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Kiibo Restaurant

2991 Umi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1345
+1 808-245-2650
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
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“sukiyaki” (5 reviews)
“tempura” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
2991 Umi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1345
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

We ate here our last evening on our way to the airport. The menu was hard to interpret but the waitress was very helpful. The service was fast and the food was delicious.

Thank mellowjess
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This is a small local place - not much to look at - but the food was great. We had the Shrimp Tempura, Tempura Soba Noodles & Chicken Katsu - & we were all very happy. Came with a miso soup & salad. Try it-...More

Thank TMCS
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The food was ok. It had a weird flavoring overall, but maybe it was because it was "authentic" and we are used to Americanized type noodle dishes. There was also no one in the restaurant when we got there and we thought the place was...More

Thank Katie_h905
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Kiibo restaurant was a great find. This is a small locals restaurant off the main drag in Lihue. From the parking lot you will wonder if you made a wise choice, as it looks a little sketchy. However, once you walk in, the experience turns...More

Thank DCM2015-1
Reviewed 10 August 2017

When I called to get a table I should have confirmed they served sushi that night, but once we sat down to order, we found out it's only on the weekend... so half of my group was disappointed from the start. Too late to go...More

Thank kpwood3
Reviewed 30 May 2017

It was too busy and not very tidy. But the food was good and service was quick. There are many choices in the area and this is not the best.

Thank bsbeedg1234
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Last night, five of us dined at Kiibo. Keani, our waitress, was outstanding in providing great service for a packed crowd. Four of us had the tempura entree and all of us agreed that it was one of the best places to have an authentic...More

Thank SJYamane
Reviewed 22 March 2017

After living in Japan, it has been very difficult to find authentic Katsudon but Kiibo had some of the best we have had since we left. It was very fast service and amazing taste!

Thank dustiwilcox
Reviewed 24 November 2016

This is a long-time local favorite right in Lihue. The food is great and reasonably priced. Their bathroom is located outside the restaurant and is not very good so I always try to use the bathroom before arriving at the restaurant.

Thank SJYamane
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Kiibo has authentic Japanese food. We went for dinner on a Monday night. We were slightly disappointed to find out they only serve sushi on the weekend. I had the cold soba noodle dish which is not something I would have chosen myself but was...More

Thank Shannon10767
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2991 Umi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1345
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-245-2650
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