Where to Find the Best Breakfast on Kauai

Need to fuel up before a long day of exploring the beauty of the Garden Isle? After all, breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Here are our favorite breakfast spots on Kauai.

We have cross-checked our picks with top sources like The Hale ‘Aina Awards, Tripadvisor, and OpenTable to make sure we’re offering you the best breakfast to enjoy on Kauai. Bon appetit!

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Breakfast on Kauai's North Shore

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Hanalei Bread Company

Located in the heart of Hanalei, this organic bakery and coffeehouse is locally owned and operated. There’s a scrumptious selection of breakfast toasts, bowls and smoothies. Breakfast is served all day to enjoy on the lanai. Open daily 7am to 5pm. hanaleibreadco.com

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Kilauea Bakery & Pizza

If you’re craving something sweet and savory, this popular bakery is your best bet for breakfast. Their breads and buns are freshly baked. Have a hot cup of joe and the breakfast stromboli before your morning nap on the beach. Open daily 6am to 8pm. kilaueabakery.com

Breakfast in Central Kauai

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Kalaheo Cafe

Kalaheo Cafe is a beautiful place to start your day, as it’s located in the lush upcountry of Kauai. The hearty breakfast menu includes their signature “Upcountry Breakfast” and “Bagel Benny,” plus there are bloody Marys. Open Thursday to Saturday for breakfast 7am to 2pm and for dinner 5pm to 8pm. Open Sunday to Tuesday 7am to 2pm. kalaheo.com

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Olympic Cafe

Breakfast is served daily until noon at Olympic Cafe and they’ve got all the basics covered — burritos, omelettes, and sweet options too. You’ll get your fill for a great price! During Covid times, Olympic Cafe is open daily 6am to 9pm. Facebook

Breakfast on Kauai's South Shore

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Little Fish Coffee

These guys are serving up flavorful breakfast dishes to keep you swimming all day. The menu is a delightful spread of acai bowls, bagels, sandwiches, smoothies and coffee. The fruits and veggies are locally grown and the coffee is organic and fair-trade. What else do you need before 11am? Open daily 7am to 1pm, and is grateful for your business. littlefishcoffee.com

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Red Salt

Kauai native and award-winning chef Noelani Planas leads the kitchen of Red Salt, located inside the Koa Kea Hotel & Resort. If you’re in the mood for a decadent breakfast, look no further than the lobster Benedict. Or try he lemon pineapple souffle pancakes, which are so delicious they were featured on The Food Network. During Covid times, breakfast is served daily 6:30am to 11am. Red Salt would be delighted to serve you. meritagecollection.com

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