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Pono Market

4-1300 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1656
+1 808-822-4581
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (99 reviews)
“lau lau” (79 reviews)
“fried chicken” (42 reviews)
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4-1300 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1656
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was recommend for getting authentic Hawaiian food by our kayaking tour guide. The place was humming at lunch with lots of local people coming to get something to eat. I had the chicken Lau Lau plate with seasame poke and macaroni salad. My...More

Thank RoaringCrab
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here on the recommendation of a staff member at Kauai Shores Hotel and the Pono Market did not disappoint. The chicken was A-mazing! the poke was delicious, and staff (even though we went a little too early and they were very busy getting...More

Thank Kisses4Cozmo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OK, you do not come here for the ambiance , nor for anything super fancy, nor to be blown away by service. You come here for the Poke - and you should. They have a variety of kinds. We tried the kimchi poke – and...More

Thank mikebromberg1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Squid Poke is delicious and the salmon one is also stellar. The Piña Colada smoothie is also a great treat. The a/c was running strong and the sunny day was inclement. Needless to say we wanted to stay there and eat more and more...More

Thank andremoysescardoso
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great poke with a good selection and very reasonable prices. Would highly recommend trying this place out if in kappa

Thank tripper098
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here to grab a few items before our drive up to the North Shore. The Chicken lau lau and Spam Musibis hit the spot. Really wide selection of poke to choose from.

Thank alohabeach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A small establishment frequented by locals. Hands down the best espresso on Kauai. Must try blended coconut, double shot. Amazing.

Thank sjdif
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Great place to stop for a quick plate lunch. Affordable prices, & tasty local Hawaiian dishes. Love the Lau Lau & Kahlua Pork.

Thank Leiann B
Reviewed 6 August 2017

For what this is it is hard to beat. There isn't much seating so plan to carry-out. They have a cooler with drinks, and a case with poke, lau lau, kalua pork, and a few other things. You pick what you want (usually as a...More

Thank 1poorguy
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We grabbed fried chicken here before our hike to Wailua Falls. The staff was super friendly, and the prices were good. We had fried chicken (some of the best I've ever had, and spam musubis. Double thumbs up from everyone in my camp. The ahi...More

Thank Tdpeterson5
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 16:00
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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