While the menu changes by the week and the season, one this is consistent at Bar Acuda Tapas and Wine in Hanalei, the fact that is always provides an awesome time after the Hawaiian sun goes down. Nestled on the bottom level of Hanalei Center, the eatery boasts what may be the most modern decor in the area, with a unique and amazing menu and an intriguing drink menu. Defined on Bar Acuda's menu as "a variety of small savory dishes typically shared communally by friends," tapas at this place to just that - bring together friends for a fun night out on the North Shore.
Supporting sustainability on an island that imports over 85 percent of its food, the menu changes with the season and features mouth watering dishes such as local honeycomb with goat cheese, seared local fish, salads, short ribs and exotic desserts like mango lilikoi granita with candied ginger.
A night out here isn't limited to a small group of friends, those with a reason to really celebrate can have dining room "lanai parties" for twelve to twenty-five people. For an even bigger celebration, there's the option of a restaurant buy out which includes and all you can eat cocktail party with Antipasto bar and food stations, a limited open bar, and even wedding cakes are available.
Although much of Kaua`i is quite casual and relaxed, you can dress up a bit for a night out at Bar Acuda, and live it up for a night in historic Hanalei.