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2440 Hoonani Rd, at the Sheraton Kauai, Poipu Beach, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-9639
+1 808-742-1661
10:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 21:30
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is pool side at the Sheraton. The food was good, but the menu is not extensive and that was a drawback when you are eating there multiple times.

Thank Amy L D
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621 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 432 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This is a very old world restaurant. Nothing inspiring. Nothing extra. Overloaded with people and overpriced for what you get. Waiter pleasant. Kitchen is slow

Thank Lawrence2300
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91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

If you're the beach and want a drinks or a burger it's fine. No selection of food....... if you are looking for lunch you can probably do better anywhere else. If you do not have a rental car, we'll, you may be stuck here having a burger.

Thank John F
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Lava's is apart of the Sheraton Hotel. It is by the beach / pool area. My husband and I ate there 3 times as a little refreshment by the pool. The staff is very friendly. You could not ask for a nicer set of employees. The beef quesadilla very tasty we had it twice. Chicken sandwich ok. Prices are ok... More 

Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We had breakfast here several times and the service was great. We also rented a cabana on the beach and our server from Lava's was excellent - he checked in on us frequently to make sure we were doing ok.

Thank MsMandyCandy
Arvada, Colorado
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

And excellent wait people. We were staying at the Sheraton and this is a typical dash-in for lunch or hamburger hotel spot. We were tired from running a half marathon the first meal, so we appreciated the kind service, fresh tacos and hamburgers and really did not have sticker shock. We ate there twice, both were lunches. I would recommend... More 

Thank MargieMcA
Nashville, Tennessee
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79 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast, dinner, and cocktails here on four different occasions during our stay at the Sheraton. It would definitely not be our first choice for fine dining, but we didn't expect that. The breakfast buffet is very good, with eggs Benedict, smoked salmon, and even congee in addition to the typical eggs, bacon, French toast and fruit. Pricey, for... More 

Thank RoundTheWorld2010
Princeville, Hawaii
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Our server was delightful and made our experience a fun time. The buffet was very good and had everything you would expect. The scrambled eggs were cooked perfectly as was the bacon. There were lox and bagels and something I had never seen before poached eggs on top of shredded pork and served on an English muffin. It was a... More 

Thank SecretDinerHI
Norman, Oklahoma
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66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Super nice waitress. We got to the Sheraton close to the very early closing time of Lavas and didn't want to leave the resort for dinner. We were the only people there. The food was average and priced high, which we expect at the hotel restaurants. That's why this was our only meal at the hotel during our stay. The... More 

Thank disneygirl62
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I have stayed at the Sheraton Kauai Resort several times over the last few years. I have found the big buffet breakfasts always great. Quite expensive but always good. Only had 2 buffet breakfasts during the 7 day stay. Not used to eating so much for breakfast anymore. However the food and the staff were great. Also had a dinner... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2440 Hoonani Rd, at the Sheraton Kauai, Poipu Beach, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-9639
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Koloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-742-1661

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?