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Brennecke’s Beach Broiler
Offering a robust menu of salads, gluten free options, steak, and fresh, never frozen, seafood options every diner is sure to be pleased. Brennecke's is the only full service ocean view open air dining on Poipu Beach with daily happy hours from 2-5pm. Live music on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights starting at 5:00pm. Join us for weekend brunch, daily happy hour and dinner, or our world famous Mai Tai! Reservations highly recommended.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Crispy coconut breaded shrimp with creamy mango cocktail sauce and pickled ginger
with rice or mashed potatoes
Lettuce, Tomato, Onions, Cheese and Fries. Add Puku Dog's Famous Lemon Garlic Secret Sauce for $1.00
Hughs: friendliness of staff, poke tacos, dining room atmosphere, Covid preparedness.
Lows: the single worst mai tai I’ve ever had. You shouldn’t have high hopes for an $8 Mai tai, but to call it world famous is a bit much for a glass of canned juice with maybe a half ounce of rum on top.
Our food took forever ever, which they acknowledged with a feee dessert.
Two male waiters consistently had their masks below their nose. Ew.
Everything was excellent. The food was great although the Ono was slightly over cooked.
Great food ! Fresh and flavorful
We came the second day after Kauai opened up from covid and were so happy to see your restaurant open and serving with wonderful entertainment- thank you for a much needed mai tai after a long day of traveling and covid processing!
Every time we come to the island, we make Brennecke's our first stop for food. Next to the beach, it feels like coming home every time.
The staff was WONDERFUL. 65th birthday was fantastic. Maca nut pie was so special
best meal ever. for brunch. THANK YOU
MAHALO TO ALL THE STAFF.
Keith was excellent, very personable and Covid compliant.
Great food as always! Whwn on the South Shore of Kauai... A must stop for a great meal!
Shannon, our server(this time) was a delight. But we have always loved the staff; as locals we have brought friends here and make it a regular destination when we venture out to eat. Have especially enjoyed Chef Cody’s approach to food and people. We are fans!! The Schultz Family
Brennecke’s is one of the BEST restaurants on the South side. Hoku, the Manager is friendly and makes sure your experience is the perfect night out. Food is delicious, drinks are amazing and nightly entertainment is great. When in the Poipu area definitely a must to eat & drink and enjoy the breathtaking view.
The staff was friendly and welcoming. All exercised COVID 19 facemasks and gloves. The ambiance was excellent with a great view of the south shore. The drinks were to die for. The food was simply delicious and well portioned. The dessert was also great. And then to top it off, the bill was very reasonable.
We were so glad Brennecke's was open during this time (pandemic). It was wonderful-- open air, staff wearing masks, and customers, too, while moving through restaurant. Food and drinks were delicious. Just perfect.
For the most part the dinner was okay. My wife enjoyed her meal as I only needed to return my plate once because they didn’t serve it as it was agreed upon during my order. Because of this, my wife was forced to eat alone as I watched on. I also didn’t enjoy the fact that other that were seated around us were greeted, seated, and informed of the daily specials that were being offered. I’m sure the people seated on the two sides of us would give a great review, as we noticed they were well taken care of. Once my food came back out, it was satisfying although they needed to reheat my prime rib changing the desired temperature. On the upside, as a parting gift the individual I believed to be the manager offered us a birthday dessert after he noticed that his staff didn’t present one to us prior.
Great view and really good food. Friendly atmosphere and service. Poke tacos are a must have.
Great food, great service, Awesome Mai Tai’s. Great atmosphere and great view and a nice breeze flowing through. We have been cooped up for so long and Brennecke’s was our 1st choice for our dine in experience since opening back up because of covid-19. We will be back soon
We couldn't be happier to have you back, mahalo!
With reopening after restrictions, I was very happy to return to an old favorite. Food was extremely hot and fresh.
Mahalo, Mark! Glad to have you back.
So happy Brenneckes opened. The food was excellent as well as the service. Brenneckes is a Poipu landmark, so happy to be able to visit our favorite hangout🌴😊🌴
I’ve been coming to you Brennecke’s since I was six or seven years old. Now I bring my daughter every spring break. So happy this place is still around. The food is still absolutely amazing and so is the staff
Restaurant provided the perfect table for us. Food and service were excellent.
My husband’s Mai tai was very good. My drink was weak so I switch to the House red which was good. Good was tasty and plentiful. You have to walk to the second floor. A woman with a cane struggled to get upstairs.
