Kaua‘i is pretty laid back when it comes to clubs and bars; you won’t find any glitzy A-list disco clubs, and most everything shuts down relatively early. What you will find is plenty of live local entertainment and casual dancing at these Kaua’i bars. Whether you’re looking for a little local dive bar with sports and karaoke or live music, food, and dancing, we guarantee there’s something for you in this list of the best bars in Kaua’i!
Rob’s Goodtimes Grill
4303 Rice St, Līhu‘e
Rob’s Goodtimes Grill in Līhu‘e has got it all. Featuring live music, dancing, sports, karaoke, and excellent food, Rob’s Goodtimes Grill lives up to its name. On Friday and Saturday nights, the place busts loose with the hottest DJ dance party on the island, making Rob’s the closest thing you will find to big city-style nightlife on Kaua‘i.
440 Aleka Pl., Kapa‘a
Trees Lounge in Kapa‘a is the brainchild of two frustrated bartenders who wanted to create the perfect bar. Featuring live nightly music, a stellar happy hour, and some of the best island food around all served up in a fun, artsy atmosphere, we would have to say their vision of “the perfect bar” was a smashing success. It’s no wonder they landed on our list of the best bars in Kaua’i.
3488 Pa‘ena Loop, Līhu‘e
Nawiliwili Tavern in Līhu‘e is a great little neighborhood bar that features karaoke and some of the friendliest bartenders around. A local favorite, Nawiliwili Tavern offers pool tables, televisions, darts, video games, dancing, and awesome pizza.
Kauaʻi Island Brewery and Grill
4350 Waialo Rd., ‘Ele‘ele
Kauaʻi Island Brewery and Grill in Port Allen is an awesomely fun microbrewery pub on Kaua‘i’s west side. Showcasing their own excellent micro-brewed beers along with guest beers, Kauaʻi Island Brewery also has a full-service bar, great food, a kid’s menu, and an upstairs pinball room with two video gaming consoles. Kauaʻi Island Brewery is one of the few Kaua’i bars where you can find fun for the whole family.
1571 Pōʻipu Rd., Kōloa
If you are looking for a high-end watering hole, Stevenson’s Library at the Grand Hyatt in Kōloa is for you. Despite the name, it’s not really a library, though there is a nice collection books available if you just want to quietly sip a drink and read. Offering live music, a well-stocked bar, and pool tables, Stevenson’s Library also serves up some of the best fresh sushi in town.
After Your Night Out at These Top Kaua’i Bars
The fun doesn’t have to end at last call! After a day of exploring Kaua’i’s many attractions and a night of imbibing at one of the best bars in Kaua’i, head back to your Princeville Vacation Rental and relax in style. From pools to private balconies to luxury accommodations, you’ll have no trouble finding ways to keep keep the fun going. Book your Princeville Vacation Rental today!