Get your fill-up on tasty Garden Island goodies

Destination Dining

July 14, 2019

Story By: Elima Pangorang |

Whether enjoying a weekend getaway to the Garden Isle or returning to visit family, there are a few places visitors and residents should stop at for a filling bite to eat. Here are two must-try spots to stop at simply because, “Kauai, das why!”

1. Cabana Bar & Grill
2290 Poipu Road

For a full meal and gorgeous views, stop in for a bite to eat at Cabana Bar & Grill, one of South Kauai’s newest hotspot eateries. The open-air space brings in welcoming breezes to complement the dining experience that includes simple American bites with a nice touch of island preparations and ingredients. Best known for its fish tacos, diners will delight in the soft corn tortillas that blanket the fresh seafood, sesame shoyu cabbage slaw, lime and garlic aioli. Further indulge poolside with your meals while sipping on your favorite beverages.

Photo courtesy Cabana Bar & Grill

2. Mamahune’s Tiki
Bar at Hilton Garden Inn Wailua Bay

3-5920 Kuhio Hwy., Kapaa

Recently opened just last month at the end of June, Mamahune’s Tiki Bar grants diners stellar views of Wailua Bay. Specialty handcrafted cocktails that are made with fresh pressed juices and house-made syrups go perfectly with its island-inspired food menu. Growing in popularity are the restaurant’s Steamed Bao with char siu pork and sesame chili slaw wrapped in a heavenly soft bun. Discover this and more in a location that will surely have you taking in the full experience of your mini-staycation.

Photo courtesy Mamahune’s Tiki Bar

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