Kaua'i Food Tours: Tasting the Garden Island's Delicious and Beautiful Neighborhoods
303 Ratings
Embark on a delicious and immersive culinary adventure with Kaua'i Food Tours. Explore the vibrant neighborhoods of Kauai while indulging in delectable foods from local restaurants, food trucks, and specialty stores. Book your tour now!
Duration: 4 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • Kauai - We have 5 food tours on island:
  • Monday/Tuesday: Kilauea Town
  • Wednesday: Old Koloa Town
  • Thursday: Old Kapaa Town
  • Friday: Hanapepe Town
  • Saturday: Downtown Lihue
  • Sunday: Hanalei Town

All Kauai Food Tours:

• Introduce you to some of Kauai’s best chefs, farmers and restaurant owners
• Tastings and stops vary with seasons and availability
• Most dietary requests can be accommodated with advance notice

What's Included
  • Local guide
  • Private tour
  • Tour escort/host
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Beverages
  • Food tasting
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attractions not included
Additional Information

Join us on a gastronomic adventure in Kauai’s most scenic and tasty locales with Tasting Kauai Food Tours. Our schedule includes:

  • Monday/Tuesday: Stroll Through Kilauea Food Tour
  • Wednesday: Discover the South Shore Food Tour
  • Thursday: Royal Coconut Coast Cuisine Tour
  • Friday: Wander Around Hanapepe Food Tour
  • Saturday: Downtown Lihue Culinary Journey
  • Sunday: Hanalei Gourmet Walk

Relish an assortment of treats from unique specialty food shops, local eateries, and food trucks, as you gain an exclusive insight into the cultural and historical essence of the Garden Island. After the tour, you’ll be left with a unique culinary insight, a big grin, happiness from satisfying your taste buds, and the courage to try new dishes. The specifics of each tour will be shared once you choose the most suitable day and locale for your tour.
• Variation in tastings and stops is based on seasons and availability
• The tours are caravan-style – you get to drive/bike/walk and uncover the island with us!
• Most dietary requirements can be fulfilled with prior notification

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough guests to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • Monday/Tuesday: Kilauea Walking Food Tour; Kilauea Fish Market, 4270 Kilauea Rd, Kilauea, HI 96754, USA - Wednesday: South Shore Food Tour; Kickshaws, 5371 Koloa Rd, Koloa, HI 96756, USA - Thursday: Royal Coconut Coast Food Tour; Kauai Juice Co.Kapaa, 4-1384 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaʻa, HI 96746, USA - Friday: Hanapepe Walking Food Tour; Japanese Grandma’s Cafe, 3871 Hanapepe Rd, Hanapepe, HI 96716, USA - Saturday: Downtown Lihue Walking Food Tour; Aloha Ginger Beer, 3-3100 Kuhio Hwy, Lihue, HI 96766, USA - Sunday: Hanalei Walking Food Tour; Hanalei Taro & Juice Co, 5-5070 Kuhio Hwy # B, Hanalei, HI 96714, USA
  • Not recommended for travelers with food allergies
Kilauea Fish Market
Kilauea Road
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
(303 Ratings)
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Mar 20, 2024
Food, History and fun in Lihue! - This was a really fun tour. Everyone was enthusiastic and had a good time. We were not familiar with Lihue. We were able to try new places and learn some interesting history about the island. Susan our guide was fun and was able to share stories of the islands. We enjoyed it so much we signed up for another tour with Susan. This time in Hanapepe.
Review provided by Tripadvisor
Mar 14, 2024
Great Tour - Met our host Susan at the Java Kai for our first tasting. Here we enjoyed kalua pork sandwich and it was yummy! Walked around the corner for a Kombucha tasting which were all wonderful and nothing like the bottled ones from home. Off Tiki Tacos with a choice of steak, organic chicken, fish or vegetable - huge taco that just awesome. Went down the street for a taste of a Kenji Burger made famous by Guy Fieri - again a treat. Ended our trip at Wailua Shave Ice which was NOT what I had ever experienced. Loved it. Susan shared quite a bit of local history and stories with us as well as the history behind our food stops. It was a TON of food but thoroughly enjoyed it, Susan and the others I. Our tour group! Would definitely try another one in a different area!
Review provided by Viator
Feb 15, 2024
Fun food tour! - Susan was our guide and we had a fun food tour! Tasted 4 different island specialities and learned some history and culture along with it.
Review provided by Viator
Dec 22, 2023
Beyond Wonderful - Eating at 3 different food places that were all splendid. Our guide taught us some amazing Hawaii history that was so intriguing.
Review provided by Viator
Jan 12, 2024
Eating in Lanai north side. - More good food than I had room for. Susan our guide was very helpful and informative. But half the food would have been more than enough.
Review provided by Tripadvisor
Feb 28, 2024
Mixed Rating for Food Tour - I have a few separate ratings for this tour. First three food stops: 5 Star Last stop (ice cream): 2 Star Guide: 4 Star Value for price: 3 Star Koloa Tour (south side) - The actual food we tasted was very good and different from things we had tried in the past (except the sushi - it was just sushi). The stop at Kickshaws and the pork grilled cheese were great! The fourth stop (basic, generic ice cream store) was less than impressive. Nothing special there, nothing original, just a scoop of ice cream you could get anywhere. It really felt like ‘well we have to get at least one more stop - let’s just get this because it is outside of the previous stop’. It would be MUCH better to skip the ice cream and try one more Koloa restaurant. The overall amount of food was maybe $40, so a tour price of $125 per person was steep for 1.5 hours and three hot food tastes.
Review provided by Tripadvisor
Mar 17, 2024
Not for me, mediocre - Not really for me. We stopped at 3 places and most were pretty basic food for anywhere tropical. There wasn’t much in the way of a tour, most of the history was something you could find just reading Wikipedia. If you come with people who can’t walk much it is the tour for you. I didn’t really care much for the guide, topics got very political and not as informed on the history of the islands.
Review provided by Viator
Jan 27, 2024
Not worth the money - The guide, Susan, was a great person! Unfortunately the food tour set up overall was below expectations. We only visited 4 places and at each place the food was whatever the staff decided to provide. At the first we had cold, unflavored tofu on seaweed and rice. Unfortunately, it was a horrible start. We then had sushi rolls, which were decent, followed by pork sandwiches, and completed with some ice cream. The overall history that Susan provided, which I enjoy as part of the tour, was a bit all over the place. She certainly tried, but at many times couldn’t remember certain facts or would become distracted with something else. Overall, this tour was not worth the money to us. The retail value of the food provided was about $40 based on the pricing I saw at each place. Rather than spend the money here, I would recommend you wander around the area and stop at multiple places while googling the Hawaiian history. You’ll get more for your money and be able to taste far more food. The atmosphere was not worth the added cost.
Review provided by Viator
Jan 20, 2024
Disappointed - Apparently our tour was double booked with another group with twice the amount of people and the tour guide was caught off guard. It was very disappointing for the amount of money we paid versus the tour we received.
Review provided by Viator
Jan 15, 2024
What’s a horrible food... - What’s a horrible food tour? She took us to a sports bar and it was more gift shopping and a political than anything.
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