Eating House 1849 Kauai

The famed chef’s nod to Hawaii’s plantation past with dishes like mochiko crusted calamari and rissoles Portuguese shrimp turnovers.

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Eating House 1849 is award winning chef Roy Yamaguchi’s take on plantation food with a modern twist. It is a nod to both Hawaii’s culinary heritage, and pioneer restaurateurs like Peter Fernandez, who opened one of the first restaurants in Hawaii in the mid-1800s. Standouts include the garlic tiger shrimp piri piri and warm malasadas (doughnuts).

2829 Ale Kalanikaumaka Rd., A-201, Kōloa, (808) 742-5000.

Want more restaurants in Kauai?This original article first appeared in the Summer 2016 issue of City Style and Living Magazine.