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KINTARO Japanese Restaurant

4-370 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1424
+1 808-822-3341
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (290 reviews)
“teppan yaki” (23 reviews)
“hand rolls” (11 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:30 Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
4-370 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1424
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had read reviews here about tourists feeling they had been overlooked when trying to eat here. Not sure if that’s what happened tonight but we came to Kintaro eager for some sushi. When we checked in, the hostess said it would be a few...More

Thank CalifTravelerOne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here at the recommendation of our tour guide on the mountain tubing adventure. It was filled mainly with locals on a Friday night and we were lucky to grab a spot at the sushi bar since we didn't have reservations. The sushi was...More

Thank Meredith_Parrish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sashimi is my favorite and theirs was buttery and fresh. Melts in your mouth almost. My boyfriend ordered 4 different rolls and they were all great too. Service was fast and friendly. So overall I thought it was a wonderful sushi place.

Thank Iry B
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Our party of 4 had reservations and we were seated right away. Service was prompt and helpful. Few vegetarian options, but sashimi and rolls were good. If you are looking for a view this is not your restaurant.

Thank hermosamary
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We decided to try Kintaro, as we were in the mood to have Japanese food one night. We arrived early 5:15 before opening as they were not taking reservation when we called. There was a line of close to 20 people waiting for the restaurant...More

Thank Swede9
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I went to this restaurant for dinner with some friends. The temperature inside is very cold that looks like to be in Alaska; We were freezing. When we came inside the waiter told us that for get a table we needed to wait for 1...More

Thank Davide B
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We were here on a saturday night and it appeared we were the only tourists eating that night. There were quite a few parties going on and family celebrations. Absolutely a local spot. We did the trepan yaki, but they also have sushi and regular...More

Thank NickellFamilyTravel
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Took family there for dinner and had horrible tempura... batter barely cooked! Sushi rolls were just blah. Miso soup too watered down. Very disappointed.

Thank AZ_mom
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Delicious teriyaki beef. The service was exceptional. Pretty pricy but then, this IS Hawaii. The downside is this place is so popular it is hard to find parking and the wait to get in is long.

Thank kayteedid
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We have been coming here for years and have been here twice already this vacation. We had the local catch with tempura which has been delicious, along with half portion Hanalei roll which seems we always have to have! Every think we have eaten here...More

Thank Phil M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-370 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1424
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-822-3341
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