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Gaylord's at Kilohana

3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, 3-2087 Kaumuali'i Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9505
+1 808-245-9593
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork tenderloin” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:30 PMAll hours
American, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, 3-2087 Kaumuali'i Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9505
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went early to enjoy the happy hour in the spectacular living room, complete with roaring fire. Then asked for the end table overlooking the lawn. Unfortunately no full moon this time, but when it rises over Mt Wialeale it is spectacular. Service was great...More

Thank sealbeachtraveler
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fish tacos were very fresh and areal treat. The setting is outside and lovely. Really enjoyed our lunch. Server was very attentive.

Thank craftysbs
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So....o I did a bit of research and found that this was the place to go for good cuisine. Huh?? The venue is nice, but past it’s hey-day, kinda shabby. The gardens are expansive. The food involved a lot of bread, including the desert menus....More

Thank gillv63
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mai Tai's and lava Flows...two great choices for cocktails. Crab and artichoke cheese dip made with artichoke hearts, blue crab, and capers in a mozzarella cream cheese blend then baked with an asiago gratin. Topped with a tomato concasse and served with house made crostinis...More

Thank Russ R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here 3 years ago and decided to make this our leaving the island treat. A 5:00 reservation gets us to the airport just right. We both had the filet mignon and it was fantastic. We also love the outdoor seating. For dessert we...More

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun time off the beach !! Train ride was nice! The kids loved feeding the hogs and goats bread !! Some cute shops and a great restaurant and bar !!

Thank Mtammom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family met some friends here and enjoy the beautiful outdoor dining environment. Staff is terrific and there to help. Meals have always been wonderful in taste and in plating. We visit island occasionally and this is one of our spots we always consider going...More

Thank jim b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to have all four generations break bread together and the family has lots of memories made at Kilohana - so first choice was easy. We arrived early and had a great table near the lawn. The Chef’s buffet was ample and deliciously diverse,...More

Thank kauaivalentine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had Christmas dinner there for our first time and thought it was very good. Sat on the outside patio as the sun was setting and was very nice. Service was good, not great but food was excellent. Had the prime rib and would definitely go...More

Thank puntaperfecta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First of all I have to say that the cocktails are amazing. The place is kind of expensive but the service is good. The food is pretty good for the price. Not large portions at all which you expect when going somewhere nice. I'd visit...More

Thank Abbazabba24
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18 December 2017|
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Response from Gail T | Reviewed this property |
Not sure.
Dan P
2 October 2016|
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Response from Martha G | Reviewed this property |
It is also a hotel, so most likely they will be open. Our favorite place to eat during our 2 wk. stay there!
Sonya I
21 March 2016|
Response from Golf-Pops | Reviewed this property |
Last Summer they did not specifically have a gluten free menu. But they would work to make items gluten free where possible. I had no problem with their food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 36
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Buffet, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, 3-2087 Kaumuali'i Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9505
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-245-9593
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Gaylord's offers one of Kauai's most beautiful settings for lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch. Located on the ground floor of the historic Kilohana Plantation home, diners are seated around an open-air courtyard with views of the plantation grounds and Mt. Waialeale in the distance. Our kitchen uses only the freshest, seasonal ingredients supporting our local farmers and fishermen. Our 67-acre sustainable farm provides much of the produce and herbs used in our dishes and cocktails. Menu items include starters like fresh Ahi Poke, Seafood Spring Rolls and Organic Greens Salads; Local Fish, Meat and Vegetarian Entrees; and Banana Cream Pie for Dessert! After your meal take a walk around the Kilohana grounds, shop in our assorted boutiques, visit the rum shop or take a ride on the plantation train. Join us at Gaylord's to enjoy the best of what Kauai has to offer in island food and experience. Call for reservations and details on weekly entertainment. Memorable by day...Unforgettable by Night.
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