Restaurants in Kauai


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Restaurants in Kauai

When on Kauai, Eat like the Kauaians

Restaurants in Kauai offer visitors a variety choices when it comes to local cuisine. Dining on the island of Kauai tempts guests with everything from traditional Hawaiian favorites to some of the most remarkable dining experiences imaginable. No matter what part of the beautiful island of Kauai you’re visiting, guests are sure to find a dining experience unique to the place.


Kauai farmers and fisherman are supplying fresh local good to many of the best restaurants in Kauai. Finding local restaurants that  offer the freshest ingredients can sometime be a challenge. Check out some of our local favorites below. In addition to offering some of the best culinary tastes imaginable, many of these restaurants offer spectacular ocean or island views that are sure to captivate your family while the food impresses you with delightful island style. The restaurants below are just a small sampling of some of the spectacular offerings on the island.


Adam’s Ahi Poke Nachos : Hukilau Lanai Signature Pupu – Photo: Keri Cooper

North Shore Restaurants

Some solid restaurants in Kauai can be found on the north shore. If you are visiting north shore, no matter what time of year, be sure to visit some of these island favorites:

East Side Restaurants

Looking for some impressive local Hawaiian cuisine on the east side of the island? Look no further! The east side of the island offers a wide variety of cuisine, from local favorites found only at restaurants in Kauai, to more traditional menus sure to please any visitor.

The list of restaurants above are only a small sampling of the spectacular cuisine to be found at restaurants in Kauai. The island offers so many choices that it’s difficult to try them all, but we encourage you to support our wonderful dining establishments here in Kauai and savor the taste of the island.

South Shore Restaurants

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