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Postcards Cafe

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5 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714-3001
+1 808-826-1191
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, Hawaiian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714-3001
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Reviewed August 12, 2016

They serve locally grown food and a lot are organic. We came here twice last year and again twice this year. The selection in the menu is not that big but all the fish dishes and salads I would recommend and their pasta dish The...More

Thank vetdoc2016
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Postcards is a small converted house on the left side of Kuhio Hwy as you head north into Hanalei. Best to call for a reservation to avoid disappointment. Super high standards here, the vibe is not really casual, although it is open to balmy island...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

I got the Sorrento and my new wife got the Lobster Tail. The bread is great and comes with an amazing butter. Overall this spot exceeded my expectations and we really enjoyed the food!

Thank Cole E
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Our first night in Hanalei and looking for the right spot to eat! This was the one! Happy with our choice If I was running a restaurant and all of the staff would be like this I would be grateful to all Hawaiian gods. No...More

Thank Bert D
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Everyone loved their meal and the service was very good. Our server, Chloe, was pleasant, attentive and helpful. Her recommendation were very helpful. Everyone had a fish entrée and all were outstanding. All the fish were fresh and well seasoned. I had the seafood pasta...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Great intimate restaurant for family atmosphere. Our party of 10 ordered the Postcards appetizer plate for 4 and it was amazing. There was a pineapple chutney that was to die for!! Ordered the Mong Chong and it was super dry but sent it back and...More

Thank Mere4633
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Owner is Joe pascale. He is already Rich. But he runs this restaurant like his baby. Wonderful high quality food. Wonderful service. Even president Clinton ate there in 2002. Loved it.

Thank vinod g
Reviewed July 27, 2016

This restaurant is for fish lovers. It is always very fresh, has simple preparations and excellent sauces. The beet salad is very good and the lillikoi mousse was delicious.

Thank TulsaFoodie1
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Everything on the menu is great here. We had the pasta and Grilled Mahi. Best fish ever. Order the apple cake. It is great.

Thank j1world
Reviewed July 26, 2016

First, I hope this place has updated its menu. Half of what we ordered was no longer on the menu. Whenever we ordered we were told they no longer had that particular item available. The staff was very rude...everything seemed to be a big pain...More

Thank mirmmoe
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David W
do they take reservations? do they serve cocktails?
March 12, 2015|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
Yes we understand they they take reservations. We didn't have cocktails so not sure if available however they have a good wine list
Do you have vegan entre's?
January 2, 2015|
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Response from Dean B | Reviewed this property |
My wife Is gluten free and vegetarian, so she had The Sombrero dish.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714-3001
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-826-1191
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