#104 of 211 Kauai Restaurants

Kauai Sushi Station

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Kauai Sushi Station – Serving Up Ultra Fresh Kauai Fish from Their Food Truck
Local Expert's Rating:
5.0 / 5
The Bottom Line:

Although they might operate out of a food truck park on the East Side, Kauai Sushi Station makes magic happen on the daily. For their main act, they expertly transform the freshest fish around into exquisite sushi creations. Following that, they dream up incredible vegetarian fare plus their truly delectable Miso Soup.

- The HawaiianIslands.com Local Expert Team

Whenever you rock up to Kauai Sushi Station, located across from the Costco gas station, it might be hard to believe that so much magic happens in their little food truck. But nothing could be more true – as you’ll quickly find out once your selections land in front of you. From dawn until dusk, they work their behinds off sourcing the highest quality fish and local produce and then transforming them into their exceptional menu items.

All across the menu at Kauai Sushi Station, you’ll find all the best sushi favorites, including classic and specialty rolls, nigiri, and sashimi. Their creations highlight all the fresh seafood flavors they can get their hands on, including salmon, soft shell crab, eel, yellowtail tuna, shrimp, squid, and even sea urchin. You can trust that they only use premium-grade seafood sourced on a daily basis from the leading suppliers on the island.

Although their seafood is well worth a taste, Kauai Sushi Station puts just as much love into creating their vegetarian fare as well. They have six vegetarian rolls on their menu, including the ever-popular Ume Shiso Roll. With its pickled plum and Japanese mint leaf flavor combo, this roll promises to delight your tastebuds as soon as it hits your tongue. Their starters are equally delicious, making it well worth taking a moment to savor them instead of skipping straight to the sushi delights.

While their food is well worth the visit, Kauai Sushi Station’s friendly service will make you feel welcome to come back time and time again. The fresh tropical flowers used to decorate their plates are a nice touch as well, showing their dedication to your satisfaction at every visit.

Their most compelling dishes at Kauai Sushi Station include:

Miso Soup
If you’re looking for a delightful way to wake up your appetite, you’ll want to start your meal with their Miso Soup. Their rich broth boasts a big miso flavor while their wakame, soft tofu, and scallions bring it all together.

Takoyaki
Whenever you arrive truck side, you’re sure to smell the Takoyaki cooking up and getting ready to impress yet another customer. This fun snack begins with the creation of their octopus balls, which feature diced octopus, pickled ginger, and green onion in a light batter. Once they’re cooked up to a nice golden brown, they land on the plate with a drizzle of Japanese mayo, Takoyaki sauce, and katsuobushi bonito flakes.

Unagi Roll
The Unagi Roll features exotic flavors that’ll leave your tastebuds singing their praises forevermore. They create this roll using premium quality eel plus cucumber wrapped in sushi rice and nori. Kabayaki sauce complements all the fresh flavors perfectly bite after bite.

Hanalei Rainbow Roll
The Hanalei Rainbow Roll at Kauai Sushi Station offers a one-two punch of exquisite flavor plus a buttery texture that’s simply to die for. They start this specialty roll by creating a basic California roll. Then, they transform those flavors by putting organic salmon and yellowfin tuna over the top.  

Once you get your selections, you can settle in at one of the picnic tables set up around Kauai Sushi Station’s food truck. The wild chickens promise to keep you well entertained while you dine. If you’d like to enjoy scenic views during your meal, head south to Niumalu Beach Park instead. While there, you can chill in the picnic area while watching boats go in and out of the harbor. Want to hit a bigger beach instead? You have Kalapaki Beach, Hanamaulu Beach Park, and Nukolii Beach Park all within a 15-minute drive.

Insider Tips:
-Want to take your sushi experience to the next level? Ask for plenty of soy sauce and pickled ginger on the side.
-If you’re in a hurry to eat, you can call in your selections before you leave your hotel and they’ll be ready to go when you get to the Kauai Sushi Station food truck.
-Planning a big bash? Call to get one of their awesome party platters made up for your guests to enjoy.