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Tidepools

1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9402
+1 808-240-6456
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hawaiian catch” (88 reviews)
“opah” (136 reviews)
“prime rib” (120 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Polynesian, Contemporary, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9402
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1 - 10 of 1,940 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

best mai-tai i had on kauai, and the food was very good, starting with the rolls with truffle butter. we enjoyed the seafood plate with the various selections and the kids meals were good too.

Thank globeHopper56
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed at the Grand Hyatt for our Kauai trip, so it made sense to check out the restaurant on-site. I would highly recommend Tidepools for both guests of the hotel, and people staying elsewhere. It's expensive, but the food was delicious and the atmosphere...More

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 3 days ago

The restaurant is built around a koi pond, it's lovely!! My boyfriend had the lobster which was excellent! I had a salad which was also excellent!!! I gave it a 4 because the service could have been better being a fine dining, expensive restaurant.

1  Thank kendracw
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great meal included prime rib ( medium), lobster and scallops with a great glass of wine. Great atmosphere with water surrounding the restaurant. Rob was attentive to our meal requirements. Always love coming bavk when we're in kauai

Thank Cory L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Surrounded on almost all sides by a beautifully arranged fishpond with colorful carps, this restaurant is special. It is located on the grounds of the Grand Hyatt, along the picturesque beach-side walk. The food is great from soup to nuts (and desert), the service is...More

Thank Grandpa284
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It has always been a beautiful romantic venue, and is known for a special setting. But our recent dinner was spectacular. We took our server’s (Dallas) recommendation on the evening special of opakapaka. It sat on a creamy risotto and included large shrimp and scallops....More

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent service as well as food. Nice quiet evening while looking over the koi ponds. The staff were very attentive and explained the menu very well. Highly recommend!

Thank EDWARD L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing time although being vegetarian could not enjoy seafoods. Service was excellent. Awesome place to spend your evenings.

Thank Shilpa G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok to start we lived the food and view. It's an amazing property. However. There were 2 idiot bartenders and another server who kept joining them behind the bar to serve (count them) 3 customers. 2 hostesses standing around pretending to be important and 1...More

1  Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff here, from the host to the cocktail server to our eventual server, were polite, knowledgeable, timely, and aware. Kekoa, our server, helped us with the menu and made our visit the highlight event of our honeymoon. Both fish entrées (macadamia-banana Mahi Mahi and...More

2  Thank Justin B
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Proudebel
3 April 2018|
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Response from Randy S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as the others have already replied they do. They will usually ask when you call if you're celebrating an occasion.
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Guylaine H
16 January 2018|
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Response from Emily Claire F | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think it would be a problem at all.
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sgear52
24 October 2017|
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Response from Charles T | Reviewed this property |
Ditto. In any case, do advise the kitchen not to overlook the fish and lobster...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1571 Poipu Rd, 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9402
    (Ainako)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-240-6456
  • E-mail
Description
Embrace the tempting combination of contemporary Hawaiian cuisine served in a unique Hawaiian setting. Thatched-roof bungalows float above a koi-filled lagoon at the base of a waterfall to create romantic ambiance. Inspired by local ingredients and the rich culinary traditions of Hawaii
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