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“Great place, but they're a bit greedy”

Tahiti Nui Restaurant
Ranked #11 of 47 Restaurants in Hanalei
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Drinks, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Dining
London, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Great place, but they're a bit greedy”
Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

A wonderful 'dive' with local ambience of yesteryear.
We had an excellent pork dish w sweet potato, and an unforgettable beet root salad.
We also had a fried Panko chicken dish which was under cooked an awfully sweet.
The fact that our change was never returned so we could decide on what to tip was pretty mean though and if I hadn't been in a good mood I'd have kicked up a fuss big time.
Still, worth the visit.

  • Visited June 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Fun, Dive bar”
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Great Local bar with sandwiches and beer! We were able to catch some baseball games that were playing too. What else do you need? Cute shops around to check out

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank ASA_81
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Bakersfield, California
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Auto 18% gratuity = No Service”
Reviewed 1 June 2014

We had a group of 10 so, they had to seat us in the back. The back seemed to be another restaurant for pizza. This was ok, even though it was dirty and we were sat next to an old broken down oven. Then came service. An older lady, who looked irradiated, brings us waters in plastic solo cups and spills it on the table and never came back to clean it up. Our waitress started out good until we asked for a clean fork and napkins. Our food took 50 minutes with no follow up from waitress. The group next to us ordered, ate and left before she ever came back with our food. On top of the service, the food was mediocre. I guess when you're getting a guaranteed gratuity for a large group, why even bother to give good service.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Stephanie M
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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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179 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere and a great pizza ...”
Reviewed 1 June 2014

We stopped after long day of adventure on Kauai - we enjoyed great mai tai's and an excellent pizza. We sat outside but there was really great Hawaiian music wafting out from the inside. The perfect way to end our day ...

Visited May 2014
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Thank Deb G
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Murphys, California
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Where's George?”
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Ya gotta go here for local color. Same musicians playing as in the movie (The Descendants). Had a great fish dish, friends had awesome pizza. Now have a wine bar next door which looks very nice.

Visited May 2014
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Thank Ruby M
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