Are you looking to enjoy some great local, hot, fresh food while you’re on your Hawaiian vacation? There are plenty of options for takeout on Kauai that let you enjoy a meal on your terms. Below are some of our favorite restaurants for carryout in Kauai.
Coffee and Tea
Check out Eden Coffee for your morning pick me up! This adorable coffee truck offers all your classic espresso drinks along with smoothies, shakes and iced teas. Their signature Eden Freeze drink is also a great caffeine kick on a hot afternoon! Another local coffee shack worth a visit is Kind Koffee Company. They have specialty coffee drinks like the Aloha Latte, made with coconut and macadamia nut, and the Lava Flow Latte, with raspberry and coconut. They also have fun lemonades and teas and offer several non-dairy milk choices for your coffee.
Breakfast and Brunch
For a Brazilian-inspired breakfast, look up Da Fazenda. The Brazilian Breakfast features a naturally gluten-free cheese bread served with seasonal fruit and coffee or tea, as well as Brazilian tapioca crepes filled with beef or veggies. They also have eggs, omelets, pancakes and sandwiches, with meat, veggie and gluten-free options! Or start your day with a traditional island style breakfast at Kalaheo Cafe and Coffee Co. The Paniolo Style Breakfast includes two eggs, fries, hash brown or rice, your choice of meat, and toast or a corn muffin.
If you want to hit up a food truck for a quick lunch, you’ve got plenty of options here on the island. For Thai or Asian Fusion, try the Thai Elephant or Kikuchi’s. Thai Elephant has spring and summer rolls, Thai Iced Tea, Chicken Curry, Pad Thai and Tomyum Soup, and at Kikuchi’s, try Steam Bun Sandwiches or Sushi Wraps. Cafe Turmeric is a great choice for Indian, with Fish Curry, Coconut Shrimp Curry, and Chana Palak being customer favorites. Kickshaws offers traditional American fare like burgers, grilled cheese, fried chicken sandwiches, and a house made black bean burger. For fun Hawaiian take out, try Huli Chicken or Pono Market.
Dinner Restaurants for Carryout in Kauai
For a dinner at home that will make you feel fancy, order from Makai Sushi, where they are known for their Spicy Ahi Roll, Hapa Roll and Gorilla Ahi Bowl. From KenJi Burger, you can order burgers with pacific flair, like the Kenji Burger with teriyaki, caramelized onion and cheddar, or the Hapa Burger, topped with Japanese BBQ, sriracha pineapple slaw, bacon and cheddar. They also have sushi burritos, unique poke bowls and a green tea milkshake!
As you can see, no matter what you’re craving, Kauai has you covered with takeout choices. Get your order in, head back to your vacation rental house, relax and enjoy your food!