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Neide's Salsa and Samba

) #24 of 31 Restaurants in Hanalei $$ - $$$ Mexican, , South American
5-5161 Kuhio Highway, Space 105, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-826-1851
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (8 reviews)
“moqueca” (9 reviews)
“flan” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Brazilian, South American
$$ - $$$
5-5161 Kuhio Highway, Space 105, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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11 - 20 of 202 reviews

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Starting from the best point of this restaurant: the view of the gorgeous mountains. Second best: After a number of hours of hiking trails in the area we were ready for a nice lunch and were hungry at 2:30. Other restaurants nearby in Hanalei looked...More

Thank lbrzezenski
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Tucked just behind Barcuda is a terrific restaurant with an amazing view of the mountains. Neide's feels like eating in Jurassic Park. Start with the Brasilian cocktail caipirinha - delicious. We really liked the moquetas. Great meal, very friendly service.

Thank FSB018
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure why this place wasn't busier and why other reviews are just mediocre. It is located at the back of the Hanalei Center with fantastic views of the mountains. Not sure if this was just a Friday night deal, but they had live...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

After vacationing in Brazil several years ago, we became huge fans of Brazilian food and we were excited to try this place. Alas, they didn't really have any authentic Brazilian dishes. They also didn't have a lot to offer for my wife, who is gluten...More

Thank Josh R
Reviewed 23 December 2016

One of the best places to eat outside and drink in the mountain views of Hanalei. Stick with the Brazilian foods and you can't go wrong. Neida was our waitress, we were eating a very late lunch at 4pm, after a fabulous day at Ke'e...More

Thank Aletta S
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We set out planning to dine here. When we arrived, we noted a few inside tables but the space seemed devoid of any sort of atmosphere. There was a small dining area outside on the attractive patio but there were again only a few tables...More

Thank JBTucson
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

My family members and I were looking for a place to have lunch one day during our vacation and just happened to walk up to this restaurant. We checked out the menu and decided to give it a try. All the adults ordered the crepes...More

Thank ChasingSunshine
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Located in The Most Expensive Region of Hanalei, In the latest modern structure, overlooking the glorious Hanalei Valley is the latest candidate for Gordon Ramsey's Kitchen Nightmare! This place is terrible! When we asked the waiter, "Are you open?", he responded rudely, " I am...More

1  Thank 1Greg0007
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had a burrito, my wife had a fajita wrap. Food was cooked with love - wow, did it ever taste great. Fresh and hot. Service was quite quick at mid day. I do love Mexican food. Being from Canada it's hard to find authentic...More

Thank david v
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I am no expert on food. I just know what I like. I like good food in a great setting surrounded by great company. We were a family and friend group of 8 people. We were accommodated without a reservation because we were dining before...More

Thank Nadine G
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What are the hours of operation?
11 June 2015|
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Response from KauaiSalt | Reviewed this property |
Happy hour is from 3 to 5pm ... and thats all I need. The appetizers are delicious. Aloha
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Brazilian, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-5161 Kuhio Highway, Space 105, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-826-1851
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