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About Kauai Pasta Kauai

At Kauai Pasta, we take great pride in our food. We believe that food tastes best when it"s made fresh using only the finest quality ingredients. All of our sauces, dressings and desserts are made daily in our kitchens. When creating Kauai Pasta, we set out to establish a restaurant that people could dine at more than just once in a while. We did this by crafting a menu that was both affordable and diverse, offering everything from simple pasta dishes to extravagant steak entrees created by our team of talented chefs. On this site you will find the most current menus for both locations as well as a wine list with some of the most delectable varietals available. Be sure to check back soon, as we update our menus seasonally with new entree selections. In addition, we offer holiday menus and special wine pairing dinners.

4-939B Kuhio Hwy.
Kapaa, HI 96746
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Tapas / Small Plates, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Hours of Operation:

Lunch: Mon-Sun 11am-5pm
Dinner: Mon-Sun 5pm-9pm

Cross Street:
none (highway frontage)

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(808) 822-7447

Website:
http://www.kauaipasta.com/

Catering:
Whether your event is formal or casual, Kauai Cuisine will make sure your dining experience is unforgettable. With our specialized catering service, we can cater your private event at almost any location on Kauai. Everything from weddings to corporate events to private beachside dinners for two, our team of professional chefs and event planners are available to help you put together a dining event that your guests will be talking about for years to come. Contact Kauai Cuisine for more information: info@kauaicuisine.com

Executive Chef:
Jeffery Aguinaldo

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Kauai Pasta Kauai Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.2

service

4.0

ambience

3.5

value

3.9

Noise

Quiet

78% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (8)
Comfort Food (7)
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Good for a Date (6)
Neighborhood Gem (5)
Good for Anniversaries (4)
Business Meals (4)
Local Ingredients (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Authentic (2)
Good for Birthdays (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Fun (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Romantic (2)
Special Occasion (2)
Bar Seating (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Organic (1)
People Watching (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Tapas (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 16, 2018

Great Italian food! Kid friendly! Nice and relaxing dining!

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·Dined on January 9, 2018

Food was good!! Feeling annoying that they refuse to split checks. The noise level was out of control.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on January 7, 2018

The place is very outdated, waitress took 30 minutes to acknowledge us. We had to flag her down to place our order. Food was good, atmosphere was horrible and the layout of the restaurant was all chopped up. Super weird.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Good food, lousy service and noise that was unbearable. Avoid the center room if you want to enjoy your meal.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 2, 2018

The front of the house is unorganized. The food is decent but the pizza was too salty, spinach and artichoke dip was bland, at least the caprese was good. They also ran out of a couple dishes.

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 (Dublin)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Excellent lunch experience today! The service was friendly and quick. Our food was delicious. Members of our party had salad, pasta, and a panini. We especially enjoyed the daily lunch special options. Great food, great value! I’m sure we will return soon.

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 (Manitoba)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Great service and food was good value for the quantity

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 (Calgary)·Dined on December 29, 2017

The ambience of the restaurant itself was old and outdated. But the winning factor would be the food. I’d highly recommend the butternut squash. It was one of the best meals I’ve had while being on the island. I do recommend sitting away from the front desk if possible as their phone repeatedly rings at a higher than necessary volume. Overall good experience.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Not bad Italian. My issue was that half of our meals came out lukewarm, but maybe we caught them on a bad night.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Great neighborhood eatery. Wonderful good at reasonable prices.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 19, 2017

In all honesty, I was pretty disappointed. I had read all of the reviews and deemed that this place would be a 50/50 shot of impressing me. But I decided to give it a chance anyways. My fiance and I were celebrating our engagement and I wrote it as a note when I made the reservation but when we got there, it wasn't even acknowledged. On top of that, our food took longer to come out than the table who was seated after us, even though we ordered the same exact 2 appetizers. I wondering if they gave our appetizers to that table first by mistake? Also, the food itself was not worth the price. I got the pesto chicken pasta and my fiance got the steak; both of which were very dry. Needless to say, we will not be coming back when we visit Kaua'i again. This place is very overpriced and the value for the price isn't exactly worth it at all.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on December 6, 2017

FOOD WASN'T AS GOOD AS PREVIOUS VISITS. HOUSE PASTA WAS TASTELESS, CAESAR SALAD NOT ENOUGH DRESSING, BLAND TASTING. SERVICE WASN'T THE GREATEST. WAITRESS DIDN'T SEEM TO CARE. PRICES ARE HIGH FOR WHAT WE GOT.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 4, 2017

The food had good flavor but was lukewarm when it arrived. Our food arrived before our drinks. They comp a dessert even after we declined dessert. Not somewhere we would go back to.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great experience~ Delicious meal~ Kind staff~ Everything is good~ Happy memory~

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

the food was really good. Had the chicken Parm. excellent

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Cozy
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We ordered the Greek Pasta and the Kauai Ribeye Special, excellent. Definitely one of the best dinners we enjoyed on Kauai. We would go back again.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Awesome tasting house meat sauce - best I have had in a long time... My food could have been hotter - sent it back once and it was still only a bit hotter than warm, however, the waitress told us they comped that meal - a pleasant surprise. Service was good and the food was great - great Caesar salad as well and our waitress also removed a glass of wine from our bill that I disliked... Can't beat that!!! We'll be back!!

