Porky's Kauai, that won Best Food Truck in 2018.

 

Photo By Daniel Lane

Best of Kauai 2018: Food & Drink

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Restaurant  ($61+ Per Person) 

1. Tidepools at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa  

2. Eating House 1849 by Roy Yamaguchi 

3. Beach House Restaurant  

4. Gaylords Restaurant at Kilohana   

5. Merrimans 

Restaurants  ($3o-$6o Per Person) 

1. Keokis Paradise 

2. Hukilau Lanai  

3. Beach House Restaurant  

4. The Dolphin Restaurant  

5. Dukes  

Restaurant (< $29 Per Person) 

1. Brenneckes Beach Broiler  

2. Keokis Paradise  

3. Olympic Café  

4. Kalaheo Café & Coffee Co. 

5. Tahiti Nui Restaurant 

New Restaurant  (Editors Picks) 

1. Pietros Pizza  

2. The Local Kauai   

3. The Lanai Restaurant & Bar  

4. Eat Healthy Café  

5. Japanese Grandmas Café  

 Gastropub 

1. Kauai Beer Co.  

2. Kauai Island Brewery & Grill  

 Bar or Lounge  

1. Tahiti Nui Restaurant 

2. Dukes  

3. Tiki Iniki  

4. Stevensons Sushi & Spirits  

Hotel or Resort Restaurant  

1. Tidepools at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa  

2. Makana Terrace at the St. Regis Princeville  

3. Red Salt at the Koa Kea Hotel & Resort at Poipu Beach  

4. Stevensons Sushi & Spirits at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa   

5. Dukes at the Kauai Marriott Resort 

Breakfast 

1. Kountry Kitchen  

2. Kalaheo Café & Coffee Co.  

3. Ono Family Restaurant  

4. Kalypso Island Bar & Grill 

5. Makana Terrace at the St. Regis Princeville 

Buffet  

1. Ilima Terrace Restaurant at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa  

2. Makana Terrace at the St. Regis Princeville 

Burger 

1. Bubba Burgers  

2. Duanes Ono Char-Burger  

3. Street Burger  

4. Kalapaki Beach Hut  

5. Sueoka Market Snack Shop

Cheap Eats 

1. Puka Dog Hawaiian  
Style Hot Dogs 

2. Da Crack  

3. Bubba Burgers  

4. Tiki Tacos  

5. Chicken In A Barrel 

Chef 

1. Jean-Marie Josselin of JO2  

2. Noelani Planas of Red Salt

Farm-To-Table Restaurant 

1. Merrimans  

2. Red Salt at the Koa Kea Hotel & Resort at Poipu Beach  

3. The Local Kauai 

Food Truck 

1. Porkys Kauai   

2. The Fresh Shave  

3. Nom Kauai  

4. Scorpacciata  

5. Hanalei Taro & Juice Co. 

Italian Restaurant 

1. Kauai Pasta  

2. Donderos  

3. Café Portofino 

Noodle, Saimin Or Ramen Restaurant 

1. Hamura Saimin 

2. Pho Kauai 

Pizza Restaurant  

1. Brick Oven Pizza  

2. Pizzetta 

3. Tahiti Nui Restaurant  

4. Kilauea Bakery & Pau Hana Pizza 

5. Pietros Pizza 

Plate Lunch 

1. Pono Market 

2. Olympic Café   

3. Marks Place  

4. L&L Hawaiian Barbecue 

Poke 

1. Koloa Fish Market  

2. Foodland  

3. Fish Express  

4. Kilauea Fish Market  

5. Pono Market 

Romantic Restaurant  

1. Beach House Restaurant  

2. Tidepools at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa  

3. Makana Terrace at the St. Regis Princeville 

Seafood Restaurant 

1. The Dolphin Restaurant  

2. Beach House Restaurant  

3. Dukes  

4. Hukilau Lanai  

5. Keokis Paradise 

Shave Ice Stand or Store 

1. JoJos Shave Ice  

2. Ono Ono Shave Ice  

3. Koloa Shave Ice  

4. Wishing Well Shave Ice  

5. Wailua Shave Ice 

Steak House  

1. Bull Shed Restaurant 

2. Kalaheo Steak and Ribs  

3. Tidepools at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa  

4. Wranglers Steakhouse  


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