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Driftwood Bar and Grille

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American,
4331 Kauai Beach Dr, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-8109
+1 808-954-7419
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (12 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
4331 Kauai Beach Dr, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-8109
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The main bartender at Driftwood is simply amazing, very quick and has a natural humorous personality. The backup bartender seems pretty slow and disinterested to be there, but the full-time gal Amanda has worked at Driftwood for many years and runs that place with spotless...More

Thank ViolettH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Driftwood bar was our island home while staying at Kauai Beach Resort. Happy hour between 3pm-5pm was particularly wonderful, as the friendly, fun servers were always efficient and intuitive when providing island hospitality to the guests. In particular, Mandy and Ben both made us feel...More

Thank BonoAussie
Reviewed 12 September 2018

We were staying at the Kauai Beach Resort so it made sense to just walk past the pool and try them for lunch. So glad we did. I got the special which was some beef and rice dish for Labor Day. It was AMAZING! My...More

Thank AMS2013
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

After eating here twice, I would say that it’s great if you’re hungry but the food is just average. The staff do their job adequately but could certainly be friendlier. Drinks are expensive, and the happy hour mai tais (at $6) weren’t very good. Unfortunately...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Ordering through the app or at the bar is a must. We sat down (in no rush to order) and never saw staff walk by our table. Once we ordered, a waitress came by to get us drinks and establish where we were sitting. Drinks...More

Thank Swann90
Reviewed 6 January 2018

I came within inches of marching my overpriced hamburger into the kitchen and forcing the chef to eat it right in front of me! How friggin hard is it to make a simple burger? I've had 3rd class airline food that tasted better than this...More

Thank Brian N
Reviewed 2 January 2018

The Bar and Grille is the only mid day food option at the resort. Good menu and very good drinks with poolside service.

Thank gnw69
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

I had lunch here one day while I was staying at the resort. I ordered the chicken sandwich and fries and while they were good, when I got them all the food was already cold. Not luke warm, cold. I overheard the group next to...More

Thank DoGoodBeGood
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Awesome food and Amanda is the best hostess/bartender. She was so sweet and kind. Had a story for us every day she worked.

Thank mwood2014
Reviewed 19 October 2017

You have to try the HULA PIE it was out of this world good! $6 Mai Tai's for happy hour were pretty strong as well. We also liked the Kahlua Pork Fries!

Thank Mark S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4331 Kauai Beach Dr, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-8109
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-954-7419
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