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Merriman's Poipu

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2829 Ala Kalani Kaumaka St # G-149, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-8571 (Poipu Road)
+1 808-742-8385
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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Toronto, Canada
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I would rate this 3.5 stars if I could Fries were overdone The buns were amazing on the burgers. The bke burger was interesting. The pig and egg and kimchi were all quite good but the burger itself was nothing special Service was average.

Thank cossy83
Maple Ridge, Canada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our second visit to the downstairs for pizza. The service was prompt and friendly and the pizzas were out of this world. Minimal sauce and just enough cheese plus fresh ingredients on a thin crust. The price was reasonable too.

Thank steve16051955
Okanagan Falls, Canada
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were looking forward to another excellent meal on Kauai and were not disappointed by our selections. However, the same, or very similar can be had at so many other restaurants within a 20 min drive for 2/3 the price of this establishment. Not worth a return visit imo.

Thank drew f
Edmonton, Canada
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Merriman's is simply the best, hands down. We eat there every time we go to Kona, and just tried the one in Poitou. We were not disappointed. Great food, great service, beautiful decor, fantastic wine list. You cannot go wrong.

Thank Debannes
Las Vegas, Nevada
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988 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 478 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was such a disappointment. We stopped in for a late dinner, mainly because it looked like there was no wait. Well, now we know why. We were seated at a high top in the bar despite the restaurant being almost completely empty. That would have been OK except there was a group of guys there that were so loud... More 

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Kauai, Hawaii
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a reservation at another restaurant for Thanksgiving, but discovered when we arrived that they weren't serving the Thanksgiving menu until later in the day. Wanting turkey, we left and frantically scrambled to find another option for our dinner. Merriman's was able to accommodate us for their dinner. The meal included a mushroom soup, appetizer, turkey and all the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came for lunch at the Big Island location. Excellent service, very well prepared food and I would not hesitate to come back. Looking forward to trying their Maui location in the future. We ordered the grilled fish entre, soup of the day (pumpkin), the Big Island Tomato, Avocado and arugula salad. They also have a decent wine menu, that... More 

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San Francisco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are two Merriman's locations in this shopping center. We had lunch at the burger and pizza place. Each of us had a different pizza but we were equally disappointed. Yes, pizza is subjective and there are so many different styles. However, we were disappointed with this style of half-naked pie lined with "stripes" of sauce or toppings. We did... More 

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Park City, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ate upstairs, waitress very attentive. One of the best meals i've had on the island. Fish cooked perfectly and the garlic potatoes was a great side with it. The sauce was very tasty. We did have one person with allergies and it was hard for her to be comfortable eating anything but salad and potatoes as they didn't display a... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate here our first night in Hawaii and loved it! I ordered the Roasted Hamakua Mushroom Pizza and my husband got the Local Gourmet Cheeseburger. Both were delicious. The truffle oil on the pizza was delicious, and the burger was outstanding. Also tried the Lilikoi Mojito and it was so tasty. We ate here a second time we liked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
International, American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2829 Ala Kalani Kaumaka St # G-149, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-8571
    (Poipu Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu>  > Koloa
  • Neighbourhood: Koloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-742-8385
In a casual yet elegant setting of an Old Hawaii Plantation, Chef-Owner Peter Merriman serves his unique style of Hawaii Regional Cuisine in Kauai's Poipu. A pioneer in the "Farm to Table" concept, Peter serves only the freshest products, at least 90% of which are locally grown or caught, using only sustainable methods. His international menu items are prepared in a manner that highlights the natural flavors of these fresh and local foods. Located in Poipu, we feature both mauka (mountain) and makai (ocean) views as well as sunset views over the Kukui'ula resort. We offer a premium bar upstairs, a downstairs cafe for casual dining, and over 1,000 bottles of wine in our cellar. Our facilities can host private parties and meetings. Our aloha-friendly staff, with a food and beverage knowledge second to none, will ensure that you have an extraordinary dining experience.

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