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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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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 10 min
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
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 25 April 2018

This place was bad. The service was poor, the food was not good and the men's room smelled like a barn. Our waitress was overworked, which wasn't her fault. But at a high-end restaurant the management should know how to allocate waitstaff so that all...More

Thank pman7373
Reviewed 21 April 2018

This Polynesian-inspired, thatched-roof, open-air piece of paradise will make you forget you are not oceanfront. Best food I had on Kauai. The hazelnut crusted fish had a wide variety of complex flavors throughout the plate. Amazing and beautiful!

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

best mai-tai i had on kauai, and the food was very good, starting with the rolls with truffle butter. we enjoyed the seafood plate with the various selections and the kids meals were good too.

Thank globeHopper56
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We stayed at the Grand Hyatt for our Kauai trip, so it made sense to check out the restaurant on-site. I would highly recommend Tidepools for both guests of the hotel, and people staying elsewhere. It's expensive, but the food was delicious and the atmosphere...More

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 17 April 2018

The restaurant is built around a koi pond, it's lovely!! My boyfriend had the lobster which was excellent! I had a salad which was also excellent!!! I gave it a 4 because the service could have been better being a fine dining, expensive restaurant.

1  Thank kendracw
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Great meal included prime rib ( medium), lobster and scallops with a great glass of wine. Great atmosphere with water surrounding the restaurant. Rob was attentive to our meal requirements. Always love coming bavk when we're in kauai

Thank Cory L
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Surrounded on almost all sides by a beautifully arranged fishpond with colorful carps, this restaurant is special. It is located on the grounds of the Grand Hyatt, along the picturesque beach-side walk. The food is great from soup to nuts (and desert), the service is...More

Thank Grandpa284
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

It has always been a beautiful romantic venue, and is known for a special setting. But our recent dinner was spectacular. We took our server’s (Dallas) recommendation on the evening special of opakapaka. It sat on a creamy risotto and included large shrimp and scallops....More

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Excellent service as well as food. Nice quiet evening while looking over the koi ponds. The staff were very attentive and explained the menu very well. Highly recommend!

Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing time although being vegetarian could not enjoy seafoods. Service was excellent. Awesome place to spend your evenings.

Thank Shilpa G
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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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