Top ChoiceHawaiian in Princeville

Kaua‘i Ono

For something different and delicious – ‘ono being Hawaiian for delicious – join the twice-weekly crowd for this outdoor feast at Princeville Ranch. From a fancy trailer, chef Justin Smith delivers a five-course...

American in Princeville

North Shore General Store & Cafe

Congratulations, you may have found the best gas station mini-mart in the US of A, at the entrance to the Princeville Center. As well as serving up bagel sandwiches, legendary breakfast burritos, grass-fed...

Health Food in Princeville


Set on a little-known Princeville backroad, this little farm stand overlooks an amazing Hanalei panorama taking in beach, town, river and valley. It serves a simple but healthy lunchtime menu of homegrown salads,...

Pizza in Princeville

Hideaways Pizza Pub

You’ll only find Hideaways if you go looking for it, hard; it’s tucked away on the Pali Ke Kua property, 2 miles off the highway. Once here, choose between an ‘old school’ pizza like pepperoni, or a ‘new school’...

American in Princeville

PV Eats

Part high-end supermarket, part wine bar, and part deli/restaurant, PV Eats occupies the former clubhouse of the now-private Prince golf course, two miles east of Princeville proper. Good burgers cost $16, local...

Cafe in Princeville

The Spot

Sharing its large deck with vigorous population of scavenging birds, this caffeine filling station dishes up acai bowls, eggs Benedict bowls, breakfast sandwiches and thick smoothies along with its coffee, and...

Ice Cream in Princeville

Lappert's Hawaii

The comforting smell of waffle cones beckons, as do scoops of sweet island flavors such as Kauaʻi pie (Kona coffee ice cream with coconut flakes and macadamia nuts).

Supermarket in Princeville


The North Shore’s largest and best-value supermarket has an abundance of fruits and vegetables, freshly prepared sushi and some damn good poke, wine and beer.

Deli in Princeville

Sandwich Isle

A little deli window in one corner of the Princeville Center, with a few dedicated tables out on the deck. It does an ‘Italian Job’ sub with salami, mortadella, pepperoni, pickled peppers and provolone; a...

Hawaiian in Princeville


Despite Nanea’s attractive resort location facing the Westin’s pool, its fusion-style cuisine is not quite special enough to merit going far out of your way. Lunch is the better value, with fish tacos or loco...

Thai in Princeville

Lotus Garden

A Thai and Chinese takeout joint offering Thai-curry mahimahi, honey-orange, steamed bok choy with tofu, and all the curries, noodles and Chinese stir fries you might desire. There are a couple tables outside.