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Cafe Portofino

3481 Hoolaulea Way, Kauai Marriott, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1701
+1 808-212-1100
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (62 reviews)
“profiteroles” (13 reviews)
“seafood” (29 reviews)
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CUISINES
Pizza, Seafood, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
3481 Hoolaulea Way, Kauai Marriott, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1701
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1 - 10 of 868 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Had the Lasagna dinner which was tasty. The view from the open dining area on the deck was airy and relaxing watching the surfers running the high tide while eating. Music was played during dinner and waiter service was fast and punctual. Prices are on...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are staying at the Maui Marriott Kauai Beach Club you have two visits Cafe Portofino and try some authentic Italian food. The owner in many of the staff are from Italy in Pride themselves in their preparation. The view from the patio is...More

Thank Kirk N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate dinner here with a view of the water. I had fresh fish my husband had veal. My fish was excellent. The snails were also superb. We had to wait forever for the bill however since the waiter told us it was “island time.”...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a lovely spot to eat it’s right on the water. Good menu and good food. The service is excellent however the prices seemed a little high. A bowl of minestrone was 12$ and that seems high. It was good though. Dessert was also...More

Thank Vicki P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I made a reservation on open table half an hour prior to arrival and when showing up on time for the reservation and giving the host our name he looked exasperated and Todd me that I had just made the reservation and we had to...More

Thank ChristinaCSM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently turned 70. Spouse arranged sunset dinner, corner table, chef made a ‘special’ dessert. Waitress very, very accommodating. Food top in Hawaii. Great experience

Thank Walt E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, Kevin, & I enjoyed dinner at Cafe Portifino our first night at the Kauai Marriott. Even with the random rain showers, the view of the beach from the balcony dining was incredibly beautiful. We were immediately greeted and seated with warm service. Our...More

Thank Hillcountrylove
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Authentic Italian food in an unforgettable setting, with the gentle trades blowing through the lovely outdoor patio.

Thank WalnutBaron
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

I think as a party of six we were taken advantage of the automatic 20% gratuity on our bill. Poorest service we have ever had at this restaurant. We always eat here while staying at Kauai Beach Club so we’re not disappointed in the food....More

Thank Mimiinthecity0407
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Cafe Portofino was recommended to me by a golf friend on the Mainland. I trusted the recommendation and, risk-taker that I am, booked a surprise reservation for my husband's 60th birthday. We were not disappointed! Beautiful views of Kalapaki Harbor and classical music set the...More

1  Thank Pearlpledge
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Response from Alesso A | Property representative |
Ciao, Yes every wednesday 7pm-9pm
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Beverly L
13 June 2016|
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Response from Joe T | Reviewed this property |
we were there in Feb. and he was there each Wed. evening. We enjoyed seeing him very much!
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Response from Lee M | Reviewed this property |
They do have entertainment but the name of the performers escapes me, sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 100
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3481 Hoolaulea Way, Kauai Marriott, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1701
    (Marriott Way)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-212-1100
Description
True Italian fare, but also specializing in Seafood and Steaks! Cafe Portofino overlooking the Pacific Ocean near the Marriott hotel has been called "A honeymoon destination' by Martha Stewart, and 'one of the top 10!' by Gourmet Magazine. Please come and enjoy the gentle tradewinds and enjoy a classic dining experience.
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