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Postcards Cafe

5 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714-3001
+1 808-826-1191
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster tail” (19 reviews)
“fritters” (20 reviews)
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Seafood, Hawaiian, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714-3001
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We've been to Postcards many times over the past 15 or 20 years and always return. Their fresh fish is always great (although significantly more expensive this trip than in the past), and their taro fritters appetizer is a favorite. We had wonderful service tonight...More

Thank Travelin-Soon
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a favorable meal at Postcards on Father's Day. Our server, Megan, was outstanding, very bubbly, positive, and attentive--she gets a five rating; plus, the bus boy, Oscar, was hardworking and spot on with used plates and water fills. The food was okay. First...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a little concerned about 2 recent poor reviews but tried it and liked it. It is more expensive than nearby Calypso but is worth it. Small but creative menu , e.g. mongchong fish. Great service

Thank cjmike2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my wife we so looking forward to postcards cafe. We expected a tasty meal at a moderate price and also a good selection. We arrived at around seven in the evening and it wasn't busy. Maybe 3 other couples. We were greeted and...More

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were browsing for a dinner spot when the hostess at Postcards reeled us in. She was incredibly friendly and great at her job. And our waitress was equally friendly and quick to respond. The food was flavorful. The bread and souffle dessert were my...More

1  Thank samadhi44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are vegetarians and loved the food here. Such a fantastic staff too. We felt like locals who had been here forever while eating at this restaurant. Highly recommend for everyone.

Thank Lilfat3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have pondered over whether to write a review of Postcards because it tends to get good reviews, but the prices reflect that and I was disappointed. The service was great, we were attended to nicely. The hostess greeted us and came to our table...More

Thank BeckyinBend
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love the menu offerings because so different from everyone else. We had the beets salad, porabella mushroom appetizer and sasame crushed ahi in miso curry that was to die for. So impressed by all the busting flavors in the mouth. Best dinner we have...More

Thank Travelerhelper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Limited and pricey menu. We shared the beet salad, Sorrento Pasta, and chocolate silk pie. Food was good but not exceptional. The pie was very dense and sweeter then expected. They were out of bread-disappointing. Service was a bit haphazard. We would not go again.

1  Thank Melanie R
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This was our 2nd time to Postcards on this vacation. We just had to go back and get the lobster we saw on the menu and also heading to a nearby table while we were having our fish dinner. We had the 9 oz. lobster...More

Thank gerry b
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David W
do they take reservations? do they serve cocktails?
12 March 2015|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
Yes we understand they they take reservations. We didn't have cocktails so not sure if available however they have a good wine list
Do you have vegan entre's?
2 January 2015|
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Response from Dean B | Reviewed this property |
My wife Is gluten free and vegetarian, so she had The Sombrero dish.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714-3001
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-826-1191
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