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Gaylord's at Kilohana

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3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, 3-2087 Kaumuali'i Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9505 (Nuhou)
+1 808-245-9593
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11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 13:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
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Dearborn, Michigan
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Four of us had a beautiful evening at Gaylord's. Wouldn't say it's a five star but we had a very nice time. Services was great, food was great, and the setting very beautiful. Try it, you will like it!

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Napa, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Dine in the historic home of the largest sugar plantation. Great shopes also. The food is excellent and the tropical cocktails are deliicious.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner and the romantic ambience. I recommend going a bit early to enjoy a drink in the cozy lounge.

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1 Thank cmsjbc2013
Onalaska, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stopped here during my last day on the island... I had a solo brunch at the bar in the lounge. Rachael, the bartender, was fantastic company -- funny, sweet, and gave me some great suggestions for sightseeing that day. The $10 all-you-can-drink mimosas were a great value. Brunch was a little pricey but TOTALLY worth it. The malasada doughnuts... More 

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LAGRANGE, GA
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the atmosphere and service was great! We had the pork roast and shared it. The courtyard setting was beautiful and romantic. We also had ahi tuna appetizer but it was a little on the fishy side and we had a caprese salad as well.

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Thank WOOZY
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Not impressed at all, Luke warm dinner arrived with 5 minutes of ordering. Very limited selection. ambiance was nice but will not go back

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Thank Julie H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't like this place the 2nd time I went. It was nice the first time. But a guy name Bill was very rude. I don't recommend this place to visit. Thumbs down.

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Bethesda, MD
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dropped over here for lunch on a rainy, overcast day. The food was excellent. I had the catch of the day and my wife had a vegetarian sandwich. We both had passionfruit tea. Afterwords we wandered around the various rooms that had local crafts for sale. I went to the rum tasting which was a lot of fun. I'm... More 

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Thank Lubran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Gaylord's is fantastic. We often go there for happy hour. Their Mai Tai is the best on the island. They follow the original 1944 Trader Vic recipe using Koloa Rum. They even have a cane press and press their own sugar cane for the simple syrup. They also have $5 pupus. Gaylord's also has a Sunday brunch that is amazing.... More 

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Kennewick, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Lihue to visit the rum factory. When we found out there were no tours at the factory we decided to eat lunch here for convenience. This turned out to be a nice older place and the food and service were excellent. We would eat here again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$36
Cuisine
American, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Waitstaff, 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, Seating, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 13:30
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, 3-2087 Kaumuali'i Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9505
    (Nuhou)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-245-9593
Description
Gaylord's offers one of Kauai's most beautiful settings for lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch. Located on the ground floor of the historic Kilohana Plantation home, diners are seated around an open-air courtyard with views of the plantation grounds and Mt. Waialeale in the distance. Our kitchen uses only the freshest, seasonal ingredients supporting our local farmers and fishermen. Our 67-acre sustainable farm provides much of the produce and herbs used in our dishes and cocktails. Menu items include starters like fresh Ahi Poke, Seafood Spring Rolls and Organic Greens Salads; Local Fish, Meat and Vegetarian Entrees; and Banana Cream Pie for Dessert! After your meal take a walk around the Kilohana grounds, shop in our assorted boutiques, visit the rum shop or take a ride on the plantation train. Join us at Gaylord's to enjoy the best of what Kauai has to offer in island food and experience. Call for reservations and details on weekly entertainment. Memorable by day...Unforgettable by Night.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?