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“Gotta do it even it it's too much bread!”
Review of Puka Dog

Puka Dog
Ranked #8 of 38 Restaurants in Poipu
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Takeout
Neighborhood: Koloa
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Level 6 Contributor
61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Gotta do it even it it's too much bread!”
Reviewed October 14, 2013

It's a "tradition" and it you can get past all the bread - a great meal! Definitely a lunch or quick dinner - and get ready to have to hunt for a place to perch to eat.

But it's all part of the experience!

  • Visited July 2013
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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“best dog on the island”
Reviewed October 12, 2013

a different way to do a dog, 2 types of dogs to choose from and many topping choices and sauces were awesome, so fresh stuffed in a bun very unique

  • Visited October 2013
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Fort Collins, Colorado
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
“"Something different"”
Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

A great diversion from the $150+ dinners, proof good food can be found at a much less price. Get there early before the long lines!

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Louisville, Kentucky
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“The best DOG I've ever eaten!”
Reviewed October 12, 2013

Don't let the small size fool you! This place is for real! Get there early because the line will fill up quickly! I've eaten here 3 times since I've been on the island. They have polish sausage and veggie dogs but what sets them apart is the unique way they toast the inside of the bun. They have tropical relish like pineapple and mango. And for an added kick there is also a shaved ice attached to the back of the restaurant .....definitely have to go HAWAIIAN STYLE (ice cream on the bottom) when ordering!

A must stop if you ever come to Kaua'i!

Mahalo!!!

  • Visited October 2013
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Tucson, Arizona
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“A must stop on Kauai”
Reviewed October 10, 2013

I travel to Kauai at least once a year and the Puka Dog is a must stop for me on every visit. It is tucked back in the shopping center, but you will probably see the line of people coming out the door and know that you have arrived during lunch hour.

  • Visited June 2013
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