Tags: Comfort Food
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·Dined on November 6, 2017

Great food. The service was wonderful and the atmosphere was fantastic. Great experience!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Fun
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Needs a bit of a clean up but otherwise a great place. Food is consistently awesome and great service

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options
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·Dined on October 26, 2017

Great food, great atmosphere, but above all GREAT SERVICE! Mahalo nui!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Cozy
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 25, 2017

This is my first time to the Kapaa location. I didnt know the menus were different. Our server was Sy, he was excellent in following up with us and he provided such great service! The only downside is the parking is quite tight. A couple of cars had taken the handicap stalls with no handicap passes, so i ended up in an access aisle (i have a pass). So you just need to go early or anticipate no parking.

Tags: Fun, Local Ingredients, Casual, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Tapas, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Food was excellent and we went there for the authentic Italian cuisine. Staff very friendly even if they were a little under trained.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 19, 2017

We went for a late lunch and had the lunch special. It was a small pasta portion and a good size salad. It was all fresh and tasty and reasonable lunch prices, will have to try dinner next time.

Tags: Quick Bite, Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Sat in front area of restaurant, small and dark. Veal Marsala was bland, spaghetti with meat sauce was acceptable - just ok. Meatballs were dense and barely warm. Really cannot recommend. Would not return.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Great food and service. A little difficult to find but worth the effort.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 8, 2017

took 45 minutes to get our food, when we got it it was luke warm. Waitress never checked on us for more drinks or water.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 3, 2017

We celebrated a friend’s birthday.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Food quality was not as good this time. Steak was tough. Large party next to us was finished eating and kids screaming and running around, dishes falling on floor.. Staff didn’t do anything to help. Noise level too loud - couldn’t have a conversation with my family. Very Disappointed. Did not feel like we got what we paid for

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 (Portland)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Food was very good highly recommend short ribs they are amazing
Started with bruschetta which is very good
Waiter was very friendly and timely
Very nice dinner

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 18, 2017

The food was very good and plentiful. However, the staff did not make an effort to make us feel like we were guests in their "house". In addition, our waitress did not make an effort to engage and connect with us as guests. At the end of our dining, we walked through the front area and there were three hostesses there and not even one of them said mahalo or good buy. In summary: The dishes was plentiful but the staff lacks customer service training needed to keep customers coming back.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 18, 2017

Food was fine. Decent chicken parm but overpriced. Service was efficient but lackluster; server not really friendly and had no personality at all. Lights way too bright in dining room. We made a note in our reservation that is was our honeymoon and there was no acknowledgment, and nothing special done for our last meal in Kauai.

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·Dined on September 18, 2017

The meal was great, the service was excellent and everything came out quickly!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Cozy
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Food took a long time. Waited 30 minutes for salad and appetizers. Main course came around 20 minutes first course. Food tasted great when it finally arrived.

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·Dined on September 17, 2017

Awesome food and service, as family traditions we celebrate birthdays at favorite restaurants
we come to enjoy a simple but pleasant pasta dinner. Also not to forget the awesome wait staff at the restaurant .......... Would definitely recommend to other friends and guests to try it ..

Tags: Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Romantic
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·Dined on August 28, 2017

I took a client of mine out for lunch and it was late, and they were STILL SERVING which is wonderful! We had delicious food and a nice conversation.
I was especially thrilled with the COLD A/C, since it was so hot and humid outside, we were delirious.
Thanks Kauai Pasta for being open.!

Tags: Casual, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Fun, Authentic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 22, 2017

food was OK. Temperature in the restaurant varied. First room was very nice but feels crowded. Middle room had more space but was a little cool. Back room - bar was very cold. Not enjoyable for eating. The menu is standard Italian and the special ravioli sounded great. The chef overdid tinkering with the entree and the candied walnuts, bacon, burnt butter sauce did not work together. The ravioli was undercooked as was my wife Greek pasta.

Tags: Casual, Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Tapas, Comfort Food, Bar Seating
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·Dined on August 18, 2017

Food was very good, tasty and not pricey.
On the other hand the cocktails were a bit over priced.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Gluten Free Options, Business Meals, Casual, Great for Lunch
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on August 16, 2017

Loco Moco was delicious!

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·Dined on July 31, 2017

Need better parking. Almost left due to lack of parking spaces and none available at our reservation time. Had to wait for someone across the street to come move their vehicle in order to find parking.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Authentic, Romantic
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·Dined on July 23, 2017

The white wine steamed clam sauce was awesome. Rich and spicy! Also had the Ribeye steak which was decent. Tiramisu was a good finish. Waitress was very good and just attentive enough. Only negative was I felt rushed.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Fun, Fit for Foodies
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