Princeville Vacations Offers Restaurant Recommendations 2014, North Shore Kauai

Posted by

Princeville Vacations Offers Great Advice on Restaurant Recommendations and Kauai Vacation Rentals!

At Princeville Vacations, we have all of the best information on Kauai vacation rentals, surf spots, night life and restaurant recommendations.

Breakfast & Brunch

Hanalei Coffee Roasters and Café:

(808) 826-6717

5-5813 C Kuhio Hwy Hanalei, HI 96714    

Though you will often find a line here, the friendly staff offers quick service with plenty of aloha, to make the short wait well worthwhile.  If you are a coconut fan, try pairing the coconut syrup with the Kauai Waffle for a sweet treat.  The locally sourced coffee, expertly roasted by Hanalei Coffee Roasters, will smoothly power you through your day of island adventures.  Opening at 6:30AM, breakfast items are available until 11 AM.  Hanalei Coffee Roasters and Café also offers lunch options, staying open until 6PM, plus a wide variety of fragrant coffees and teas to bring home with you.


The Hanalei Gourmet:

(808) 826-2524

5-5161 Kuhio HwynHanalei, HI 96714

Fresh, perfectly cooked fish dishes are just part of the diverse and delicious menu at The Hanalei Gourmet.   With a welcoming, laid back and casual style, The Hanalei Gourmet starts lunch at 11AM, and also serves breakfast, happy hour drink specials and dinner, open from 8AM to 10:30PM.  This local hot spot has an open atmosphere with inside and outside seating.  Be aware that if you want to order alcohol, you will need to sit inside.

Happy Hour

Bouchon’s Hanalei Grill and Sushi Bar:

(808) 826-9701

5-5190 Kuhio Hwy Hanalei, HI 96714

Also open for lunch and dinner, you will find fantastic happy hour specials at Bouchon’s from 3:30 to 5PM.  Scrumptious fish and chips and mouthwatering ribs are both perfect for pairing with your exotic happy hour drinks.  Emerald mountain and sparkling waterfall views are a picture perfect backdrop for Bouchon’s assorted happy hour menu.  If you are looking for sushi on the North Shore, Bouchon’s is a great place to satisfy your cravings.  Check with the restaurant for lunch and dinner hours, which may change depending on the season.


The Tavern:

(808) 826-8700

The Prince Clubhouse at Princeville Resort 5-3900 Kuhio Hwy Princeville, HI 96722

The Tavern is an exquisite restaurant experience by the famous Roy Yamaguchi.  The delectable dishes are served with an expansive view of the Prince Golf Course, warm service and plenty of aloha spirit.  Obviously fresh ingredients are woven together to create delightful menu options.  The Tavern also offers lunch from 11AM to 4PM and happy hour from 4 to5PM, with dinner available from 5 to 9:30PM. Take a short stroll over to The Tavern’s organic permaculture garden, for a chance to see where part of your dinner was just picked.

Postcards Café:

(808) 826-1191

5-5075 Kuhio Hwy Ste A Hanalei, HI 96714

Postcards Café’s macadamia nut butter on bread will be an added highlight to your stay in Kauai.  Intimate and charming, Postcards Café is an old home which has been converted into a restaurant for your Hawaiian dining pleasure.  Taking reservations for groups of 4 or more, smaller groups, couples and individual diners should plan accordingly and arrive early enough to secure a table, with dinner starting at 6PM.  Here you will find an eclectic menu, including artfully prepared seafood, gourmet vegetarian cuisine and vegan options made with locally sourced, non-GMO ingredients, all served with a welcoming smile.

Late Night Bar

Tahiti Nui:

(808) 826-6277

5-5134 Kuhio Hwy Hanalei, HI 96714

World famous for their Mai Tai, Tahiti Nui has been happily serving the North Shore of Kauai for three generations.  Offering live music nightly with dinner until 9PM, Tihiti Nui stays open until 10PM.  If your party is looking for a sweet treat after dinner, try one of Tahiti Nui’s homemade ice creams, sorbets or deserts.


(808) 651-7001

5-4280 Kuhio Highway A 101 Princeville, HI 96722

If you are looking for a fun bar that stays open a bit later, head over to TikiIniki, open until 12AM.  Owned by musician and comedienne, Todd and Michele Rundgren, TikiIniki is a relatively new restaurant, getting ever better as it grows.  Warm, attentive service and strong drinks will keep you coming back.  Hiding behind Ace Hardware in Princeville Center, TikiIniki offers lunch and dinner, plus a little late night menu to enjoy with your drinks.

Contact any of the above restaurants for reservation information before visiting each location, as reservation policies can change.

Princeville Vacations Property Feature:

Pali Ke Kua 238 Condominium

This condominium has one bedroom with a king sized bed, plus a loft bedroom with a queen sized bed and two full bathrooms.  Enjoy ocean views from your lanai, in this newly furnished home with bamboo floors throughout, which is just a short walk to Hideaways Beach.  A full kitchen, plus a washer and dryer will help you to feel right at home.  From Pali Ke Kua 238, you can take advantage of the nearby bike path, or take a stroll to the St. Regis for a sunset cocktail.