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₹₹₹₹American, Seafood,
1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9402
+1 808-240-6456
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Polynesian, Contemporary, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9402
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The waitstaff at Tidepools at very professional. Setting is upscale, relaxed, tropical, comfortable, and unique. Our food was outstanding... especially the dessert called "Malassadas". (Could be a spelling error... I think it's Portuguese for OMG THIS IS HEAVEN!). Walked along the sunset shore after dinner......More

Thank Walt E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Open air in the middle of koi ponds lies a romantic restaurant with very good food. Les our server was awesome. Every menu item presented was nearly perfect. Great flavor combinations on each dish.

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent, high end cuisine with fabulous views and tranquility. fine food, romantic setting. A must for couples who love exquisite food.

Thank debra782
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our dinner. The view and service outweighed the food. It was OK. The lobster was tough and dry but the rest of the food was delicious. If you've got extra cash, worth a visit. Not destination dining in my opinion.

Thank Dale T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The dishes are well prepared and fresh at this restaurant. It's actually my #1 restaurant in Kauai. Must order their ginger red snapper dish with mushroom,asparagus,bok choy! It's so good, healthy and refreshing. The rest of the dishes & deserts was great also. It's so...More

Thank 2studio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best meal I had on the island. The restaurant is very unique. Beautiful ambiance. It was my favorite by far.

Thank Rhonda W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere is very unique. The restaurant sits above a koi pond and is nicely decorated. Unfortunately for us that was the highlight or our meal. Overall the food was just ok but for the price we expected better. The temperature of my meal was...More

Thank moppa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Tidepools as it was in the resort and came recommended by the concierge. A reservation is definitely recommended if you don’t want to wait. The atmosphere is unmatched as you are seated above a koi pond and get to watch a sunset. The...More

Thank jutter92
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had our last night in Kauai dinner at Tidepools restaurant at the Grand Hyatt. It is a fun and truly unique hotel. The food was very good and the service was great. We definitely return when we are in Kauai again...

Thank Beach_guy22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location. It's very romantic. Service was good except we had a reservation and still had to wait 1/2 hour past our reservation to be seated. I had the Mahi mahi and it was amazing. Best meal I had on island. Highly recommend this for...More

Thank RedKO_13
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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.
Guylaine H
16 January 2018|
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Response from Emily Claire F | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think it would be a problem at all.
24 October 2017|
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Response from Charles T | Reviewed this property |
Ditto. In any case, do advise the kitchen not to overlook the fish and lobster...
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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
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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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