Gorgeous sunset view. Great service great food and nice atmosphere. Our family loved it.
Our last day on the island. Great food!
My husbands Birthday. Food and service was great! It was great to be able to use open table as it’s usually packed!!🥰
They give Kamaaina discount! We enjoyed watching whales from our table. Thank you!
Your welcome and thank you for your visit with us. Aloha.
Brenneckes many times. Always a beautiful spot. Always good food. Tables a little small for the size of the plates. Somewhat crowded table.
Thank you Walt for your nice review. We have a small restaurant an we do our best to seat tables not too close together, but we do get busy from time to time. We are glad you continue to chose to dine with us. Aloha.
Great location, great casual atmosphere, great service.
Good variants in menu and good value. Staff is super friendly and helpful. This became our go to place from our first night in town. Have been back multiple times during our stay in Kauai.
Thank you Dave for the great review. We appreciate your commitment to our small family owned and operated restaurant. Aloha.
Delicious macadamia encrusted MahiMahi. Great views. Attentive server
We appreciate your business. Aloha.
Fun Hawaiian atmosphere , excellent, friendly service and delicious food.
Our first drinks took a long time....great location.
The staff was great! Great food and great view.
Thanks for the excellent 5 star review. Aloha.
Gave it a third try and find the food mediocre. Not bad, just meh....
Server, don’t remember his name but he sat down with us and had a friendly conversation. Granted it was towards closing and we were the last ones so don’t expect this sort of treatment. To me it makes me feel like a human. I have nothing but respect for the service industry. Fish and chips were really good. Pretty sure it was Marlin. Girl had salad it was good too. Late night night bite or you’re hungry after snorkeling at Poipu beach or surrounding show up here you’ll get taken care of. 🤙
Thank you so much for the excellent 5 star review! I will be sure to share your review with the entire staff at our next meeting. Aloha til next time.
The Risotto was fabulous! Stuffed mushrooms were pretty good too.
Thank you for your business and nice review. Aloha.
Brennecke's consistently provides great food -from appetizers to entrees. We visit Poipu every Winter and go to Brennecke's more often than any other restaurant on the island. The food, staff and ambiance is wonderful.
Janie we appreciate your continued support over the years and we are grateful to have amazing annual return guests such as yourself. We look forward to your next visit with us. Aloha.
Food was meh for dinner. We had lunch on another day and it was wonderful....
Thanks for the repeat business and nice review. We appreciate your business. Aloha.
Why reserve a table if you have to wait 30 minutes anyways?? Just walk in.
Sorry about the wait past your reservation time...that is unusual and we do watch that daily. Sometimes tables don't turn as fast as they "usually" do and we do our best to satisfy all of our guests. We apologize about the extended wait. Try us again and see that your original experience is not "typical" Reservations are always recommended and we do our best to hold window side tables for reservations. Sorry again. Aloha.
Enjoyed the Coconut Shrimp appetizer and Fish n Chips. The beautiful views and fresh food along with the super friendly staff will keep Brennecke’s on our list next trip back to Kauai!!!
Thank you so much for the excellent 5 star review and we too look forward to your next visit with us. Aloha.
Wonderful open and airy upstairs location with beautiful views and wind swept dining. Very kind hostess, great waiter, comfortable ambiance, fair to moderate fish (but pricey) but bland sides (broccoli and mashed potatoes). Gin and tonic was disappointing and watery, i told our waiter and asked for another stronger drink with dinner so orders me a double, doubled the volume, charged me an additional $5.75 for a total of $14.50. He then delivered a dilute, weak tasting, twice the volume gin and tonic mixture that was awful. Should have returned it but I was just tired of dealing with it and left. I would go again but would stick with canned beer and enjoy the location/ambiance
Sorry about the poor bar experience during your visit. Our entire staff, especially our bar staff is among the best island wide. We do care and are grateful you'd still return despite the less than thrilling gin and tonic. Again, we apologize and invite you back to try us again. Aloha.
Great atmosphere and awesome food. Pasta dishes were perfect.
Thank you so much for your excellent 5 star review. Aloha.
Brennecke’s Beach Broiler offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (808) 742-7588.
Brennecke’s Beach Broiler is rated 4.5 stars by 1265 OpenTable diners.
Brennecke’s Beach Broiler does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://squareup.com/gift/5MQEP5E10NCRW/order.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.