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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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9:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 78
    Excellent
  • 97
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 5
    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
LOVE FEDERICO'S!

Have eaten at Federico's several times. Portions are large and the food is excellent. Order, give them your name and they'll deliver your meal to you. Give it a try! Highly recommended.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
John M
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Walnut Creek, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
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Sandy
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54 reviews 54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Quaint location with shared dining tables and live entertainment in the evenings. Cute spot and the food is great. Carne asada burrito was good. Chicken burrito was also good. They even had chicken tenders for my 4yr old and he loved them. Good place for a family meal on a low budget here in Princeville.

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Walnut Creek, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Have eaten at Federico's several times. Portions are large and the food is excellent. Order, give them your name and they'll deliver your meal to you. Give it a try! Highly recommended.

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AF, UT
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Had burrito and hubby had tacos. Good flavor. Burrito was big but tacos were small. Not cheap. Seating is in courtyard shared by other eating establishments.

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San Jose, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Service was horrible in general (staff was even yelling at each other at one point). They were out of tortillas, how do you run out of tortillas at a Mexican restaurant! Staff seemed confused. That said, food was basic and good tasting when we finally found food to order that they had.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

When we first saw this place, we were dubious. The restaurant itself is simply a walk up counter with setting outside in a common area. Thankfully, we tried it. Absolutely delicious. We had both kinds of fish tacos (the grilled is my favorite) and later tried the chicken mango salad (delicious) and the taco salad(average). Great place to grab a... More 

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Salt Lake City
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We ate twice at the Federico's Fresh Mex Cuisine. The food was good and the service was fast. To order you walk into a small store front then wait out side in the covered patio area where the one person cashier and server brings your food. There were two cooks who prepared the food. The kitchen small and didn't look... More 

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Hawaii
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The line for Lei Petite Cafe and Bakery was super long so I decided to check out the Fredrico's Fresh Mex. They had a special advertised on the door .breakfast special...3 egg omelette with fresh fruit and fresh baked cornbread. In a hurry, I ordered that. What was delivered was a very wet mixture of scrambled eggs and spicy ground... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Fresh, flavorful. Nice little salsa bar... Friendly customer service. A great alternative for anyone staying at the resorts in princeville.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

According to the receipt, the cashier's name is Maria. We asked for her name, but she wouldn't give it to us. She was extremely rude during our order, but we still tipped over 17%. When she brought the food out to us, she carelessly dropped it on our table. When we noticed it didn't come with the fresh fruit and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Got the Enchilada wrap and quesadilla. Food was incredible. The Waitress was slightly rude, but the food was worth it !!

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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 1 - 15
  • 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?