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
Hours: 4:30pm – 10:00pm Lounge, 5:30pm – 10:00pm
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: 11:00am – 10:00pm Daily
Exciting, regional and fun dining in the Kukui’ula Poipu shopping village. Lunch and Dinner only. 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.
Hours: 7:30am – 10:00pm Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Located at the Shops at Kukuiula. This restaurant offers Modern Mexican cuisine and Margarita Bar.
Hours: 6:00pm – 9:30pm Dinner
Located at Koa Kea Hotel. This restaurant offers a fresh diverse menu in a sophisticated atmosphere.
Living Foods Market
Hours: 8:00am – 8:00pm Market and Cafe
Located at the Shops at Kukuiula. Featuring large selection of organic, sustainable and locally grown produce.
Hours: Lunch and Dinner
Economically priced, casual atmosphere with fresh burgers and fries (we recommend their onion rings).
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: 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
Hours: 11:00am – 6:00pm 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.