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Happy Talk Lounge

5380 Honoiki Rd, Halalei Bay Resort, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722-5109
+1 808-431-4084
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“coconut shrimp” (33 reviews)
“pork sliders” (17 reviews)
“burger” (44 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
5380 Honoiki Rd, Halalei Bay Resort, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722-5109
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to eat, sip really cold beer, gawk at the view and relax. The live music is great, this is a really fun eatery.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice service and beautiful atmosphere but drinks are no big deal and food was nothing more then massed produced bland yuck.

Thank hplinka
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we first purchased our week at Hanalei Bay Resorts, the Happy Talk Lounge was a nice, less expensive alternative to the Bali Hai Restaurant. It had a tropical theme, and often had live local music. Now it is just another sports bar. It makes...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy the views, ice cold beers and the Coconut Shrimp. My hubby loves their ribs. There are fewer calorie minded options available than most restaurants. This is a place I go when I want to endulge. Excellent Queso, hand rolled Coconut Shrimp, and spicey...More

Thank scentsbyc0ri
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky to get our table on the patio, it was absolutely an amazing view, the service was great and the food was good too.

Thank deeharleygal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about this place was wonderful! We were happy that we didn't need reservation but I can see why it would be a good idea if you'd like to see the sunset at dinner time. The service was great, the food/drinks delicious...plus that evening, there...More

Thank Isabelle S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was quite good, but the service was pretty spotty. We ordered and received our drinks quite quickly. Our child dinner showed up very quickly (which was much appreciated!), quickly followed by our appetizer. Our mains showed up shortly after that - well before...More

Thank jjBC61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good drinks, good food and great location. says it all! order the kauaitai mai tai- the local Koloa rum is delicious. cant go wrong with the coconut shrimp.

Thank michael h
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Sunset views on a clear night at beautiful. Grab a drink and enjoy the views, but the food isn’t worth it.

Thank lslevy
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous views, open air, delicious Hawaiian fare, and refreshing tropical cocktails! Service was so friendly and our food arrived faster than any restaurant on the mainland—not kidding! We will be back!

1  Thank Alison C
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Questions & Answers
21 April 2018|
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Response from Janea26 | Reviewed this property |
I might add that I pray they and the other businesses on Kauai survive the latest flooding. There are great places to eat in Hanalei where National tv coverage looks devastating.
Amy P
1 June 2017|
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Response from Michael Denis M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I saw a youngster having fun around the pond at the edge of the seating area. He was having a great time.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
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15:00 - 21:00
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15:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5380 Honoiki Rd, Halalei Bay Resort, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722-5109
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Princeville
  • Phone Number: +1 808-431-4084
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