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Dani's Restaurant

4201 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1381
+1 808-245-4991
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pancakes” (25 reviews)
“rice” (29 reviews)
“loco moco” (19 reviews)
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American, Diner, Hawaiian
4201 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1381
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big servings, Most COURTEOUS staff. I wonder what Dani's could do about the noise factor. But, who cares, right? We are there to eat GOOD FOOD; [talk later].

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right around the corner from our hotel (Kauai Palms). We had a great breakfast! Good food, clean and friendly. I'm am retired FF/EMT and this place feed Police and fire folks! My kind of place...we KNOW where to eat! Service was fast and easy, food...More

Thank Fran F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast at Dani's this morning when we went to Kauai for work today. It was just in case we didn't have time for lunch. Had the Dani's omelette. My coworker had a more typical omelette - ham & cheese. We both sprinkled our omelettes...More

Thank HawaiiFoodlover
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This was a referral from a person who lives in Lihue and it turned out to be a good tip. Good basic food, both Hawaiian and American, served simply and fast without the heavy markup found in the tourist areas. Free parking and popular with...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Chose Dani's based on reviews. Tough parking situation. Breakfast started with poor quality coffee. Husband and son had decent kahlua pork with eggs, but my laulau was just awful. Pork tasted old and dried out. Fried egg was good. Would not recommend!

Thank d s
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I was visiting Kauai from our home in Kailua, Oahu with my wife, who had business on Kauai. I arrived by myself at the restaurant about 9:30am. It was not too crowded and I was seated right away. A waitress came right over and served...More

Thank MklWss
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We had seen Dani's restaurant in the tourist 'bumph' collected at the airport but because they only open in the mornings (5am to 1pm) and not on Sunday's it wasn't until our last day that we managed to eat there. But having cracked the timing...More

Thank Coyote88
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We didn't realise this closed at 1 so only just got in on time. Excellent food, average service but worth abisit

Thank annieisathome
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Good place for breakfast featuring local offerings. Fried rice with portugese sausage was good, as was kalua pork.

Thank jn92075
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Needed a place for breakfast on our arrival in Kauai. Found Dani's - a little place in an industrial area close to the airport. The food was excellent and the service was spot on. The waitress were friendly and quick. They all seemed like they...More

Thank BEN P
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6 July 2016|
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Response from Monkeytoez | Reviewed this property |
They are open on Mondays but it is very home style cooking so I wouldn't say it's the healthiest place to eat .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Hawaiian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 1:00 PM
5:00 AM - 1:00 PM
5:00 AM - 1:00 PM
5:00 AM - 1:00 PM
5:00 AM - 1:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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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