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JO2 Natural Cuisine

4-971 Kuhio Hwy, In a Little Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1553
+1 808-212-1627
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Asian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
4-971 Kuhio Hwy, In a Little Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1553
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I,like many people had high hopes when researching this restaurant on TRIP ADVISOR.To me,dinning is the complete package.Was the experience worthwhile and worth the money.The parking,the ambiance,the service,the music,the food(taste and portion) ,its everything we regard as memorable and pleasant that keeps us wanting to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Set back in a shopping center in kapa'a jo2 cooks some very nice plates. I loved the ceviche/sashimi combo and the duck confit with kale. Service was a bit uneven but staff was very friendly. Desserts could have been more interesting ...

Thank tarlaa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is so much that is unusual on this menu that we ordered way too much. All of it was amazing. There are meats and fish and great vegan and vegetarian dishes as well. The service was great. Very friendly and helpful. Good wine and...More

Thank Zeusallover
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cute place. We had reservations and was happy to be sat immediately. We were sat at a family booth on the covered patio in the back of the restaurant. Love the plateware, silverware, and glassware. Service was good. She was helpful and friendly. The pacing...More

Thank simonnike
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten at JO2 five times. Initially we thought it was the best restaurant on Kauai. The last two times have both been bad dining experiences. In April, we thought perhaps a bad night and decided we would not make judgements over one experience....More

Thank Jewelofvancouver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't say enough...the local sourcing is awesome and the seafood was beautiful. The sitting outside was nice and protected from the occasional rain showers. We went here after landing at Lihue and was soooo pleasantly pleased.

Thank AppleStud
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small unassuming restaurant in a strip mall. It has a wonderful fine dining atmosphere though and the food is incredible. Beautiful presentation and flavour. The seafood is delicious and I loved the crispy duck salad. Desert also did not disappoint. Do not...More

Thank sdumbarton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I had seen the good reviews JO2 had online, and so we decided to book a meal at the restaurant as part of our honeymoon on the Hawaiian Islands. JO2 lived up to it’s reputation. The food was excellent - the staff...More

Thank Dave_and_Eric
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh, fresh, fresh! This place was such a surprise. It is a beautifully appointed small restaurant in a non descriptive strip plaza. It was highly recommended by locals. Four of us had literally the best meals that we have ever had. It is total farm...More

Thank Gregg G
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Passing through Kauai, I was lucky enough to discover JO2 Restaurant. A cool and casual ambiance belies the serious and seriously beautiful dishes that come out of the kitchen. Much on the menu sounded creative and intriguing to me—a rarity. Seduced by the menu and...More

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Response from Jean G | Reviewed this property |
Can't add anything in terms of travel time, but our dining experience was very pleasant
24 February 2018|
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Response from Judy R | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, but it would be very simple to call the restaurant and ask the receptionist who answers. She will surely be able to give you the answer.
3 March 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$35
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-971 Kuhio Hwy, In a Little Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1553
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-212-1627
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