Waipouli 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…
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…
Fusion in Waipouli

Kenji

A new-school Japanese fast-food fusion joint spinning up truffle and teriyaki burgers, fried-chicken sandwiches with Sriracha slaw, and a Japanese burrito – the number-one bestseller. More a hand roll than a burrito…
Health Food in Waipouli

Papaya's Natural Foods

Kauaʻi’s biggest health-food store carries local and organic produce, plus other island specialties such as Kilauea honey and goat cheese. Deli fixings and the salad bar make for a quick, healthy meal, while the caf…
Steak in Waipouli

Bull Shed

The Eastside local's steak house serves broiled garlic tenderloin, tender center-cut fillets, and a NY steak topped with blue cheese or garlic butter. It also does ribs, chicken and the house favorite prime rib, whi…
Vietnamese in Waipouli

Pho Kapaʻa

A strip-mall Vietnamese noodle shop offering their country's most nourishing export: pho (noodle soup with beef broth and rare steak). You can go super-traditional and add tendon and tripe, or ask for chicken, seafo…
Indian in Waipouli

Shivalik

Kauaʻi's beloved outpost for tandoori cooking and a filling Indian buffet (served every Wednesday and Friday). The tiled interior is dressed up with Indian decor, but it still feels like you're eating in a mall. Nev…
Seafood in Waipouli

Shrimp Station

This offshoot of Waimea's original Shrimp Station serves the same family recipes. With seasonings such as garlic, Cajun and Thai on the shrimp tacos, burgers and plate meals, it’s hard to shoot and miss here. Some c…
Italian in Waipouli

Kauaʻi Pasta

Your ticket to surprisingly good Italian food is this strip-mall bistro. Colorful salads meld peppery arugula, creamy goat cheese and sweet tomatoes. Hot focaccia sandwiches and classic homemade pastas pass muster e…