Best seafood in Kauai

Check out the top seafood in Kauai, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The Dolphin Restaurant
1. The Dolphin Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
83 local reviews
5-5016 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei
+1 808-826-6113
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Susie
My absolute favorite restaurant on the North Shore. It has both Sushi and Seafood. Expect to wait. There is…
Sky & Lani
The 'ol standby. Been in the same location forever and still serve great fresh seafood and good sushi too…
Manish
Excellent seafood. The fish market is outstanding. Try the Poke or Cajun seared Ahi sashimi!
1. The Dolphin Restaurant
1. The Dolphin Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
83 local reviews
5-5016 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei
+1 808-826-6113
Susie
Susie
My absolute favorite restaurant on the North Shore. It has both Sushi and Seafood. Expect to wait. There is also a fresh fish market…
Sky & Lani
Sky & Lani
The 'ol standby. Been in the same location forever and still serve great fresh seafood and good sushi too. This is local favorite.
Manish
Manish
Excellent seafood. The fish market is outstanding. Try the Poke or Cajun seared Ahi sashimi!
2. The Bistro
2. The Bistro
host-0host-1
16 local reviews
2484 Keneke St, Kilauea
Closed · Opens Sunday 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 808-828-0480
Night clubBarRestaurant
Lauren
The decor is tasteful, quaint and relaxed. Prices are very reasonable and the food is delicious. Menu has a…
Emma
Great pacific rim cuisine, seafood and wine selection. Best sit down restaurant close to Hale Mana (3 miles)
2. The Bistro
2. The Bistro
host-0host-1
16 local reviews
2484 Keneke St, Kilauea
Closed · Opens Sunday 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 808-828-0480
Lauren
Lauren
The decor is tasteful, quaint and relaxed. Prices are very reasonable and the food is delicious. Menu has a wide variety including beef,…
Emma
Emma
Great pacific rim cuisine, seafood and wine selection. Best sit down restaurant close to Hale Mana (3 miles)
3. Hukilau Lanai
3. Hukilau Lanai
host-0host-1host-2
59 local reviews
520 Aleka Loop, Kapaa
Closed · Opens Sunday 5:00 PM
+1 808-822-0600
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Linda
Steaks, seafood, pasta and PuPu's. Lobster Bisque and the Focaccia bread is a must! Nightly entertainment …
Khaled & Heather
Fresh seafood in a romantic setting right next door to the condo.
Manish
Delicious seafood. Their mixed plate is awesome.
3. Hukilau Lanai
3. Hukilau Lanai
host-0host-1host-2
59 local reviews
520 Aleka Loop, Kapaa
Closed · Opens Sunday 5:00 PM
+1 808-822-0600
Linda
Linda
Steaks, seafood, pasta and PuPu's. Lobster Bisque and the Focaccia bread is a must! Nightly entertainment ... sometimes a wait for dinner…
Khaled & Heather
Khaled & Heather
Fresh seafood in a romantic setting right next door to the condo.
Manish
Manish
Delicious seafood. Their mixed plate is awesome.
4. Postcards Cafe
4. Postcards Cafe
host-0host-1
19 local reviews
5 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei
Closed · Opens Sunday 5:30 PM
+1 808-826-1191
CafeRestaurantFood
Susie
The décor is intimate and charming. It offers a vegan selection. Seafood and International cuisine. I have…
Vacation Generation
Great inexpensive place for coffee and food. Good selection of vegetarian and also fresh seafood...
4. Postcards Cafe
4. Postcards Cafe
host-0host-1
19 local reviews
5 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei
Closed · Opens Sunday 5:30 PM
+1 808-826-1191
Susie
Susie
The décor is intimate and charming. It offers a vegan selection. Seafood and International cuisine. I have never eaten there, so other…
Vacation Generation
Vacation Generation
Great inexpensive place for coffee and food. Good selection of vegetarian and also fresh seafood...
5. Brennecke's Beach Broiler
5. Brennecke's Beach Broiler
host-0host-1
21 local reviews
2100 Hoone Rd, Koloa
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 808-742-7588
BarRestaurantFood
Paul & Sheila
Fresh seafood and good drinks. We always make sure to visit Brennecke's while staying at Kiahuna.
John & Diana
Pupu platters, ahi tuna burgers & more seafood at a casual, beachfront space with vista views.
5. Brennecke's Beach Broiler
5. Brennecke's Beach Broiler
host-0host-1
21 local reviews
2100 Hoone Rd, Koloa
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 808-742-7588
Paul & Sheila
Paul & Sheila
Fresh seafood and good drinks. We always make sure to visit Brennecke's while staying at Kiahuna.
John & Diana
John & Diana
Pupu platters, ahi tuna burgers & more seafood at a casual, beachfront space with vista views.
