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1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9402
+1 808-240-6456
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9402
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The crispy (I think) tofu was really good. It wasn’t crispy but very tasteful. The fish was also much more affordable than other dishes.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank person777
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had the signature dish, mahi mahi and it was fabulous. Service was perfect, friendly and professional. The view is out of this world. Romantic place. Will return on our next trip. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sallyannmccarty
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was proposed a table with a fantastic view. Great food, great atmosphere. Staff was very efficient and gave good advices. A great place to go, preferably not alone.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Philc_91
Reviewed 1 week ago

Still the best spot for a dinner on the south shore. Having tried all the different dining experiences on the south shore - Tidepools is by and far still our favorite. We've simply never had a dinner here we didn't love. The service was great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AnthonyKauai1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here our last night at the Grand Hyatt-Kaua'i. Fantastic environment, open doors with views of the pools of fish below us. Couldn't ask for a better environment. But the food... eh. It was okay. But at the prices they charge, we wouldn't go...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Perky435
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The day we ate there they had a buffet breakfast with pancake station - delicious. Make sure you are there at 9am when they feed the carp in the surrounding water - it’s staggering.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cloud_Matt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice venue right on the water, it is open air and very pleasant. It is a fairly large room and a large bar area nearby.The food was good, steak, prime rib, seafood. The salads are uniques. The server we had was not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MaryAnnE976
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic experience and gorgeous restaurant. Our waiter Rob was outstanding and offered his advice on the fish and steaks, hard to make up our minds. The experience and atmosphere we will always remember. We will return. Order the Lava Cake, sure to please....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DianneKoch47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place never disappoints. Beautiful setting on the koi pond. I had the crispy snapper with kim chi rice which was superb. Julie had the Hawaiian seafood sampler (lobster, shrimp, scallops, ono) and thai rice which was also superb. Top that off with a volcano...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank marfak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Hyatt on Kauai and had an enjoyable dinner at Tidepools, a restaurant located next to the swimming pools. It is built on a koi pond with hungry looking fish swimming below diners. We started with a delicious salad,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SeaMariner22
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benny m
18 July 2018|
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Response from Marlene G S | Reviewed this property |
Upscale resort casual. Hawaiian dress or sundress. Collared shirt men.
6 July 2018|
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Response from Julie5555 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if the resort is busy I highly suggest it. However, if you've just arrived and don't have a reservation there is a nice seating alternative if you show up. But sitting by the tidepools and watching the fish is the... More
3 April 2018|
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Response from Randy S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as the others have already replied they do. They will usually ask when you call if you're celebrating an occasion.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9402
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-240-6456
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Embrace the tempting combination of contemporary Hawaiian cuisine served in a unique Hawaiian setting. Thatched-roof bungalows float above a koi-filled lagoon at the base of a waterfall to create romantic ambiance. Inspired by local ingredients and the rich culinary traditions of Hawaii.
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