Koloa restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Koloa

Koloa Fish Market

Line up with those in the know at this hole-in-the-wall. It serves outstanding poke in all kinds of flavors (spicy kimchi is the hands-down winner), Japanese-style bentō (boxed meals), sushi rolls, seaweed salads an…
Italian in Koloa

La Spezia

A step up in sophistication from everywhere else in town, this Italian ristorante with polished wooden floors and a wine bar crafts flatbreads, crunchy crostini and housemade sausage and pasta. Surprisingly, it doub…
American in Koloa

Garden Island Grille

The superfriendly service here brings you closer to the spirit of the island. Food tends toward pub favorites, with some uniquely Hawaiian ingredients thrown in for good measure. The open garden dining area looks on…
Italian in Koloa


More than the pasta bowls it's the baked pizzas, with toppings such as kalua pig, Hawaiian BBQ chicken or spinach with goat's cheese, that are the draw at this casual spot. Nab a patio table out back.
Market in Koloa

Koloa Farmers Market

Vendors sell mostly flowers and produce, including exotic fruit – try drinking the milk from a whole coconut. Bring small bills and change, and show up on time, as competition is fierce once the whistle blows.
Street Food in Koloa

Food Trucks

Several food trucks work the area around Koloa. One of the best is Chalupa's. Hailing from Veracruz, this Mexican chef and his food truck are worth seeking out behind the shops. Fish tacos and shrimp (garlic, Cajun …
Fusion in Koloa

Yanagi Sushi

Look for the 'Dragon Wagon' parked at the old mill site, across the street from the main shopping strip. The enthusiastic, superfriendly Kauaʻi-born sushi guru is creative and generous in his plating of fusion rolls…
Cafe in Koloa

Koloa Mill Ice Cream & Coffee

Homemade cotton candy, Kauaʻi coffee and nothing but the best Maui-made Roselani Tropics ice cream are always served with a smile. If you're indecisive, start with the Kona coffee, macadamia nut or 'Pauwela Sunrise'…
Supermarket in Koloa

Big Save

Fill up the kitchen of your vacation rental at this local chain supermarket; this is one of its best branches and it stocks some locally grown produce. Pick up the value-priced ahi poke (cubed raw fish mixed with sh…
American in Koloa

Sueoka Snack Shop

Next door to Sueoka’s grocery store, this little yellow take-out window is the smart place to order that picnic lunch, be it teriyaki burgers, fish and chips or mixed plates. For better or worse, all the food tastes…