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Federico's Fresh Mex Cuisine

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5-4280 Kuhio Hwy, C-102, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
+1 808-826-7177
09:00 - 20:30
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Phoenix, AZ
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199 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a new Mexican restaurant where a burger place has been for many years. We went there to get a burger and decided to stay and try the Mexican food. Price was reasonable for Hawaii. Wife had beef nachos. Made with cheese wiz and ground beef. Pretty poor Very soggy chips. I had a chicken taco--pretty good and a... More 

Thank TravelingBill
Vail, Colorado
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The breakfast was a Generous portion, seemed authentic, all ingredients very fresh, and entire plate delicious!

Thank Kristin M
Phoenix, Arizona
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156 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Who would have thought our best meal in 10 days would be eaten in a food courtyard. We had tacos. The pork taco was the best I have had on all the trips to Kauai. Ditto for the fish tacos. This known chef has really captured the great flavors and taste of island cooking. Food is fresh with robust flavors.... More 

Thank Mary R
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very small food court in Princeville. There is a tiki bar on one side, a chinese food court and a mexian food court property. The food here was bland. Portions were ok. You will get better food at any of the food trucks on the island. In Princeville there doesn't appear to be much selection so unless... More 

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Mona Vale
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little spot to eat. The staff are so nice and friendly. Loved the fish tacos...best ones I head eaten on the island. Various dishes were ordered by my family and all were enjoyed. Highly recommend paying them a visit if your are in the area.

Thank Julieskin
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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132 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered a vegetarian burrito and it was more than enough of a lunch for me. it was tasty and filling and quite reasonably priced.

Thank samreeti
Portland, Oregon
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful evening! We were hungry for Mexican and was delighted by the choice we made to eat here. The meal was delicious and generous. An added perk was the live entertainment in the open dining area. One of my favorite meals on the island.

Thank Frances G
Noblesville, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

trip adviser listed Federico's as a good breakfast place, except they don't open until 11:00 and have no breakfast items listed on the menu. We did eat lunch there, the food was good and good sized portions at a pretty reasonable price. Beware of the birds, they're everywhere in the food court and will attack you're plate the second you... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends thought it was strange that I would eat Mexican food in Hawaii, but it was tasty and we were able to eat out in a food court that had live entertainment under the stars. A lovely young woman sang about stopping sex trafficking. Beautiful voice and a haunting message.

Thank SunnySis60
Saucier, Mississippi
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150 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

On a recent tour of the North Shore of Kauai, we discovered this quaint establishment. The service was pleasant. Our orders were delivered correctly. The dishes were delicious.

Thank Janice S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-4280 Kuhio Hwy, C-102, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Princeville
  • Phone Number: +1 808-826-7177

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?