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Duke's Kauai

3610 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1705
+1 808-246-9599
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hula pie” (690 reviews)
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“fish tacos” (235 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3610 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1705
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A week ago we were happily sipping rum drinks at Luke's and I am wishing myself back there. Most nights there is early live music and the place is bustling. We went later and enjoyed the quiet conversation with other happy vacationers at the bar....More

Thank Karlyn H
Reviewed yesterday

We both had the BBQ ribs and would recommend them. Service was good with a nice live band that played Hawaiian music. They started playing at 4PM

Thank PepsiNext2017
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a marvelous meal from the friendly staffed restaurant. There are appetizers , salads,sandwiches,and entrees. We had the chicken and fish which were both excellent and you have to have desert! The atmosphere is festive and there was a constant sound from music and...More

Thank Visitvango
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Huge, busy spot. We had Michael as our waiter and we gave him top marks for attentiveness and excellent service. Spent time for a chat but not intrusive. Salad bar for $4 with meal excellent value: very fresh salads and just baked muffins/rolls. Beautiful fresh...More

Thank Keffco
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Let me start out saying I really don’t care for seafood, but the fish at Dukes has changed my mind. They offer several fresh fish with several different ways to have it prepared every day. I took the waiter’s opinion and ordered the Mon Chong...More

Thank luruburu
Reviewed 6 days ago

The atmosphere is a ton of fun! Eat downstairs where it's low-key and cheaper, upstairs is a waste of money. The food fairly priced for being on the beach and it is worth the view and atmosphere. My wife and I loved going and splitting...More

Thank Jack N
Reviewed 6 days ago

Everything is here is amazing! FOOD, service and view!!! We were so happy thank you! The place is a pleasant for families, kids, and even solo visit

Thank JuliaNufer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by Marriott hotel staff. Turned out to be great. Even through Restaurant was very busy, service was great and fresh fish was excellent.

Thank Don R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice bar, local beers. I did not check out the menu but there were a lot of people there enjoying the food. Bar is right on a beach with a view, but still shaded. I appreciated the local beers on tap. Will go again if...More

Thank Carol Sue G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We liked this place so much we went twice in two days. Sat downstairs both days, one day we sat by the Koi pond, we didn't have the beach view but it was still beautiful. Staff friendly, food was excellent, service was great. Nice location...More

Thank Jbparsons
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Robert R
20 March 2017|
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Response from tornado17 | Reviewed this property |
Island casual for the most part. Some people dressed up a little ( dress shorts and collared shirt) but not fancy dress by any means.
Debra A
4 March 2017|
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Response from Vesna B | Reviewed this property |
Happy hour between 4-6pm
15 October 2016|
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Response from Scarlkj | Reviewed this property |
Why would you bring your own? They have a full bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3610 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1705
    (Shoreline Access)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop on Rice Street
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-246-9599
On the sand at Kalapaki Beach, Duke’s is dedicated to legendary surfer Duke Kahanamoku, Hawaii’s Ambassador of Aloha. The restaurant’s open-air design offers stunning, sweeping ocean views while the 30 foot waterfall plunges into a koi pond below that meanders through the tables. Enjoy a leisurely lunch, romantic dinner, or tropical cocktail in a fun, friendly atmosphere.
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