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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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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“polish sausage” (348 reviews)
“veggie dog” (269 reviews)
“mango relish” (257 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Fast food, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly
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2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu Shopping Village, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
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1 - 10 of 2,800 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

The line was pretty long but they crank dogs out like it's nobody's business! I recommend getting the sauce that is labeled as hot, it actually isn't very hot but it has the best flavor. You may have to get creative in defending your dog...More

Thank Jack N
Reviewed 5 days ago

This little open-air eatery was disappointing to us, but very busy with younger people. They specialize in their "Puka dog," a hot dog in an oversized bun, individualized with a large variety of condiments. The bun has a center hole, into which they squirt the...More

Thank RetColAF
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Puka dog is a very fun, very tasty place to eat. The dogs are in a wonderful bun with a hole in one end (Puka means hole) in which the polish sausage (or vegetarian dog) is placed along with your choice of sauces. The bun...More

Thank maidenmt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to stand in line for 20 minutes to get our Puka Dog ... but it was worth it. And, don't forget the freshly squeezed lemonade. Get it without sugar. You don't need the added calories.

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All had hot dogs. Was great. Can have a long line so try to go early or late for lunch. Plenty of parking.

Thank Stennis S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by Puka Dog for lunch. Had heard about this on Trip Advisor so thought we’d better go. We were not disappointed. Very good food and quick friendly service. Would go again.

1  Thank Jbond00716
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had to try it. Had the polish. Should have skipped the fruity relish or used it to dip into instead. Also should have gone with either straight mustard or dijon. Aunties mustard was too sweet for me and not spicy at all. Either they forgot...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not a fan of hotdogs but I LOVED this place!! The lemonade was made with lemons infant of my eyes and I don't know what was in the puka dog but I am craving one now and that won't do me much good...More

Thank Jamie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the experience. Had the Mango relish and can’t skip the mustard. Very good hot dog and quite unique. A must if your new to Kauai.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came upon Puka Dog in Poipu not knowing anything about it. We quickly learned about this unique eating experience. You have a large bun with a hole through the center and closed on one end. You put sauces and condiments in the hole and...More

1  Thank tom r
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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