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Sleeping Giant Grill

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440 Aleka Pl, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1420
+1 808-822-3474
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Lafayette, California
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134 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We first came to this place based on others recommending it for their poke. We arrrived at 1:30 for lunch, but they didn't have any poke as their fish had not been delivered yet. I then asked about their fish tacos, but you could not order a fish taco that did not have dairy in it (why does a Fish... More 

Thank plochez
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food, reasonably priced. They offered us a taste of the poke before we ordered it, which was appreciated because I had never had it before. We recommend it for a quick, casual meal.

Thank BurkardTSE
Toronto, Canada
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The teriyaki chicken had little flavour and the kitchen forgot to include the salad dressing with the salad - had to go back. The burrito was cold, lacked flavour, didn't include the advertised refried beans, and the kitchen forgot to include the sour cream and hot sauce - had to go back. This restaurant recently changed its name - maybe... More 

Thank Freqflye
Kauai, Hawaii
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I always enjoy a good fish taco that has been cooked when we order the dish. The dish that we received was very over cooked and not what we expected. Would not purchase again.

1 Thank alistairmellander
Austin, Texas
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty casual place with a good selection of seafood. Was a bit pricey for he service level, but the quality of food was great.

Thank fisherta
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always, we read the reviews of this little spot and decided to try it. It was amazing! Just a little store front, no web site and no online menu but their food was amazing and its such a popular little place. We ate the fish tacos and fish burrito...amazing flavors! We enjoyed it so much, we went back again... More 

Thank Geogirl65
Spokane, Washington
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our fourth trip to Kauai and our third trip to the Sleeping Giant Grill. We find the ONO fish tacos (mochi style) to be the best on the island and well worth the drive from Poipu to Kapaa. For a lighter lunch, we split the entree (it comes with 2 fish tacos) and find this to be plenty... More 

1 Thank Beth J
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87 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good menu selection and very well priced. Salad portions were enough as a side dish for two, and just delicious. Be guided by the staff for recommendations.

Thank Scottie799
Saskatchewan, Canada
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133 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Conveniently close to the Islander On The Beach where we stayed. Lots of good reviews and local comments about it. Stopped in for take-out one evening to take back to our unit to each on the lanai looking out at the ocean view. Fish tacos were excellent with nice fish, a bit of a bite to the sauce and lots... More 

Thank 404HappyTraveller
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our first stop when we come to Kauai. The fish tacos are great and one order is a perfect lunch for two. Just a small restaurant with inside and outside seating. No frills just good food.

Thank Trisshy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 18
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 Aleka Pl, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1420
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-822-3474
"Name change only" still serving same great local cuisine, fresh local fish,fresh poke made daily, salads, wraps, tacos, burritos, plates with vegetarian dishes and gluten fee options. Keiki menu also available. BYOB and we will supply bottle openers and wine glasses

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