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Pono Market

) #12 of 86 Restaurants in Kapaa $ Seafood, , Hawaiian
4-1300 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1656
+1 808-822-4581
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (97 reviews)
“lau lau” (78 reviews)
“fried chicken” (40 reviews)
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Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Asian
4-1300 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1656
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Another perfect lunch at Pono Market in Kapa'a. I had their fried chicken lunch plate with poke and potato mac salad and some white rice ( I never finish the rice so instead of the usual two scoops that they automatically give you, I asked...More

Thank Norm1983
Reviewed 6 days ago

We tried the Market at 1:00pm, and were sorry to find that they were out of several things. The lady behind the counter was SO helpful to me and my two sons, so when she recommended their fried chicken plate lunch we decided to try...More

Thank LexKymom50
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice market stop for a quick lunch, with many local items and well prepared. Finding a parking spot can be a bit of a problem. It's well worth a visit.

Thank HarlanFisherIV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing special about this place.poke like poke.same poke you can get anywhere on the island so dnt make a special trip there dnt waist your time unless you driving by.I found Safeway poke as delicious as pono market or no diference at all.So not sure...More

Thank Gintas R
Reviewed 2 May 2017

You know a place is good when all of the locals are lined up here at lunch time. Secret, go early as if you go after 12:30-1:00 PM, will likely be out of many things.

Thank CajunQuest
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is a great little place- It serves excellent local style food relatively (for Kauai) cheaply. For most humans over the age of 40 a rice bowl with one hot dish is sufficient. Kalua Pork, Katsu chicken and Poke are excellent. They sell out of...More

Thank AZtarheelTucson
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Best Hawaiian food on the island! Great service too! Searched the island for two days looking for some pig and potato mac and finally this place did not disappoint.

Thank Katrina G
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We were referred to this place by a local and were happy we went. At least my husband was. I don't really care for seafood, but my husband loves it. He said the poke here is "really, really good" and insisted that we go back...More

Thank ESS_lover
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I think Pono Market has the best take out plate lunch on the island. They also have delicious sushi and other items for take out. The poke is excellent! You can get coffee and ice cream there as well. For vegetarians there is veggie sushi,...More

1  Thank Alohatraveler19
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here after reading about in guide book and glad we did! The Kalua Pig would win any BBQ competition, hands down, and the various Poke we tried were light and fresh tasting. My girls were all 'too full' to finish their pork, but they...More

Thank MelissasHusband
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-1300 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1656
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-822-4581
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