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1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9402
+1 808-240-6456
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (77 reviews)
“carpaccio” (10 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9402
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We did find it very strange that in an Italian, in Hawaii, there was no Hawaiian pizza, but what they do have is very very good. The wine list is long and well thought out. Service is awesome too.

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 3 days ago

Romantic Italian with great ocean view and summer breeze, this is the spot. Fine Italian food but including local seafood. If you are in the mood for a great margarita pizza and good wine, this is it. Another time we came for a special occasion,...More

Thank cameragirl555
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is amazing, view incredible , food very good- a little pricey. I was a little disappointed because I like my food extremely hot and it came out tepid. I sent it back to warm up and it came back a little warmer. Small...More

Thank MSimonovich
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, pretty location. My family of 6 enjoyed. There was something for everyone and the service was excellent.

Thank kmfnewro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we walked in the door everything was perfect ! We were able to be seated outside with beautiful views on a gorgeous evening !! Juan our server made great suggestions and Jerry the General Manager went above and beyond to make our...More

Thank MrsGymRat
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Our family had a lovely meal at Dondero's. Appetizers, entrees and dessert were loved by all. We especially liked the personalized menu we were given for our Ohana. Throughout, we felt treated like royalty!

Thank DMDM95120
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Not billed as the top restaurant In the resort, that seems to be reserved for Tidepools, but our experience would suggest Donderos should be number one. Service is excellent, knowledge of food, food preparation and customer experience is obviously the focus of this team of...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Went here with the wife on our honeymoon in the Grand Hyatt. Good apps, dinner, drinks, and desert. Top 2 in the hotel for sure.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The family had a wonderful meal with spectacular views from the patio, must make reservations ahead of time!

Thank Christine O
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We went to Dondero's for dinner while staying at the Grand Hyatt. The location is very nice with a nice terrace overlooking the beautiful grounds of the hotel. If possible, I would try to make a reservation for the terrace if you want to sit...More

Thank Karen K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 42
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
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, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9402
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu>  > Koloa
  • Neighbourhood: Koloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-240-6456
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Dondero’s, will satisfy your soul as well as your appetite. Combining elegant ambiance with stellar service makes this a dining favorite for those with discriminating taste. The menu features Italian classics with a fresh twist including a large selection of appetizers, homemade pastas, risotto, fresh fish and beef specialties. This delicious Italian cuisine is carefully paired with wines from all over the world. Delectable desserts and a cappuccino or port round out the repast.
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