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“Taco Tuesday”
Review of Duke's Kauai

Duke's Kauai
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Ranked #5 of 120 Restaurants in Lihue
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$30
Cuisines: Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Shoreline Access
Transit: Bus stop on Rice Street
Description: On the sand at Kalapaki Beach, Duke’s is dedicated to legendary surfer Duke Kahanamoku, Hawaii’s Ambassador of Aloha. The restaurant’s open-air design offers stunning, sweeping ocean views while the 30 foot waterfall plunges into a koi pond below that meanders through the tables. Enjoy a leisurely lunch, romantic dinner, or tropical cocktail in a fun, friendly atmosphere.
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Taco Tuesday”
Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

Good place for pau hana drinks. Take clients to lunch or for a sunset dinner over looking the bay. Tuesday taco specials and the flat bread pizza is also good.

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Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Really good food, nice location”
Reviewed 13 May 2014

We went here for Mother's Day. It was crowded, but service was really good and the food was very good--lots of fish choices and ways to prepare them. It's expensive, but get a table along the railing and enjoy the view on a special occasion. Only thing to be aware of -- parking is a bit of a nightmare, so get there early. Reservations necessary.

  • Visited May 2014
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Ripon, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Amazing fish tacos”
Reviewed 9 May 2014

My wife had fish tacos and tried some type of hamburger for which I was sorry. The fish tacos were out of this world! Be sure to ask for "hot salsa" or "hot pico de gallo". I'm not sure what they called it but it was amazing. We are back home now trying to replicate it. We went back the next day before our cruise ship left and ate again.

  • Visited April 2014
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Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Excellent Food and Unmatched View!”
Reviewed 6 May 2014

We were staying at the Kauai Marriot Resort, so this was the closest restaurant. Lucky for us it proved to also be the best! We ate here four times, enjoyed happy hour a couple of times, and always enjoyed the view and the service every time! Probably the best meal I had was the special at the downstairs bar area … fresh local fish encrusted with macadamia and served with rice and asparagus. I really don't know how to describe it, but it was the best fish dish ever! My husband was a special fan of the Duke's Mai Tai, too.

  • Visited April 2014
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“Excellent food and cocktails”
Reviewed 3 May 2014

We ate here several times whilst staying at the Marriott Kauai. The barefoot bar had great bar food such as korean tacos and chicken wings. The upstairs restaurant had great ahi tuna and a salad bar with all main meals. Pricing was good. Would also recommend the pineapple mojito and the Duke's mai tai

Visited April 2014
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