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Federico's Fresh Mex Cuisine

5-4280 Kuhio Hwy, C-102, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
+1 808-826-7177
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“burrito” (60 reviews)
“tacos” (64 reviews)
“guacamole” (20 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5-4280 Kuhio Hwy, C-102, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped by later in the evening for fish tacos and shrimp tacos. They ran out of shrimp but the fish tacos were very tasty, much better than Kalypso in Hanalei. Very casual, counter service.

Thank spokinword
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you need a quick bite for lunch or dinner this place had great food. Order, pay and counter and 10 minutes later your eating great Mexican food. The beef, chicken and carnitas tacos where all great. My husband loved the fish tacos.

Thank hplinka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried the fish tacos at Federico's and can't say we didn't enjoy them. Fresh fish and a great sauce!

Thank born2becha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are from San Diego and well it is hard to get better Mex food some place else food was pricey and nothing special :(

Thank maryeboone1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose to eat here because we didn't like our other options. I had the fish tacos. The fish was very fresh. My husband had a quesadilla. He didn't like the tomatoes or onions that came in it.

Thank ChickwithKick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We heard about this place from our granddaughter and husband. They rated it highly so we thought we would try it. Not a disappointment. I had the chorizo breakfast burrito and my wife had potato egg burrito. Both were very good. We are going back...More

Thank Rodger H
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Their web page says the Hanalei location opens at 8:00 for breakfast. I get there at 8:45 and they tell me they don’t open until 9:00. 9:15, they are still not open. Time to go to the Hanalei bread company instead.

Thank KenAllentown
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Nice food at affordable prices on hot price Kauai ;) The waiting time is low, it’s a self-service restaurant.

Thank ChrisSuLu
Reviewed 16 August 2018

You walk into a TINY room & place your order & then eat outside at picnic tables. Don't hesitate---this food is really good! The enchilada wrap is plenty for two people and tastes devine. The carnitas taco was tasty as well, coupled with the beans...More

Thank Hippotx
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We ate here our very first night in Kauai. First introduction to fish tacos and they were great! Sitting in the open air courtyard with live ukulele music added to the ambience. Shame we didn’t have time to come back a second time.

Thank 4xWandering_Kiwis
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20 February 2018|
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Response from Don H | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other post that this is just a casual place. Also you are on the other side of the island. I would try locations as far as Lihue from your location.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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