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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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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

My wife and I visit Kauai every year and we always make point to visit The Gaylord and Mahiko Lounge. We actually went 4 times this year. We never miss a Tuesday or Friday, because of their great piano player, Hank Curtis. Hank will dazzle...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hawaii plantation style - good food, good coffee, attentive service & what an ambience. There were 3 of us and we tried the fish & steak. All three dishes were great. The 3-course took dinner took a while and it's a good way to layback...More

Thank Thuyen L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch and enjoyed the wonderful weather. I had the roasted chicken crepes with a flavorful mushroom cream sauce. It came with a fresh bed of greens lightly dressed. In the past, I have had the shrimp salad and the Cobb salad. I...More

Thank Vicki D
Reviewed 3 days ago

We could have gone more than once. There were so many things we wanted to try on the menu. It is on the spendy side, but the grounds and food lived up to the billing.

Thank T9268VXkevinp
Reviewed 4 days ago

Located in old plantation house with may shops to browse. Piano bar was superb with great Mai Tais . Ahi Tuna Poke was very good and served in coconut shell. Entres were also very good. Definitely worth a visit. Plan to spend extra time in...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed a fabulous lunch at Gaylord's (a part of Kilohana Plantation) on our last day in Kauai. The setting was perfect in the courtyard and the service was excellent. We started off with cocktails, a mai tai (the best I had in Kauai) and...More

Thank arizonatraveller123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a great dinner with excellent food. The service staff and ambience was very good. Food prices are moderately expensive but it was worth it.

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here to try their Island famous Mai Tai. We were not disappointed. We found out why they're so famous. They don't use any of the cheap store mixers. Be careful: We found that 2 of drinks is enough. 😂🤣

Thank michaeltP4937WY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Staff - food was wonderful - had the prime rib while the wife had the fish - both tasted great !!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tiny, Ky, and the bartender Laurie gave us a wonderful orchards  and mixology tour at Gaylord's plantation in Kauai for a cruise excursion. They showed us beautiful orchards, which were so relaxing to walk through and taste fresh fruit, and inside the mansion showed us...More

Thank JS T
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Dan P
Open Christmas Day 2016. We will be visiting over the holidays.
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
Do you have gluten-free options without tomatoes? (I have allergies to both)
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.
Can you please tell me the distance from the airport? i was thinking of doing this on our last night before going to the airport.
21 March 2016|
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Response from JMerante | Reviewed this property |
It is just a short drive, say under 5 miles I think. A real short jaunt, maybe 10 15 minutes. Hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 36
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 13:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
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
  • E-mail
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.