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Federico's Fresh Mex Cuisine

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5-4280 Kuhio Hwy, C-102, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
808-826-7177
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 84
    Excellent
  • 110
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great little lunch place

The portions are huge and the food is fantastic. Friendly helpful staff and a surprisingly good menu selection makes this little hole in the wall a win. I've enjoyed everything I've ordered there over the years, and it seems very consistent in quality and portion sizing.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Gibsons_Girl80
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Gibsons, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

My boyfriend and i went here on a whim and we were not disappointed! The food was excellent and I actually went back after finishing my meal to tip my hat to the chefs. The price is great and the amount of food you get leaves you more than satisfied. We went back for seconds, the very next day and... More 

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Gibsons, Canada
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The portions are huge and the food is fantastic. Friendly helpful staff and a surprisingly good menu selection makes this little hole in the wall a win. I've enjoyed everything I've ordered there over the years, and it seems very consistent in quality and portion sizing.

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Randolph, New Jersey
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Great food and friendly service. We ate here for lunch when we flew in and then went back for breakfast a few mornings later. The breakfast burritos were amazing!!! The lady behind the counter even remembered us from two days before!

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Seabrook, Texas
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This was our second trip to the Princeville area of Kauai. Previously, we had kind of looked into Federico's but decided we really didn't want Mexican. I wish we had tried it the first time! This trip, we had breakfast there, and it was wonderful. I had the huevos rancheros, which was great. My wife had a breakfast burrito. Both... More 

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We really enjoyed our quesadilla's and burrito but it took 50 minutes to get our food when it wasn't even very busy. It was 7:15 when we placed our order with only a couple of people in front of us so it was very disappointing to have to wait so long (we have two young children who were very tired... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

when traveling we are always looking for a place to satisfy our Mexican food cravings. Federico's is located in the Princeville Shopping Center where one gets their food and then sits on the patio. I love watching people so that was a bonus for me! The taco salad and Burrito special were good, however, the salsa was, ahhhh, bland which... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Great Mexican food on Kauai! There were 4 of us and we went there twice during our vacation. We ordered lots of different things....burritos, quesadillas, taco salads. The place seems to always be busy...you have to cram into a small storefront to order and hope there's a table in the shopping center to sit at, which I do view as... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Happy we grabbed lunch here instead of eating at the St. Regis Pool bar. Took burritos to go and enjoyed them on our terrace overlooking the ocean. Decent mexican food and prices in comparison to the hotel.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We decided to get take out rather than go to a restaurant because my sister has a young child. We arrived at 7pm and there were 2 other customers ordering. We ordered our meal (4 items - 2 chicken, 2 fish tacos) and then proceeded to wait. After about 30 minutes we asked how long and they said "not long"... More 

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Upland, California
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Have eaten at Federico's several times over the past few years. Their potato and eggs breakfast burrito and Da'Kine breakfast burrito area great! Might want to ask them to leave the lettuce garnish off when ordering guacamole, it mixes and leaves guacamole stranded.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5-4280 Kuhio Hwy, C-102, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Princeville
  • Phone Number: 808-826-7177

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?