Kauai's south shore is fortunate to have a number of appetizing Poipu dining options. Let our Poipu restaurant guide in Kauai direct you to the right dining experience. Once you’ve made your selection, we’d be happy to make reservations for you!
NOTE: Kukuiula Shopping Village is within walking distance from the Whalers Cove Poipu and is home to a variety of retail shops and dining choices.
- The Beach House Restaurant 808.742.1424
- Hours: 4:30pm – 10:00pm Lounge, 5:30pm – 10:00pm
Dinner Enjoy oceanfront dining featuring awesome sunset views and Pacific Rim-Mediterranean cuisine.
Dinner only. Reservations only. The bar area is on a first come, first serve basis and opens at 5:30 p.m.
- Joe's on the Green 808.742.9696
- Hours: 7:00pm – 6:00pm Daily; 5:30pm – 8:30pm Dinner
Great breakfast. Open air dining at the Kiahuna Golf Club. Features a full bar and Monday night football.
Dinner on Wednesday and Thursday only.
- Roy's Poipu Bar & Grill 808.742.5000
- Hours: 5:30pm – 9:30pm Daily
Pacific Rim, fresh fish, and delicious entrees. Located in the Poipu Shopping Village.
Dinner only. Reservations recommended
- Merriman's Restaurant and Downstairs Cafe 808.742.8385
- Hours: 11:00am – 10:00pm Daily
Exciting, regional and fun. Located in the Kukui'ula Shopping Village.
Lunch and Dinner only. Reservations recommended
- Brennecke's Beach Broiler 808.742.7588
- Hours: 11:00am – 10:00pm
This casual family-style restaurant overlooks Poipu Beach Park.
Lunch and dinner. Daily happy hour and early dinner specials.
- Tortilla Republic 808.742.8884
- Hours: 7:30am – 10:00pm Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Located at the Shops at Kukuiula. This restaurant offers Modern Mexican cuisine and Margarita Bar.
- Red Salt 808.828.8888
- Hours: 6:00pm – 9:30pm Dinner
Located at Koa Kea Hotel. This restaurant offers a fresh diverse menu in a sophisticate atmosphere.
- Living Foods Market 808.742.2323
- Hours: 8:00am – 8:00pm Market and Cafe
Located at the Shops at Kukuiula. Featuring large selection of organic, sustainable and locally grown produce.
- Casa di Amici 808.742.1555
- Hours: Seating starts at 6:00pm
Great Italian-Mediterranean cuisine, rated #1 on Kauai and #5 in the State by Zagat's. Live piano music on Saturdays and occasionally on Fridays.
Dinner only. Highly recommended.
- Bubba's Burgers 808.742.6900
- Hours: Lunch and Dinner
Economically priced, casual atmosphere, fresh burgers and fries (great onion rings).
- Keoki's Paradise 808.742.7534
- Hours: 11:00am – 10:00pm; café 11:00pm
Fresh air, seafood, and steak entrees. Extensive pupu/appetizer menu at the bar side. Also serving a large selection of tropical beverages.
Lunch and dinner daily. Local entertainment Monday through Friday (time and type of music varies).
- Plantation Gardens Restaurant & Bar 808.742.2216
- Hours: 11:00am – 10:00pm Dinner
Featuring the flavors of Hawaii and Italy in a lush garden setting. Located in the Kiahuna Plantation Resort.
Serving dinner only.
- Puka Dog Hawaiian Style Hot Dogs 808.742.6044
- Hours: 11:00am – 6:00pm Daily
Featured on the Travel Channel.Offers unique Hawaiian Style hot dogs, which is a one-of-a-kind festival for the taste buds. Mouthwatering relishes and sauces from tropical fruits native to Hawaii. Located in the Poipu Shopping Village.