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The Mediterranean Gourmet

5-7132 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei Colony Resort, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-826-9875
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Mediterranean, European, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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5-7132 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei Colony Resort, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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1 - 10 of 796 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mediterranean Gourmet has closed it's doors after over a decade of creating wonderful memories and serving great dishes with wonderful wines and service. Special thanks to Imad and Yarrow Beydoun for all you have done for the North Shore.

2  Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We looked this up for somewhere different to go to as you wouldn't know it was there unless you were staying at The Hanalei Colony resort which are condos. We booked and arrived at 6pm . It was pretty quiet inside so only a handful...More

1  Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is incongruous with the local environment but it has a great oceanfront view. Food is moderately and actually expensive for what you get.

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

With all the good ahi tuna in Hawaii, you will be sorely disappointed in the over cooked bland tasting tuna they serve you. I even said, I like it blacked and rare. Win some lose some, this was our worst pick on the north shore!

Thank BethA02
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Not the best service... and the bartender was unbelievably rude and uninterested in taking care of us as costumers. And we were the only 2 people at the bar for happy hour. Not only did she give us multiple dirty looks, but she never even...More

1  Thank savanah_d_smiley
Reviewed 14 June 2017

they ran out of the special, but we had arrived very late. Ordering off the regular menu proved delicious!

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Driving to Ha'ena and Ke'e Beach this was about the only place to eat after Hanalei. Located next to an isolated hotel on a windswept beach. Owner was friendly and provided great service. Steamed local clams and a Greek salad hit the spot

Thank cjmike2016
Reviewed 7 June 2017

My wife and I have been going to this restaurant for the last decade. It's changed management over the years, so I think this review only covers it's most recent incarnation which is about 8-10 years. On a Tuesday night, there wasn't much going on,...More

Thank Bill E
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I stayed at Hanalei Colony Resort and needed a little dinner for just myself, as the kids had frozen pizza in the unit. I checked out their menu online and I personally love Mediterranean food. The grilled kafta beef (on top of pita) served with...More

Thank AmeryinCO
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Nice little restaurant by the sea! Very good and fresh food! Try the tuna it's worth it! Cosy atmosphere and nice music!

Thank 101sachan
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Response from vinod g | Reviewed this property |
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19 April 2016|
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Response from Yarrow B | Property representative |
Aloha, We no longer have a Luau, but we do offer Hawaiian Music & Hula dancing with our regular menu every Tuesday & Sunday Night. Mahalo!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-7132 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei Colony Resort, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
    (Hanalei Colony Resort)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-826-9875
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Savor cuisine from across the world without leaving Kauai. A unique, oceanfront dining experience awaits you at Mediterranean Gourmet. Situated at Hanalei Colony Resort, Mediterranean Gourmet has become a North Shore favorite among Kauai residents and worldwide travelers since opening in 2006. Inspired by the cuisine and culture of his native Lebanon, Chef Imad Beydoun and his wife Yarrow have created a relaxed atmosphere and amazing menu selections featuring Lebanese, French, Spanish, Italian and Greek influences. Whether you are looking for a relaxed lunch or a candlelit dinner, Mediterranean Gourmet is the perfect Kauai restaurant for you. Considered by many the be one of the Best restaurants in Hawaii. Visitor's from around the world are invited to make this Kauai restaurant thier favorite Kauai restaurant too.
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