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Mark's Place

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Fast food, Asian, Polynesian, Hawaiian
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1610 Haleukana, Unit A, Puhi, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-8990
+1 808-245-2722
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10:00 - 20:00
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Turlock, California, United States
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209 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

This place deserves its high rating. The food was fantastic. The price was affordable. You could tell by the fact that it was packed full of locals that it's great food for the price. I got the chicken Kutsu combo plate and it was a loaded with chicken. If I had it over again, I'd get the "marks special" plate.

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Thank William L
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

A local dive with great Hawaiian eats. Really close to the airport so a great stop after a long flight... Looking forward to going back.

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Thank Dennis G
Graham, Washington
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

I had the Seared Teriyaki Ahi Belly. The Ahi was firm, flaky and while it was thoroughly cooked, it was still moist. It came with white or brown rice and mac salad or green. It was delicious and judging by the clientele, Mark's Place is a hit with the locals.

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Thank scottiam
Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

We were in the Lihue area looking for something delicious, and came to Mark's place. It hit the spot and broke da mouth. My husband eats a lot of Hawaiian food (on Oahu and in LA) and this place is fantastic. I need a little green on my plate and the salad was great. Try the Korean Chicken. We love... More 

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San Francisco, California
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115 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Great lunch plates, affordable, local, and they are open late( till 8 pm). Mark's special combo plate was a good deal and delicious, we also loved loco moco( easily best on the island). Very casual, a few communal tables outside. Take cc. Only negative, it was hard to find, in the industrial area ( we actually found it by accident... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

We looked for local food and we get local food. It's not a traditionnal restaurant with wait staff and tables, but it's worth the experience. You have to order at the counter and sit outside on picnic tables, the place is located in an industrial area so the atmosphere is not great. I try the Mixed Plate, it was good,... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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125 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015

So, as others have stated, this place can be a bit hard to find. It is in an industrial park where parking is at a premium (we had to park across the street in a field strewn with broken glass). It is very small inside - just a counter to order and a refrigerator with drinks. Not a lot of... More 

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hawaii
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98 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015

Known for the local style plate lunches we ordered some loco-moco plates as well as their beef stew/teriaki chicken plates and some chicken katsu. Not impressed.Average taste-nothing special. overpriced for sure but most things are overpriced on Kauai. Located in an industrial area all by itself.A few picnic benches outside to eat in. We also tried the mango bread-which again... More 

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Thank desslock
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

One of the locals recommended Mark's place, and we are glad that he did! We grabbed food from here as a togo onto our flight out. The korean chicken and teriyaki meats were good. The curry was good as well, but reminded us more of a stew. The katsu chicken was also good, but you want to eat that when... More 

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Murrieta, CA
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78 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Ordered several different meals. All were good. Whatever the wife ordered, she said it was the best she'd ever had. Four stars and not five is because although everything was delicious, we had a couple pieces of teriyaki chicken that were overly charred. More dry than tender. Everyone there was working hard. It was hot in there but the cashiers... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, Asian, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1610 Haleukana, Unit A, Puhi, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-8990
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-245-2722

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?