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Bar Acuda

5-5161 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-826-7081
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (496 reviews)
“short ribs” (56 reviews)
“flank steak” (40 reviews)
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American, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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5-5161 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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11 - 20 of 1,474 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place, correct food but very expensive for the quantity of food per serving! Trendy but pretentious.

Thank Grizz64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a high quality restaurant. While expensive you get what you pay for....excellent food and excellent service....definitely try the scallops. If you're going out one evening get a reservation and come to Bar Acuda

Thank RickV1255
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A tapas restaurant with a range of offerings. Two people need 5 or 6 tapas. We had 5 tapas and $200 later I was still hungry, so I heated up the rest of my wife great seafood fettuccine from Kalypso's ;-) We got there right...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The idea of tapas is to try a little bit of everything. We did our best!! A surprisingly delicious item is the whole roasted local tomato bruschetta. The bacalao is a super rich dish, more like a casserole. There are not many restaurants in Hanalei...More

Thank luv4phood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're craving tapas-style, creative food both in presentation and taste (scallop with mashed potatoes; albondigas; patatas bravas), and you are the kind of person who can remember to call in advance, you might be able to get a reservation. Otherwise, make sure to be...More

Thank Nina K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You'll need to reserve to get a table, but the food is really good. Not cheap, but really good. The Ahi Poke was great.

Thank till2511
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always busy, make a reservation. Good cocktails, lively atmosphere. Ate here for dinner twice and everything we had was well crafted and yummy!

Thank cupcakekitty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was really awesome!! I recommend eating 2 or 3 tapas per person. My group had 4 people and we got 8 tapas. It was good Spanish tapas with it's own Hawaiin twist.

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Bar Acuda our first night in Kauai. It was a great start to our trip. The food and the service was really good. I don't eat red meat, so I had the scallop (one for $14) and shrimp. My husband had ribs...More

Thank cpamomma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good service with knowledgeable waiters.SF and NYC pricing because of tapas niche in this location.small portions and nothing over the top.left Hungary after spending $120 for five appendiizers and 2 drinks..disappointed especially after having wait 3 days for a reservation..not even a picturesque location.better values...More

Thank robertkatzen
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Jolene K
12 February 2017|
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Response from coconutgrl | Reviewed this property |
You can get one of the few seats at the bar if you are there right when they open, or later in the night. Locals have a better chance of being slid in at a table without reservations (hey, it's small town – jus sayin'). That... More
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JoshS21
27 November 2016|
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Response from Scott B | Reviewed this property |
No views from the restaurant, but the food is soooo good, not missed. Recommend reservations right before sundown--as soon as they open for dinner. Deck is great too, weather permitting--which is most of the time. Walk the... More
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Linda S
24 March 2015|
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Response from douger67 | Reviewed this property |
All casual there. I would feel completely comfortable being alone and eating there. In fact, I think I saw a couple at the bar doing so.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-5161 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-826-7081
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