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1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9402
+1 808-240-6456
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hawaiian catch” (86 reviews)
“opah” (121 reviews)
“prime rib” (118 reviews)
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1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9402
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed dinner at Tidepools Restaurant at the Hyatt Regency. From our initial welcome to our leaving everything was perfect. Our waitress Jocelyn was wonderful. Very personable and professional as well as very helpful answering our many questions! Food was very good as well. Tranquil...More

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had dinner there for two on a Tuesday and we noted that it was close to perfect. I ordered the same thing (prime rib) on Sunday and found it not nearly as good. Lovely decor and location

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had dinner on New Year's Eve at Tidepools. We stayed here 10 years ago and this was our favorite restaurant back then, but it wasn't as good this time. I had the steak and it wasn't very flavorful or tender. The lava cake was...More

Thank Jason1932
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Sat by the koi pond. Enjoyed the wine ( Kistler Chardonnay). and the “ forbidden rice”. Great meal Great atmosphere. Romantic night.

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tide pools is located and the Grand Hyatt in Poipu. It has a robust Hawaiian menu with fresh fish and meat. Amazing three courses meals while you listen to the swells of the waves crashing on the near shores. Enjoy a nice walk along the...More

Thank Shane L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here. The food was above average but not outstanding especially for the price. The fish was slightly overcooked. The ambiance was nice but we weren’t that wowed by the koi pond and it was dark. Based on the pictures, I was expecting...More

Thank Thewoodlandstexas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent! By far, it was our favorite restaurant on the property. The views of the koi ponds are beautiful and interesting!

Thank CBSciarra
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here to celebrate our 20th anniversary. The service was lovely. The food was wonderful. It was an overall wonderful way to celebrate.

Thank ShariandFamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambiance is awesome, the food is outstanding, the service is tremendous and the wine list is superb!! We loved the restaurant and everything about it so much that we had dinner there twice in three days !!! The fish swimming around in the pool...More

Thank Saroj M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four had a wonderful Christmas dinner at Tidepools. The scenery was gorgeous. The service very attentive. And the food was very good, delicious. We will definitely come here again on our next visit to Kauai. Thank you for a wonderful Christmas dinner...More

Thank ChicagoMom847
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Guylaine H
16 January 2018|
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Response from Emily Claire F | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think it would be a problem at all.
24 October 2017|
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Response from Charles T | Reviewed this property |
Ditto. In any case, do advise the kitchen not to overlook the fish and lobster...
19 February 2017|
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Response from Sandeep J | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they allow BYOB
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, 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, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9402
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-240-6456
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Embrace the tempting combination of contemporary Hawaiian cuisine served in a unique Hawaiian setting. Thatched-roof bungalows float above a koi-filled lagoon at the base of a waterfall to create romantic ambiance. Inspired by local ingredients and the rich culinary traditions of Hawaii
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