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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Coffee Shop
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“Great coffee, bowls, pastries, and hot breakfast sandwiches. Hip local vibe. Check out the attached clothing boutique, too”
  • 29 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Casual taco place with the yummy basics. No chips etc. The tacos are big and the tortillas are homemade corn. The True Imu Pig is a local favorite.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Cafe
“Health food grocery store with a cafe for light lunch. Many items in bulk. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“More upscale food as well as prices. Has a small bar area and outdoor space. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great place if you are looking for vegan food! They get their fish daily too and their wraps are pretty good.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“This is the best place in the area for Hawaiian breakfast! Try their Loco Moco and Macadamia Pancakes.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Cafe
“We like to go to Hemingways for breakfast or lunch. Their special coffee drinks are great and we enjoy their home made muesli, egg dishes, fresh breads and croissants. Food is very fresh and well prepared. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Located adjacent to The Pono Kai Resort, the Pono Market serves Hawaiian style food. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“Casual dining, Great food-Good variety-Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options-good prices and big portions, some organic. Open air, 2nd floor, and overlooks downtown Kapaa. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
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“Who doesn't love good pasta? This place is a little pricey but it worth the extra money.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Delicious locally sourced Mexican food...Highly recommended. We eat at least twice on every trip to Kaua'i!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Hawaiian Restaurant
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“The fish tacos are amazing and this location is perfect for family outings.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“If you love Sushi, this is a must. I highly recommend the "Butter me up" roll. They are located on the eastside of the island, in Kapaʻa, at the Coconut Marketplace. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Best chicken you will ever eat! Order at window, some outdoor seating. Take the chicken and fixings to the beach for sunset meal. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great happy hour, with delicious hand crafted drinks! Never disappointed with the food!”
  • 4 locals recommend