Restaurants

Top Choice Fusion in Waipouli

JO2

Flavors are subtle, fresh, familiar yet inventive at the latest kitchen launched by Wolfgang Puck contemporary, Jean Marie Josselin. His focus is all-natural cuisine crafted from the best seafood and vegetables avai…
Top Choice Deli in Kapaʻa

Pono Market

Line up for local grinds (food) at this longtime hole-in-the-wall serving generous plate lunches, homemade sushi rolls, spicy ahi poke bowls, savory seafood delicacies such as smoked marlin, and traditional Hawaiian…
Top Choice Japanese in Wailua

Kintaro

Night after night for 33 years, this locals' favorite sushi bar has packed ‘em in thanks to thick slices of sashimi and creative rolls that are expertly prepared. The yellowtail sushi and sashimi are especially grea…
Top Choice Deli in Anahola

Whaler's General Store

At first it looks like your basic minimart, but hidden among the cold drinks, snacks, flip-flops and sunblock, is a damn good deli with sushi and a range of poke by the pound. Flavors include ahi, octopus, shrimp an…
Fusion in Wailua

Caffè Coco

At this rustic little hideaway, Asian, Middle Eastern and other ‘exotic’ flavors infuse healthful dishes to delight mindful eaters and gourmets in one stroke. Moroccan-spiced ahi is a standout, served with banana ch…
Mexican in Kapaʻa

Al Pastor

The most popular food truck of the bunch, this is a real-deal, authentic taco truck with fresh fish tacos and burritos, terrific al pastor and lengua (beef tongue) tacos, garlic shrimp, and vegetarian burritos stuff…
Hawaii Regional in Wailua

Hukilau Lanai

Branded by locals as arguably the most consistently great restaurant on the island, seafood is king here, with a half dozen fresh-catch options, paired with locally grown vegetables and sauced differently every nigh…
Burgers in Wailua

Street Burger

The coolest new spot in Wailua has hammered aluminum tabletops, a chalkboard craft-beer menu, and an open grill where gourmet burgers are made. And they are glorious. Choose a Greek burger topped with olive tapenade…
Hawaii Regional in Waipouli

Oasis on the Beach

This is truly on the beach, like the name says, with unmatched ocean views, a romantic atmosphere and sophisticated cuisine featuring local ingredients. It's perfect for sharing elevated fusion dishes or hitting up …
Mexican in Waipouli

Tiki Tacos

This laid-back place with a reggae soundtrack offers authentic taqueria gravitas right down to the housemade tortillas. Tacos come with chicken, locally caught fish, chorizo, shrimp, Kauaʻi-raised lamb, beef or pork…