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Neide's Salsa and Samba

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Mexican, Brazilian, South American
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5-5161 Kuhio Highway, Space 105, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-826-1851
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Honolulu
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

My family members and I were looking for a place to have lunch one day during our vacation and just happened to walk up to this restaurant. We checked out the menu and decided to give it a try. All the adults ordered the crepes after the waiter's description of them. I had the vegetarian one and have to say... More 

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West Sacramento, California
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320 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Located in The Most Expensive Region of Hanalei, In the latest modern structure, overlooking the glorious Hanalei Valley is the latest candidate for Gordon Ramsey's Kitchen Nightmare! This place is terrible! When we asked the waiter, "Are you open?", he responded rudely, " I am now.",must be affiliated in someway to the clowns that are running this place. Several people... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had a burrito, my wife had a fajita wrap. Food was cooked with love - wow, did it ever taste great. Fresh and hot. Service was quite quick at mid day. I do love Mexican food. Being from Canada it's hard to find authentic made offerings since leaving San Diego. But this woman doing the cooking brought me back... More 

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Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
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109 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I am no expert on food. I just know what I like. I like good food in a great setting surrounded by great company. We were a family and friend group of 8 people. We were accommodated without a reservation because we were dining before 5. We were seated on the back deck and had a spectacular view of the... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

had the fish tacos they come as a combo with black beans and rice. we also had the chips and guacamole..service was great and very nice.

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Superb view if you sit outside. Food mediocre and overpriced. Flavorless rice and beans, and lots of cheese on a fish taco? Same day service. The waiter acted like he was doing us a favor by taking our order then we had to wait an hour for the food. There are much better options in town like the food trucks... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Have come here many years. Beer was warm not cold. As Asad a Carne was in store bought she'll with minimal steak. Definitely not the place it once was.

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Cologne, Germany
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69 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Sad to say - but this little place was not able to live up to expectations. The location is at the back of a little shopping centre and is rather basic concerning the furnishings and overall design, plastic ware instead of glasses might give you an idea. 
Having said that, the views are lovely and the restaurant itself is in... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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88 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Grab a seat on the patio and enjoy the lushness with waterfall views. The service was friendly and the fish tacos were good. Keep in mind that this is a Mexican and Brazilian cuisine restaurant. The Brazilian flair is what made it for us.

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Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We have been here many times in our past travels to Hanalei and to us this place is getting better and better. This time we ate inside the restaurant which has a mexi-flare decor to it. Our waiter was accommodating, friendly and patient. We ordered the vegetarian crepe and the NY strip steak served on a hot griddle, both included... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Brazilian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-5161 Kuhio Highway, Space 105, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-826-1851

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?