Top things to do

Brewery in Port Allen & Around

Kauai Island Brewery & Grill

The founder of the once beloved, now defunct brewery in Waimea is still brewing in Port Allen. Sample the hoppy, high-alcohol IPAs, the lauded Pakala Porter, South Pacific Brown or light lilikoʻi-infused ale. Drinks…
Bar in Port Allen & Around

Port Allen Sunset Grill & Bar

Because of the patio, this is the place to hang out while you are waiting for your tour to start or if you want to grab a bite afterwards. Located at the water end of the Port Allen Marina Center, it has a small bar…
Beach in Port Allen & Around

Glass Beach

Trash as art – many a visitor has pored through the colorful well-worn remnants of glass spread along the shoreline here. Glass ʻpebbles,’ along with abandoned metals (some with newfound patina, some not so much), a…
Asian in Port Allen & Around

Kauai Ramen

A hot bowl of spicy seafood ramen with grilled gyoza (pork dumplings) and fried rice on the side might just be what your tummy needs after being rollicked by the waves on a Na Pali Coast boat tour. The bargain-price…
Food in Port Allen & Around

Kauai Chocolate Company

Sample the fudge and truffles with creamy ganaches, mousses and delicate creams of papaya, lilikoʻi, coconut, guava, Kauaʻi coffee or sugarcane. The chocolate ‘opihi (limpet) is the biggest seller, followed by handm…
Clothing in Port Allen & Around

Original Red Dirt Shirt

With punny sayings such as 'Older than Dirt' and 'Life's Short, Play Dirty,' these shamefully touristy T-shirts can be useful if you're planning on hiking, since most of Kauaʻi's dirt wants to destroy your clothing …
Diner in Port Allen & Around

Grinds Café

This family restaurant in a barnlike building is good for a hearty meal with the locals. It’s strong on sandwiches, salads and specialty pizzas; big breakfasts are served all day. Dinners aren't particularly cheap, …
Mall in Port Allen & Around

Port Allen Marina Center

Down by the harbor. You'll find tour-boat and activity operators here.
Mall in Port Allen & Around

‘Ele‘ele Shopping Center

A shopping plaza next to the Kuhio Hwy.