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Kokee Lodge Restaurant

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3600 Kokee Rd, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
+1 808-335-6062
09:00 - 17:00
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Wenatchee, Washington
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118 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ordered the local specials (Kalua Plate and Loco Moco) and were satisfied. Very good lemonade. It's the only restaurant in the park and definitely better than expected and priced more or less the same as everywhere else we ate. Regardless, stop between hikes and have a beer if nothing else.

Thank Patrick B
Portland, Oregon
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273 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lodge is the only eating option in the Waimea Canyon--a place you probably wouldn't choose if you had a lot of other options, but very welcome after a hike. You order at the bar, pick a table, get your own water, and then the food is delivered. When you're done, bus your own table. The food is good--your typical... More 

Thank Iambic
Denver, Colorado
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591 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stop here every time we drive up waimea canyon. The Coconut pie with chocolate and much nuts is divine. The lilikoi pie with passion fruit is delicious and tart. Lots of chickens and birds...instead of grabbing a drink and people watching, why not bird watch.

Thank AdventureTripping
Suwanee, GA, United States
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

My wife and I had spent the morning driving up Waimea Canyon, and we stopped at Kokee Lodge Restaurant for lunch. I was pleased when I saw that they had loco moco on the menu, a local Hawaiian dish I had been wanting to try. My wife ordered the Portuguese soup. Loco moco has many variations, but the traditional one... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Meal was good, not very big, or maybe I was just that hungry after the hike. Restauraunt is on the spendy side for a counter order, bus your own table setup. Buy a Tiki Bar from the gift shop. I went with the coconut and dark chocolate. Thank me later.

Thank hfl2581125
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88 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Don't plan to eat here. We ordered medium burgers and they were very rare. And they were overpriced as well.

Thank Pamela S
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Nice food, virtually the only place to get food once you ascend from the the ocean. Nice museum next door.

Thank Andy L
San Ramon, California
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

A step above the typical national park lodge with a bit of a coffeehouse feel, but nothing special. Still, fully adequate for lunch and the only option around.

Thank TimTig
El Paso, Texas
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

drove up to Waimea Canyon , drove up to the Lodge for lunch. The four of us ordered different meals and each of us was pleased with our lunches. I had the chili and corn bread which was delicious. The area is very pretty and was a perfect choice.

Thank rblumen1
Waimea, Hawaii
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Restaurant, gift shop, bathrooms, friendly staff, best chili and cornbread on the island. Meadow great for picnics.

Thank ExplorerGuy49

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, International, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3600 Kokee Rd, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-335-6062

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?