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Vacations are the perfect time to ignore life’s everyday rules and chores. Stay up as late as you want, or have ice cream for dinner. It also means you can throw cooking by the wayside. While your luxury rental from Kauai Exclusive Management has a fully-equipped vacation, there are countless restaurants on Kauai for you to dine at. For our guests staying on the North Shore, we highly recommend trying out some of the phenomenal restaurants in Hanalei.

The Top 7 Places to Eat in Hanalei

Located on Kauai’s North Shore, Hanalei is a charming small town home to a wide range of attractions, from historic places to art galleries. If you find yourself getting hungry during your adventures, stop by one of these local joints for a delicious and filling meal.

  1. Kalypso Island Bar & Grill is known as a causal tavern that plates up Hawaiian-style dishes and pours tropical drinks. Be sure to check out their happy hour specials, including discount pupus. 
  2. Try a favorite of visitors and locals alike by heading to Tahiti Nui. This Tahitian restaurant not only serves scrumptious cuisine but also hosts a memorable luau Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
  3. Bar Acuda, found on the mountainside of Hanalei, offers a wide range of exceptional tapas created using fresh ingredients. No matter what you choose, there’s a wine or beer that’ll pair perfectly.
  4. Part restaurant, part sushi lounge, and part fish market, The Hanalei Dolphin has it all. This is a great place to visit if you ever feel like cooking your own seafood feast at your Kauai vacation rental.
  5. Try something new at Chicken in a Barrel BBQ. Their featured meats are all cooked in a custom-made drum barrel to give them a unique flavor. Place your order online for their Hanalei location.
  6. Enjoy a taste of Greece in Kauai at Tiki Tzatziki. This Mediterranean-influenced food truck can be found in the Ching Young Shopping Center. Snack on couscous salad, or pick your perfect gyro.
  7. Take in breathtaking views from AMA Hanalei. Open for dinner service, the menu at this spot is filled with Asian-inspired dishes like authentic ramen and noodle dishes. Reservations are strongly recommended.

Plan a Paradise Escape to Kauai

The balcony of a Kauai rental to enjoy takeout from restaurants in Hanalei on.

Whether exploring stops while driving along the North Shore, discovering breathtaking lookouts, dining at restaurants in Hanalei, or grabbing a drink at a local brewery, there are plenty of ways to fill your days when visiting Kauai. No matter where your adventures lead, rest easy knowing you have a luxurious place to call home by booking your rental from Kauai Exclusive Management.

Our collection of stunning vacation rentals can be found throughout Kauia’s North, South, and East shores. From modern condos to spacious homes, we work to bring you the best rentals around. Our dedicated team is here to help you find your perfect home away from home.

Call 1-877-465-2824 to learn more about our rentals on the North Shore or elsewhere on Kauai.

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