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Pau Hana Bar & Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American,
831 Kuhio Hwy #32, Kauai Village Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
+1 808-821-2900
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“waffle fries” (13 reviews)
“strip mall” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar
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831 Kuhio Hwy #32, Kauai Village Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
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81 - 90 of 175 reviews

Reviewed 22 August 2013

Pretty good food and drinks. It was busier than the staff expected, and they seemed a little overwhelmed. It's a good place to eat if you're in the area but don't waste time traveling here from other parts of the island.

Thank stickman5000
Reviewed 19 August 2013

We stopped in and sat at the bar. We were kind of looking for a "locals" type bar, and i think this is definitely it. There is an authentic jukebox in the back (free), no AC, it's small and cozy but I liked the atmostphere....More

Thank Jordan D
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Have to search for it, side part of shopping center - looks like a bar (and it is) but has great food. First went there 12 years ago, decided to try again - kids loved food too, and husband loved JukeBox, the special MaiTai was...More

Thank T B
Reviewed 17 July 2013

This place is small, cozy and friendly with good fish and beer. Off the beaten in mall near Safeway. Been going there for yrs. Kids okay too. Fresh fish and cooked right there in small bar area. Good local beers.

Thank carlotta462
Reviewed 30 June 2013

Immediately upon our arrive to Kauai, we headed to where our neighbors had recommended to eat, Pau Hana Bar and Grill. The service was very good and the dollar bills on the ceiling enhances the fun atmosphere. However the food did not match these standards....More

Thank Swede555
Reviewed 19 June 2013

Tony, the proprietor, obliged us and turned the TVs over to us to watch the US men's national soccer team play against Honduras, which made our day. This is a local bar, and was mostly empty when we were there mid-afternoon on a Tuesday. Our...More

Thank marvinpandroid
Reviewed 7 June 2013 via mobile

Stopped on a Sunday evening and had a great burger with very friendly service. We enjoyed the atmosphere and hope to return.

Thank shortone59
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Upon arriving in Kauai, we stopped at the local snorkel shop to get our gear. They recommended Pau Hana for the "best" fish tacos in Kapaa. When we walked in the sauna / restaurant we almost left, but stayed. We have trust in local recommendations....More

1  Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 19 May 2013

I was really excited to try this place based on reviews, even though some reviews were outright rude on another site. Unfortunately I was in Kauai when the trade winds were NOT and upon walking in the heat and humidity was stifling. We ended up...More

Thank LisaKruser
Reviewed 26 April 2013 via mobile

The first meal meal of our vacation exemplified many common themes of eating out on Kaua'i. I liked the atmosphere - a local family was celebrating something and running the juke box, leaning heavily on the local and country repertoire. It was only marginally air...More

Thank Cameron M
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15 July 2015|
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Response from AngieP1871 | Reviewed this property |
Well...... I happen to have a gluten sensitivity, so I can answer this question. They did not have many items on the menu that I could enjoy. Their famous for their fish and chips. NOT gluten free. But I had a salad with... More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 831 Kuhio Hwy #32, Kauai Village Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-821-2900
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