Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Hanalei Dolphin

5-5016 Kuhio Hwy. Send to Phone
Fresh fish and pleasant outdoor dining along the Hanalei River add to the appeal of this longtime restaurant.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Lunch & Dinner daily

* Click here for rating key

  • 4.5 star rating
4.5 rating over 3 reviews

Hanalei Dolphin Restaurant Review

: Located in a scenic spot with lush tropical foliage at a bend in the Hanalei River, and built on the site of a historic boat shed, the Hanalei Dolphin is a longtime favorite with locals and visitors alike. It's not fancy, but it's a consistently reliable place on the North Shore to enjoy fresh, local fish, albeit at high prices. The addition of a sushi and saké lounge has perked things up a bit. Ceviche (also available as take-out at the Dolphin fish market, along with sushi rolls) is topnotch. The remainder of the offerings are a predictable mix of steak, shrimp and chicken. Lunch is fish, burgers, tacos and salads. Also located at Kukuiula Shopping Village, 2829 Ala Kalanikaumaka Rd., Poipu.

User Ratings & Reviews for Hanalei Dolphin


Check out the 2015 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the US and more.