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Happy Talk Lounge

5380 Honoiki Rd, Halalei Bay Resort, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722-5109
+1 808-431-4084
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“coconut shrimp” (40 reviews)
“pork sliders” (17 reviews)
“queso” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5380 Honoiki Rd, Halalei Bay Resort, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722-5109
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was completely ignored while waiting for a table, and had to go up to some servers standing there chatting to ask to be seated. They looked at me as if I were an annoyance to their chatting. Sullenly seated me, then gave me horrific...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank crrnyc2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of TV's, good drinks. Only had an appetizer. Just love being able to sit in the open with fresh air.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KathiB08
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous view that is downplayed by surrounding TV screens and poor music choice. No romance or Hawaiian atmosphere here. IMO Makai Tais at the golf course are MUCH better (even if they are served in plastic!) than the Lumahai Tai. It may have been...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Susan Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Appetizers and drinks at Happy Talk Lounge. Music started at 6:00pm. Great open air atmosphere and cold beer! Great place to hear music and take in the beautiful North Shore of Kauai!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sbcucinotta
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great place to eat, sip really cold beer, gawk at the view and relax. The live music is great, this is a really fun eatery.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Nice service and beautiful atmosphere but drinks are no big deal and food was nothing more then massed produced bland yuck.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hplinka
Reviewed 7 November 2018

When we first purchased our week at Hanalei Bay Resorts, the Happy Talk Lounge was a nice, less expensive alternative to the Bali Hai Restaurant. It had a tropical theme, and often had live local music. Now it is just another sports bar. It makes...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I enjoy the views, ice cold beers and the Coconut Shrimp. My hubby loves their ribs. There are fewer calorie minded options available than most restaurants. This is a place I go when I want to endulge. Excellent Queso, hand rolled Coconut Shrimp, and spicey...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank scentsbyc0ri
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We were lucky to get our table on the patio, it was absolutely an amazing view, the service was great and the food was good too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank deeharleygal
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Everything about this place was wonderful! We were happy that we didn't need reservation but I can see why it would be a good idea if you'd like to see the sunset at dinner time. The service was great, the food/drinks delicious...plus that evening, there...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Isabelle S
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21 April 2018|
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Response from Janea26 | Reviewed this property |
I might add that I pray they and the other businesses on Kauai survive the latest flooding. There are great places to eat in Hanalei where National tv coverage looks devastating.
Amy P
2 June 2017|
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Response from Michael Denis M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I saw a youngster having fun around the pond at the edge of the seating area. He was having a great time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5380 Honoiki Rd, Halalei Bay Resort, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722-5109
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Princeville
  • Phone Number: +1 808-431-4084
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