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Pono Market

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4-1300 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1656
+1 808-822-4581
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (127 reviews)
“lau lau” (43 reviews)
“fried chicken” (48 reviews)
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Seafood, Asian, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
4-1300 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1656
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Reviewed yesterday

The potato mac salad is the best we have had on the island. The Poke is fresh with great flavors. The dried fish was excellent. Terrific specialty store. Reasonable value too!!

Thank Ciede
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sought this place out based on positive reviews. Was not disappointed. Several types of poke. We tried 3 kinda, all delicious. Also the potato macaroni was delicious. If I were you, I would definitely try it.

Thank Derek D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful plate lunches, poke, lots of choices and things to grab and go... plus they even sell leis! Micronesian ginger too!

Thank Annie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved it. It is a small market (1-2 tables) where you basically get in line, order, pay, and walk out the door and eat it someplace else. It’s a local joint. It’s not a sit down cafe. I got the Lau Lau Pork (pork wrapped...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Basically a take out restaurant with a large assortment of poke. As a fan of raw fish, especially Ahi, I couldn't pass this market.

Thank Eugene H
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Delicious! Best we had on the island. It’s a small market so they sell out!!! Go early in the day. Thank you buzz feed for the recommendation!

Thank 140moniquek
Reviewed July 9, 2018

note this place is mainly for take out. There are only 4 chairs and 2 small tables available if you choose to eat here. price is definitely on the cheap side. their 2 scoops of rice are literally 2 tiny ice cream scoops size. I...More

Thank Jerry S
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Although there are a few tables outside this is more of a deli type pick and go spot. My kids had poke style bowls while I went for Pono. Difference is mine comes with the taro made poi instead of rice. Poi is a tasteless...More

Thank rockobello
Reviewed June 27, 2018

The Poke here is to die for, as well as the various island dishes with Taro leaves and fried chicken, or pork. I stumbled upon this place on my first day when I decided to go for a walk into the little township after a...More

Thank R1ssap
Reviewed June 26, 2018

This place is a take out dive that should be visited by Guy Fieri on Triple D. The inside is nothing to write home about. Non-descript is generous. The ordering process, at least for first-timers like us, was confusing, and we were not the only...More

Thank russkwtx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-1300 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1656
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-822-4581
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