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Restaurants in Hanalei

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Hanalei restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Hanalei restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Hanalei to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Hanalei restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Hanalei.

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  • Bar Acuda

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    A list of 50 wines with a focus on Rhone-style varieties, half of them offered by the glass, accompanies the Spanish-style tapas dishes at Kauai's ... More
  • Bouchon's Hanalei Grill & Sushi Bar

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Formerly Sushi Blues, Bouchon’s is still a sushi bar but has also added a fusion of island, Pacific-American, and French flavors. Dishes include sc... More
  • Hanalei Dolphin Restaurant, Fish Market & Sushi Lounge

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Set on the bank of the Hanalei River, this celebrated seafood restaurant serves fresh local fish at riverside tables shaded by bright blue umbrella... More
  • Hanalei Mixed Plate

  • Pat's Taqueria

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    After surfing, kayaking, or simply enjoying the north shore in the morning, many visitors have lunch at the white taco truck parked on Weke Road at... More
  • Tropical Taco

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    What started out as a taco wagon, this eatery evolved after many years into a fixed restaurant in the Halele'a Building about a mile from the Hanal... More
  • Wishing Well Shave Ice

    A stand serving delicately flavored ice cream cones. More

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