkage fee. We began our meal with Kim chi cucumber chicken with sauce. My husband enjoyed the grilled fish, our son had...More

Thank Pumpvixen
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Shrimp with risotto & steak entrees were DELICIOUS! Yummy drinks & GREAT service & atmosphere! Loved it!

1  Thank BeekayTx
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Great service in the perfect Kauai type setting. The staff was friendly and th food was great. The ribs were especially awesome. The Grasshopper Pie was great too for the warm day.

Thank Jeffrey K
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.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Na Pali Sea Breeze
115 reviews
.13 km away
Anaina Hou Community Park
26 reviews
.95 km away
Historic Kong Lung Market Center
32 reviews
.03 km away
Kilauea Farmer's Market
6 reviews
.12 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What are your specials for Wednesday & Thursday? We are staying in Princeville, enjoyed your restaurant 3 yrs ago, thanks
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.
We are a party of 6 and looking for nice place for dinner on Saturday night. Do we need to make reservations? If not what would be a preferred time?
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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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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