Kaua'i Food & Drink

Whether you want to indulge in some of the unique Hawaiian dishes or you're looking for something more health conscious, there are plenty of options on Kaua'i to keep you fueled for your adventure. Stop and try some delicious coffee in the morning and enjoy bay views in the afternoon with your dinner. Browse through some of the local food & drink establishments below to help your trip planning! 


Holey Grail

Holey Grail began as a "Sunday Ritual" serving hand-fried taro donuts from a tiny red burger trailer in Hanalei, Kauai. This ritual quickly developed a community movement which led to hour-long waits, live DJs, and people lining up at 6am to see what donut flavors we came up with next.

Saenz Ohana Breakfast

"I've been fortunate to lend my creative culinary talents to some of the most beloved restaurants on Kaua'i. Now, with my new state-of-the-art food trailer, I'll be cooking for my community using locally-sourced farm-fresh ingredients to make delicious breakfast favorites."

  • Address: 4488 Hanalei Plantation Rd, Princeville, HI 96722 (behind Makana Urgent Care)
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Waipouli Delicatessen & Restaurant

Waipouli Delicatessen & Restaurant is a family owned business since 1977. The key to our success is simple: providing quality consistent food that taste great every single time. We pride ourselves on serving our customers delicious genuine dishes like: Burger, American, Breakfast. Located in Kapa'a we are a very popular spot with Locals for breakfast classics, such as bacon & eggs with pancakes, plus Japanese & Hawaiian dishes. If you’re visiting the island come by we are sure to have something for your appetite.

Kountry Kitchen

At Kountry Kitchen we serve hearty portions of good food; using fresh and when available, local ingredients. We're known for our plate-sized Macadamia Nut Pancakes with House-Made Coconut Syrup, Kalua Pork Eggs Benedict, Homemade Corned Beef Hash and Giant Stuffed Omelettes. We have a full coffee and espresso menu, featuring locally roasted coffee from Kauai Roastery.


Nourish Hanalei

Nourish Hanalei was created by three North Shore sisters, on our island home of Kaua’i. Our goal is simple: to feed our community with food that is sourced consciously, created with love, and contains only wholesome ingredients.

  • Address: At the end of Hanalei Plantation Rd, Princeville, HI 96722
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The Hanalei Gourmet

Our family run bar and eatery has been around for over 30 years. Located in the Historic Old Hanalei Schoolhouse we provide a laid back and relaxed place to unwind. Our blackboards are maintained and beautified by our in-house artists and our staff brings the aloha spirit to your table! We pride ourselves in fresh food and delicious drinks in a fun and inviting open air atmosphere.

  • Address: 5-5161 Kuhio Hwy, Space 5, Hanalei, HI 96714
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Sushigirl Kauaʻi

Take-out sushi restaurant located on Kauaʻi’s North Shore.

  • Address: 2482 Keneke St., Kilauea, HI 96754 (Located in the Kong Lung Historic Market Center)
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Kilauea Fish Market

Welcome to the Kilauea Fish Market, proudly serving visitors and kama'aina alike since 2004. Our cuisine is a reflection of diverse cultures celebrated here in Hawaii, with the benefits of health-conscious cooking, and served with aloha. We are committed to providing healthy gourmet plate lunches and dinners, local style. To ensure freshness, we buy locally and use organic produce. All of our sauces and dressings are made from scratch with the finest ingredients. 

Kalypso Bar & Grill

Treat yourself to local favorites including huli-huli chicken and coconut shrimp at Kalypso Bar & Grill. Combining delicious and freshly prepared cocktails with locally-inspired flavors, Kalypso is great if you're looking to get an authentic taste for Kaua'i. 


Bar Acuda

“We invite you to experience Bar Acuda’s Hawai’ian-inspired take on traditional tapas – made from fresh, seasonal, and locally sourced ingredients –in Hanalei’s most stunning location.”

Postcards Cafe

Food can take you around the world. That is what we do here at Postcards. Chef Javier Melendez takes his pride in his dishes inspired by travel. He has traveled near and far, highlighting his experiences in the dishes he creates. Join us in taking your taste buds around the world with our organic and fresh cuisine with flavors from Asia, America, Africa, and more. We have dishes for everyone, from vegan to gluten free to carnivorous. Sit and stay a while, let Postcards be a place where time stops and memories begin.

The Hanalei Dolphin

Since the early 1970’s The Dolphin Restaurant has been a favorite of visitor and local alike, known for the freshest cuts in seafood, second to none service, nostalgic riverside ambiance and a World Class sushi lounge. Now with a second location in the Shops of Kukui’ula on Kauai’s South shore, you can take in romantic sunsets and ocean views while quenching one’s thirst with a specialty cocktail or satisfying one’s palate with over-the-top, gourmet sushi and the freshest fish, steaks and seafood.

B's Kitchen

B’s is a new spot for our community to enjoy – serving simple, good food – right here in Princeville Center.

  • Address: 4280 Kuhio Hwy, Suite F100, Princeville, HI 96722
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JO2 transforms nature’s bounty into exquisite dishes incorporating Kaua`i-grown heirloom vegetables and the freshest ingredients from the sea. With the culinary influences of Josselin’s native France, clean flavors of Japanese cooking, and ingredients inspired by Hawai`i’s multiethnic community, JO2’s succulent offerings are both creative and rooted in tradition.


Oceanfront dining at Hualani’s draws on the palate that the seasons dictate: what’s fresh at the Farm at Hōkūala inspires the farm-to-table menu. Our culinary experience is inspired by a sense of place and driven by local suppliers as well as fresh-picked ingredients from our on-site organic farm. From the daily catch, to the morning harvest and a really great burger, our farm-to-table restaurant has you covered with the best of the island. At our bar, we deliver well-balanced craft cocktails that complement the seasonality of the kitchen. Experience one of the best restaurants on Kauai and savor the island lifestyle from an elegant yet relaxed setting at the edge of the Pacific.

  • Address: 3770 Alaʻoli Way, Hokuala, HI 96766 (Located within Timbers Kaua‘i at Hōkūala, Lihue)
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Outpost Coffee Kaua'i

Outpost Coffee is seeking to elevate your coffee experience in Hawaii from growing the coffee bean to the perfect pour. If you have a full day of fun planned, you're going to need the energy to soak it all in so stop by Outpost Coffee for a delicious cappucino or iced coffee to keep you going all vacation long. You can even take some beans back home with you as a souvenir. 


Kai Bar Coffee Roasters

 Kaua'i Hawaii Bakery, Coffee, Breakfast, Smoothies, Organic Juices, Smoothies, and Salads.

  • Address: 2555 Ala Namahana Parkway #600, Kilauea, HI 96754
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Trilogy Coffee Kauai