About Kauai Grill - St. Regis - Hawaii
Comfortable yet elegant hideaway -- signature St. Regis sophistication realized far from home.
Sweeping views of Hanalei Bay and Bali Hai surround Kauai Grill. Kauai Grill combines a curated selection worldly appetizers, and entrees featuring highest quality of meats and freshest local fish available. Simply grilled preparations accompanied by bold condiments anchor the Kauai Grill experience at The St. Regis Resort Princeville.
Princeville, HI 96722
Contemporary American, Hawaiian, Fusion / Eclectic
Hours of Operation:
Open Tuesday through Saturday From 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
$50 and over
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
At the St Regis Bar:
Daily: Champagne sabering ritual at sunset.
Every night of the Week join us after the Champagne Sabering Ritual and indulge with a hand-crafted cocktail while listening to our nightly live music. Please note that window seating at Kauai Grill is at a first come basis. Your reservation will ensure a table in the dining room.
Complimentary Valet Parking if dining at the restaurant.
BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, High Tea, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Kauai Grill - St. Regis - Hawaii Ratings and Reviews
We love Jean-George restaurants so wanted to try this for an anniversary celebration. We were too late to enjoy the view which forced us to see the tired and dated decor. The food was excellent, the service was very good (although a little “hang loose”). It was an overall nice dinner but way overpriced for the serving size. We’ve eaten at great restaurants around the world and are not afraid to spend big money. But the value wasn’t there! Maybe it’s worth it with view. So maybe prices should be reduced after sunset? We live on O‘ahu and visit Kauai often. We won’t be back to this restaurant due to the prices.
We got a table in the middle of the room, I feel like they didn't give us a "good" table by the window since we are younger and they figured we didn't have money to actually pay for a nice meal here. There were places open by the window but we were kind of stuck in an area by ourselves which was odd to me. We went there with some of the party wanting the prix fixe menu but were told the whole table had to basically get it and agree on the same things so we weren't able to get it. The food came fairly quickly and was quite good, although for the price, you're definitely paying a lot for it being at the St. Regis. Spent just under $500 on champagne, meals and dessert for 3. I would probably go again one more time if I was going with people to get the prix fixe and just to see if they shoved me in a corner again.
On Kauai, this was our favorite restaurant...hands down. My husband and I celebrated our anniversary and the food and service were spectacular! We both had seafood entrees and appetizers which were creatively prepared and delicious. The ambiance of the restaurant was great and we were given a dessert commemorating our anniversary which was a nice surprise. I would recommend this as a "must do" dining experience.
Lily, Sequoia and Mark delivered outstanding service and the nicest and most delicious dinner of our week on the island. The table had that amazing view that we enjoyed all week and we look forward to our next stay at the St. Regis Princeville and dinner at the Kauai Grill. Thank you for our delicious Anniversary dinner!
Kauai Grill is located on one of the most beautiful pieces of property on the Island. But, this restaurant has zero windows. So, forget the view. All the food was excellent. Frank, our server, along with the server assistances were friendly, helpful and timely. Thank you all.
Food was excellent, service was good (although the pace could have been a little less rushed), we were glad there was just the two of us as the noise level was high and I don't think I could have heard someone on the opposite side of the table.
Expensive, be prepared to drop some $.
This was the last night for our 2 week honeymoon. I thought what a beautiful location to celebrate our marriage and our love. When we got to the restaurant, the manager of the restaurant brought us both outside and took pictures of the 2 of us and the background Bali High and the beautiful Hanalei Bay. That is how our dinner started and it just got better from there. After we sat at the table that brought us a complimentary glass of champagne, great touch. The food was off the chart great and the wait staff did not rush us at all. Great last night and great memories. Thank you Kauai grill.
The food was great and the view was beautiful... Though not sure if it is normal for the island but there were fruitflies in the dining room and the glass to view the sunset was dirty ... Both of these distracted from the experience but overall it was very good.
