About Dondero's - Grand Hyatt Kauai
The setting of a grand Tuscan villa sets the tone for an amazing evening at Dondero's. Chef Cary crafts Old World favorites using the freshest of ingredients to create New World sensations! The menu features many classic dishes and Neapolitan style pizzas. Our delicious house made gelato makes the perfect dessert.
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday-Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Closed Sunday/Monday
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free valet parking at the Grand Hyatt Kauai for diners. Plentiful self-parking also available with easy access to the restaurant.
Private Party Facilities:
Dine in your own private room, away from the main dining area, where our attentive staff will see to your group's every need.
Private Party Contact:
Dondero's Manager: 808-742-1234x6346
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Dondero's - Grand Hyatt Kauai Ratings and Reviews
Dondero's was absolutely delisious! True ...
Dondero's was absolutely delisious! True fine dining with a great atmosphere. The staff was very friendly from the hostess to the wait staff to the manager. We were there for our honeymoon and they made us feel really special there.
We came late which may not have been fai ...
We came late which may not have been fair. Our waiter was very kind, the manager overly friendly. Unfortunately the food was ok. I ordered pizza and I will have to say, it had absolutely no flavor at all. None. Couldn't eat it. I didn't make a fuss but the waiter kindly removed it from our bill. Felt the same way about all of the restaurants at the Hyatt. Except in the Clubroom. For some reason everything in there was delicious!! Oh and at the capitals bar,the pork sliders are delicious.
I wish I could have given a better review as I love this hotel and everyone that works here is amazing. The food... not so much.
We went to Dondero's for an anniversary ...
We went to Dondero's for an anniversary dinner. Poor start of the evening as the hostess was less than welcoming and shuffled us off the the waiting area like we were waiting for a medical appointment. I found it almost humorous as we were the only people waiting and the person seating us announced our name as if there were a room full of people.
We found the meal to be good not great. The entree prices were high. The server and attendants were personable but service was on the slow side. Water did not arrive until 10-15 minutes after seating and the drinks, salads, etc. could have been more timely. I found the decor to be dull and uninspired. I should say the desserts were very good . For the special occasion, I did not find the evening very special.
Meal started out with attentive service ...
Meal started out with attentive service great day inks and a great appetizer. Cheese/meat tray with the house made ricotta, fontina, and imberico ham. But from there it was downhill. We asked for the wine menu again when he dropped off our appetizer. We didn't see our waiter again for over 30 minutes, a separate person dropped off our entree during that time. And only after we were done with our entrees did he returned. We ordered dessert and coffee and proceeded to wait another 25 minutes and when the dessert arrived it was clear it was sitting around for a while as the sorbet was melted. We sent it back.
We greatly enjoyed our experience, so we ...
We greatly enjoyed our experience, so we came back a second night! We came to Kauai to celebrate our HONEYMOON and came across an Italian Restaurant. Both nights we were pleased with our servers and nightly specials.
Large, comfortable, well appointed dinin ...
Large, comfortable, well appointed dining room. Seems a bit fussy and very quiet. We ordered the specials, both entrees were excellent. Our waiter was a bit glum but did give us good info regarding various wines. We were pleased with our bottle. Probably won't return.
We thoroughly enjoyed our food and the s ...
We thoroughly enjoyed our food and the service was excellent. The restaurant overlooks the resort pools and ocean. We were all able to talk and hear one another without difficulty.
The lobster pasta was absolutely delicious with just the right amount of spice!
Donderos is a restaurant that should be ...
Donderos is a restaurant that should be on everyone's list to visit at least once. We went three years ago when there was a small problem. We gave Donderos a second chance, ended up going for our last night in preferance to Tidepools. -'A very memorable evening. Thank you.
We came to Dondero's for my husband's bi ...
We came to Dondero's for my husband's birthday with a party of five. We had a nice table outside. The service was quite good. Appetizers were nice but the mains were outstanding! My father-in-law could not stop saying (and eating) how great his shrimp scampi was. I would say prices were on the higher end but it's Hawaii - so was expected.
Dondero's is just an amazing atmosphere ...
Dondero's is just an amazing atmosphere with amazing food! We ate their twice on our recent trip to the Grand Hyatt Kauai and both times was exceptional. Our server Juan was the absolute best and the manager always stopped by to chat and make you feel welcome. Beautiful views from the patio overlooking the resort & the beach.
We ate here on our family vacation and t ...
We ate here on our family vacation and the experience was very nice! Our waiter Alejandro was amazing! He was so kind and helpful and he really made the experience fantastic. He was so friendly to my children and I appreciated that. Not easy to keep kids entertained in a nice restaurant and he made it fun for them. I started to rain while we were on the patio and he was really great in helping an offering a dry spot. Can't say enough about him as he really made the dinner memorable . Food/ drinks were good but he was great!
The server Koko was awesome knew the men ...
The server Koko was awesome knew the menu and made great recommendations. The seafood was fresh and cooked just right not over cooked. The manager Jeff was on point visiting all tables to make sure dinners were up to standard.
Overall a great evening on a beautiful patio with great food and wonderful service.
Dondero's food is great the atmosphere is wonderful.
Dinner was wonderful...appetizer to dess ...
Dinner was wonderful...appetizer to dessert was delicious. Our waiter, Alejandro, was attentive without being intrusive. Restaurant manager, Jerry, stopped by to greet and welcome us to Dondero's. He later came by to see how we were doing. Great service! Ian kept us hydrated and our table clean. What a truly special birthday dinner for my husband!
I live in Chicago so I'm a foodie with p ...
I live in Chicago so I'm a foodie with pretty high expectations. Donderos far exceeded them.
Had the most romantic dinner on their patio with a view of a beautiful Hawaiian sunset. Request to sit outside! The food was delicious, the service on point and the ambiance was absolutely gorgeous. Spent my honeymoon in Hawaii and our dinner there was our favorite! Such a wonderful memory.
Have had great food in the past here. F ...
Have had great food in the past here. Food wasn't bad, but nothing special and fairly pricey. I don't mind paying a lot for a meal, but it should be very good. My veal parm was somewhat tough and no flavors jumped out. Again, not bad, but not good enough to match the price. The waiter was pleasant but really didn't make any recommendations regarding food or wine that helped our selection. We'll try it again next time in hopes it was just an off night.
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