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Smith Family Garden Luau

Highway 56 and Wailua Marina State Park, Lihue, Kauai, HI
+1 808-821-6895
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Kauai Luau and Sunset Dinner
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  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
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“imu ceremony” (136 reviews)
“tram ride” (94 reviews)
“pork” (118 reviews)
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Highway 56 and Wailua Marina State Park, Lihue, Kauai, HI
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+1 808-821-6895
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"imu ceremony"
in 136 reviews
"tram ride"
in 94 reviews
"pork"
in 118 reviews
"gardens are beautiful"
in 27 reviews
"mai tais"
in 80 reviews
"different cultures"
in 35 reviews
"kalua pig"
in 41 reviews
"tour of the grounds"
in 21 reviews
"dining area"
in 21 reviews
"fern grotto"
in 45 reviews
"all you can eat"
in 25 reviews
"shell lei"
in 31 reviews
"before dinner"
in 39 reviews
"rice pudding"
in 21 reviews
"family run"
in 20 reviews
"buffet line"
in 29 reviews
"all you can drink"
in 16 reviews
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Reviewed today via mobile

We all enjoyed the dinner and the show put on by the family. The tram tour before the show was quick and they will take your picture before the show to try to sell to you. We bought it because it was a nice memory.

Thank 319mrsh
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

From the moment we were greeted with a shell lei, to walking around the property, observing the emu ceremony, this was a fun family activity for all ages to enjoy! The dinner music was fun, loved the family atmosphere, and the beautiful setting for the...More

Thank Donna C
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Reviewed 2 days ago

During our vacation in Kauai, we decided to go to Smith Family Garden Luau for a show and dinner. There is plenty of on-site parking (free), and one you enter the gates you hop on a short little tram ride for a tour of the...More

Thank MDC-BIZ
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived earlier and did the Fern Grotto tour which was nice. The Luau itself was superbly organised. The food was great and plentiful. The entertainment was good too

Thank GenSpec
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my first luau ever and it was incredible. The grounds are breathtaking. All the different gardens and an incredible number of plant species. The peacocks roaming the gardens are so pretty. The food was the best I've had in Kauai. And you can't...More

Thank Meg T
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Attended the Smith Family Luau again this trip. We were not disappointed in anything. The tram ride through the 30 acre gardens was refreshing. Watching our grands feed cracked corn to the peacocks, birds and chickens was a treat. Imu ceremony was excellent, well explained...More

Thank ekeahey
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a great time the Smith family does it right. The gardens are stunning and the employees very accommodating. Our luau was very good and the entertainment after was outstanding. I would recommend that all visiting Kauai to check this out and see if...More

Thank Edward O
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I just got back from Kauai and had made this our last excursion, after a ten day stay and several excursions that were more physically demanding. I decided this should be the time to relax and we weren't disappointed .After reading many...More

Thank Terry K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was absolutely amazing. The staff were incredible. Super friendly and made you feel like family. My daughter has an ear ache so they drove me to the closets store to get medicine for her. It’s a beautiful garden and we had a blast.

Thank Ryan S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved exploring the gardens and the food was pretty good. Too many people though and it was very loud during dinner; we would have liked outdoor seating versus under cover. Would have preferred pre-assigned versus seat-yourself. The show was so-so. We probably won’t do this...More

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Ron B
20 March 2018|
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Response from Wendy A | Reviewed this property |
they don't have "special" vegetarian dishes but they have plenty of options to choose from. Fish (can't remember what kind, want to say mahi maybe), mashed potatoes, pasta salad, cucumber salad, green bean salad, fresh... More
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lvemaui08
22 February 2018|
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Response from Cristy S | Reviewed this property |
They did have tiki torches but the smoke was not a bother on the night we went.
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wordworm67
22 December 2017|
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Response from Jon F | Reviewed this property |
Its really an excellent show. I had been to other Luaus not put on by the Smith Family and the Smith Family one is far superior.
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