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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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“hot dog” (1,434 reviews)
“polish sausage” (331 reviews)
“veggie dog” (256 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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1,281 - 1,290 of 2,653 reviews

Reviewed 4 October 2014

Hot dog was so so. Price was outrageous even by Hawai'i standards. Get a burger from Bubba's down the roads instead. They are cheaper, and are of much better quality

1  Thank prettyflygirl54
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Where to start? The flavors are out of this world, you will never taste a better hot dog in your life! I have had many gourmet dogs in my life but Puka Dog is the best.

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 2 October 2014

I have to get a puka dog every time I visit kauai. It's a great on the og lunch when all you want to do is get to the beach and get your snorkel on.

Thank h2ogeek
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Situated within a shopping area this little hot dog stall was lovely, hot dogs delicious, homemade lemonade wonderful.

Thank JoTimms
Reviewed 30 September 2014

This is just a walk up and order off wooden standup menu. Nothing fancy, the dogs are a bite of heaven on earth. Made while you wait and watch lemonade is to die for. We walked over from the hotel twice and were not disappointed.

Thank bethk266
Reviewed 28 September 2014

Coming from Chicago I am very picky about my hot dogs. This is not a hot dog as I first expected. This sausage is matched with some great Hawaiian flavors and wrapped up completely in it's bun. The Puka Dog is fair sized and well...More

Thank Eric N
Reviewed 27 September 2014

WOW GREAT hot dog it's cooked in a bun with the goods on the inside- be warned there is a long line we were there twice both with lines BUT IT'S WORTH THE WAIT great fries real comfort food

Thank tomneely1
Reviewed 24 September 2014

So glad that I had the opportunity to try one while on the island. It was the best hot dog I've ever had. Their fresh baked buns enclose the dog. I had the spicy hot dog with mango relish and their special mustard - to...More

Thank Santorini Dreamin'
Reviewed 21 September 2014

We went to both Puka Dogs (One in Poipu and the one on the north shore of Kauai). Both are great! I wasn't sure what to expect with sweet sauces on the dog, but both my husband and I loved them. It's a great place...More

Thank ShondaBM
Reviewed 19 September 2014

This place is just pure fun. Its a hole in the wall, literally! I'm not normally a hot dog fan but these are delicous and not messy. They use uncut buns and basically poke a Puka (hole) thru it and toast the inside for a...More

Thank RunnerDB
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
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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