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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” (350 reviews)
“veggie dog” (271 reviews)
“mango relish” (260 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 8 January 2016 via mobile

Saw Anthony Bourdain's show feature Puka Dogs and we put it on our to-do list while on Kauai. Was a real treat, enjoyed the different varieties of salsa toppings. Hot Dog bun centers are drilled out and dog is served in the center of a...More

Thank PatrickRusso
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We bought Puka Dogs out of curiosity. There was a line up and that pulled us in. I agree with the person who said that they are just hot dogs and not that special. In addition, the cooking and service is slow and it can...More

Thank rockymountainrider
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

This place is a local quick eat hot dog stand but has some fun extras! They have you pick you dog type... Vegitarian or sausage. They put it in a homemade Hawaiian role. You then get to pick from an amazing selection of tropical relishes...More

Thank LowyAloha
Reviewed 5 January 2016

It is a hot dog. But it is a great hot dog. It comes in a unique wrap around roll with a ton of options for taste from mild to spicy and more. I only wish I had two while I was there.

Thank FlyingGringo
Reviewed 4 January 2016

The hot dogs are great! There are many relish sauces to choose from, spicy, fruity... The fresh squeezed lemonade was good too. Price medium to high for a hot dog.

Thank Trish B
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Just had to try a Puka Dog after hearing so much about it. They moved from a perimeter location to the center court. It's an expensive hot dog. Doesn't hold a candle to the now gone Hot Doug's in Chicago. It's a hot dog, that's...More

Thank Eyedoc44
Reviewed 3 January 2016

The line here is always long, but the day we got a veggie dog to go, only one person was in front of us. It still took about 15 minutes to get our veggie dog after ordering. The actual veggie dog had a good taste,...More

Thank grlgrdgate
Reviewed 3 January 2016

That's what everyone told me! Hot Dog was very good, served a bit differently in the bun; both I tried were just too sweet for me. Sure do love those Maui Chips though!

Thank PurpleTV
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Worth the visit just to satisfy the curiosity hype. I would not make a special trip, but if I am in the area the Puka dog is a good lunch. Our group tried most of the varieties of relish and all felt they were a...More

Thank AllenTjr
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

The dog and sauces are really good. The bread is horrible. They also put too much sauce so at some point they will explode on your face. Too expensive

Thank Manuel G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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