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Poipu Beach dining can range from elegant gourmet to extra casual; from Pacific Rim cuisine to Northern Italian. Menus include ultra-fresh seafood, grilled meats, fresh garden herbs, tropical fruits, aromatic coffees, freshly baked pastries, scrumptious sandwiches and so much more. Expect nothing but the best on the sunny South Shore of Kauai.

Beach House Restaurant

The Beach House Restaurant offers gracious island hospitality and award winning Pacific Rim cuisine in a stunning oceanfront setting in sunny Poipu.  Recently honored with the Hale Aina Gold Award for the Best Kauai Restaurant for the 13th year in a row, the Beach House is the local and visitor’s choice for lunch, dinner, special occasions, weddings, and business functions.   Open daily from 11 am to 10 pm.  Reservations recommended.

Prices: $$$$
Cuisine: Asian, Fusion & Eclectic, Seafood
Telephone: 808-742-1424
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Brennecke's Beach Broiler

Casual oceanfront dining. Fresh fish, prime rib and pasta specialities. Lunch, dinner, take-out, afternoon happy hour. Street-side deli at Poipu Beach Park. Right on the Beach, Right on the Price. Open Daily 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Prices: $
Cuisine: American, Local cuisine, Seafood
Telephone: 888-384-8810 or 808-742-7588
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Bubba's Burgers

With the reputation of serving the best authentic old fashioned burgers on Kauai for over 20 years, the local owners of this popular 'burger joint' have become the south shore's favorite hangout. In addition to hamburgers, Bubba's serves hot dogs, chili, rice, french fries, onion rings and delicious milk shakes. The classic Bubba's logo apparel is also a favorite of visitors and locals. Located in The Shops at Kukui'ula.

Prices: $
Cuisine: American
Telephone: 808-742-6900
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Dondero's (Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa)

In casual bistro cafe style you'll find Old World ambiance, Italian classics and some fresh new tastes. The rest is just icing on the Tiramisu. Reservations recommended. Open for Dinner only. Resort Attire. A private dining room for twelve is available.

Prices: $$$$
Cuisine: Italian
Telephone: 808-742-1234
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Dude Dogs

Named after the owners 'big' yellow lab, Dude and true to American's favorite food, you'll find that their hot dogs have the same great American taste. You'll love their all beef steamed dogs, topped with all the great trimmings, plus a few surprises that will tingle your tastebuds. Their motto: 'Great Taste - Great Price - Great Dog' Located in The Shops at Kukui'ula.

Prices: $
Cuisine: American
Telephone: 808-742-9438
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Honu Bar (Marriott's Waiohai Beach Club)

Sitting on sunny Poipu Beach and offering a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean. Featuring freshly grilled lunch items and cocktails daily. Open Daily 10 a.m. to Sunset

Prices: $$$
Cuisine: Local cuisine
Telephone: 1-800-845-5279 (toll-free) or 808-742-4400
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Ilima Terrace (Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa)

Surrounded by tropical gardens, waterfalls and Koi ponds, this open air restaurant is a family favorite for breakfast and lunch. Set on a spacious open-air lanai overlooking Keoneloa Bay.

Prices: $$$
Cuisine: American, Bakery, Cafe
Telephone: 808-742-1234
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Joe's On the Green

Open air dining overlooking the golf course with ocean and mountain views. Breakfast, Lunch and Happy Hour. Open every day of the year. Catering available on property or off. Ya Gotta Love it. Open 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Located at the Kiahuna Golf Course.

Prices: $
Cuisine: American
Telephone: 808-742-9696
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Josselin's Tapas Bar & Grill

Hawaii regional cuisine chef, Jean Marie Josselin has created another masterpiece at Kukuiula Village with his new Tapas style restaurant. Enjoy island style, small plate dinners, larger entre plates and fresh Sangria like you've never had it before. Plan to share several plates and taste even more of Jean Marie's incredible culinary talents. Located in The Shops at Kukui'ula.

Prices: $$$$
Cuisine: Asian, Fusion & Eclectic, Local cuisine, Spanish
Telephone: 808-742-7117
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Kalapaki Joe's Poipu

There is something for the entire family at Kalapaki Joe's Poipu. Enjoy a fresh salad, juicy burger, a pasta dish, steak or fresh island fish tacos while watching your favorite game on one of the many large screen TVs. Choose from over 50 beers, the largest selection on the island. Open for breakfast at 7am on Saturdays and Sundays during football season. Great Food, epic service and televised sports. Happy hour specials from 3-6pm.

