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Pono Market

4-1300 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI
(808) 822-4581
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Ranked #7 of 104 Restaurants in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Hawaiian
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

he best Kalua pork, Lau Lau here! During our 4 day stay, we went there twice. It's very reasonable price for such delicious food. First day, we went there around 2pm and Lau Lau was already sold out. They said it was sold out at noon that day (within 2 hours after opening). And that was Thursday. They also have... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Let me start by saying I love ... love Hawaiian food (plate lunch and poke make me happy). Usually I have to get my fill in Vegas, but an impromptu trip to Hawai'i this summer happened. As they say, when in Rome ... We stopped by Pono Market for lunch our second day in Kauai after kayaking down the Wailua... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

If you want to try some "real" Hawaiian food this is the spot. Doesn't look like much but that's the idea. We took our plate lunches and walked to the beach and ate there.

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San Francisco, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We came here three times when we visited Kauai. This was our first and last meal in the island. They have really good choices and the food is so authentic. It also helps that the prices here are affordable. My husband loved all the fresh fish that they served.

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North Bay, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

This place is amazing. Their lunch menu is big and affordable. The owners/staff are wonderful people. Try the Poke,I lived on that for a week. Get there early around eleven or it will all be gone they make limited quantity. A must if you like fish.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Best Poke on Kauai and better than any I had on Oahu. Personally I like spicy poke and theirs is not to be missed. Do not just try one kind though, all three ahi poke varieties were fresh, succulent melt-in-your mouth good. If you're looking for something "local" this was the most local experience we had in Hawaii, they'll recognize... More

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Orange, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The best spicy ahi poke, sesame ahi poke , kahlua pork in Kapaa. So fresh and delicious. Came back before our flight to bring home some but unfortunately theyre closed on Labor Day! Mahalo.

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kauai
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

excellent local place...yummy breakfast/bento plates...lunch plates so Ono! you come a second time and they remember you

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Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Eat like a local! Everything you need for a lovely day at the beach is here. The Lobster Bowls were exceptional & they have the very best poke on the Island.

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I could barely find any decent hot food outlets along this major artery hwy thru Kapaa. This one was another reject. A good reason never to return to Kapaa.

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