3.0 stars 3.0 out of 5 17 ratings
$$$Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu, Happy Hour + 6 more
85% of 7 votes say it's Celiac friendly

3610 Rice St, Lihue, HI 96766 Directions

(808) 246-9599
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    3 ratingAugust 06, 2017

    Not a ton of gluten free options but they were very careful with our food and even brought it out before everyone else's as to not risk contamination. Would recommend but go elsewhere if you want something besides a salad or ribs.

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    3 ratingJuly 09, 2017

    Would give it 2 stars to equal the number of options, and 4 stars for the quality of those two options...averaging 3 stars. My husband + I got both options plus the salad bar. I'm not sure how/why the salad bar is "world famous" it was pretty limited when we went.

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    3 ratingMay 28, 2017

    The food was decent tasting. The server was helpful with telling which items were GF and ensuring it was prepared separate.

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    3 ratingApril 25, 2017

    Our server was very knowledgeable, when I said we were gluten-free our server asked me if we are celiac. Which made me feel a little bit more comfortable. He said our food was prepared separately which was a nice comfort. The food it's self would have been amazing if it wasn't so salty. Not used to that much salt in my food. Other than that it was a great environment by the water.

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    4 ratingMarch 17, 2017

    Limited gluten-free options. I had the ribs and they were delicious! Waitstaff was well educated on options

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    4 ratingMarch 05, 2017

    Staff aware and concerned about meeting your needs. Are there two different times and had deliscious dinners with no problems.

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    5 ratingDecember 10, 2016

    Highly recommend this place! I have celiac really bad and this place was soooo accommodating!! We had Avalon as our server and she was so knowledgeable and she ever had the manager Scott Engel come over and talk to me about their precautions and my meal! I got the lobster tail and I ordered shrimp over steamed rice with BBQ sauce. My husband got BBQ ribs. All gluten free and carefully prepared. We also got the Strawberry Sorbet for dessert! So yummy! Scott the manager visited our table multiple times to check how I liked the food and so did our server Avalon! They were both so knowledgeable and so caring it was such a wonderful experience! So delicious and so nice to go to a place that cares and understands what you go through daily!!

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    4 ratingNovember 10, 2016

    Went to the bar. They had 3 gf options. Two salads and ribs. I had the shrimp salad my husband had ribs. Both were good. I think they have more options upstairs st the restaurant but was glad to find a gf option

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    1 ratingApril 25, 2016

    very rude hostess when i asked about gluten free. i ordered the gluten free nachos. i asked the waitress and the person that brought our food out to confirm it was gluten free both said yes. After we started eating the waitress came back out and asked if i was serious about it needing to be gluten free and proceeded to tell me they were fried in the same fryer as gluten and they were not gluten free.

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    1 ratingSeptember 25, 2015

    Low rating just to catch your attention. Not to be confused with Dukes barefoot bar. The restaurant is open for dinner service. The bar does not offer a GF menu.

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    1 ratingAugust 04, 2015

    Not much for GF. My 12 year old son ate a cheeseburger without anything else on his plate. It looked pretty sad, I ended up going to ABC to get him a bag of chips to go with it. The fries are cross-contaminated.

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    4 ratingNovember 07, 2013

    we ate downstairs, while they didn't have a gf menu, I asked the waitress and she knew about it and what they could make. they confirmed with the chef and I had amazing Korean tacos. so amazing and a beautiful view as well. recommended!

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    4 ratingSeptember 03, 2013

    We ate two nights ago at Dukes(the one up stairs) they had a GF menu and staff was knowledgeable about GF. The entree came with a salad bar. The items in the salad bar had cross contamination such as dressings were dripped into the other dressing. When I asked about getting a gf dressing they suggested oil and vinegar (not what I wanted). The fish was good but not great. Tonight we ate at Dukes barefoot bar down stairs. They didn't have GF menu but the waitress suggested nachos when I asked if they were cooked in oil with gluten (cross contaminated) she said they come in a bag. I had her check with the cooks and YES they are cooked in oil with gluten. I got grilled fish tacos with soft corn tortillas that were very good. I double checked several on the items as I was not confident they were GF. The waitress went and checked with the chef on all my questions. I would go back but I would be sure to triple check items.

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    5 ratingMay 18, 2013

    To clarify...there are two parts of this restaurant. The lunch menu, downstairs and on the beach does NOT have a GF menu. The upstairs, dinner restaurant does have a GF menu and it is delicious. We had dinner there 4 out of 8 nights we were in Kauai. I am Celiac and extremely sensitive, had no problems with Duke's. Three of the nights I had fish (Monchong) with steamed rice and one night I had steak with mashed potatoes. Every one of the meals was proceeded with the salad bar. As I said, delicious and no gluten issues!!

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    4 ratingFebruary 21, 2013

    good fish tacos on corn tortillas. no issues!

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    1 ratingDecember 06, 2012

    I ordered off the gluten free menu and the first thing I wanted she said "oh we can't make that gluten free". What?! Then I ordered fish tacos but when they came out they were in a flour tortilla. Thankfully I recognized it before I took a bite and sent it back. They brought be new tacos with corn tortillas but they were hard, the fish was gray, and at that point I was too scared to eat thinking I'd for sure be glutened. My lava flow drink was great though! I won't be going back.

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    4 ratingMay 13, 2012

    Great setting looking out to the ocean. Just had the salad bar for a quick meal before catching plane, but salad bar excellent! Gf menu.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Celiac Friendly
  • Gluten Free Menu


  • Happy Hour
  • Kid Friendly
  • Late Night
  • Pescetarian Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Seafood
  • Steakhouse
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