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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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good20%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (11 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
4331 Kauai Beach Dr, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-8109
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Good pool scene and the food is good. I suggest the grill chicken or wings.Also there are live games on the tv to watch.

Thank Bertram C
Reviewed 6 August 2017

You won't believe how reasonable the prices are , and even better at happy hour. Lots of locals go for happy hour. Pupu and bar apps, good draft beers at less than hotel prices, great staff(thanks again Jason) this is beachfront bargain hunt material...

Thank Foxpaw51
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Great employees, great drinks. Great food. Only complaint, watch out for the chickens, they're everywhere. My daughter put her lunch tray down for a second, and chicken went after her food. Poolside employee Amanda, was awesome!!!!

Thank bigcro75
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, 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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