Set on the sand of stunning Kalapaki Beach, Duke's Kauai provides visitors and locals alike with an authentic Kauai experience complete with panoramic ... More
Set on the sand of stunning Kalapaki Beach, Duke's Kauai provides visitors and locals alike with an authentic Kauai experience complete with panoramic ocean views, island inspired cuisine including fresh fish, premium steaks and refreshing tropical cocktails. Here at the original Duke's restaurant honoring the great Duke Kahanamoku, guests are surrounded by artwork highlighting Duke's life as Hawaii's most famous citizen and father of modern surfing as well as the genuine Aloha that is Duke's legacy. Our Barefoot Bar offers a more casual menu serving both lunch and dinner. The Barefoot Bar does not accept reservations and is seated on a walk-in basis only.
Duke's has an excellent location right on the beach, and the restaurant itself is very impressive. There were live musicians performing and the staff was reasonable prompt and pleasant. The food was some of the worst I have had at a restaurant, though. Perhaps I made a mistake by dining downstairs, but the menu was quite limited and though we tried some of the waitress's recommendations, the food was bland and boring. I think I'd rather go get take out than go back, which is unfortunate because it looks like such a nice place.