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Dani's Restaurant

American, Hawaiian, Diner
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4201 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1381
+1 808-245-4991
Mon - Fri 05:00 - 13:00
Sat 05:00 - 11:00
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San Clemente, California
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No frills and not fancy, but the coffee is good, the service friendly and the food tasty. We had the Loco Moco. The rice was perfectly sticky, the patty flavorful and the gravy just right. The service is attentive but not intrusive. Lots of locals here so you know it is good!

Thank Tsmithmorse1
Moody, Alabama
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to give this a try as an escape from the expensive resort food. Dani's is a good local place but not worth going out of your way for. The pineapple pancakes were good and the omelettes were too. The food is cooked to order so it is definitely not fast food. Glad we experienced it but will look for... More 

The Dalles, Oregon
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We wanted to go to the Kauai Beer Company for lunch on our way to the airport on our last day on the island, but it was closed that day. Dani's was just down the road and the parking lot was full, so we stopped in there. Good Hawaiian lunch. Fresh and tasty.

Thank DianeA51
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We had a great breakfast here - everything from the freshly squeezed tangerine juice to the banana pancakes to the bacon cheeseburger loco moco was delicious. We loved that they gave us cups and a big carafe of Kona coffee. A traditional, no-frills diner, they have been in business for over 30 years! The food and service are great, and... More 

Thank Sara S
Mililani, Hawaii
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Got the Loco moco which was pretty good and fresh...portions to fill you up. Coming from Oahu, there's lots of places to compare but it was just a quick stop before flight back home

Thank _JoanneRS_808
Indianapolis, Indiana
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious pancakes. But nothing to write home about. Pretty basic in flavor and texture. Not disappointing, but not incredible. Be prepared to wait a while. It's just a neat, local, Plain spot. Probably better breakfast at your hotel. But half the cost here...

Thank lostontheway
Tyler, Texas
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65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Very clean place and good value. The food is quite good (breakfast). Coffee is complimentary with breakfast, which is a nice touch. If you are looking for no frills good food at a decent price, go to Dani's. We will be back.

Thank Duvey711
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Where the locals eat... And it's fantastic! A mom and pop type diner..if you're looking for a great place that's not touristy!

Thank Michelle B
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Good breakfast. Nothing special.. Cinderblock, so energy is low, but it's one of the decent bargains.

Thank Tamale730
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Start your day off at this local diner. A good hearty breakfast with a Kauai touch. The staff were friendly and efficient. Food and service were quick.

Thank Matosortho

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Hawaiian, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
05:00 - 13:00
05:00 - 13:00
05:00 - 13:00
05:00 - 13:00
05:00 - 13:00
05:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4201 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1381
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-245-4991

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?