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Puka Dog

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Koloa
American, Hot Dogs, Polish, Pizza, Hawaiian
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2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu Shopping Village, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
808-742-6044
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 207
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  • 69
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  • 46
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Hot dogs in Hawaii?

Had to try it, was not disappointed. Loved the different relishes available. Price was a little steep, but so are many things in this area. Enjoyed the lemonade too!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Vista, California
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Who would have thought. Mango relish. Yummy. They have other flavors too! Overall kind of like a costco hotdog. But the sauces is what makes it special.

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Vista, California
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Had to try it, was not disappointed. Loved the different relishes available. Price was a little steep, but so are many things in this area. Enjoyed the lemonade too!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

For being featured on Travel Channel - it was okay. It's a bit of a step up from hot dogs. Nothing to write home about.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Unusual and great tasting. A must eat while in Poipu Kauai. It's like no hotdog you have ever had. The sweet relishes made from local fruits combined with the spicy sauces makes for an amazing combination. Our family had two veggie dogs and two polish sausage dogs. All were amazing.

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Poipu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My kids love this place! The tropical relishes and lilikoi mustards make this hot dog that special Kauai treat. The fresh squeezed lemonade is a favorite too. Usually lined up but worth the wait.

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Seriously, best veggie dog ever! The buns are perfectly toasted on the inside for a nice touch, and the mango relish and lilikoi mustard are to die for! Highly recommend to everyone!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Good lunch! My boys loved the sausage. I enjoyed mine with mango relish and sweet mustard!! Cute quick lunch!! Even my picky child said "those were good" he does not normally enjoy hot dogs!

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This was our favorite (and cheapest) meal of the trip. The hot dog was stellar and their lemonade is excellent. Great service - I got a shirt. Really, really delicious. Definitely put all the "Hawaiian Style" fixings on it!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Ate here 3 days ago and that was the last meal I've had. Sick as a dog with food poisoning since. The hotdog was not special for the price. The only positive light is that I ate here on the last night of our stay in Kauai, otherwise it would have ruined the entire vacation. Horrible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

I LOVE this place! It should be called hotdog heaven! You choose between an all beef hotdog and a polish sausage (I chose the polish sausage) and your adventure starts from there! The bun is enclosed at the bottom, and very delicious, making a pocket to hold the dog and toppings. There are a number of sauce styles to choose... More 

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Additional Information about Puka Dog

Address: 2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu Shopping Village, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
Phone Number: 808-742-6044
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu>  > Koloa
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs, Polish, Pizza, Hawaiian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu Shopping Village, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu>  > Koloa
  • Neighborhood: Koloa
  • Phone Number: 808-742-6044

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs, Polish, Pizza, Hawaiian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?