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After the Ski Line: Local Favorites

Island Taco I traveled over 7000 miles for these tacos. They did not dissappoint. Whatever you get can't possibly go wrong. They're huge, they're flavorful, they're the best on the island. Mind explosion.
Yumi's Amazing Loco Moco!
Kauai Kookie Not the best place for hot food.They messed up my order. My boyfriend ordered chicken Katsu. It was not seasoned well, no flavor and plain hard. :( but this is a good place to pick up some souvenirs!
Midnight Bear Breads Best bakery on our week long trip on the island. The pastries were phenomenal and the coffee was excellent. Highly recommended!!
Japanese Grandma's Cafe Incredible miso, poke bowls and eel sushi burrito. should be rated in the 9s
Kalaheo Steak & Ribs Rustic and western. Live music and wonderful food. Service is also good.
Brick Oven Pizza Get the crust brushed with garlic butter!
Kalaheo Cafe & Coffee Co. 1. Grab a menu; 2. Grab a table; 3. Order at the counter; and 4. Enjoy!!!
Loco Coco Best shaved ice ever, splurge for the $10 loco coco, which includes half of a fresh coconut
Koloa Fish Market Best poke!
5476 Koloa Rd., Kōloa HI — (808) 742-6199
The Fish Express Spicy lobster salad, onion poke - WOW. Grill is open b4 2pm. Take it and head Lydgate park for ocean front lunch.
3343 Kuhio Highway, Lihue HI — (808) 245-9918
Deli & Bread Connection Fresh sandwiches & Soup - Kauai's favorite deli! Located in Kukui Grove Center, Lihue. Just 5 mins from the airport
Genki Sushi Get the combo sashimi. Note that ahi tuna is a local (therefore should be fresh) fish here on Kauai
The Right Slice Call ahead for a piping hot pot pie to be ready when you arrive.
1543 Haneukana St, Lihue HI — (808) 212-8320
Kauai Bakery Mmmm, malasadas.
Kauai Pasta Greek pasta is a must-try, local favorite :)
3142 Kuhio Hwy, Lihue HI — (808) 822-7447
Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery Try the Banana Pancakes - Love love love #TipTop!!!
3173 Akahi St, Lihue HI — (808) 245-2333
Sushi Katsu Katsu, sashimi
3173 Akahi St, Lihue HI — (808) 246-0176
Subway Have it your way subs
3122 Kuhio Hwy, Lihue HI — (808) 246-9112
Da Crack I know why they call this place Da Crack. The fish taco was the perfect blend of fish, spice & taco crispy. The black beans are spicy & the rice full of flavor. One just won't do it.
2827 Poipu Rd, Kōloa HI — (808) 742-9505

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