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Kauai Food Tour – East Side

Our tours are a playful, educational, edible experiences that are based on the seasons. Yes, Kauai has seasons! Since our tours are seasonal and based on fresh ingredients, availability and what we like right now, descriptions on our website may not accurately reflect what you’ll be served, who you will meet, or what you will experience. You can count on a full day of eating well and exploring what’s fresh and seasonal on the Garden Isle! As a small, family owned business, Tasting Kauai is able to add a personal touch to create memorable experiences infused with aloha. This unique tour can’t be experienced anywhere else on Kauai. Custom tours available.

Every Thursday from 12:30pm to 4:30pm

The day starts touring around a kalo (taro) farm in Kealia. Daniel Lane photo

What you’ll do and taste on our Kauai Food Tour – East Side

Hop in your car and follow our guide on a tasting adventure through Kauai’s east side. You’ll sample everything from food trucks to fine dining!

  • 4-hour tour
  • Exclusive access
  • Insider information
  • Intimate groups
  • Tastings at 5 stops along the Royal Coconut Coast
  • Take a 90-minute farm tour and taste what’s in season
  • Sample traditional Hawaiian food
  • Taste paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy) food
  • Review plantation culture and history
  • Learn about taro farming
  • Indulge your senses at breezy seaside stops
  • Enjoy tastings at some of the East Side’s best farm-to-table restaurants
  • Learn where to find the best local products

Every Thursday from 12:30pm to 4:30pm

Regular Price: $99
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Tour Details

Hop in your car and follow our guide on a tasting adventure through the East Side of Kauai, known as the Royal Coconut Coast. Take a short stroll down an old plantation road and learn about taro farming; sample Hawaiian street food and enjoy tastings at some of the East Side’s best farm-to-table restaurants. This food tour is centered around the beauty and creativity of the Royal Coconut Coast.

Join us at a family-owned farm and sample some of Hawaii’s traditional foods while learning about plantation history and culture of the Kealia area.

This food tour is priced at $100 and includes: a farm tour, tastings at five stops and an experienced guide with plenty of local culinary knowledge. The 4-hour tour features breezy seaside stops and a behind-the-scenes look at some of the top restaurants along the Royal Coconut Coast.

With advanced notice, we can accommodate any age, those on vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free diets as well as those who do not drink alcoholic beverages. Each tour is hand-crafted by Kauai’s fish and produce and tastings will change with the seasons. Visit our food tour page to see other Tasting Kauai food tours.

This tour – as well as all our other tours – is designed by Marta Lane, founder of Tasting Kauai. Marta, a Kauai-based food and farm writer since 2010, is the author of Tasting Kauai – : An Insider’s Guide to Eating Well on the Garden Island.

Registration is open until midnight the day before the tour. You will receive an email confirmation immediately upon successful registration. Please read it carefully as it includes directions to our first meeting place. If you have not received an email confirmation from Tasting Kauai, please check your junk mail. For questions, call Marta at 888-431-6660 or email her at

Meet Your Guide



Marta Lane is the founder of Tasting Kauai, a company that offers four intimate food tours where guests experience the island’s culture through food while meeting some of Kauai’s top farmers and chefs. Marta is the author of “Tasting Kauai – Restaurants: An Insider’s Guide to Eating Well on the Garden Island.” She writes stories and restaurant reviews that have been published in AAA Hawaii magazine, edible Hawaiian Islands magazine, Honolulu Star Advertiser, Hawaiian Airlines website and HILuxury magazine. For more than four years, her columns “Tastes of Kauai” and “On the Farm” ran every week in MidWeek Kauai and The Garden Island newspaper.

Praise for our Food Tours

“A MUST DO!! My husband and I did all 3 of the tours. They were all worth every penny! […]”
~ TripAdvisor Review

“I’ve been to Kauai twice now and this is by far the best activity experience I’ve had! […]”
~ Yelp! Review

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We created our exclusive tours in partnership with farmers, chefs and artisans we know and trust to share the best of Kauai with visitors and residents. We strive to offer an experience like no other! Aloha and see you soon!

~ Marta and the Tasting Kauai Team

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Tasting Kauai donates a portion of the proceeds from all book and tour sales to the Hawaii Food Bank – Kauai Branch. This quarter we were able to gift $325, for a total of $2127. We are grateful for your support and appreciate your help in getting food into hungry bellies!


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