You have spent your day at Poipu Beach on the beautiful island of Kauai and you have decided it would be the perfect place to enjoy dinner and watch the sunset. Why not head over to Keoki’s Paradise in Kauai for a delicious meal right on the beach?
Decorated with tiki torches and featuring a lot of fruity cocktails, the restaurant was definitely designed with tourists in mind. They often have music and hula dancers. Unlike a tourist trap, the food at this restaurant is first rate and the alcohol in those kitschy cocktails is top shelf. The menus have plenty to offer persons of all dietary persuasions, but there are a few highlights.
The Bar Menu
The Bamboo Bar menu includes some tasty appetizers, including handcrafted nachos with a fresh and perfectly spiced guacamole as well as a roasted vegetable dip that is served with goat cheese and a crunchy herb flatbread. There is also a decadent Caesar salad with delicious croutons and a creamy dressing. The seafood offered includes fish tacos and fish and chips.
Sandwiches at Keoki’s Paradise in Kauai include a sumptuous Beyond Meat veggie burger that is grilled along with eggplant and other vegetables.
There is also a Korean fried chicken sandwich that is served with aioli sauce and kimchi.
Cocktails at Keoki’s Paradise in Kauai
You are on your vacation, so you will want to try more than one of these fabulous cocktails. Highlights include: the Vintage 44 Mai Tai, which contains Koloa rum, pineapple juice and lime; a Chi Chi, which is a piña colada with a shot of vodka; and a Lava Flow which is a piña colada with strawberries. There is also a full list of mocktails for the kiddies.
Dinner appetizers at Keoki’s Paradise in Kauai include fried calamari strips with a guava cocktail sauce and a rich and flavorful artichoke and spinach dip. Salads include a deliciously fresh kale salad that contains figs, pears beets and candied macadamia nuts. Fish choices include a seafood risotto with lots of shellfish and a fresh fish duo which includes two fresh catches of the day and vegetables. The restaurant also offers filet mignon for the meat lovers and an inventive roasted red pepper rubbed tofu for the vegetarians.
The desserts are as ridiculously yummy and fattening, as you would expect them to be. They have a Hula Pie with a chocolate cookie crust, macadamia nut ice cream and hot fudge. If macadamia nuts are not your thing, you can opt for chocolate mint ice cream.
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