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Smith Family Garden Luau

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly
3-5971 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1435
+1 808-821-6895
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“coconut cake” (12 reviews)
“teriyaki beef” (28 reviews)
“rice pudding” (14 reviews)
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Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
3-5971 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1435
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I'm not sure why this came up again, because I thought I had already reviewed it -- but here were go again. Good food, fabulous enteretainment.

Thank Bonnie M
Reviewed 6 days ago

There are several luaus to choose from if you decide you want to experience one while in Hawaii. This is one of the best. The luau is located within a beautiful botanical garden area. We opted to add on visiting the Fern Grotto beforehand, which...More

Thank Floridagirl113
Reviewed 6 days ago

I loved the fact that so many family members are actually working this luau--truly gives it a family atmosphere. The grounds are gorgeous to view while you wait for dinner. Great variety of foods and all tasty. They were very organized in getting everyone through...More

Thank T0niL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Smith's Family Garden Luau is well intentioned and has the right idea, but is a bit slow and boring. There are a lot of people here, so the business is going well, but it was not all that I had hoped for. We left...More

Thank GlobalVilla9er
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The grounds are gorgeous, the food fabulous, and the show kept smiles on our faces until time to go. Best pork we've ever tasted and about the best cup of coffee I've had in a long time. Colorful costumes, good music and dancing, stories... Enjoyed...More

Thank H M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good show. Not an authentic luau but well done. The grounds are beautiful. The food is awesome. The terriyaki beef and kalua pork were very tasty. Poi is poi. All the other food was excellent and tasty. The coconut cake was the highlight of the...More

Thank Terry D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience! A little pricey- but worth every penny. The Smith family was so very warm and welcoming. Even funny! Food was excellent. The garden is gorgeous, wished we had spent more time exploring. Loved the show after dinner, seats are very uncomfortable...More

Thank CharS3468
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended the Luau. 1st hour is a tram tour and walking tour of the botanical gardens. This a family wondered and operated business (ohana). Many family members are working the event. The emu ceremony was nice. The food was decent, but nothing was worth seconds....More

Thank POMMOM123
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time to Kauai and this luau was recommended by a few people. It was good! The enormous crowd was a little stress-inducing as were the many children running wild and chasing the birds and chickens. As chaotic as the whole experience...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a wonderful time that was enjoyed by the the whole family. The Smith family are so friendly and inviting. The grounds are beautiful and well maintained. Before dinner, they removed a roasted pig from the pit. Dinner was in a pavilion and buffet...More

Thank kent d
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8 June 2017|
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Response from jonbinx | Reviewed this property |
no military discounts but prices are very reasonable
Camille B
8 May 2017|
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Response from Gary B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the have accommodations for wheel chairs and walkers.
Jackie G
9 January 2017|
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Response from Monte D | Reviewed this property |
For the best answer you will need to call or email Smith Family Luau directly. Regarding their response: it may help if you are a large group rather than a single person or couple and of course how far away your cruise ship... More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-5971 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1435
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-821-6895
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