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Review of Pono Market

Pono Market
Ranked #9 of 125 Restaurants in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Hawaiian
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Reviewed April 9, 2013

This is one of our favorite places in kapaa... Totally unassuming, but great food. We had the lau lau pork, with a few different sides, and it was fantastic. We topped it all with ice creams and one of the best espressos I've had here! Recommended without any second thoughts...

1  Thank thelaroche
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Reviewed April 2, 2013

great little market in kapaa,blink and you missed it.get here early to make sure you get the good stuff.awesome poke, lomi and laulau.

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2  Thank skippyjonjones2008
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Reviewed March 31, 2013

It's true that you must get there by 11 or so. I was there at 11:30 and waited in line. By that time they had already run out of a dish or two. Got the beef curry plate for $6.75. Delicious food and about as cheap a meal as you can find on Kauai (or anywhere for that matter). Two small tables inside and two outside. Process is fast and friendly. Charge cards welcome. Offerings change daily.

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1  Thank Bill H
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Reviewed March 25, 2013

We picked up a small selection of poke & salad/sushi to take to eat on the beach it cost $25 (for 2) so I wouldn't call it inexpensive for deli take-out. It was, however, pretty good and a good selection with friendly service. We tried poke, etc from several delis over a 10 day period, though & enjoyed other less expensive options on other parts of the island. Many of the little grocery stores have delis with delicious poke selections. If you do go, try to get there before the lunch time rush as it gets packed. I noted the cost per person as $$ even though there is no seating, it is a market but the "Cost per person" title does not match the legend description.

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Thank DuvallDesdemona
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Reviewed March 25, 2013

Stop by in the morning when the selection is good. You can always find a treat or food for a great picnic. Their spam musubi is the best on the island. Check out the cold stuff in the deli, as well as their inari sushi!!!

Thank golfkat
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