Do you love Mexican food? We do too, and that's why we dedicate ourselves to finding the best places to enjoy Mexican cuisine in Kauai. We've diligently scouted out the top eateries, and we've listened to our readers and their reviews of Kauai restaurants. We share the places that get great buzz, like Polynesia Cafe, and we showcase the ones that have proven themselves over time, like Norberto's El Cafe. We also point out good neighborhoods for Mexican restaurants in Kauai - Hanalei, for instance. When the craving hits, we'll make sure you get your fix!

Kukui's Poolside Restaurant and Bar
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A relaxed, poolside setting characterizes this hotel restaurant, favored by guests and frequented by other diners, too. The comfortable place features a menu whose inspiration is culled from Polynesian and Asian culinary traditions, with a few...  Read More

La Bamba

Just the scent of La Bamba's authentic Mexican cuisine will have your taste buds dancing in anticipation of the good things to come. Substantial portions of all the hearty standards ensure that no one goes hungry, and you'll be hard-pressed to...  Read More

Neide's Salsa & Samba

Albeit small, this wonderful enterprise turns out some of the best south-of-the-border food you could imagine. It also boasts a Brazilian flair, thanks to the heritage of the chef and owner. Everything is prepared to order, utilizing Kauai's...  Read More

Polynesia Cafe

An intriguing restaurant where gourmet food is served on paper plates (local plumbing codes couldn't accommodate a dishwasher), Polynesia Cafe gets lots of praise from regulars. The place is open all day, so you can sample everything from huevos...  Read More