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Puka Dog

2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu Shopping Village, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
+1 808-742-6044
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“polish sausage” (357 reviews)
“veggie dog” (273 reviews)
“mango relish” (263 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly
2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu Shopping Village, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

Stopped by for a quick lunch after a long hike, and it was delicious. Definitely check it out if you're in the area!

1  Thank Brian R
Reviewed 29 February 2016

These are a truly original treat. Puka means hole in hawaiian, so this is literally a dog in a hole. They punch a hole in a fresh bun and add various local sauces, including Lilikoi mustard sauce and garlic sauce. Then slip in a Polish...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 29 February 2016

For what it's worth, I had no idea they had been featured on the Travel Channel. My friend had looked it up on Yelp and we decided to stop by for lunch since we were checking out Hanalei. (They close pretty early at 6.) It's...More

Thank shibagast
Reviewed 28 February 2016

I had the original flavor and my hubby had the pineapple w/jalapeno. We both loved our dogs and highly recommend making this a stop for a quick lunch or snack.

Thank luv2travel_LJB
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Our whole family loves puka dogs and the staff could not have been more friendly on any of our visits. We will definitely be going back the next time we are on Kauai.

Thank hmccrackenrd
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

If you are going to Kauai, eating here is a must! Our kids love it so much, that we start giving out "Puka Dog" coupons for their chores, instead of money a few weeks before our vacation. The flavors of the relish's are so good,...More

Thank Stacey F
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Been looking forward to going here forever. I would go here again to try the tropical toppings. Overall a good eat for lunch. They were busy so our wait was a bit long; only two people working. Not enough seating either. Small place but cute.

Thank revarley
Reviewed 25 February 2016

I've had a couple of Puka Dogs, and they're just the thing for a quick liunch. There are sauces you can choose and two types of hot dog. It's well worth a stop.

Thank jeremiahred
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Small stand in an open-air setting, serving Polish sausages adorned with interesting fruity garnishes in an over-sized bun -- this iconic place is worth a visit even if you're not a huge fan of hot dogs! Friendly, fast service makes this an ideal quick lunch...More

Thank brocdog
Reviewed 24 February 2016

The hot dogs are unique and so good! The relish and mustard choices are so tasty and different from back home. The first thing I said to my family when landing in Kauai was to return to Puka Dog for the best dog in town....More

Thank Louise C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
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10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu Shopping Village, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu>  > Koloa
  • Neighbourhood: Koloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-742-6044
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