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Gaylord's at Kilohana

3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, 3-2087 Kaumuali'i Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9505
+1 808-245-9593
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (114 reviews)
“pork tenderloin” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
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LOCATION
3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, 3-2087 Kaumuali'i Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9505
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1 - 10 of 1,312 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were at the plantation for rum tasting and shopping and hadn’t planned to stay for lunch but SO glad we did! Had an amazing lunch at Gaylord’s like wow some of the best food on the island! Wish I remembered our servers name because...More

Thank M J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Paid for a romantic dinner before the Luau and was promised a great meal. Served one pat of butter for both of us. Portions were extremely small and gave us the feeling they were skimping on the meal to save money. One of the bus...More

Thank Bob G
Frederick A, Owner at Gaylord's at Kilohana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for letting us know of your concerns. We apologize for the oversight on the butter. The Luau is run separately from Gaylord's but we do have the Plantation Owners Evening which you were a part of. We have been doing this package for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrive early so you can try a Mai Tai or a mojito at the bar & walk around the gift shops. Both drinks were incredibly good! We had crab cakes and crab & artichoke dip as pupu. Maybe the best crab cakes I’ve ever had—very...More

Thank djd94
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I highly recommend this restaurant! My family of 8 had dinner at Gaylord's last night and everyone's meal was exceptional. You have to try their famous coconut banana cream pie! The service was great and all of the cocktails were delicious, especially the fresh orchid...More

Thank sarahbarr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hint 1: Do not go on a cruise ship day. Hint 2: Make a reservation. Hint 3: Order the signature Mai Tai.

1  Thank jegnm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had read such great reviews that we had to try it out! We each started with a plantation iced tea which I really enjoyed. My husband ordered the fish of the day; I had the tacos. Fish of the day was good but very...More

1  Thank Liana L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is wonderful after some adventures in different food. Great food and atmosphere! Great for lunch as well as dinner.

Thank Alfred T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Appetisers were average and I suspect my Shrimp spring rolls were not made on the premises. Filet minion was huge but excellent. Overall, reasonable, but all seemed very rushed as we were only 2 out of 6 guests left at 9.00 pm. In Spain, they...More

Thank LordRichard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting train ride thru the beautiful plantation. Sunday Brunch was busy time, food was okay, nothing special. Shops with fun art, cards, clothes and more.

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went in for the Happy Hour and spent 45 minutes sitting at the bar and we were very unhappy. We arrived a few minutes after 4:00 PM and looked at the menu for the Happy Hour with included some light Hordivores. We thought we...More

1  Thank 408Steve
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Dan P
2 October 2016|
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Response from Martha G | Reviewed this property |
It is also a hotel, so most likely they will be open. Our favorite place to eat during our 2 wk. stay there!
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Sonya I
22 March 2016|
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Response from Golf-Pops | Reviewed this property |
Last Summer they did not specifically have a gluten free menu. But they would work to make items gluten free where possible. I had no problem with their food.
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mainebabe
22 March 2016|
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Response from JMerante | Reviewed this property |
It is just a short drive, say under 5 miles I think. A real short jaunt, maybe 10 15 minutes. Hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 36
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Buffet, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, 3-2087 Kaumuali'i Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9505
    (Nuhou)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-245-9593
  • E-mail
Description
Gaylord's offers one of Kauai's most beautiful settings for lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch. Located on the ground floor of the historic Kilohana Plantation home, diners are seated around an open-air courtyard with views of the plantation grounds and Mt. Waialeale in the distance. Our kitchen uses only the freshest, seasonal ingredients supporting our local farmers and fishermen. Our 67-acre sustainable farm provides much of the produce and herbs used in our dishes and cocktails. Menu items include starters like fresh Ahi Poke, Seafood Spring Rolls and Organic Greens Salads; Local Fish, Meat and Vegetarian Entrees; and Banana Cream Pie for Dessert! After your meal take a walk around the Kilohana grounds, shop in our assorted boutiques, visit the rum shop or take a ride on the plantation train. Join us at Gaylord's to enjoy the best of what Kauai has to offer in island food and experience. Call for reservations and details on weekly entertainment. Memorable by day...Unforgettable by Night.
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