6. Kilauea Fish Market
6. Kilauea Fish Market
host-0host-1
30 local reviews
4270 Kilauea Rd, Kilauea
Closed · Opens Monday 11:00 AM
+1 808-828-6244
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Anja
Amazing poke, tacos, fish and chips, fresh seafood and salads. Local favorite is the ahi wrap! You can bring…
Colleen
Great place to stop for a quick, healthy meal. Fresh locally grown produce,& fresh caught seafood! Quaint…
6. Kilauea Fish Market
6. Kilauea Fish Market
host-0host-1
30 local reviews
4270 Kilauea Rd, Kilauea
Closed · Opens Monday 11:00 AM
+1 808-828-6244
Anja
Anja
Amazing poke, tacos, fish and chips, fresh seafood and salads. Local favorite is the ahi wrap! You can bring your own wine and they will…
Colleen
Colleen
Great place to stop for a quick, healthy meal. Fresh locally grown produce,& fresh caught seafood! Quaint outdoor dining or take-out. …
7. Kintaro Japanese Restaurant
7. Kintaro Japanese Restaurant
host-0host-1
31 local reviews
4-370 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa
Open · Closes in 30 minutes
+1 808-822-3341
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Ryan
Islands most popular sushi bar. Close by, great Teppan Yaki and sushi. Freshest seafood you'll ever eat. A…
Jovelyn
Serves one of the best steaks on Kauai. Fresh seafood and so much more! Hawaii family own and operated…
7. Kintaro Japanese Restaurant
7. Kintaro Japanese Restaurant
host-0host-1
31 local reviews
4-370 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa
Open · Closes in 30 minutes
+1 808-822-3341
Ryan
Ryan
Islands most popular sushi bar. Close by, great Teppan Yaki and sushi. Freshest seafood you'll ever eat. A little traditional though for…
Jovelyn
Jovelyn
Serves one of the best steaks on Kauai. Fresh seafood and so much more! Hawaii family own and operated. Aloha hospitality
8. Keoki's Paradise
8. Keoki's Paradise
host-0
38 local reviews
2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Koloa
Open · Closes 11:30 PM
+1 808-742-7534
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Private
Really fun atmosphere, live music, great seafood!
8. Keoki's Paradise
8. Keoki's Paradise
host-0
38 local reviews
2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Koloa
Open · Closes 11:30 PM
+1 808-742-7534
Private
Private
Really fun atmosphere, live music, great seafood!
9. Bull Shed Restaurant
9. Bull Shed Restaurant
host-0host-1
9 local reviews
4-796 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa
Open · Closes in 30 minutes
+1 808-822-3791
BarRestaurantFood
Isha
Sands Hotel: Live acoustic guitar, oceanview Menu -Steak and seafood Salad Buffet with entree: 8 Oz. Top…
Jerry
Seafood Restaurant on the Beach!
9. Bull Shed Restaurant
9. Bull Shed Restaurant
host-0host-1
9 local reviews
4-796 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa
Open · Closes in 30 minutes
+1 808-822-3791
Isha
Isha
Sands Hotel: Live acoustic guitar, oceanview Menu -Steak and seafood Salad Buffet with entree: 8 Oz. Top Sirloin, 12 Oz., Teriyaki Top…
Jerry
Jerry
Seafood Restaurant on the Beach!
10. Tahiti Nui Restaurant
10. Tahiti Nui Restaurant
host-0host-1
70 local reviews
5-5134 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 808-826-6277
BarRestaurantFood
Susie
Called the "Nui" by locals, it is a hole in the wall that offers Hawaiian, Pizza and Seafood. It pretty much…
Vacation Generation
Great spot with locals and tourists. Good food and cool vibe. Seafood, salads, and good breakfast too...
10. Tahiti Nui Restaurant
10. Tahiti Nui Restaurant
host-0host-1
70 local reviews
5-5134 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 808-826-6277
Susie
Susie
Called the "Nui" by locals, it is a hole in the wall that offers Hawaiian, Pizza and Seafood. It pretty much turns into a bar that everyone…
Vacation Generation
Vacation Generation
Great spot with locals and tourists. Good food and cool vibe. Seafood, salads, and good breakfast too...
11. Kalaheo Steak and Ribs
11. Kalaheo Steak and Ribs
host-0
7 local reviews
4444 Papalina Road, Kalaheo
Open · Closes in 30 minutes
+1 808-332-4444
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Michael & Paula
A favorite with the locals! It's like a piece of Texas landed in the Pacific! Good steaks & seafood, great…
11. Kalaheo Steak and Ribs
11. Kalaheo Steak and Ribs
host-0
7 local reviews
4444 Papalina Road, Kalaheo
Open · Closes in 30 minutes
+1 808-332-4444
Michael & Paula
Michael & Paula
A favorite with the locals! It's like a piece of Texas landed in the Pacific! Good steaks & seafood, great prices!