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Poipu Restaurants

Kauai’s south shore is fortunate to have a number of appetizing Poipu dining options. Let our Poipu dining guide direct you to a great dining experience. Once you’ve made your selection, we’d be happy to make reservations on your behalf!

Kukuiula, a Poipu shopping village, is home to a variety of retail shops and dining choices within walking distance of the Whalers Cove in Poipu.

The Beach House Restaurant
Lunch: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Dinner: 4:45 pm to 9:00 pm
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.

Merriman’s Restaurant and Downstairs Cafe
Hours: 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Exciting, regional and fun dining in the Kukui’ula Poipu shopping village. Reservations recommended!

Brennecke’s Beach Broiler
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
Hours: 11:00am – 9:00pm Lunch/Dinner
Located at the Shops at Kukuiula. This restaurant offers Modern Mexican cuisine and Margarita Bar.

Red Salt
Breakfast: Daily 6:30 am to 11:30 am
Dinner: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Lounge: 5:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Sushi (Lounge Only) Tuesday – Saturday 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Located at Koa Kea Hotel. This restaurant offers a fresh diverse menu in a sophisticated atmosphere.

Living Foods Market
Hours: 7:00am – 9:00pm Market and Cafe
Located at the Shops at Kukuiula. Featuring large selection of organic, sustainable and locally grown produce.

Bubba’s Burgers
Hours: Lunch and Dinner
Economically priced, casual atmosphere with fresh burgers and fries (we recommend their onion rings).

Keoki’s Paradise
Hours: 11:00am – 10:00pm; café 11:00pm
Fresh air, seafood, and steak entrees. Extensive pupu/appetizer menu at the bar side. Also serves 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
Hours: 5:30mm – 9:00pm 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
Hours: 10:00am – 8:00pm Daily
Featured on the Travel Channel. Offers unique Hawaiian Style hot dogs, 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.