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The Bistro

) #1 of 13 Restaurants in Kilauea ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
Kong Lung Village Center, 2484 Keneke St, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
+1 808-828-0480
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish rockets” (41 reviews)
“beet salad” (31 reviews)
“ribs” (17 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Kong Lung Village Center, 2484 Keneke St, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
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11 - 20 of 557 reviews

Reviewed 3 June 2017

The waiter only asked if everything was ok before we got to try much, and I see why. Some of the dishes were very good, others disappointed. In particular, the artichokes were rather watery and tasteless, and there were issues with the clam chowder: unlike...More

Thank Bruce F
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This local bistro is a gathering place for locals and visitors ~ service always friendly ~ enough variety on the menu to accommodate a variety of preferences ~ the setting casual and comfortable. As a resident it is nice to enjoy the additional chef dishes...More

Thank Kelly J
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Tried the Fish Rockets - an appetizer - for my lunch as I was not real hungry. They were delicious. The waiter explained to me what they were made of and didn't disappoint.

Thank gretchenp240
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Great food. Homemade sausage was delicious.Chef really makes an extra effort to prepare a fresh, original meal. Relaxed setting Good enough to go back a second time on our trip to Princeville.

Thank chrisjd8024
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We have eaten at the Bistro several times over the last four years and it only gets better. The chef keeps the menu new and fresh, with top notch ingredients. The restaurant is exactly what we enjoy for a dinner out on Kauai- romantic but...More

Thank briannonlila
Reviewed 26 May 2017

One day while touring the northern portion of the island of Kauai we were looking for a place to stop for lunch on a drizzly kind of day and we were happy to come upon the Bistro. Portions are large here so were able to...More

Thank arizonatraveller123
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to have a family dinner, good ambience, and food is quite good. The clam chowder indeed is full of clams!, and it was a good size, enough for a light dinner plate. Ono (Wahoo) fish was great. Wine was not...More

Thank faceja
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We frankly didn't expect much. We were hungry and this restaurant popped up. The entrance/bar was unimpressive, filled with locals not having their first drink of the day. But after being seated in the restaurant side, on what was effectively an outdoor porch with a...More

1  Thank StarwoodJunkie
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Another delightful dinner at a favorite place on the island. There are the usual and always something new. The beet salad was good as usual, then the challenge is between ribs, fish - or this time a new one - gumbo with prawns. It was...More

Thank Ron C
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Went to dinner. Nice place, comfortable, a lot of locals. Prices were moderate for Hawaii, food was good. Service was a little slow, but it's Hawaii, who's in a hurry. Wine prices were fair. Waitress, Shay(?) was very pleasant. We would return Had the local,rib...More

Thank calsun99
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Nearby Attractions
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118 reviews
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.03 km away
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29 November 2016|
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Response from Monte D | Reviewed this property |
I highly recommend that you call them directly. Their telephone number is 808-828-0480.
26 May 2016|
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Response from kelleher01 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, make a reservation!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
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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