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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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Seafood, Hawaiian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
5 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714-3001
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

Asked the front desk at St Regis to recomend a local restaurant for a family dinner and was directed to this lovely quaint restaurant. The decor is nice and relaxing and the food is superb.

1  Thank alasa1964
Reviewed September 12, 2016

All the people that worked here were wonderfully sweet and attentive. The menu is short and sweet, with only 6 or so entree choices, all seafood based + one vegetarian option. I had The Sorrento (pasta with shrimp and fish) and it was just okay....More

Thank kcharlotte
Reviewed September 7, 2016

We had dinner at Postcards and found it to be one of the best restaurants on the island. The home like atmosphere makes this place so special. We started with the platter for two with seafood "rockets" with coconut curry, crab-cakes, seared ahi, and taro...More

Thank DZPE
Reviewed September 5, 2016

The evening was still and without AC the high-ceiling room was a tad uncomfortable in spite of the fans going full blast, so beware of the local weather conditions. Cocktail drinkers would be advised to have one a home before dining here as only wine...More

Thank ohgeorge
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Kinda foodie-kinda hippie and way tasty. Positive and pleasant hostess and a short 15 minute wait (7:30 on a Friday). Sat outside and got a slight cooling breeze. Indoors is quite warm-- so get a table outside if you can! Positive, friendly and knowledgable server...More

Thank Summerasalifestyle
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Get used to it. It has very good seafood and basically is a vegetarian restaurant. I don't understand why people complain when it is obvious about the food. Also, don't complain about waiting and crowded conditions. If you go in August or July, that is...More

2  Thank edholdren45
Reviewed August 31, 2016

everything is delicious here. eat here every year at least once. Small friendly staff, inside and porch seating. look forward to every meal. always have delicious fresh caught fish and yummy vegetarian dishes.

1  Thank Magnes W
Reviewed August 25, 2016

We sampled every type of eatery in Kauai - from the Beach House at the high end to Chicken in a Barrel. This is healthier fare - not a huge menu, but fresh items from their garden in most dishes - their vegetable dishes are...More

Thank Todd N
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

I'll start by saying that the food was fantastic. My wife ordered the seafood pasta dish and I got the Mahi. Anyways, minus one star for my beer that was poured 3/4 inch shy of the pint, and I'm talking about the top of the...More

1  Thank mbwaterdog
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Very friendly service...The best crab cakes I have ever had! Free parking, very warm inside so dress lite!

Thank travelshooter71
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David W
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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
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
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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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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