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Kauai ONO 560

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5-5086 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-634-3244
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ahhhhh-mazing!! If you are on the northern part of the island, BOOK THIS NOW! They only operate on Tuesday and Wednesday nights so make a reservation. This is farm to table dining under a white tent with communal table seating. For 5 courses, you can't beat the price and it is perfectly portioned. How they are able to time everything... More 

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Grand Rapids, Mi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a beautiful location outside in a tent under soft lighting. It was a predetermined 5 course menu. The chef did a great job! While the courses are different twist on basics, the chef does a great job of perfecting unique flavors that are delicious and not polarizing to a large audience. The service was great and beyond accommodating... More 

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Minneapolis
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to experience farm to table cuisine in Kauai. It was a great change of pace from the touristy restaurant scene. I thoroughly enjoyed trying some of the local foods in creative preparations. It's maybe not quite on par with what you might get in more sophisticated, foodie cities, but it was still very good. We... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This was an amazing experience! We sat down at sunset in perfect temps and immediately made new friends. We enjoyed 5 courses of delicious local food as we sipped wine (its a BYO) and chatted and laughed with all the people around us. The portions were somewhat small but we left with the perfect amount of food in our bellies.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

My friends and our children go to Kauai every summer and this was our second time at Kauai Ono. There is a great communal atmosphere and the food is delicious. It is magical to be eating under the stars. It is the best of what is great about Kauai - really one of a kind. [First timers note - this... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

One of a kind experience, delicious and fresh food that was picked that morning. Lovely to be seated next to strangers that forced you to talk and get to know each other. Beautiful sunset.

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San Jose, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

No point in me going over the menu from our visit because they plan menus based on what is fresh and available. Expect lots of innovation. Do not expect to go and ask for something prepared especially for you. I have never run into this, but if you find something done wrong with the dish they present, I am sure... More 

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New Rochelle, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Someone told us about this amazing, unique dining experience located in Princeville. The chef offers 1-2 dinner per week and reservation held with a credit card are required. The meal is a price fix 6 course meal with no menus. The chef makes local, in season food righ out of his state of the art gourmet kitchen located in a... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

This was the most delicious dinner we had while on the island! The concept is fun and creative and knowing all of the ingredient were local was great. The chef combines them in creative ways. The only drawback was the amount of bugs later in the evening, even if you had used bug spray. However, we would definitely go back... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Funky high end experience under a tent, next to highway with plenty of bugs. Locally sourced food is good but overrated compared to other farm to tables meals I've experienced on the mainland. I love tasting menus but both my husband and myself left hungry...which is no bueno considering the price point ($60pp). The experience is good for tourists interested... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-5086 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-634-3244

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