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Ilima Terrace Restaurant

1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI
+1 808-240-6456
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“pancakes” (24 reviews)
“miso soup” (9 reviews)
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All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The breakfast buffet was very good. Some days the wait was up to a half hour but the service was very good. Plenty of breakfast options to choose from and the food was very good.

Thank Douglas R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ilima Terrace offers beautiful views and a thorough, delicious breakfast buffet. The only downside is the $35 cost — ouch.

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The breakfast buffet is wonderful ... especially the amazing omelets! We also enjoyed the shrimp entree for lunch very much. The staff is also very friendly! Thank you!

Thank Beverlitza
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our recent stay here, we enjoyed the daily breakfast buffet as part of our package. The service was outstanding and the food was really quite good for a buffet. Best tip is to go early before the crowds - you can have a quiet...More

Thank firewalkerranch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's very costly here for what you get. But the breakfasts and lunches are very tasty, service very good and a really relaxed vibe

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very busy breakfast spot bustling with hotel guests eager for all the buffet offerings. The buffet and table menu offer the usual breakfast items. The view is great as it opens up to a pond with swans making an occasional showing. But honestly, if you...More

Thank cameragirl555
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We tried the breakfast ordered off of the menu one morning and the breakfast buffet another. Everything we ordered off the menu was fabulous although a little expensive. I highly recommend the Anahola Granola French Toast. The breakfast buffet had a really good variety of...More

Thank sbadOcca
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The food is absolutely delicious and a wide variety. DELICIOUS!!!!! he view is amazing and the service is impeccable but the birds...:( I heard they are going to put a net up- that would be great!

Thank MSimonovich
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I highly recommend getting the breakfast package if you're staying at the Grand Hyatt. The food is really good, and the view is spectacular. We spent our first breakfast taking a bunch of photos, it was that pretty. If you go early, they'll seat you...More

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We ate here once during our stay at the Grand Hyatt. The selections were good and the food very nicely presented. Views of the gardens and ocean are spectacular.

Thank GPBurdell67
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8 July 2017|
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Response from MargaretAurora | Reviewed this property |
Any age. There were many families with children and they ranged from babies to teenagers. The buffet was delicious and a lot of choices for children.
19 October 2015|
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Response from Theresa C | Reviewed this property |
We had a suite so there was a kitchen and it did have everything a kitchen would have, I know our room had a coffee maker, so they should have that. Our rooms had views that showed the pool, the lagoon and to the beach... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 05:59
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1571 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI
  • Public Transportation: Kauai Bus stops at the Hyatt.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-240-6456
Surrounded by tropical gardens, waterfalls and koi fish ponds, this open-air restaurant is a family favorite for breakfast and lunch, featuring both a la carte menus and a sumptuous breakfast buffet with freshly made omelets and pastries. Lunch menus feature fresh salads, sandwiches, heart-healthy selections and more. Offering breakfast and lunch daily.
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