Stevenson's Sushi & Spirits

4.5
237 reviews
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$30 and under
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Sushi
This luxury nightspot offers a truly unique and welcoming atmosphere with a 27-ft koa wood bar, outdoor lanai and intimate lounge seating. The bar features beautifully carved koa in traditional sugarcane and pineapple motifs.


Chef Jay and his team create delectable sushi creations nightly. Relax, enjoy the views and sip on a tropical, martini, beer or sake. Stevenson's also boasts an extensive selection of Whiskeys, Cognac, Port and Wine.


Stevenson's is the place for sushi & spirits.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Sushi, American
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Hours of operation
Sushi Daily: 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Bar Daily: 5:30pm-Midnight
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Phone number
(808) 240-6456
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Jay Ledee
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
Complimentary valet parking for diners at the resort.
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Entertainment
Live entertainment nightly from 8-11pm features contemporary Hawaiian, jazz and indie pop bands.
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 237 People Are Saying
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Hawaii
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food and service. Highest quality toro and big eye tune.

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PW
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding sushi in generous portions (8 pieces per maki roll). Lobster dynamite appetizer lived up to its name. Drinks were also excellent - a great meal. If the price seems high, it’s only because you are not used to five star resort prices.

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P
San Diego
8 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great sushi & good service too!!

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BJ
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waitress, Pukaua, was great. She was welcoming, friendly, and made great suggestions. We enjoyed our drinks and everything we ate.

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OT
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

By far Stevenson creates the best Sushi. We ate there 2 nights in a row and will be going back again.

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GI
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Dinner with our daughter. The entire experience was excellent. The food came out fairly quickly. Food presentation was beautiful.

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MD
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was delicious! We got the lobster dynamite, sushi pizza, and a Stevenson roll. I remember the pizza being a little bigger, but it was still delicious! We stayed at the Grand Hyatt last time we were in Kauai, and we couldn’t resist going back for the restaurants!

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KM
San Diego
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Food was great. Very busy when there so took awhile to get the food.

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AL
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 2

The worst Resturant on the island. 4 adults,3 kids. It took 10 min for hi-chair,we asked to get the kids started with the miso soup, 15 min later waiter came back to take our order and said”oops I forgot the soup,disappeared for 10 min,showed up with soup,then took complete order. It was 50 min from time we sat down before we got food. They charged 18% for tip($60),which was 55 more than the waiter was worth. Beach House resturant( which is where we eat following day) was 1000% better.

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Hawaii
4 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Best sushi in Poipu. Prices are up there but size of the rolls makes it worth it. Black Rock roll, bomb.

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Hawaii
4 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing experience! Our waitress was wonderful - thank you :)

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Food was very

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Portland
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Good sushi and cocktails. Great, fast service. A beautiful setting. Highly recommend!

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MT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife's birthday dinner was extra special thanks to this beautiful and tasty restaurant. Our server even sang to her while delivering a candle lit dessert. Many Mahalos Stevenson's Library and see you again!

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Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything we had at Stevenson's was great. We had 3 different Maki and they were all delicious. The icing on the cake was the tiramisushi dessert. It was fantastic. I would highly recommend Stevenson's for a more upscale dinner.

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MD
South Dakota
7 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent!!!!! A must stop sushi spot!!! Delicious and great atmosphere!!

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was our anniversary and they made it great and even provided a special dessert for us!

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J
Denver
10 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The sushi here is some of the best and most fresh I have had. Ask for what is fresh that day! The rolls are very large so keep in mind when ordering. The ocean views add a great atmosphere to this already delicious meal.

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KF
Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Bartender was heavy handed with the bitters, so did not order a second round. Miso soup disappointing. Spinach gomae was bland blanched spinach with sesame sprinkled on top, no sugar, salt or ground sesame. Highlights were toro and hamachi sashimi, lobster dynamite, crunchy roll, hamachi kama. Spice on seared ahi was overwhelming on the black rock roll - so did not enjoy that selection. Tiramisu shaped like sushi was just right. High marks for attentive service.

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l
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Food was great! Lobster dynamite was good, but we ate everything we ordered before we got it, even if it was listed as an appetizer. All the sushi we received was good. Our busser/food runner took care of us more than our waiter. If you take care of the locals, the locals will take care of you. Tip for waiter: treat the locals as you would tourist.

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M
New England
14 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

We had a gorgeous view of the resort lagoon and shipwreck Beach from our veranda table. Lots of gluten-free options to choose from on the sushi menu, which was important to one of our group members. There seem to be a lot of confusion, multiple servers bringing dishes to our table that were not meant for us. My husband’s salad was so so, but our sushi dishes were fantastic.

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TP
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

SUSHI was EXCELLENT and FRESH. Service was VERY GOOD - Servers very attentive. Had a GREAT evening!!

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RI
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really a great night wife date. Sushi rolls were outstanding. Highly recommended romantic dinner opportuntity

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Portland
10 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Other than a whole glass of water being poured on my wife when being seated, everything else was great.

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Hawaii
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great time at Stevenson’s the staff was phenomenal I will recommend to our friends thanks again aloha.

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MA
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 2

It was a dinner for our honeymoon and we were sat in the bar area with a large group of business people. It was so awkward because we were the only table in there besides the bar people. Food was good and waitress was nice. We received a free dessert for our honeymoon but it wasn’t that great.

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C
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

Good food and cool place, but I was disappointed we were seated at a table in the back despite making a reservation 6 weeks prior.

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Hawaii
8 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Beautiful view and each table has enough distance without too much noise, so it would be also perfect place for business dinner.

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MK
Phoenix
14 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Stevenson’s was a great surprise for me. The food was delicious, service was great and the sunset view from the patio is lovely. The atmosphere is hip yet cozy. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Kauai.

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, service and ambiance. Loved our night.

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ST
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great space, excellent sake and rice. Wonderful appetizers.

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Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

The sushi is so good! We particularly loved the Honolulu roll! We also had the California, Black Rock, and another shrimp tempura one and they were also very good!

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E
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always enjoy Stevenson’s and this time was no different. The dynamite roll and sushi pizza are both awesome. Great service and the seating with the view outside is outstanding. So great! Mahalo, Stevenson’s!🌈☀️

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JM
Hawaii
10 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

sashimi is heavenly! amazing sushi and refreshing yuzu mule!

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S
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything we ordered from the cocktails to the large selection of wine was excellent. The sushi and unique dish, baked lobster, was excellent!!!!

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JE
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Gorgeous setting with moonlit ocean views and absolutely killer sushi. Servers need some training as do hostesses. Strange clash of sounds with loud band music emanating from lower level terrace bar.

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CH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

AMAZING SUSHI, get the Toro and the sushi pizza. Service and ambiance were only okay. Go for the sushi though!

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Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Party in the bar made it quite noisy, but the food was delicious.

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Hawaii
6 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is the first time to visit the restaurant for us.
Luckily the night was quiet and less peolple there.
The chef, waitresses are so nice and frindly.
Food is really good we enjoy there everthing what we had.
Just one thing the miso soup can be a little less miso, I think.
Anyways we want to be back again!

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Hawaii
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

We enjoy our visits every time we come here

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