Come savor the flavors of Kauai. Experience a celebration of food inspired by Hawaii’s diverse cultures as you sample the sights, flavors, and culinary and farming history of Kauai island. This tour is an absolute foodies delight that will feature a variety of tastings from local food artisans using fresh ingredients. If you like to eat and learn about local foods when you travel, then these are the tours for you!
We will meet at our first location where our guides will give you an informative introduction to what the food tour stops will be for the day. From there, follow our culinary guide in the comfort of your own car and sample the sights, flavors and history of Kauai. The stops on our South Shore, East Side, and North Shore food tours are a celebration of food inspired by Hawaii’s diverse cultures.
During the tour we will enjoy a variety of Kauai flavors at 6 different tasting locations. Our tours are designed around dishes that use local ingredients and the Kauai chef's and food artisans who expertise in using these ingredients.
Our tasting locations include the rare opportunity to meet and speak with the owner/chefs that prepared for the food you. During this time they will give a personal presentation where you will learn their story and from start to finish how the specific foods were grown, harvested, prepared, and served in order to reach such beautiful flavors unique to Kauai.
Since our tours are seasonal and based on fresh ingredients, availability, and what we like right now, each experience is unique in terms of what you get to taste and who you meet. While we can not guarantee which food stops we will make, you can count on a full day of eating well and exploring what’s fresh and seasonal on the Garden Isle!
The South Shore tour keeps visitors close to Poipu and other popular vacation destinations. This is our most popular option as it keeps guests close to their accommodations in the resort area. During this tour we may sample fresh island style Japanese cuisine, visit local jam makers, try fresh baked goods, enjoy the best açaí bowls on the island, fresh local fruit and juices, and much more.
Meet us up on the quaint North Shore and Hanalei area where we will visit the lush agricultural side of Kauai. Here we may sample popular locally produced foods such as, organic teas, freshly made sushi and poke, visit an authentic tiki bar for cocktails, try local grass fed beef, home dried tropical fruit, banana bread, traditional Hawaiian poi and pork, pizza, and many other possibilities in a historic small town setting.
Meet us in Kapa'a, the cutest little town on East Kauai that has a tempo of its own. Lining the sidewalks are locally owned eateries and shops and there is no better way to spend a day in fun Kapa'a than eating your way through it, and learning about the food culture on East Kauai. You may try local Japanese inspired dishes, fresh fruit juice, farmer's market baked goods, local grass fed beef burgers, homemade gelato and ice creams, and more.
Meeting Location is either South, North, or East Kauai depending on which tour your selected. Exact location will be sent in your confirmation email.
Customers who notify us of cancellation 7 (seven) days prior to the tour will receive a full refund. Customers will also receive a full refund in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. No-shows and those who cancel without 7 (seven) days notice will be charged the full price.