Explore Great Food and The Best Restaurants in Kauai

When most people think of Hawaii, they think of sun, sand, and surf. However, the gorgeous island of Kauai offers much more than that. With its lush rainforests, dramatic mountains, and pristine coastline, Kauai is a nature lover’s paradise. And the best part is that there’s plenty of great food to be had as well. Restaurants in Kauai serve up a variety of delicious and unique dishes, often featuring fresh fish and other seafoods, tropical fruits, and fresh local ingredients.

With so much natural beauty across the entire island, it’s unsurprising that tourists frequently neglect the culinary pleasures awaiting them. There are all sorts of restaurants to choose from in Kauai, with everything from a local food truck, traditional Hawaiian fare to international cuisine. One popular dish is “poke,” which is a type of seafood salad made with raw fish, seaweed, and other seasonings. Another local favorite is “poi,” which is a type of mashed taro root. The island also offers the best Hawaiian alcoholic drinks and non alcoholic beverages.

No matter what your taste, you’re sure to find something to your liking in Kauai. So what are you waiting for? Come and check out the great food and the best places to eat that this island has to offer!

Kauai Shopping

Kauai is a wonderful place for people who love to shop. You can find anything and everything you want in Kauai, from clothing to souvenirs. There are plenty of places on the island that offer unique shopping experiences, including boutiques and small shops all around the island.

One of the great things about Kauai is that there are stores for everyone. Whether you’re looking for high-end fashion or simple souvenirs, you’ll be able to find what you’re looking for on the island. There are several large malls, such as Kukui Grove Center and Prince Kuhio Plaza, as well as plenty of small shops and boutiques. You can even find Kauai-made products in many of the shops, which makes for a great souvenir.

If you’re looking for a unique shopping experience, be sure to check out one of the many farmers markets on Kauai. Here you’ll find fresh produce, local crafts, and all sorts of delicious food. Kauai is also home to a few outlet malls, which are great for finding bargains on designer clothes and accessories.

No matter what you’re looking for, you’ll be able to find it on Kauai. So be sure to bring your shopping bag and enjoy a day (or two or three) of shopping on this beautiful island.

Holoholo grill logo

The Holoholo Grill is located on the south end of the resort adjacent to the main pool. The Grill features gastro-inspired Hawaiian comfort food and is a collaboration with James Beard award-winning chef Sam Choy.

Gourmet Marketplace

The Gourmet Marketplace found in our lobby provides delicious made-to-order specialties, island pupus, sundries and groceries — ideal for stocking your Villa’s pantry.

Exquisite Dining & Shopping

Just Steps Away

Koloa Landing® is close to more dining options than any other resort on the South Shore. A five-minute stroll down a dedicated path leads you to the heart of the Shops at Kukui’ula Village, a picturesque seaside destination where you’ll find fine dining and casual Kauai restaurants to please every palate and occasion: Handmade macadamia nut ice cream, coconut shrimp, hula pie, sushi, outdoor cafes — even ocean view haute cuisine. Browse leisurely through charming fashion boutiques, gift shops, art galleries, and even a weekly gourmet farmer’s market.

The Shops at Kukui’ula

With its wealth of revered restaurants and eateries, ambling through The Shops at Kukui’ula stimulates all five senses, especially on Friday evenings when the lights are twinkling and live music carries on the breeze. The Shops house boutiques and galleries, and host some of the South Shore’s most cherished weekly, monthly and annual events.

Some of the Best Food on Kauai Island

If you’re looking for a beautiful place to stay on the garden isle, be sure to check out our Kauai resort.  We offer the best pool in America, stunning ocean views, luxurious accommodations and the best activities in Kauai. Plus, we are just steps away from some of the best dining and shopping on the island. So be sure to book your stay at Koloa Landing Resort today!