Restaurant Spotlight

Experience great restaurants while visiting Hanalei; from fresh island seafood to pizza and Mexican, there is something for everyone’s palate. Enjoy fabulous views of the ocean and the mountains while dining at many of the local area restaurants. Check out our restaurant guide for our favorite breakfast, lunch, and dinner spots.

Bar Acuda

Best place in Kauai to enjoy tapas and wine with friends.

Location: Hanalei Town Center | 5-5161 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714

Phone: 808.826.7081

Ching Young Village

From juice bars to pizza to local snacks and more, Ching Young Village is a great place to find a little something for everyone.

Location: 5-5190 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714

Phone: 808.826.7222

The Bistro

The Bistro Restaurant and Bar has been serving the North Shore of Kauai great food and live entertainment in an open air Hawaiian plantation garden setting since 1999.

Location: Kong Lung Village Center | 2484 Keneke St, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754 (Formerly Lighthouse Bistro)

Phone: 808.828.0480

The Hanalei Dolphin

An island favorite for over 30 years, The Dolphin Restaurant is known for its peaceful riverside location, fresh seafood and unmatched service.

Location: Hanalei Dolphin Center | 5-5016 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714

Phone: 808.826.6113

Hanalei Wake Up Cafe

Charming coffee house dishing up hearty portions of their famous omelets, cinnamon rolls and other local favorites.

Location: 5-5144 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714

Phone: 808.826.5551

Julio`s Beach Burritos

Locally owned and operated food truck serving a wonderful selection of Mexican and specialty seafood meals.

Location: 4244 Kilauea Rd, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754

Phone: 808.634.3218

Kalypso Island Bar & Grill

Calypso is my spot for a margarita and some an island fresh Mexican seafood fusion dish. Fun bamboo bar and lanai seating.

Location: 5-5156 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714

Phone: 808.826.9700

Kilauea Bakery & Pau Hana Pizza

A bakery, cafe and pizzeria, they have something for everyone and for every meal. Enjoy local confections, creative recipes and specialty pies. A local favorite infused with local flavor.

Location: Kong Lung Historic Market Center | 2484 Keneke St., Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754

Phone: 808.828.2020

Postcards Cafe

Postcards Cafe has wonderful vegetarian & fish entrees. The owner is in my book club and frequently surprises us with really excellent appetizers from the restaurant.

Location: 5 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714

Phone: 808.826.1191

Tropical Taco

Tropical Taco is a local surfer favorite. Tasty fresh fish tacos, tostadas, burritos and their famous Fat Jack.

Location: Halele’a Building | 5-5088 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714

Phone: 808.827.8226