Kauai may be the smallest Hawaiian Islands, but it's loaded with places to dine. Sunny and dry, Poipu is also known as the resort area of the island, is full of gourmet, hip and modern places to eat. Atmosphere and cuisines options in this area are as varied as the island's terrain itself, but the majority of restaurants out here are gourmet, elegant and modern, offering a unique culinary experience. Take breakfast to go enjoy on a beach, end a day in the sun with music and fresh fish, or have a romantic date at a high end restaurant.
For date night or a fun night out with the crew, Josselin's can't be beat. A chef run bar and restaurant, the hip place is perfect for group fun sharing tapas. Nearby is Merriman's, another fresh fish joint that utilizes locally sourced proteins and produce to create their gourmet menu.
For something a bit more low key, but with an exotic atmosphere of waterfalls and koi ponds, Keoki's Paradise is a local style hang out with delicious food and live music. Lava's on Poipu Beach is the go-to place in Poipu for a bit of nightlife, that includes beach side dining and exotic cocktails.
Poipu's best restaurants will be able to fulfill any craving, so enjoy your food tour of Kaua'i in between the sights and things to do.