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Kalypso Island Bar and Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
4483 Aku Road, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-826-9700
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (175 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (166 reviews)
“waffle fries” (52 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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4483 Aku Road, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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1 - 10 of 2,094 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

One of a few good choices in Hanalei. We ate here once for lunch and twice for dinner. Family friendly. Seemed busy, but the service was lightning fast (in and out in 30 min is possible if you are so inclined). I am a beer...More

1  Thank Scott M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had lunch at Kalypso’s and we really enjoyed it. I had fish and chips and my husband had the calamari and poke lettuce wraps. Our food was delicious and the service was great. Great value and fun atmosphere!

Thank cheryll579
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I popped in for their happy hour specials. We loved the nachos, and calamari. The service was very friendly as well!

Thank Hannah R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took a day trip up to see Hanalei - I got a salad and the dressing was a little watered down -everyone else got nachos that seems to be the way to go! The nachos were great! Salad ... not so much.

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Happy Hour from 3:00pm-5:30pm and all night on Wednesday's! Which we stumbled across on a Wednesday. Excellent service, drinks, and a chance to watch sports and surf competitions on TV.

Thank Alek W
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love this place. This is my go to place in Hanalei. I love this hang out and I have to go here every time I go to Kauai. I love their current temp gauage on what is the current temp pf the beer they...More

Thank gandalfjp
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for lunch after a visit to the lighthouse. The reviews on Trip Advisor is the reason we picked this place. It was great and I would recommend it. The Mai Tai was good. The beer was cold. The Kaula Pork Quesadilla was...More

Thank kmm2007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drinks were good, everyone seemed to enjoy their menu choices. The service was not worth the $ they automatically added to your bill. The kids meals were so outrages!! $8.95 for kraft mac and cheese ... seriously. Also watch your bill our waitress added items...More

Thank JRDixson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ahi Poke lettuce wraps are great. Nice place to relax. Bar makes tasty drinks. Staff friendly & helpful with suggestions.

Thank Cynthia H
Reviewed 1 week ago

If your in Hanalei and decide to have a sit down dinner try Kalypso’s. Order the nachos plate with Pork. If your ordering for one get 1/2 plate. They serve the best nachos I have ever eaten period. Service has aloha and a nice bar...More

Thank Paul H
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Questions & Answers
12 October 2016|
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Response from mooseofblue | Reviewed this property |
I confess, I didn't notice, but my sister in law had a pasta style dish made with zucchini noodles instead of pasta. Does that help?
22 January 2015|
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Response from JEFlippo | Reviewed this property |
Just go to their website, you'll see their menu.
8 January 2015|
Response from Farenzy | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they take reservations. We did not mind the wait. The place is very informal and the maitais at the bar made us forget we were waiting for a table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4483 Aku Road, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714 (Formerly Zelo's)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-826-9700
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