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Ishihara Market

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9894 Kaumualii Highway, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
+1 808-338-1751
06:00 - 19:30
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Sun 06:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 19:30
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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Antioch, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I ran into a friend who was also visiting Kauai and she told me about the poke at Ishihara Market. I made a point of it to go on Sunday and I am so glad I did. To be clear, it is a little market, not a restaurant but offers several types of food to choose from. I didn't pay... More 

Thank Jackie F
Salem, Oregon
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Saved us while staying at the Waimea Plantation Cottages. There are almost no restaurants in this area. The marinated meats and poke were really wonderful. They have decent array of groceries as well. Highly recommend!

Thank Lori F
Chicago, Illinois
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162 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

A wonderful place to pick up all you need for a picnic in the canyon or on the beach. Fantastic, fresh poke. They have more varieties of poke than anywhere I have been. And it is all fresh and delicious. A truly local store it has been a fixture in Waimea since 1936. Open from 6 AM to 7 or... More 

Thank R Bruce D
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped by this little market to her lunch. The two types of seafood poke we selected were perfectly spiced. The service, by number, was fast and friendly. While there were almost no tables to eat onsite, a helpful local made the wonderful suggestion to walk one block and picnic by the sea. That is a recommendation I endorse. I... More 

Thank Paul D
Koloa, Hawaii
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Ishihara Market is one of those places that you have to visit to experience what the locals love to eat....a great selection and so "ono" too--try any poke you will not be disappointed!!!

Thank css23
Port Orchard, Washington
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290 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This market is amazing! Super choices to choose from regarding meat, fruit and vegetables, beer and liquor, everything you could need! They had amazing fresh salads to choose from and the meat market is top notch! Extremely clean and the staff is amazing!

Thank Wanderer0213
Chula Vista, California
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161 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

In addition to normal food and drink supplies, they have prepared food. Good place to grab a bite prior to heading to Waimea State Park. Food is very good and very well priced. It's on the left as you head into Waimea.

Thank DALE S
Helena, Montana
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Their deli is wonderful. They have a wide variety of fish dishes, salads, etc. We've been there on both our visits to Kauai and picked up food for a picnic. Good food, Prices are reasonable and staff are very helpful.

Thank travlngirl_13
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This place was suggested to us as a place to get food to go and eat while viewing the canyon. We got the shrimp poke which was nicely spicy and shrimp burgers which were very good. The server was very helpful in helping us make our choice, she did not hurry us at all and plied us with some tasty... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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196 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Great place to stop for picnic lunch to bring up to Waimea Canyon. The lobster poke is amazing! Other to go options also.

Thank J H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 7
Seafood, Hawaiian, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?