North Shore Food Guide to Dining & Restaurants

North Shore Food Guide to Dining & Restaurants

Aloha hungry traveler! Here is our quick and easy guide to Princeville dining and cocktails.

Makana Terrace is a sophisticated casual dining experience overlooking beautiful Hanalei Bay and Makana Mountain (Bali Hai). Their menu showcases the freshest Hawaiian grown produce fabulously represented in the dishes prepared by Chef de Cuisine Antwon Brinson. They’re located in the St. Regis Hotel at 5520 Ka Haku Rd. Breakfast is served daily from 6:30 – 11:00am and dinner daily from 5:30 – 9:00pm. Cuisines offered are: American, Seafood, Sushi, Hawaiian, Vegetarian friendly, Gluten free options and a full bar. They offer outdoor seating and valet parking. $$$$

The Kauai Grill experience is a comfortable yet elegant restaurant with stunning views of Hanalei Bay and Bali Hai. The menu is composed of a wide selection of hand-crafted dishes created from flavors found here on the Garden Island with the highest quality of meats and freshest local fish available. They’re located in the St. Regis Hotel at 5520 Ka Huku Rd. Dinner is served Tuesday through Saturday from 5:30 – 9:30pm. Cuisines offered are: Steakhouse, Seafood, American, Contemporary, Hawaiian, Vegetarian friendly, Gluten free options and a full bar. They offer valet parking. $$$$

Nanea Restaurant and Bar is located at 3838 Wyllie Rd in the Westin Princeville resort. Enjoy a casual elegant dining experience overlooking the pools at the resort. The menu features beautiful dishes made from fresh, local and unique ingredients. Monday through Saturday they serve breakfast from 7:00 – 10:30am, lunch from 11:00am – 2:30pm and dinner from 6:00 – 9:30pm. Dinner service is available on Sunday from 6:00 – 9:30pm. Cuisines offered are: Asian, Seafood, Hawaiian, Fusion, Gluten free options and a full bar. They offer takeout, outdoor seating, valet parking and free wifi. $$$$

The St. Regis Bar has a cool scene with breathtaking views of Hanalei Bay and Bali Hai. Enjoy a cocktail or a sumptuous dish handcrafted by their Culinary Chefs. There’s nightly entertainment featuring the distinctive sounds of local artists. Monday through Sunday beverage service is available from 3:30 – 11:00pm and dinner from 5:30 – 10:00pm. They’re located at 5520 Ka Huku Rd. in the St. Regis Hotel. Cuisines offered are: Hawaiian, American and Sushi. They offer outdoor seating (but get there early), valet parking and free wifi. $$$$

Happy Talk Lounge is located at 5380 Honoiki Rd. in the Hanalei Bay Resort. It’s a sweet bar scene with amazing views, a friendly staff and amazing service. They serve American cuisine (upscale bar food) and have a full bar, they boast 16 select 29 degree beers on tap. They’re open daily from 11:30am – 9:00pm where you can also enjoy nightly entertainment and watch your favorite sports on 9 tv screens. They offer takeout, outdoor seating, valet parking and are family friendly. $$ – $$$

Federico’s Mexican restaurant and located at 5-4280 Kuhio Highway in the Princeville Shopping Center. With friendly service, they serve up traditional fare as well as super tasty fresh fish tacos. Federico’s is either takeout or shared seating with a couple of other places and is open Monday through Saturday from 9:00am – 8:30pm. They offer takeout, outdoor seating, plenty of parking and is super for families with keiki (children). If you’re on a budget, this is an easy option. $

Lotus Garden Chinese and Thai Cuisine serves up Asian, Thai and Chinese food that’s fast and reasonably priced. They’re located at 5-4280 Kuhio Highway in the Princeville Shopping Center and share a comfortable outdoor seating area. Please note, spicy means SPICY on their menu, but they will customize orders for you…order at the counter and they’ll bring the food to your table. They offer takeout, delivery, ample parking and are family and kid friendly. $

Tiki Iniki opened in the Princeville Shopping Center at 5-4280 Kuhio Highway in 2013. It was brought to life by Michele Rundgren, wife of famed music man Todd Rundgren. It’s a kitchy island style restaurant and bar serving up American, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Fusion and Gluten free option cuisines. It’s a fun filled atmosphere and the service is snappy. They’re open daily from 11:30am – 12:00am serving breakfast, lunch and dinner along with handcrafted vintage Hawaiian and Tiki cocktails. Of course there’s a full bar as well. They offer takeout, outdoor seating, easy parking, television and are family friendly.
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Ahi Poke and Sushi is located inside of the Foodland grocery store at the Princeville Shopping center. Don’t miss the Spicy Ahi Poke! Sushi chef can make you rolls on demand or choose from the stock that they make fresh throughout the day.
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Lighter Fare

Sandwich Isle Deli just opened 4 months ago in the Princeville Shopping Center. They make great sandwiches like The Surfer, The Beach and The Makai as well as the tradtional deli ham, turkey, roast beef, pastrami and philly cheese steak. They use only the freshest ingredients, Boar’s Head meats and organic breads baked on the island. Sandwich Isle Deli has outdoor seating on a covered lanai and they’re open Monday through Friday from 8:00am – 3:00pm and Saturday from 11:00am – 3:00pm.

Lappert’s Ice Cream & Coffee Shop gets rave reviews from most visitors to this small shop in the Princeville Shopping Center. Their premium ice cream is handmade and they make their own waffle cones, selection of flavors include a wonderful Kona Coffee, fresh coconut and the popular Kaua‘i Pie…you have to try it to appreciate it. Lappert’s is open daily from 10:00am – 9:00pm, they also serve up sorbet, gourmet coffees and cookies.

Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is located at 5-4280 in the Princeville Shopping Center. Superior customer service is provided with aloha, morning, noon and night. They pour some of the world’s best handcrafted coffees, brew whole leaf teas and make specialty drinks for your enjoyment.. They’re open Monday through Sunday from 6:00am – 9:00pm. Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf also prepares pastries, salads, pastas, sandwiches and desserts.