Kapaʻa restaurants

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…
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…
Thai in Kapaʻa

Sukothai

A classic Thai joint with some dishes you don't always see on American menus, such as pla prig prow (fish stir-fried with chili paste and cashews), Massaman curry and a larb tofu. There are no less than 10 vegetaria…
Japanese in Kapaʻa

Sushi Bushido

This locals' favorite sushi stop sets up in a funky corner of the Dragon Building. It has pop art on the walls and serves imaginative fusion sushi, such as the yellowtail 'lollipop' roll drizzled with sweet sauce. P…
Health Food in Kapaʻa

Rainbow Living Foods

Absolutely everything is vegan, organic, raw and both gluten- and dairy-free. Portions can be too limited for the price, but Rainbow's integrity – utilizing local organic farms and serving an abundance of superfoods…
Burgers in Kapaʻa

Nom Kauai

Known for its burgers catered to any time of day. Breakfast burgers and egg sandwiches come in a Belgian waffle bun. A bit later the traditional burgers made from locally sourced grass-fed beef come smothered in but…
Mexican in Kapaʻa

Verde

Chef Joshua Stevens’ Mexican, New Mexican and California-style cooking might take whatever style of tacos you’ve been eating back home and put them to shame. Be sure to save room for the sopaipillas drizzled with ho…
Mexican in Kapaʻa

Paco's

A family-owned island chain started by a Mexican-American family who serve real-deal street tacos and burritos featuring carne asada, carnitas, chile verde and more. It does breakfast all day and serves menudo on we…
Pizza in Kapaʻa

Scorpacciata

A permanently parked food truck, firing individually sized, thin-crust pizza pies from local ingredients. Keep it simple with an authentic margherita, or get adventurous with the fig and pig, featuring smoked bacon …
Health Food in Kapaʻa

Hoku Foods

This small, back-street, all-natural grocer is ideal for health-conscious types who seek a wide assortment of organic, gluten-free, bulk and raw foods. Stocks locally grown produce, locally sourced fish, and conveni…