Kaua`i may be a small island, but it has an abundance of lovely places to get a great cup of local coffee, or a big satisfying dessert to end the day. Kaua`i is and island where the first island wide attempt to grow coffee didn't exactly work out, and the industry left. But today it's a flourishing market with a quality of coffee that can't be beat. Small eateries serving up amazing desserts also dot the island, and 10 Best is here to guide you to each and every one.
Our local expert has personally explored the island, and is here to guide you to the best places to get coffee and/or dessert around the garden island. If you're not in the mood to eat a full meal, you can't go wrong with coffee or sweet treat.
You may be looking for a cup of joe for a start to an adventurous island day, or to stay up for some stargazing. If you're looking for a morning - or anytime cup of coffee for that matter - check out the funky Small Town Coffee in Kapa`a or lovely Java Kai in Kapa`a or Hanalei.
To satisfy that sweet tooth, drop into Roy's Poipu Bar and Grill for some of the most unique and outstanding gourmet desserts. The chocolate souffle is the star of this show. Of course, for a hot day in Hawaii ice cream can't be beat. Drop into Cold Stone Creamery for a cold dish of tasty goodness.