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The Bistro

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Kong Lung Village Center, 2484 Keneke St, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754 (Formerly Lighthouse Bistro)
+1 808-828-0480
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12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not many choices around here. Had the fish sandwich special ($20) pretty good- just a lot of bread. Great fries. The pulled pork was ok, burger tasted like meatloaf- not our fav. Nice wine list, but as I said- service was outstanding!

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Thank Hafkiwi
Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

On par with JO2 and hukalau lanai We had a wonderful dinner in The Bistros' casual atmosphere. The service was excellent and the food even better. We had the fish rockets, the night special rib eye, seared ahi, 2 glasses of wine, and dessert....$120 and worth much more. Reservations recommended. Not far from the north coast.

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Thank TexasOjo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on a whim, having seen it as we drove by on the way to the wildlife refuge. Glad we stopped. We had an excellent lunch/ Relaxing in a wonderful atmosphere with great service. We timed our arrival just right as within 15 minutes of being seated the place was packed. Would definitely stop there again. Good food,... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After the trip to limahuli garden and the kiluea lighthouse we were hungry and kids were on verge of hangry. We found the Bistro right off the road from the lighthouse. I dad BBQ burger, cooked medium. Nice! Ample food. Son had Kalua Pork and we all thought it was pretty good.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 885 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are not a lot of options for dining in the Kilauea area and The Bistro looked to be the best of the bunch (certainly Trip Advisors suggests so). The room is very simply decorated and furnished - wooden floors and tables and chairs with a beach motive serving as the main decoration. The walls are usually open allowing a... More 

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Port Byron, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The special of the day was an Ahi rice bowl. So yummy! Freshly caught that day! The Pina Coladas were excellent too! Nice atmosphere... great service!

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While the restaurant is wonderful -- come early 4-6 happy hour is out of sight !! Half priced drinks with good selection of beers and wines. Also a full bar. Small plates, salads and more. Especially like the BBQ pork sandwich and the beer salad. We will be back every chance we get. Main to see the best bar tender... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This experience was out of this world! We had just stopped at Kilauea Lighthouse and thought it would be good to grab an early dinner. The Bistro is in a small building that may have been someone's house in the past. It is adorable! It was happy hour (4-6pm), so we had half-price mai tais and an order of the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The meal was delicious. I had the pork loin which was scrumptious. Considering their price and competitors they should consider serving complimentary bread at the begin of the meal, which they don't. Despite this, I was very pleased with the food, service and portion sizes.

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Thank LaurieH22
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the opportunity to dine here on November 3rd. Amazing food! The pineapple pork tenderloin, beef brisket are amazing. Perfectly cooked and banging flavour . The drinks are also awesome. As a great dark and stormy!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kong Lung Village Center, 2484 Keneke St, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754 (Formerly Lighthouse Bistro)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kilauea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-828-0480
Description
Bistro: A small restaurant serving moderately priced meals in a modest setting.At the Bistro our goal is to serve fresh,local,and great tasting food, while trying to minimize our environmental impact. Please enjoy yourself in our modest bistro,and be assured that we put faith in taking time to enjoy food,drink,and life.

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