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Puakea Grill

Kauai’s Favorite Comfort Foods With Golf Course Views

Open Daily, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Dine In or Take Out
No Reservation Required

Welcome to Puakea Grill, where Kauai’s favorite comfort foods are prepared to order with Executive Chef Kristin Yanagawa’s personal touch. Delicious plate lunches, hearty burgers and sandwiches, breakfast classics, ono pupus, and healthy bowls offer something satisfying for every appetite. Grab a bite before hitting the driving range, enjoy a relaxing meal after a round, or order online for easy pickup.

Casual Dining in the Heart of Lihue

Puakea Grill offers homestyle simplicity and a laid-back dine-in setting to unwind among friends. Located at the Puakea Golf Course in Lihue, just minutes away from the airport and the center of town, Puakea Grill is open seven days a week from breakfast till sundown. Dine outside on our spacious deck overlooking the driving range for stunning views of Mt. Haupu and Kauai’s lush beauty.

Dine In or Take Out

Try our signature dishes like Ginger Fried Chicken, Stuffed French Toast, and Ahi Poke Nachos. Indulge in our airy Mochi Fluffy Pancakes topped with powdered sugar and whipped cream, or savor our nutrient-packed Avocado Toast with feta cheese, sprouts, tomato and a balsamic drizzle. We serve local favorites like Loco Moco and Fried Noodles, and also offer vegetarian options like our Tofu Salad Bowl. No matter your drink of choice, our appetizers like Crab Wontons and Calamari with Dynamite Sauce will hit the spot!

Executive Chef Kristin Yanagawa

Kauai’s own Kristin Yanagawa leads Puakea Grill’s fresh take on local dishes. Renowned for her culinary artistry at Tapas at Kukuiula, JO2 in Kapaa, and Verde Restaurant’s Hokulei location, Kristin also previously worked at Mark’s Place Contemporary Flavors. Kristin is a proud graduate of Kauai Community College Culinary School.

Location, Hours & Contact

4150 Nuhou Street, Lihue, HI, USA
Ample free parking available

7 Days/Week
7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

COVID-19 Safety

Puakea Grill follows the COVID-19 safety protocols of the County of Kauai. We ask all guests to comply with the indoor mask mandate. Please wear masks when indoors except when eating or drinking. Mahalo.