We have gone to the Kauai Grill 5 times in the past 6 years - first on our wedding night and then when we returned for our anniversaries. We always order the vegetarian tasting menu and the regular tasting menu. It seems like the tasting menus have increased in price and serving size. Four dishes plus dessert with about 3 ounces of wine per course is just too much. My dishes were Ahi Tartare (ahi and avocado swimming in soy sauce), 2 overcooked prawns wrapped in bacon, about 3 ounces of fish, about 3 ounces of steak and a full sized dessert of refreshing sorbet with meringue-y bits. The vegetarian tasting menu was: asparagus panna cotta (lovely gourmet starter, but a little too sweet), a large toasted bread-like cake topped with avocado, mushroom risotto (the best dish but not very unique), heavy sweet potato gnocchi with bolognese and ice cream with rich caramel sauce.
The same wines were served with both tasting menus, which was nice. If we would have known that, we may have shared a wine tasting pairing. We found a chardonnay that we liked; retail price is about $45. I expected to be more given the wine pairing was $105 each for 5 wines. They finished the meal with a complimentary glass of champagne for our anniversary. Thank goodness we were staying at the hotel.
It would be much better to offer fewer courses, smaller portions and a little less wine at a lower price. We also liked the approach used years ago better - the regular menu and vegetarian menus were the same preparations with seafood/meat in the regular menu and vegetables in the veg'y menu.
The ambiance was lovely with a fabulous view of Hanalei Bay and light music (much better than the loud techno pop played years ago). Service was attentive and top notch. It was nice that they presented my husband with a vegetarian menu without the need to ask for it (it was noted in the reservation).
The food was superb, scintillating to all the senses. I had the tasting menu, beautifully orchestrated & tasted. The service was on point, our server was Francis, & the views were to die for. What else can you ask for? When you visit Kauai, you will definitely pay more for everything, but this was well worth it. A great find at the St. Regis, a place to never disappoint.
I'm not sure if it is just that we have been to the grill so many times that we are jaded but it seems as though the creativity has taken a step back. We have the tasting menu most times and while the food was very good it just lacks the excitement I expect with the chefs menu.
We had the tasting menu. The third course was overcooked Fish (dry fish is terrible - especially with a mediocre sauce. The fourth and main course was a pedestrian dish consisting of a small fillet, mashed potatoes and broccoli, with mushrooms. The first try was sent back because the meat was overcooked . The second try was just boring. Dessert was a white chocolate (sugar) concoction that was too sweet to finish. All for $125 plus wine pairing - $100.
We had a great meal here last year - with a different chef de cuisine and manager. Its gone way wown hill.
Servers were good and attentive, but the rest of the staff were indifferent.
My Husband and I went to Kauai Grill on the Last evening of our Honeymoon and had the most amazing dining experience. The hostess's were were very friendly and called us by name when we sat down and were leaving the restaurant; our waiter took us outside to a private spot for a few minutes before dinner to watch the sunset and relish in our last evening in paradise which was beyond amazing; our meals were superb and I am still talking about how good everything was 2 weeks after! We both highly recommend that anyone going and staying on Kauai go here to celebrate love and life!
Food was excellent so the chef deserves hi praises. My medium rare steak was perfect. The service , while very friendly , was poor. They are poorly trained. They sat the 2 of us at a table for 6 first . I said no. Then they moved me to a 2 person table with a spot light above. Way too bright. Got my steak before steak knife delivered. Just poorly trained staff. But excellent food and nice people.
I will recommend this restaurant to others, but mainly only because it is one of very few nice restaurants on Kauai. We had heard good things and were excited to experience it, however, we had poor service and the food was nothing special. We had high hopes and were relatively disappointed. Our waiter was inattentive and did not care about providing us with good service.
My husband and I ate at Kauai Grill for the first time 8 years ago. We have maintained that the meal we had that evening was the best meal we have ever eaten. Last night we took 4 of our kids for my birthday and it was just as outstanding as we remembered it to be! They took impeccable care of us and every bite was a work of art. 100% worth the splurge! Thank you for such a memorable evening! This is still my favorite restaurant on the planet!
Me and my wife were here for our honeymoon. The view was phenomenal but they made the whole experience very special. We were taken outside by the staff to take pictures of us, for us. They gave us free Champaign and even the dessert had a congratulations message. It’s pricey but worth it and the food is very good. And I must say their music was great if you’re into indie, electo love pop. Great spot.
Very fine dining experience with exceptional service. Davids suggestions for the wine pairing with the "Tasting menu" were spot on! Service was attentive yet not intrusive. All of the staff were to be commended but David who is manager and a somellier, went above and beyond to create a special evening!
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