Kalypso Restaurant

5 recent ratings
$$ • Restaurant
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
Reported GF menu options: Appetizers, Tacos, Tortillas
Safety Rating
3 ratings

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5-5156 Kuhio Highway G4
Hanalei, HI 96714

Most Recent Reviews


Overall Rating

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Not many GF items, definitely cross contamination

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Not very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much/None

Updated 2 months ago read full review

Celiac

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It was delicious and I was pretty confident in staff about being gluten free

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Updated 3 months ago read full review

Hashimoto's

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Wonderful food and so many Gluten sensitive choices! I had a taro tower which is essential lightly cooked green beans topped with a taro patty and then mahi-mahi. I don’t know what the sauce was but it was dang good!

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

Updated 5 months ago read full review

This establishment is NOT a dedicated gluten-free facility and may not be safe for those with celiac disease. Please contact the establishment directly to inquire about safety precautions.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Appetizers
  • Gluten-Free Menu
  • Tacos
  • Tortillas

Categories

  • Dairy-Free Friendly
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant

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More Reviews


Overall Rating

Review


Basically was told they have nothing for me here.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Not at all

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much/None

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Poor

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Overall Rating

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I am almost sure that the food I got here was cross-contaminated. I ordered the shrimp ceviche and Fajitas, made it very clear to the waiter that I’m strictly gluten free, and four days later I’m still in pain and sick.

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Good

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
Updated 2 years ago read full review

Overall Rating

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Didn’t get sick but limited options. Ate the nachos-didn’t get sick but it didn’t really feel like a good meal. Spent over $90 for three of us to eat lunch.

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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a few GF options and really yummy tropical drinks.

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Celiac

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I feel as though my allergy was not taken seriously as there was definitely cross contamination that I was not aware of. I have now been sick and recovering for over 24 hours from the shrimp tacos.

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Celiac

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I got beef tacos without queso fresca (dairy free too) they were good. It was a lot of food for me and filled me up. Never got sick. Compared to other places on the island, it was not my favorite but definitely not a bad place. It is in a nice area where there are shops all around so good idea to go here if you are planning on shopping and looking around at stores.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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Terrible service. Waitress seemed very unhappy we had a child at the table. Nachos were ok, quite dry. They did have several items labeled gluten free which was nice. Still sitting waiting on my change. The rest of the party (including the child) stepped outside. Hopefully no gluten issues. We will see.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 7 years ago read full review

Overall Rating

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Baja fish tacos were very good. Menu has marked Gluten free items. Would return.

Updated 7 years ago read full review

Celiac

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We went here for lunch. Gluten Free options were marked as such on the menu. The waitress was very accommodating and friendly. When I let her know I was celiac she said she would take care of me. I would like to award more stars for her attentiveness. Because of previous reviews I ordered the nachos. Fortunately a kind soul in the kitchen caught the order and had the waitress tell me that they were fried in soy bean oil- they were celiac and knew many of us can't tolerate soy. Turns out most all of the things on the menu include soy bean oil. I had a green salad with the special that day which was fajitas. They normally are done with soy bean oil, but they did mine with butter. I did not get terribly ill but had "rumblings" for several hours. I think this would be a fine and colorful restaurant for someone who is simply intolerant.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 7 years ago read full review

Overall Rating

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There are a few items tagged gluten free on their menu. I visited 9/17 and have been working on recovering ever since.

I sent my allergy card to the kitchen as always.

I ordered an item not tagged as GF from the menu - steak and eggs.

I always phrase my order as "I'm hoping to have this, but I am open to any suggestion from the chef".

I subbed out rice for the fried potatoes (leery of the oil used in the kitchen).

I am guessing that the steak and the grilled onions on top were cooked on a flat top grill, instead of in a separate pan.

I would much rather (and have been) be told that I need to choose another menu item or that they cannot serve me.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 7 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Hands down Best Kalua Nachos on the island! It was a TON of pork and me and my partner didn't order anything else and still couldn't finish it. Nachos were $12 and to add pork was $6 so probably to most affordable meal and best tasting we had the entire week.

As a side note, the Kauai Colada was decent and Jessica absolutely loved the Coco Banana

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 7 years ago read full review

Overall Rating

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The shrimp tacos were amazing. I have celiac's and did not get sick. Other GF menu options as well.

Updated 7 years ago read full review

Overall Rating

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Casual, fun place serving good food. GF options are clearly labeled on the menu.

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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They have a few items on the menu that are GF. I had the macho nachos and my mom had the shrimp tacos. Neither of us had a reaction. Their salsa is delicious!

Updated 8 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Excellent happy hour option. I had the pork nachos- they were extraordinary! I also had their margarita, very good. Very knowledgeable staff, will be back!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 9 years ago read full review

Symptomatic Celiac

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Had the gluten free fish tacos. The tacos were a tiny bit dry, but tasty. Wife had chicken pesto sandwich, not GF, and sauced it was one of the best sandwiches she's ever had. Service was good and fun atmosphere

Updated 9 years ago read full review

Overall Rating

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The menu denotes four items as gluten free, including tacos, nachos, and salad, but the fish tacos were completely gluten free and were delicious. My wife is celiac and is very sensitive to gluten - she felt fine after eating here. *Note that we didn't ask about the deep fryer for tortilla chips.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 9 years ago read full review

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