Kalapaki Joe's televises all UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) pay-per-view events. For reservations and information on upcoming fights visit KalapakiJoes.com.

 

Prices: $
Cuisine: American
Telephone: 808-245-6266
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Keoki's Paradise

At Keoki's Paradise you are more than our welcome guest, you are Ohana, our extended family. We invite you to stay awhile, relax by our garden pools, cascading waterfalls, and enjoy our delicious island style food; Fresh Fish, Seafood and Prime Steaks. Live contemporary Hawaiian music nightly. Bamboo Bar open for Lunch / Dinner 11am to 10:30pm, Daily Happy Hour 3pm-5pm, Dining Room 4:45pm-9:30pm, Chef's Sunset Menu 4:45pm-5:45pm. Located in Poipu Shopping Village.

Prices: $$
Cuisine: American, Cafe, Local cuisine, Seafood
Telephone: 808-742-7534
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Koloa Fish Market

Koloa Fish Market is a family owned and operated establishment since 1994.  We specialize in island fresh fish, assorted pokes, bentos, and desserts.  We also serve Hawaiian, American and local plate lunches to go.  Located across the Koloa Post Office.  Open Monday thru Friday 10:00am to 6:00pm.  Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm and closed on Sunday. 

Prices: $
Cuisine: Local cuisine, Seafood
Telephone: 808-742-6199
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Lappert's Hawaii Ice Cream & Coffee

Walter Lappert created his first batch of ice cream in December 1983 on Kauai and has earned the title of 'Best Ice Cream on the Island.' Lappert's hand made ice cream is 'Super Premium.' They also offer coffee, bakery goods and a new organic line of ice cream, gelato and sorbets, freshly roasted organic Kona and Kauai coffees. From our ohana to yours, welcome to Lappert's Hawaii. Open daily 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Located in The Shops at Kukui'ula.

Prices: $
Cuisine: Bakery, Cafe, Dessert
Telephone: 800-356-4045 or 808-742-1272
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Living Food Market and Cafe

Living Foods Market and Cafe is a great spot if you are looking for good quality and fresh food.  For breakfast you'll have many choices from our homemade granola, crepes, pastries & breads, fruit smoothies, pineapple brioche french toast, and speciality coffees. We also offer lunch and dinner. Enjoy one of our tasty paninis, made-to-order sandwiches, pizzas, or one of our specials, such as lobster pot pie. Fresh seafood, meats and salads of all kinds available too. The market’s cafe style restaurant is open every day from 7am to 7pm.

Prices: $$$
Cuisine: Bakery, Cafe
Telephone: 808-742-2323
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Merriman's Downstairs Cafe

The casual Merriman's 'Cafe' features a Mediterranean menu that combines flavors from North Africa to Greece to Italy with products from Hawaii. This casual restaurant offering salads to pizza to fresh fish, will be open for lunch and dinner. Open daily 11am - 9pm. Located in The Shops at Kukui'ula.

Prices: $$
Cuisine: American, Cafe
Telephone: 808-742-2857
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Merriman's Fish House

Chef/Owner Peter Merriman is a three time finalist in the James Beard awards for best chef - Pacific Northwest and Hawaii. Merriman's Fish House is a more formal dining experience on the second level, with breathtaking ocean and mountain views. This restaurant is open for dinner only and will feature fresh fish indigenous to the islands as well as fresh, locally grown/raised produce and meats. Open daily 5:30pm - 9:00pm. Located in The Shops at Kukui'ula.

Prices: $
Cuisine: Asian, Fusion & Eclectic, Local cuisine, Seafood
Telephone: 808-742-8385
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Papalani Gelato

Kauai's first and only gelato store, Papalani Gelato offers organic and gourmet gelato and sorbetto in a variety of local flavors, plus gelato cakes and pies, and rare all-natural artisan confections from all over the state of Hawaii. The shop creates healthy frozen delights using fresh local ingredients onsite daily. Papalani also makes their own frozen yogurt with a nice selection of toppings including fresh local fruit. Open daily from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Located in the Poipu Shopping Village.

Prices: $
Cuisine: Dessert
Telephone: 808-742-2663
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Poipu Bay Clubhouse (Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa)

Overlooking the 18th hole of Poipu Bay Golf Course, this unique restaurant offers an innovative breakfast menu and a variety of sandwiches and salads for lunch.

