Best Things to Eat in Kauai
Wherever you're staying on Kauai, these six amazing restaurants are worth the drive.
Kauai Ono, Hanalei
This nightly pop-up (pictured above) has you bring your own wine to communal outdoor seating, while they do the whole locavore thing better than anyone else. kauaiono.com
Bar Acuda, Hanalei
Hotshot San Fran chef leaves home to chill in paradise, and this is the amazing result. restaurantbaracuda.com
Ishihara Market, Waimea
The best source for cheap poke and amazing make-your-own picnics.
Kauai Grill, Princeville
Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s temple to tropical haute cuisine is the most elegant—and the most pricey—spot on the island. kauaigrill.com
Kalaheo Café and Coffee Company, Kalaheo
A short road trip from Poipu for excellent big breakfasts with (relatively) small bills. kalaheo.com
Living Food Market, Poipu
The best biscuits meet the best strawberry jam for the best deal on the entire island. shoplivingfoods.com