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Kalapaki Beach Hut

Kalapaki Beach Hut has a long history of being one of Kauai’s favorite local eateries. Our first location in Anahola opened in 1973 using our kitchen table as a counter, home refrigerator and an outdoor char broiler, we launched out and soon became a popular stop when coming and going from Hanalei. Meals were enjoyed outside under the lovely umbrella of a Royal Poinsettia Tree. Locals proclaimed our burgers ono-licious so the name Ono Char-Burgers was born.Kalapaki Beach Hut To-Go Menu

In 1979, the lobby of the old Pono Theater was transformed into a homey, family style atmosphere decorated with our family’s antiques. 1981 brought Hurricane Iwa across our paths. The restaurant that had been attached to the theater now became a free standing building. With friends, family and dedicated employees, we were able to rebuild and go on as The Ono Family Restaurant. It became Kauai‘s first restaurant to promote and add Hanalei raised buffalo meat to the menu.

In 1990, Kalapaki Beach Hut opened in Nawiliwili as Kalapaki Beach Burgers. As time went on, our menu evolved to include a variety of burgers, sandwiches and a delicious breakfast menu. In order to reflect this expanded menu, the name was changed to Kalapaki Beach Hut. We continue to offer you the very best in quality, service, local products and environmentally responsible items. All of our menu items can be taken to go or enjoyed in our casual outdoor setting.

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Kalapaki Beach Hut Reviews


Kalapaki Beach Hut Kalapaki Beach Hut located in Nawiliwili offers delicious breakfast and world famous burgers. Owners of the Original Ono Char Burger. SKU UPC Model

Yum with an Oceanview

Mar 22, 2014 by Billy F

Whether just for a coffee or a hearty Aloha classic burger this place is perfect! I could eat here breakfast lunch and dinner everyday!!!


Juicy Burgers

Oct 01, 2011 by Shirl

My cheddar cheese burger and fries satisfied the burger hunger yesterday. I've also had the Kauai prime burger that's great. Hubby had the regular burger loaded with jalapenos and enjoyed his, also. Save room for a chocolate milk shake or some shave ice. We've eaten here many times and return when we want a good burger overlooking Kalapaki Bay from the upstairs stools.


Best "local" atmosphere

Aug 19, 2011 by Jerry and Linda Bryant

We have lived on Kauai for 12 years, have a boat at the harbor and every time we are heading for an outing on boat or going to beach, we stop for a quick convenient breakfast or lunch and sit up stairs and View the Bay


5.0 5.0 3 3 Whether just for a coffee or a hearty Aloha classic burger this place is perfect! I could eat here breakfast lunch and dinner everyday!!! Kalapaki Beach Hut

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