Prices: $$$
Cuisine: American
Telephone: 808-742-1515 or 1-800-55-HYATT (toll-free)
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Poipu Tropical Burgers

Family-style dining with a diverse breakfast, lunch and dinner menu. House specialties include a Rum-Guava burger and Poipu Surfer burger. Unique and affordable family dining experience. Open 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Located in Poipu Shopping Village.

Prices: $
Cuisine: American
Telephone: 808-742-1808
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Poolside Grill & Bar (The Point at Poipu)

Breakfast, lunch, snacks and cocktails served overlooking the Resort's beautifully landscaped fresh water beach swimming pool.

Prices: $
Cuisine: American
Telephone: 1-877-696-6284 (toll-free) or 808-742-1888
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Puka Dog Hawaiian Hot Dogs

Unique Hawaiian-style hot dogs. Mouth watering relishes and sauces from tropical fruits native to Hawaii. Chosen by the TRAVEL CHANNEL as one of the 'World's Best Hot Dog Heavens.'
Open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m 7 days a week. Located in Poipu Shopping Village.

Prices: $
Cuisine: American
Telephone: 808-742-6044
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Red Salt Restaurant (Ko'a Kea)

Red Salt at the Koa Kea Hotel & Resort on Kauai provides a beautiful oceanfront setting enhanced by a contemporary open design.Red Salt offers an ideal setting regardless of time of day. A daily Breakfast Buffet combines traditional American fare with fresh tropical fruit, breakfast bakery selections, assorted juices and an omelet station. The Dinner menu offers contemporary upscale cuisine. Lunch is served poolside, the lounge is open from 5pm til midnight and we also offer guest room dining 24 hours a day.

Prices: $$$$
Cuisine: American, Bakery, Fusion & Eclectic, Seafood
Telephone: 808-828-8888
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Roy's Poipu Bar and Grill

Special menu that changes nightly, featuring the freshest local fish, produce, meats and game made into wildly creative arrays of appetizers, salads, pastas and entrees, plus delicious desserts. Open 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Located in the Poipu Shopping Village.

Prices: $$$$
Cuisine: Asian, Fusion & Eclectic, Seafood
Telephone: 808-742-5000
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Savage Shrimp

The favorite south shore 'Shrimp Truck' now has a permanent home at Kukuiula Village. Serving their famous, delicious, fresh Kauai shrimp plates . . . perfect for lunch or dinner.

Prices: $
Cuisine: Seafood
Telephone: 808-212-2197
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The Dock (Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa)

Poolside dining for fun in the sun. The Dock is your one stop self-service cafeteria for lunch or a late-afternoon snack.

Prices: $$$
Cuisine: Cafe
Telephone: 1-800-55-HYATT (toll-free) or 808-742-1234
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The Kiawe Grill (Marriott's Waiohai Beach Club)

Seasonal Casual resort dining featuring comfort foods and a relaxed atmosphere. Serving Breakfast & Dinner. Dinner entrees from $12.95. Reservations are not required.

Prices: $
Cuisine: American
Telephone: 1-800-845-5279 (toll-free) or 808-742-4400
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The Marketplace (Marriott's Waiohai Beach Club)

Waiohai's convenience store and deli, featuring Starbuck's coffee and specialty drinks, deli foods, groceries, gifts and sundries. Open Daily 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Prices: $
Cuisine: Cafe
Telephone: 1-800-845-5279 (toll-free) or 808-742-4400
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Tidepools (Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa)

The unique Hawaiian setting with its open-air Hale Pele (thatched huts) against a backdrop of waterfalls and Koi filled lagoons create an atmosphere of rustic charm. Reservations are recommended. Children's menu is available. Serves Dinner only. Casual resort wear.

Prices: $$$$
Cuisine: Asian, Fusion & Eclectic, Seafood
Telephone: 1-800-55 HYATT (toll-free) or 808-742-1234
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Tortilla Republic Grill and Margarita Bar

This two story restaurant and bar features the freshest fine Mexican cuisine in a casual chic environment. Enjoy creative Margaritas and cocktails at one of the best Mexican restaurants on Kauai. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Located at The Shops at Kukui'ula.

Prices: $$
Cuisine: Mexican & Southwestern
Telephone: 808-742-8884
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Uncle's Shave Ice and Smoothies

Home to the best island snacks and refreshments available on the South Shore. Pick from more than 25 shave ice flavors with add ons like ice cream, fruit, cream caps and more! Enjoy smoothies with fresh fruit, caramel apples, caramel apple bites, popcorn and old fashioned Coke in glass bottles. Located in The Shops at Kukui'ula.

Prices: $
Cuisine: Cafe, Dessert
Telephone: 808-742-2364
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