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Kokee Lodge Restaurant

3600 Kokee Rd, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
+1 808-335-6062
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good37%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (56 reviews)
“cornbread” (39 reviews)
“coconut pie” (18 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3600 Kokee Rd, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While the food isn't out of this world, it's nice to be able to get eggs and sausage, or soup and sandwiches, in a rustic lodge with friendly employees. We never make the long drive up to the Kalalau lookout without stopping at the Kokee...More

Thank Theresa P
Reviewed 13 February 2018

stop here for a hot lunch or sandwich before heading out on a hike. return for pie and coffee when you pick up your mom who can't hike. we were able to enjoy our hike knowing mom was safe and warm in the lodge and...More

1  Thank r0adtripper62
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We explored the Waimea Canyon and near the top was the one and only place to eat. Glad we did as this was amazing. Great staff and the food was outstanding. Price was very reasonable. 👍👍👍

1  Thank lhansen84
Reviewed 10 January 2018

This is the ONLY place for food/drink at or near Waimea Canyon State Park. Luckily the selection is pretty good and the food is also good. We both had the turkey sandwich and some canned drinks. We tried the coconut pie but it was terrible....More

Thank trancemission
Reviewed 31 December 2017

The Chili is delicious, and the Coconut Mac Nut Pie is ridiculously decadent. We were staying at the nearby cabins. Unfortunately the restaurant closes before dinner, but they do take-out – perfect to store in the fridge and heat up later! They don’t have a...More

1  Thank Jim L
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

A state park is the last place we expected to find high quality espresso beverages. We were pleasantly surprised by the lattes prepared by the staff. The wait was well worth it.

Thank pickyhotelguy
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

On the way to the Kalalau Valley and Waimea Canyon lookout, you got to stop at this little restaurant and gift shop and museum. Decent food and friendly staff. There is a small gift shop in the restaurant and one in the museum next door....More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Best chili I've ever had & I'm a chili snob. Great service and fun entertainment. Enjoy! Colorado Sue

1  Thank Klauswaz
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped here after a trip up into Waimea Canyon and was so happy to see all the improvements since our last visit a while ago! Very pleasant and efficient and responsive staff, excellent food, and a very pleasant place for a bite to eat. The...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant and gift shop are located next to the Kokee museum. So after looking around the wonderful museum we came here to get a sandwich. You order at either the bar or the coffee shop if you want to take out. Or you can...More

Thank mwooduk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3600 Kokee Rd, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-335-6062
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