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Tasting Kauai Food Tours

161 reviews
About Tasting Kauai Food Tours
Tasting Kauai invites residents and visitors on a culinary romp through paradise. Learn how to buy local through educational and fun events while connecting with Kauai’s culture, aloha, people and land. A portion of all book and tour sales are donated to the Hawaii Food Bank - Kauai Branch. We have a tour for every foodie's need. - North Shore Food Tour - South Shore Food Tour - West Shore Food Tour - East Shore Food Tour - Lihue Food Tour Tasting Kauai Food Tours include tastings with some serious fun in Kauai’s most delicious and beautiful neighborhoods. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels, you’ll enjoy delectable foods from one-of-a-kind specialty food stores, famous local restaurants and food trucks while receiving an insider’s view into the culture and history that defines the Garden Island. Walk away with new culinary perspectives, big smiles, satisfied taste buds and the confidence to explore new flavors.
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Kapaa, Kauai, HI
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We did the West Shore Walking Tour and were extremely pleased. The food vendors were all good and accommodated my wife's seafood allergy, which seemed difficult at a Sushi restaurant. We enjoyed every dish and certainly didn't need dinner after.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a different kind of food tour, you actually drive to the different venues. The first stop was a little too long, the bakery owner seemed to have a need to tell about her career path and that she had been a master pastry...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

It appears that I'm the first to review the west side tasting tour, which is the latest in the Tasting Kauai lineup. This is the only walking tour - it seems the others around the island involve jumping into your own cars to caravan to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

We were a group of eight and all of us really enjoyed the tour and agreed we would do another. Lots of really good food, generous samples, excellent tour guide. We discovered places we would never have found on our own. We tried so many...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank klrc2015
Reviewed November 20, 2018

My family and I just enjoyed a great afternoon with our host Susan on the North side of Kauai. It was super fun, not a huge group and the food was excellent. Everything seemed very authentic to the area. All of the restaurants and speakers...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Gennifer G
Reviewed October 25, 2018

While I did a number of tours while I was in Kauai I found this one to be the one I remembered the most. It was a great way to learn about what's grown on the island, the lives of the people who live &...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank vivace1
TastingKauai2014, Guest Relations Manager at Tasting Kauai Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Aloha vivace1! Thanks for your great review and high recommendation :-)

Reviewed October 12, 2018

We have been to Kauai many times and have eaten in many of the restaurants from food trucks to expensive fine dining, but have never been on a food tasting tour itself. I was surprised but also delighted at what I had missed, from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank friarjohn
TastingKauai2014, Guest Relations Manager at Tasting Kauai Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Aloha John W! Thanks for the great review! We can't wait for you to try the other sides of the food tour :-) Mahalo!

Reviewed October 9, 2018

We recently moved to Kaua'i but we have always enjoyed food tours. So we thought what better way to get to know our new home than to take a food tour in Hanalei. It was more than we could have ever hoped for. For starts,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marshanager
TastingKauai2014, Guest Relations Manager at Tasting Kauai Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Aloha marshanager! Huge mahalo :-) for the wonderful feedback. Try the other sides of the tour in the future :-)

Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Just returned an hour ago from our food tour in Kapaa. We hit six places starting with Haole Girl Sweets. Weird location in an industrial area, but food very good. Owner, Judy, does a nice take on both sweet and savory croissants. I had a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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TastingKauai2014, Guest Relations Manager at Tasting Kauai Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Aloha Bruinboy! Thanks for the wonderful feedback. Yes please try the other sides of the tour on your next visit :-) Mahalo

Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did the North Shore tour with Susan, and had a fantastic time. We got to meet the owners of a few places and loved the passion they exude into their businesses. Especially enjoyed the Uncle with the dried fruit. He just...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sarah C
TastingKauai2014, Guest Relations Manager at Tasting Kauai Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Aloha Sarah C! Huge Mahalo :-) Do try the other side of the tour when you get a chance again :-)

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Kathy M
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Response from MLaneKauai | Property representative |
You can call 888-431-6660 or visit the website for more information, or to register. (Trip Advisor won't let me post a link). Tasting Kauai offers 5 food tours, a restaurant guidebook and an app. Each tour is different and... More