Many great restaurants are within walking distance of Wailua Bay View. The pandemic has impacted some restaurants. Closed are Brick Oven Pizza, Verde and Kauai Pasta in Kapa'a. Many great restaurants remained open or re-opened when the quarantine requirements were relaxed. Brief descriptions of open restaurants in walking distance of Wailua Bay View are listed below.
Other restaurants in walking distance include Chicken in a Barrel, Sushi Bushido, Sleeping Giant Grill and Island Country Market. Many more Kapa'a restaurants are within a couple miles including Monico's Taqueria, Kenji Burger, Coconut's Fish Cafe, JO2, Tiki Tacos, Bull Shed, Sam's Ocean View, Paniola Grill, Oasis on the Beach, and Olympic Cafe.
Avalon Gastropub - 0.1 Miles Away
Avalon Gastropub is an incredible craft bar with upscale food across the street from Wailua Bay View. Their dishes are very high quality with local meats and ingredients. Their food is much better than typical bar and grill type food. They also have a full bar. Behind the bar, the owner makes the best craft cocktails on the island. The air conditioned dining room is a great place to cool off after a long day in the sun.
Street Burger - 0.1 Miles Away
Street Burger is an urban-chic eatery across the street. They offer handcrafted, locally-sourced burgers, handcut fries. They have a large selection of local and craft beers on tap and have an extensive wine list but not a full bar. They have a tasty classic Caesar salad. Their burgers and french fries are fantastic. Street Burger is open for Lunch and Dinner.
Passion Bakery - 0.1 Miles Away
Passion bakery is directly across the street from the condo. They have great pastries and sandwiches to go. Their macadamia nut sticky buns are fabulous.
Korean BBQ - 0.1 Miles Away
This restaurant is not fancy but it serves great Korean barbecue. The reviews are good and prices are reasonable. This restaurant is next to Avalon Gastropub. It is a great option for quick take-out.
Eat Healthy - 0.1 Miles Away
Eat Healthy specializes in vegetarian and vegan dishes. It is across the street behind Street Burger. This is the former location of Caffe Coco which was a renowned for vegetarian meals on the east side. Eat Healthy sources local, organic ingredients that are good for your health and the health of our planet. Eat Healthy is open every day from 8 am - 1:30 pm and 5-9 pm.
Lava Lava Beach Club - 0.3 Miles Away
Lava Lava Beach Club is a popular restaurant / bar within walking distance of WBV. It is one of the few restaurant / bars on Kauai with an on-the-beach location. With tables on the beach, you can have food or drinks while sitting with your toes in the sand next to the ocean. They have live acoustic music each evening. The bar has a large, open, contemporary feel. This is a great place to grab a drink and watch the waves come in. They have happy hour specials.
Bobby V's - 0.3 Miles Away
Bobby V's is a fun italian restaurant with great thin crust pizza. This is where we usually go when we want a pizza. You can dine in or carry out. They are located in the Coconut Marketplace. They have indoor and patio seating. They also have a bar next door - see BV Bar.
Hukilau Lanai - 0.5 Miles Away
Hukilau Lanai is a wonderful fine dining restaurant at the Kauai Coast Resort behind the Coconut Marketplace. They have outstanding seafood dishes. They are always rated as one of the very best restaurants in Kauai. They also serve lunch and have a happy hour special poolside from 3 pm - 5 pm.
Kintaro Japanese Restaurant - 0.1 Miles Away
This Japanese restaurant serves sushi and has teppanyaki dining. The chefs put on a great show. Kintaro has high quality steak if you're looking for a break from fish. This restaurant is always busy with local residents. Kintaro is currently closed while they rebuild from a fire.