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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the fish tacos twice. Both times were excellent! Delicious...fair price...friendly to tourists. One of our faves!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate here three times in one week. The food is excellent, reasonably priced and the service is helpful and efficient. We loved the carnitas and fish tacos. The staff were extremely helpful and served us at our table outdoors.

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Thank Susan H
South Lake Tahoe, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

For some reason, my expectations for good Mexican food in Hawaii were really low, but this was fresh, delicious food. It far exceeded our expectations. Super reasonably priced as well.

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Thank gcdeloia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stumbled on tho place at the beginning of a 10 day stay. In all, we went back 4 times. We went, not because the food was fast, but because the food was great and priced right for regular fare. I tried 5'different tacos, and all were superb. Others had salads and tostadas also with happy results. Healthy fare, with... More 

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Thank Patricia N
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was recommended by our resort concierge as a place nearby that serves high quality, inexpensive, fast food. Unfortunately, we found her recommendation to miss the mark almost all the way around. Federico's is located in the Princeville Shopping Center. It's a take-out place where you order inside and then can either take your food to go or enjoy... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was good, well done Mexican. We had chips, guac, fish tacos, and quesadillas. It was all cooked well, and tasty. The food court seating area, was a little dirty, but its North Shore and outside, so the weather can affect the tables. Just get some paper towels or napkins and clean it up.

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Thank NickellFamilyTravel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This little Fresh Mex kitchen is to-go only, but there's a great sitting area right out front (covered porch - plenty of tables chairs). It's next to Tiki Iniki and there's usually someone playing music/singing on the porch - loved it. Can't beat Tex-Mex but they came close! :)

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Thank Ashley K
Long Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Basically, you order your food off of a board posted, pay for it, and get seated outdoors (which is always lovely in Princeville). They bring your food out when it's ready. Their ceviche tostada was a little too spicy for me--I was not able to taste any of the seafood after the first two bites. My husband and daughter enjoyed... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took forever to get the food and could barely eat it. It tasted like everything was right out of the freezer or can. The staff just didn't care. Too many other places to eat in the area. Don't bother going here.

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Thank gmgOc
Princeville, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I eat here often. The food is tasty, quality ingredients and Elizabeth is so welcoming and helpful when she takes my order. Daily specials, delicious menu items. Itʻs one of the few places I order something different every time I go. I know Iʻm going to enjoy whatever they serve.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast Food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?