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Kalaheo Steak & Ribs

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4444 Papalina Rd, Kalaheo, Kalaheo, Kauai, HI 96741-8506 (HI-50 Kaumualii Hwy)
+1 808-332-4444
17:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 21:30
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2015

When we're in Kauai, once in a while we eat at the Kalaheo Steak & Ribs and this Christmas Eve became a Great family reunion since our family hasn't been together for about 12 years. Needless to say everyone enjoyed the delicious food and of course the great time of family bonding.... about 3+ hours....

1 Thank 100PENANG
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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632 reviews
374 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 846 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2015

We return again as we do each Kauai vacation several times. This is a meat and potatoes kind of place to go after you tire of all the usual fake "Pacific Cuisine" as served at all the local resorts. Reasonably priced and well presented favorites of ours are their prime rib and pork spare ribs, highly recommended. Our grandkids chose... More 

4 Thank Malice6
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014

I am a concierge for over 15 years at a four star restaurant and have been trained to have excellent customer service also have a natural love of being a people person, helping others and being a service of excellence I ve experience bad service several times at Kalaheo Steakhouse and wanted to express my opinions because of my profession... More 

7 Thank Ruthie i
Salinas, California
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214 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2014

Four of us visited this old place earlier this month. It had been closed a few years back but is now open again and going strong. Never mind what the building looks like -- you're not going to eat the building. Focus on beef even if it's pricey. We were there on a Sunday night and it was packed. nonetheless,... More 

Thank palshaw
Castaic, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2014

This is the best food we found on the island! We were sad we discovered it 4 days after we arrived only to spend way too much money at our resort for less quality food. The food here is delicious. The owner takes pride in his business, Ernie will will come to your table and introduce himself to you. It... More 

Thank PBayless
Lihue, Hawaii
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014

My husband and I visited here for dinner the other night. Once walking in I realized, this restaurant is VERY casual. Jeans and a nice blouse would suffice. For aps we ordered the stuffed mushrooms and potato skins. Both were amazing. For dinner I ordered the Prime Rib and my husband ordered the New York. I LOVED my meal. He... More 

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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

We went on a Thursday and there is a local band that plays on Thursday and Sunday. They were great - good music and not so loud we could not enjoy it. The food was quite good - I had the appetizer size ribs and slaw, and it was more than enough food.

Thank golf261
Ketchikan, Alaska
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

Pamela and I took the kids and four grandkids to the Kalaheo Steak & Ribs eatery on a Saturday night with live jazz. The staff accommodated our large group near the jazz quartet and allowed us to order off either the bar menu or dinning room menu. I had the New York steak SMOTHERED IN ONIONS AND MUSHROOMS......and it was.... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2014

Kalaheo steak & ribs offer the best of the best. Food and service are excellent. Meatloaf & mash is my favorite and the fish is the greatest. Grace is the best bar tender and Caroline and Ernie are the best hostess & host.

Thank KauaiPatti
El Dorado Hills, CA
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242 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014

Interesting and fun place. The food was very good, but I have had better. It's in an odd location. The decor is is right off a cattle ranch and rather dated. The staff was very friendly. Brought our own wine and there was no corkage fee.

Thank BEN P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
American, Steakhouse
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4444 Papalina Rd, Kalaheo, Kalaheo, Kauai, HI 96741-8506
    (HI-50 Kaumualii Hwy)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kalaheo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-332-4444

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