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Christmas dinner on Kauai

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Christmas dinner on Kauai

We are spending Christmas at the Marriott Kauai Beach Club and would like some recommendations for Christmas dinner for a group of 7. Doesn't need to be fancy, just memorable!

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1. Re: Christmas dinner on Kauai

Duke's Canoe Club would be my pick, it is right there in the hotel.

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2. Re: Christmas dinner on Kauai

My choice would be Plantation Gardens in Poipu for the beautiful setting and good food.

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Christmas would be a very special dinner out for us, and we would probably go to upstairs Dukes for prime rib, and a more bit of upscale dining.

However, we love downstairs at Dukes Canoe Club, and are there sometimes on Taco Tuesday nights. Both will be great.

And no driving, but do get reservations well ahead of time, or the luster can be lost sitting around waiting for a table.

Now plantation gardens would be right up there on the top of the list, we like it there a lot. But Dukes is just across the road...however....hmmmm.


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Dukes (upstairs only) would be my choice for no stress and not having to worry about drinking and driving ( I had Xmas Eve dinner there a few years back and it was wonderful) but I would also add 22North into the mix. Beautiful grounds and I bet they have lovely Xmas decorations around the plantation home. That is only 15 minutes from The Marriott.

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You might also see if they're doing a buffet at the poolside restaurant that day. Those used to be very nice and not driving makes for an easier event and a short walk to the room or a pool lounger to sleep it all off.

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Aloha from Kaua'i!

We don't oftentimes go out to dinner on Christmas Eve or day, but when we do, we usually go to Duke's - it is such a great, casual atmosphere and such a beautiful view - we've always enjoyed it for special occasions.

I think especially on holidays like this, that many times involve people drinking and driving - good to stay as close to home as you can - and it is right there!

I love Duke's! I have a craving for their salad bar - need to go soon!

Malama Pono,


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The poolside buffet is lovely assuming the Marriott does it this year. There would be a good variety of well-prepared food in a nice outdoors setting.

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