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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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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.0

ambience

3.5

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

85% would recommend it to a friend

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Cozy (8)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Business Meals (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Authentic (5)
Special Occasion (5)
Good for Anniversaries (4)
Bar Seating (4)
Fun (4)
Romantic (4)
Good for Birthdays (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Tapas (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Healthy (1)
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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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vip
 (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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vip
 (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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vip
 (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.

1 person found this review helpful.
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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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 (Hawaii)·Dined on July 23, 2017

Great service and helpful staff.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Due to the large size of our party, we got stuck with the loud drunks & screaming babies. It was unfortunate that they accepted multiple large parties at the same time, the kitchen just couldn't handle, nor could our wait staff. Waited 30 min between salad & main meal....it's just lasagna & pizza.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 16, 2017

Great meal with excellent service. Homemade fettuccini and garlic bread were outstanding.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on July 15, 2017

It's always great to find a place that knows and understands about gluten free for celiacs. The good was great, and so was the service.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Gluten Free Options
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Had reservation,and was seated right away. For a busy resort town, I was pleasantly surprised the restaurant was not over run and spilling waiting people outside. Food was great, had baked brie and calamari appetizers, asparagus Au-gratin side to share, rib eye special - would have given 5 stars except the asparagus was not cooked/prepped correctly - some bites were fibrous and inedible. Rest of family had Margherita pizzas, which they said they liked. Drinks were unique and tasty - Thai Pineapple martini was creative and a new mix of flavors I had not tasted before - I got the last of it unfortunately, strange to run out so early in the evening, I heard others asking for it. The Elderberry & Sage was also creative an new, only downfall was for the price, there should have been more than a couple of sips of liquor and much less ice. Server Rebeca was the only server we could see. She did a great job and answered every question regardless of how busy she was. Not much atmosphere or ambiance, but we were hungry and there to eat. 3 adults, 1 child, $200 and we enjoyed it.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 29, 2017

We eat here every time we come to kauai. The pesto is house made with macadamia nuts. Delicious!

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients
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 (Denver)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Food was excellent, as always. Our table was ready promptly when our party of five arrived at our 7:15 reservation time. Hostess was most accommodating in moving us to a different room, at our request, because the first table/room was too chilly for us.
Knowledgeable server (Rebecca) , good service.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on June 16, 2017

Less than a mile from our hotel. Great meal. Linguine & clams is always a go to for me. This one was absolutely different than the "brothy" ones I'm use to and it was absolutely delicious. Very light creamy base. Plenty of clams. Only reason food didn't get a "5" was: how does a restaurant that claims homemade Cesar dressing , not have anchovies to serve with the salad?
Arugula salad with warm goat cheese was very good.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on June 10, 2017

We arrived before our reservation and was seated right away. The place was not full, only 1 other table was occupied. We waited 1 hour and ten minutes for the food! I ordered the chicken Parmesan, which came out Luke warm. I guess it took that long to defrost it! And the pesto pasta that came with it was cold! Terrible! Do not go here!

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on May 28, 2017

Food was excellent. Service Great!!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on May 15, 2017

Great food and service. Would recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Mothers day

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 6, 2017

We were craving a good Italian meal and found it here. The pesto chicken was fantastic. I liked that it was made with Macadamia Nuts instead of the traditional pine nuts I'm used to. I also really liked that that it was served over fettuccine alfredo. The pasta was al dente and it was nice to blend the pesto with the alfredo sauce for a few bites.

My husband had the lasagna which he enjoyed as well.

Our only complaint is that we were seated in the back lounge area where two loud females at the bar carried on throughout our meal. There was also a screaming child in the front dining room so I think we got the better of the two.

Would definitely come back on future trips and recommend to anyone looking to satisfy their craving for Italian.

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