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 Tuesday from 1:15pm to 5:15pm
What you’ll do and taste on our Kauai Food Tour – North Shore
Hop in your car and follow our guide on a tasting adventure through Kauai’s lush North Shore. You’ll sample everything from food trucks to fine dining!
- 4 hour tour
- Exclusive access
- Insider information
- Intimate groups
- Personal introductions to some of Kauai’s top chefs
- Tastings at 5 stops on the North Shore
- Experience out-of-the way establishments
- Sample traditional Hawaiian food
- Learn about Tiki cocktail culture
- Meet farmers
- Meet food artisans
- Sample some of the best food the North Shore has to offer!
Every Tuesday from 1:15pm to 5:15pm
Regular Price: $99
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Hop in your car and follow our guide on a tasting adventure through Kauai’s lush North Shore. We’ll experience out-of-the way establishments, taste products made with exotic fruit, sample Hawaiian food, learn about Tiki cocktail culture, meet farmers and food artisans … and more. This unique food tour is centered on the regional cuisine of Hawaii, where the host community lives, eats and plays.
Join us and sample some of the best food the North Shore has to offer. If you’re a food lover, this tour is not to be missed!
This food tour is priced at $100 and includes: tastings at 5 to 6 stops (depending on season and availability), an experienced guide with plenty of local culinary knowledge and tasty surprises in between. The 4-hour tour runs on Tuesday, starting at 1:15pm
Locally made products that are available for purchase include, but are not limited to: fresh tropical fruit (seasonal), dried-fruit, honey, organic goat cheese, macadamia nuts, salsa, hot sauce, mustard, ice cream, cookies, pies, pasta and Hawaiian medicinals.
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.
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 – Restaurants: An Insider’s Guide to Eating Well on the Garden Island.
Registration is open until midnight the day before the tour (but you can try calling us if you’re booking at the last minute.) 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 email@example.com.
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
Reserve Your Tour
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
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!