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Review of Puka Dog

Puka Dog
Ranked #10 of 37 Restaurants in Poipu
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Takeout
Neighborhood: Koloa
Reviewed June 21, 2014

Had to try this unique hot dog. It was very good. You must get the lilikoi mustard with your fruit relish. Starfruit and pineapple were great. Lemonade was freshed squeezed and very tasty. A bit pricey however but worth it.

Thank Alohababy2626
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Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

I was skeptical about eating a $6.75 hot dog while on a tropical vacation. We finally gave in on our last day, and we were not disappointed!
If anyone has ever eaten a kolache, this is similar. Imagine the kolache with an opening in the dough at the top. But, add in special and tasty tropical sauces, tropical mustard, and a crunchy interior side of the bun, and voila, a Puka Dog. They were so tasty, wish we'd had tried it before our last day.
Note, they also make a very fresh and good lemonade. You've gotta try this also.
We saw another Puka Dog in Hanalei in the Ching Young Village, but cannot attest to this particular eatery; we ate at the Poipu Village Shops site.
Would definitely recommend this place and will eat again when back on the island.

Thank Christopher M
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Reviewed June 20, 2014

Loved this place. The relishes may sound a little weird when your read the menu but they are awesome. The bun in circular which is cool (I wish I could buy these for home use). they toast the inside and the outside and put the hotdog and the condiments inside the bun. Since it is circular, your stuff doesn't fall out. It definitely the best hotdog I have ever had. They are located throughout the island. Make sure you stop and have one.

Thank htwhatley
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Reviewed June 20, 2014

If you are on the island of Kauai at Poipu Beach, you need to go try a Puka Dog. This was a unique hot dog that we really enjoyed. The sweet Hawaiian bun, the large polish type hot dog, and the amazing sauces are totally worth trying. Their original sauce along with additional sauces like mango or pineapple make this a truly unusual taste treat. Nothing like it on the mainland.

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Thank Becky J
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Reviewed June 18, 2014

Puka Dog is cool because they serve their hot dogs differently than other places. They offer plain old ketchup and mustard, but no point in ordering that when they have neat toppings for their dogs.

Not a big place and they only had lemonade and water... that's it. The lemonade was tasty, but for people who don't drink lemonade, there wasn't much to choose from.

They were also out of chips and everything else, so I just had a dog.

Thank JulieSchultz
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