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Kauai Pasta Lihue

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3-3142 Kuhio Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1140
+1 808-245-2227
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Atlanta Georgia
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

We checked in and were told there was a 30 minute wait. Checked with the hostess again after 40 minutes and were told it would be just a couple of minutes while they set up a table. After another 15 minutes we left. Several to go orders walked in and instead of taking care of customers that had been waiting,... More 

Thank Gjakins
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Easily missed in it's understated location, this place was a great dinner find! The parmesan truffle fries were probably the best fries I've ever had, ever, anywhere. All our meals were delicious as well. The service was outstanding. The limited dining area best accommodates small parties of 2-4, but there is room for one or two parties of 5-6.

Thank Heather C
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Dropped in to try this place and it was phenomenal! Adam the bartender made the best Bloody Mary I've had in my life!!!!! One word, "bacon"!!!! The chicken Parmesan with a side of meatballs was plenty for the two of us. Great food, great service, great atmosphere , and great drinks! Would definitely come back!

Thank David M
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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101 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

We stopped for dinner after a 5 pm movie and were seated right away (at the last table for 4). You can sit at the bar and order from the full menu. The servers were attentive but unobtrusive. I had the crab cakes (technically an appetizer) which included 3 smallish crab cakes (US$12). My husband had the capellini pomodoro (US$17)... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful evening and GREAT FOOD. We started with the fresh mozzarella and the spinach and artichoke dip which was fabulous!! The pesto chicken pasta was YUMMY as was the house pasta, manicotti, and linguine with clam sauce. They were very accommodating to our kids as well. Everyone there was so nice. Our server, Emily, was so sweet, fun,... More 

Thank Michelle M
Bluffton, South Carolina
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73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2015

That's Italian. The food was indescribably delicious. Real Sicilian dishes. Great selection; great bar; good wine. This is better than the Italian restaurant at the Kauai Marriott Resort.

Thank 368graym
Fairbanks, Alaska
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

This is an excellent Italian restaurant in Lihue. A tiny place, but the wait staff is excellent. Adam was very attentive. You must try the truffle fries with the dipping sauces. The sauces were delicious. The portion sizes are excellent.

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Koloa, Hawaii
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Kauai Pasta is our special eat out place when we head into town (Lihue). My wife and I are locals and can truly recommend this little place. For lunch we usually go for the chicken panini dish. A fresh, crispy panini toasted-bun filled with large slices of chicken seasoned just right in a delicious sauce. For dinner it is hard... More 

Thank Jim C
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015

If I had to choose just one restaurant to come back to in Lihue this would be the one. The restaurant is small and intimate, the staff were extremely friendly and the food was delicious. One word of warning, if you go to italians for a pizza then this place is not for you.

Thank touristfiwip
London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Ate here on 11 November, which was fabulous, see previous review but what happened in those 3 days? Ate here tonight (14 November) and it was mediocre to say the least and having to have the surly waitress, Madison, offer to heat both courses of our meal up beggars belief when we waited about ½ an hour to get served... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-3142 Kuhio Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1140
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-245-2227
Lihue Location is open daily from 11am-9pm

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