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Hanalei Dolphin

5-5016 Kuhio Hwy., Hanalei Trader Building, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-826-6113
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (816 reviews)
“fresh fish” (254 reviews)
“baked potato” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
5-5016 Kuhio Hwy., Hanalei Trader Building, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We started off with a No Ka Oi Mai tai for $14, just okay but overpriced. Our resort made much better ones. We ordered the Dolphin poke and the spicy Poke, the Ahi was fresh but lacked on flavors. We had some from the local...More

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a great dinner at the Dolphin Restaurant in Hanalei. The poke starter was excellent as was great shrimp cocktail, and the spicing edamame served before dinner is a nice touch, The Teriyaki Ahi with the clarified butter was outstanding, as was the Blackened...More

Thank WellTraveled3
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing sushi, fresh fish, great service, feels upscale local and fair prices. My favorite restaurant in Princeville!

Thank roadwarriors3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had not been here in several years. This year we made it a point to come for dinner on Valentine’s Day. We got to the restaurant at 5:00 and were able to put our name in for a table for 5:30 seating. It was...More

Thank HeyCath2602
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for lunch on 1/31/18. We both had their calamari burger. The calamari pieces were huge, and were cooked perfectly. Great view of the river from their outdoor tables.

Thank dwshafer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were tempted by the restaurants in Princeville shopping center. We were tempted by Hanalei’s food trucks. So glad we waited until we came upon the Dolphin. With a beautiful table by the river, we relaxed as the paddle boards and kayaks glided by. The...More

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two of stopped by for a late lunch, then the other 4 in our party came back from their hike early. The staff were very accommodating, moving us from the smaller table to a bigger one. The food was lovely, this restaurant remains good over...More

Thank AlvaJoyce
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I continue to be amazed that this place can stay in business with the current menu and pricing. Their location is awesome. And a possible answer to why they continue to be busy is that there is a new batch of sucker tourists entering Halalai...More

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the Marlin sandwich. Good portion, bun and sauce. My partner had the tuna poke. Both good. Service was commendable. Cute location.

Thank Didi33133
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had eaten here a few years ago and not great. Thought we would try it again. Service was slow and had to wait a long time for drinks. Teriyaki Ahi was really good. Fresh fish choices were only three. Monchong fish was dry and over...More

Thank bleesdo
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SKSA
27 March 2017|
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Response from momofdukes | Reviewed this property |
Difficult to eat gluten free there as it's a limited menu to begin with.
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Ruben B
10 June 2015|
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Response from dragonfly129 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, The outside has the special sushi menu bur we ordered from both the regular dinner and special sushi menus.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-5016 Kuhio Hwy., Hanalei Trader Building, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-826-6113
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