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Kalapaki Joe's - CLOSED

3501 Rice St, Ste 208, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1765
+1 808-245-6266
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
14 Aug 2017
“Food great-service terrible”
3 Aug 2016
“Excellent food and reasonably priced”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3501 Rice St, Ste 208, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1765
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

I wanted to be able to give this place a higher rating because the food was consistently great, however the service was really bad. I think they are understaffed all the time despite the crowds and when you have to wait for water and your...More

Thank J7089HGmaryw
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Finding anything that isn't expensive in Hawaii is a challenge, so we were pleasantly surprised when we stumbled across this place. It's a bar/restaurant with live music several days a week, mostly Hawaiian music. Unlike the bar food I've had the misfortune to experience back...More

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We were shopping in the mall and wanted to grab a bite. Kalapaki Joe's was right there and the tripadvisor reviews were pretty good. There were some complaints about service and being short staffed. We were a little concerned when we got there and the...More

Thank TheGameCrafter
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We visited this place in the shopping center upon the recommendation of friends who have had a positive experience. We arrived just after the lunch crowd and were seated outside. The fish tacos arrived after and was cold on arrival. The salsa accompanying was tasteless....More

Thank adell66
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We have been patronizing Kalapaki Joe's in Poipu for years as Kauai island residents and have usually totally enjoyed going there for happy hour. We went to the Poipu location on Tuesday for happy hour with another couple. They were really looking forward to it...More

Thank dennisr591
Reviewed 10 December 2015

The menu includes all of the items you'd expect at a sports bar, many with a tropical twist. We had a bunch and an early dinner there. My husband had fish & chips one time and the classic burger the other. I had the ahi...More

Thank Manatee4Me
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Our first night on the island, we went here for happy hour and were not disappointed! Every table is full, the drinks are flowing, the tacos are amazing. We saw some nachos walk by, wow!

Thank Jewelty123
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Got to the restaurant and had a wait, not a big deal but we were able to observe the lack off staff. Maybe someone called in sick. Not sure but they could use more staff We ordered our breakfast from a menu with plenty of...More

1  Thank JIM B
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

We went to Kalapakis on the advice of our zipline guides. It was excellent! Get the margarita and the pork tacos. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Jenifer B
Reviewed 11 October 2015

The best happy hour and on the island! Beautiful traditional music, excellent service and warm atmosphere!

1  Thank IrinaPrima
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3501 Rice St, Ste 208, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1765
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-245-6266
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