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The Tavern

5-3900 Kuhio Hwy, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
(808) 826-8700
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Ranked #3 of 19 restaurants in Princeville
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

This is great restaurant for a nice quick dinner, the food is of great quality, but the menu is limited.

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Princeville, Hawaii
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We are locals and we have limited options on the North shore. We have some decent meals here and some shockers. I have finally concluded that buying say three appetizers between two of you with a decent glass of wine is the best way to go. Somehow they have to take a hall and give it a cozier feel though.... More

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Frisco, TX
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110 reviews 110 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I had about 60 minutes to get from Makai to Princeville, check-in, and have lunch before my tee time. Heard good things so thought The Tavern was the way to go. Great choice. I had a BLTA (avocado) served on focaccia bread and it was delicious. Something about the tomato really stood out. The guy I was golfing with ordered... More

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Tokyo
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

After reading some mixed reviews we still dropped by for a quick bite. We had great service and the tavern burger is incredible.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

We have visited Kauai for twenty years for outdoor activity and relaxing, and we discovered Roy's Tavern 'hobby' with new friends after morning golf soon after it opened. We were wowed and have returned often to enjoy the specials of the day based on available fresh ingredients, be they fish, foul, veggie, or pork/beef/etc. I once had fresh caught marlin... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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158 reviews 158 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

The view over the golf course is spectacular. The food is stunning and the wait staff were so friendly and accommodating. Our party of 6 had a great time here.

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

After a busy day we were looking for a quick bite and found this gem. The short ribs and fried chicken were fabulous as were the banana crepes. You must try their Mai Tia's, not too sweet with a muddle of basil, excellent. Wait staff was quick, efficient and very friendly.

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Walnut Creek, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

What an amazing setting and meal. Not an extensive menu, but what the Tavern has is very well prepared and presented. Very good service and you can't beat the view. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Needed a place close so went here. We had been eating in hanalei and wanted something a little more upscale. No trouble with seating. Wait staff attentive and knowledgable about menu. Menu is short but they seemed to do an excellent job in the kitchen. Cocktails very good. Had the mahi special and it was the best fish I had... More

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minneapolis
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66 reviews 66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The Tavern at the the The Prince golf course is surprisingly affordable on the north shore of Kauai. This does not mean its cheap by any means but you can pay the same price for food cooked in a bars kitchen, served under a shaky overhang, and get half wet in the process. Since it is attached to The Prince... More

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