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Ishihara Market

9894 Kaumualii Highway, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
+1 808-338-1751
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (87 reviews)
“ahi poke” (33 reviews)
“seafood” (20 reviews)
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Seafood, Hawaiian, Deli, Gluten Free Options
9894 Kaumualii Highway, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made this our first stop after arriving at the Lihue Airport. They did not disappoint! We shared 3 varieties of the poke’ and loved them all. Others have stated that their prices on other products were outrageous, but we felt they were fair and...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The store is not as well stocked on basics as the Big Save across the street. However, the fresh fish was great for grilling back at the rental house. (Ahi and ono) We also tried several poke flavors and found them very good, as reported...More

Thank cunnkl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending the morning up in the many lookouts near Waimea, we found this gem. It’s a grocery store on the corner of the street, and the star of the show — for us at least, is the wide varieties of poke. How about some...More

Thank Kai W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fresh, tasty. If you're adventurous, try the octopus - tender and tasty. Spicy shriimp - excellent! Ahi of couse. Good seaweed salad!

Thank Lynda from Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The clerks were nice and they have a good selection of pre-made sandwiches and salads. Its right on the main road in Waimea.

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go and get the poke! it's so fresh and well-seasoned. The market is pretty big and is a great place to get some groceries as well. We thought it was reasonably priced to even on the cheaper side, which is a definite plus!

Thank Hannah G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by this grocery after numerous trips from Poipu to Waimea. I wish we had discovered this gem earlier on during our visit. The poke counter at the back of the store is fillled with so many choices including many spicy varieties and Kimchi!...More

Thank Tinkerbelle77381
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Get the Special Ahi Poke (it was our favourite), some Ocean Salad (seaweed salad) and a couple scoops of $0.80 rice. Ask for a couple take away plates. Easy, cheap and delicious lunch! We did this both days after hiking the Canyon. There are picnic...More

Thank Wwzrs00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pike is really good and the salads! One of my favorite things to eat is the California rolls! Staff is friendly

Thank Tammy p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like everyone and their grandmother, we also decided to stop here on our way to the Waimea Canyon and Koke'e State Park. It is right on the way and therefore stopping here did not add significant travel time to our trip. As people have noted...More

Thank Sutirtha B
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Response from 209Elena | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the Hawaiian plate, but I know that they make grilled meat lunch plates at around noon or so every day, and they are pretty amazing!
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9894 Kaumualii Highway, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-338-1751
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