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Puka Dog

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2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu Shopping Village, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
808-742-6044
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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NYC
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Thrifty and delicious option in Kauai. It's make your own dogs Hawaiian style. I love the garlic sauce, Pineapple, and Aunt Lililkoi's special topping.

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Thank NoOrdinaryMorning
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199 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I first tried Puka Dog on a trip to Kauai for years ago, and on each of my return trips, I've made it a point to stop here. Polish sausages are excellent when combined with the soft roll, unique special sauces and relishes, and quite filling for a meal! In truth sometimes the last few bites are nearly all bread,... More 

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Thank Kenny S
Salem, Oregon
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I don't even like hot dogs, but I really liked these ones mainly due to the relishes! Definitely give them a try!

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Thank Erin K
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the spicy polish sausage with papaya relish and auntie likikoi mustard. The sausage wasn't really spicy so next time I'll try the next one up. The bun is a lot longer than the sausage so you end up with leftover hot dog bun. The papaya relish and mustard are good. Adds sweetness to the sausage.

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Thank Aimee R
Page, Arizona
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Must try this hot dog stand. The bread is great, meat or veggie is grilled and the sauces are the best. Went here twice during the trip and wish we did it more. The lemonade is good even with no sugar.

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Thank kimheat
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My daughter and I loved Puka Dog for each of our own reasons. She is a vegan and was so excited for an option besides a salad. She thought her veggie dog was fantastic and paired it with the mango relish and island mustard. We are from Chicago, so I was a little curious how the regular dog would be.... More 

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Thank LLF1969
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Basically a hotdog with pineapple or mango salsa. Nice, but maybe not quite our taste from the UK- however rally nice helpful guys and definatley worth a go!! You may never have anything like it again !!

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Thank jenwar24
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I am not a fan of hot dogs at all but whatever this place does with their dogs makes me love them. The relishes, lilikoi mustard, wrap around buns, and even the hot dogs are amazing. When I'm staying in Poipu I try to stop by once a day. It's that good.

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Thank John H
Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My family can't wait until we return in January 2017 to get another Puka Dog it's a must and try the homemade lemondade. Service quick and price affordable. Guys working store amazing, happy faces. See you all in January 2017

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Ladera Ranch, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is delicious. Try all of the sauces on the dog. It is well worth it. Pleased even the pickiest of my eaters. The super hot is not that spicy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Fast Food, Hawaiian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu Shopping Village, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu>  > Koloa
  • Neighborhood: Koloa
  • Phone Number: 808-742-6044

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