Editor’s Pick: Best Breakfasts on Kauai When You're on the Run

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If you’re like most people visiting Hawaiʻi, your itinerary is chock full of places to go, activities to enjoy and new things to try. And while quality dining is always enjoyable, sometimes you don’t have the time to gather the troops to enjoy a leisurely, sit-down meal before the first stop on your morning’s journey. 

Don’t worry—This Week Hawaii has got you covered.

Here we’re breaking down our favorite stops on Kauaʻi to savor a quick bite before hopping back in the car for your next adventure. 

Quick Bites Kauai 1Gina’s Anykine Grinds Café – Often known by its former name of Yumi’s Restaurant, Gina’s Anykine Grinds Café is a great place to stop and fill up before exploring the breathtaking Waimea Canyon. People love Gina’s for its friendly service and local comfort food offerings at reasonable prices. During your quick stop at Gina’s, make sure you sample their popular Portuguese Sweetbread French Toast. You can even opt for their famous apple or coconut pies to-go! PC: Gina’s Anykine Grinds Café.

Quick Bites Kauai 2Kountry Style Kitchen – Kountry Style Kitchen operates with the mantra, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” in mind. This popular Kapaʻa eatery has offered hearty plates of delicious, island-style fare enjoyed by visitors and locals alike since 1975. You can’t go wrong with their plate-sized Macadamia Nut Pancakes with House-Made Coconut Syrup, Giant Stuffed Omelet or Homemade Corned Beef Hash. PC: Kountry Style Kitchen.

Quick Bites Kauai 3Little Fish Coffee – If you don’t have time for a sit-down meal, stop in at Little Fish Coffee for a quick and delicious coffee beverage featuring 100 percent Hawaiian grown and organic fair trade coffee. Also up for grabs are gourmet acai and pitaya bowls, fresh sandwiches and bagels and yummy fruit smoothies. Both locations are open daily and serve as the perfect starting point for a day of exploring. PC: Little Fish Coffee.

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