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Federico's Fresh Mex Cuisine

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5-4280 Kuhio Hwy, C-102, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Pretty good tacos. The breading on the fish taco was a little heavy and tastes like the oil needs changed but overall a tasty taco and the steak taco was spot on. The guacamole was a little watery and lacked any pizzaz. The food came out very slow also. Slightly overpriced as well.

Thank jdnielsen2 .
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't waste your time and money here. Good for nothing place. We like trying foods of different cultures but this eating place is a shame for the Mexican food, which is very colourful and tasty.

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Mililani, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a quick bite on Friday night? Not much of a chance in Princeville. We checked a couple of places and ended up at Frederico's. Good local establishment, flavors are great for being in the middle of the pacific. Don't be in a hurry, everyone is friendly around here. No A/C in the room so the porch outside of... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tiny little take out place in Princeville Center. Very busy at dinner time and the food comes out pretty slow. But the food is really good here, at least the quesadillas are. Everything on the menu sounded good, but I can't comment on the other items. We got our food to go, but there are also tables outside in the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small take out and sit at the tables outside kind of joint. The food and service was OK - tasty and homemade. Nothing fancy. A family could get full here with little $.

Thank Adrian V
New York City, New York, Usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're stuck in Princeville this is an affordable and tasty option. Fresh guac and good fish taco. Not many seating options but best option by far in the Princeville center.

Thank L H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 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 August 22, 2016

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.

Thank Susan H
South Lake Tahoe, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 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.

Thank gcdeloia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Mexican, Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
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?