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Smith Family Garden Luau

3-5971 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1435
+1 808-821-6895
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“coconut cake” (13 reviews)
“teriyaki beef” (25 reviews)
“rice pudding” (16 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 16:00 Hours
Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3-5971 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1435
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Reviewed today via mobile

We have tried many luaus through our many Kauai visits in many different places on island and we find this one works the best for us. They have a free resort pickup at our resort and once at the luau site it was fun to...More

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not just a great and generous luau, but such a beautiful place to visit, with flowers, train ride, peacocks etc. and very well organized. Highlight for me was seeing my granddaughter dance the hula in celebration of her birthday. :)

Thank kayteedid
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I cannot say enough about the Smith Family!!! Amazing hospitality and dedication to keeping me gluten free. I booked online and then sent me an email within 24 hours of booking that told me what was gluten free on the buffet and asked me to...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The grounds are very pretty. The food wasn't anything to write home about, just average of less. Felt like cattle at feeding time. The show was well worth attending.

Thank Stu S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our family’s first trip to Kauai and first luau, and Smith’s came recommended. The scenery is beautiful- the grounds are phenomenal. The dinner was great - regardless of some reviews I’ve read, the food was really good. The Mai Tais are watered down,...More

Thank Edward K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent luau evening! We arrived just after 5 pm on a Friday and walked around the gardens -- the signs identifying the various exotic plantings were rather old/faded, but the plants themselves had a nice variety of colors, shapes and sizes. We also liked...More

Thank georgephilip321
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The luau was fantastic. First there is an Imu ceremony followed by delicious food and drinks. The show following the meal is top notch. This was our second time here and we enjoyed it each time.

Thank suep1718
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since this was my very first Luau, I don't really have anything to compare it to. It was a fun and interesting experience. Now I've watched many luaus on the travel channel and there are room for improvements. First, I wish that we could spend...More

Thank RainbowCowboy
Reviewed 14 June 2018

We went for the luau, and enjoyed their hospitality. The senior Smith family leader is the MC and introduces himself, and how the night will proceed. The free mai tais were VERY weak. The steak was awesome, as was the cucumber salad and desserts. the...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 13 June 2018

I don't know how they did it, but they made an excellent luau better. This was our second time here and it was better than the first. The grounds are beautiful and you are given a tour before dinner. Open bar and excellent food. What...More

Thank Donald H
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Kathleen O
15 July 2018|
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Response from HRIII | Reviewed this property |
I wish I could give you a definitive answer, but your best option is to call them and find out firsthand.
8 June 2017|
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Response from jonbinx | Reviewed this property |
no military discounts but prices are very reasonable
Camille B
8 May 2017|
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Response from Gary B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the have accommodations for wheel chairs and walkers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-5971 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1435
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-821-6895
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