2017 Thanksgiving Dinner in Poipu

Pineapple turkey for Thanksgiving


As we head into the holiday season here on Kauai, visitors and locals alike begin to anticipate the wide range of Thanksgiving feasts to be enjoyed in Poipu. From The Grand Hyatt Resort & Spa to Keoki’s Paradise, get ready for some of the best Hawaiian Thanksgiving dinners to grace your plate. After all, we have more than enough to be thankful for!

Thanksgiving Dining Options – Thursday, November 24, 2017

The Grand Hyatt Resort & Spa

Do Thanksgiving a little different this year with a tradtional Hawaiian Lu’au.  There will be 2 dinners and shows offered for those who like an early or late dinner.  Dondero’s and Tidepools will also be offering pre-fixe menus.


Thanksgiving Luau- 12:30pm – 5:30pm
A combination of traditional Thanksgiving and Hawaiian foods.  Download menu
OpenTable reservations

Thanksgiving Specials at Tidepools
A La Carte Items or Three Course Pre-Fixe Dinner
OpenTable reservations

Thanksgiving Specials at Dondero’s
A La Carte Items or Three Course Pre-Fixe Dinner
OpenTable Reservations

View our Thanksgiving Menus (pdf) >>

For reservations please call 808 240 6456 or ext 51. Tidepools, Donderos, and the Lu‘au can also be booked online through OpenTable.com (see links above)


Living Foods Market and Cafe

Don’t want to deal with the crows but also don’t want to spend valuable vacation time in the kitchen?  Let Living Foods Market do the cooking for you!  Find every course for a homemade Thanksgiving dinner from the comfort of your vacation rental:

Turkey- Diestel Free Range Uncooked Turkey (10-12 lbs. OR 14-16 lbs.) – $7.35/lb. (GF)
Pupu- Butternut Squash and Apple Soup (Quart serves 4-6 people ) – $16.95/qt. (GF)

Side Dishes- (GF is Gluten-free)

  • Traditional Madeira Gravy (Quart serves 4-8 people) – $13.95/qt. (GF) Traditional Mashed Potatoes (Quart serves 4-6 people) – $11.95/qt. (GF)
  • Green Beans with Roasted Shallots (Quart serves 4-6people) – $16.95/qt. (GF)
  • Maple Roasted Yams & Carrots (Quart serves 4-6 people) – $16.95/qt. (GF)
  • Classic Stuffing with Dried Fruit, Celery & Sage (Quart serves 4-6 people) – $13.95/qt.
  • Cranberry Relish with Local Ginger and Orange (Pint serves 4-6 people) – $7.95/pt. (GF)


  • Classic Pumpkin Pie (8 inch, serves 6-8 people) – $16.00 each
  • Walnut Tart (8 inch, serves 6-8 people) – $18.00 each
  • “Frank’s Famous Pumpkin Crunch Cheesecake” (4 inch, serves 2 people) – $12.00 each

Order your holiday fare with a manager at the store, or by phone at 808-742-2323. Pick up for turkeys starts on Saturday, November 19th and all pupu, side dishes and desserts can be picked up on Thursday, November 24th from 8am until 2pm. All orders must be pre paid by Tuesday, November 22, 2016.

Red Salt at Koa Kea

Reservations with credit card required. Must cancel 72 hours or more in advance to avoid penalty
Special Menu: $69 per person

Thanksgiving Dinner | Thursday, November 24 | 5:30-9:00pm
New Executive Chef Noelani Planas makes her holiday debut with a special 3-course Thanksgiving dinner: Roasted chestnut soup and pumpkin gelato bookend a turkey feast with all your favorite fixings.

Reservations: 808-742-4288  Book Reservations online


Keoki’s Paradise Poipu

Located in the Poipu Shopping Village, Keoki’s Paradise will be serving up a special Thanksgiving menu served in the dining room & bamboo bar from 3:30 pm to 9:15 pm.  Their menu will include:

  • Oven Roasted Turkey and House-made Gravy
  • Sweet Potato & Pumpkin Gnocchi Keoki’s Style Portuguese Sausage Stuffing
  • House-made Cranberry Sauce

Adults $27 | Keiki $14

Reservations are recommended (and will book up fast!), walk-ins welcomed

For reservations please call 808.742.7534



Eating House 1849 by Roy Yamaguchi

The newest culinary member of The Shops at Kukui’ula, Eating House 1849 has quickly risen to be a favorite of visitors and locals alike.

Thanksgiving Dinner Special- $50 per person

Reservations: 808-742-5000
Book Online: https://www.opentable.com/eating-house-1849

The Wine Shop

What Thanksgiving dinner is complete without the wine?  Dano and Ellen over at The Wine Shop in Koloa suggest pairing a beautiful Pinot Noir with your turkey dinner.  They’ve hand selected and flown in a few from Northern California that are sure to please your family and friends: Foxen from Julia’s Vineyard; Emeritus from Holberg Ranch and Domaine Carneros from their estate in Napa Valley.

Give them a call at (808) 742-7305 or stop by the shop to reserve your bottle(s) and check out their impressive selection of  reds, whites, champagnes, and liquors to give your guests the best of all tastes.

Brennecke’s Beach Broiler

Brennecke’s Beach Broiler will be serving a Traditional Thanksgiving Feast all day from 11am to 9:30pm as well as their regular menus.  Reservations are highly recommended and walk-ins are welcomed.


Reservations: 808-742-7588
Book Online: https://www.brenneckes.com/Reservations


If you’re looking to simply satisfy your sweet tooth, pay a visit to Lappert’s Hawaii for a scoop of their signature pumpkin crunch ice cream or head over to Papalani Gelato (in the Poipu Shopping Center) for some seasonal pumpkin pie gelato.

Happy Thanksgiving from Poipu Beach!