Better Bar Food!
Happy Hour 3-5PM.
Full Dinner Menu available at 3pm!
Full NFL on big screens.
Live Music and Sunset/Bay Views
Food was not great. Prices were too high for what it was.
The ribs were excellent and service very good. The restaurant was close to our condo and in this busy summer month it was a great place to go. I loved the fact that they had music but my daughter said she wished it was Hawaiian music because she felt that she didn't feel the Hawaii spirit anywhere. My only sort of negative comment was that the menu was limited.
Amazing view...the food was no better than what you get in the frozen food isle but let’s face it, you don’t go here for the view.
Mediocre overpriced bar food. Popular for it's view. Service was spotty. They botched a reservation we made a month prior and blamed it on Open Table. This was easily the most underwhelming dining experience I had on a 3 week trip to Kauai, Maui, and Ohahu. There was nothing unique or creative about the menu.
This was our second visit to Happy Talk while on Kauai this summer. We go every summer & have been here several times before. Our first visit was just OK service was awful on our first visit which was a disappointment as we were celebrating our anniversary. Server never once acknowledge that detail. And food was OK for half of our crew but as this had never happened at Happy Talk before we decided to go back. Glad we did because the second visit was a major improvement. Fabulous service from Nicole & the food was delicious for the entire crew! Three weeks apart was our visit.
The food and service were quite good (ribs and fish tacos in particular). The setting and view are priceless.
The restaurant was exactly like described in the other reviews. It was fairly noisy and the food was mediocre, but the view was spectacular
Great view! Ok food.
On vacation and found the surroundings quite relaxing. Scenery was wonderful
It’s great! Beautiful views, delicious food. Will definitely come back again!
Live music excellent! Service and food spot on! Highly recommend and make reservations!
Great experience tonight super setting great food live music overall a great place
Best view and wait staff was amazing
Awesome place to go for sunset drinks. Views of the ocean and mountains are super! There was a great ukulele singer the night we were there....was very special and fun. The food is just ok and a little overpriced as are their specialty drinks.
We love Happy Talk & come several times during our stay in Princeville. Drinks & food are always delicious. However this time the fish was a little on the fishy side & our waitress was a little on the surly, quiet side. Maybe she was having a bad day. We were celebrating our anniversary & not once did she inquire about our celebration even after we ordered shots & toasted while she stood there.We still left satisfied & will be back again.
Incredible ambience; great food; service very good; food prepared quickly; bar is not loud at 5:00. Fine for kids when you sit outside. The bar might be louder later, I don't know. Music is traditional Hawaiian or jazz. We loved it!
Outstanding view. Truly remarkable. That, however, was the only positive thing about our experience. The food was uninspired and poorly executed. Our server was disinterested and never bothered to check in after our food was delivered.
Beautiful view of the grounds, the ocean and Bali Hai! We were there for happy hour and shared some yummy appetizers. We had a less than attentive server, which made the whole experience a little less than perfect.
The food was nothing special for the price charged. Service very good. Atmosphere excellent.
Great view and great food!
Beautiful setting, food was very tasty.
Great views of Bali Hai, especially at sunset, there is live music so expect a higher noise level
The food and service were great. My only complaint is the volume of the music. We really liked the band, but the restaurant space is just too small for that kind of volume. We couldn’t have a conversation at all during dinner.
This place is great. Above average pub food, but that view! Second to none. A great place for a meal and a brew when in Princeville.
Good food, beautiful view and excellent live music by Falling Down Romance.
Average pub food, and rushed service. Young Asian server was passive aggressive and obviously trying to get us out the door so they could go home early. If you close at 9, don’t offer an 8pm reservation! We will not be going back.
Great food wife loved the coconut shrimp. The Sunday night band was funky and jazzy. Great service staff. Will definitely return.
Have loved this spot for many years. However, this visit was not as great. They were out of many items and there was a stray cat running around under all of the tables. While cute, not exactly what I enjoy during dinner out.
Great atmosphere. Attentive host and server. Food was very tasty! Would go back.
Our waitress was amazing and the food was great too. I think the waitress’s name was Abby or Gabby.
The ribs were outstanding. Drinks good, ambiance and music were great. Prices were steep, in line with a tourist resort.
clearly there are better tables than others, ours was in full sun and that was not pleasant. "would you recommend Happy Talk to a friend". sure, but it would be in a list of several other locations, Happy Talk would not stand out as "the" place; all in all, a glorified Tiki sports bar
Great outdoor atmosphere with an amazing view of Bali Hai and gorgeous koi ponds. Loved the live music. Great cocktails and ice cold beer.
Happy Talk was our "Happy Place" while staying in Princeville! The food was good, and the ambiance was unbeatable! The only down point was the beverage refill frequency. Always had to ask.
Food was great. Setting is intimate and beautiful yet casual. Ate there twice during the week I was there.
Food was great and fun to have live music
Great atmosphere, great views during the day and good live music at night. We go there every year when in Princeville and we love it.
The food was just Ok the service was really slow.
It was nice that a couple of singers entertained us while waiting for food it helped with the really long wait.
The drinks were not up to par as far as I’m concerned awful beer selection and what was recommended was not good at all.
But the place is in a resort and the view is nice.
The main restaurant has been cloaed for over 10 yrs and this lil bar is not even close. You feel very rushed to eat and choose from a underwhelming small and overpriced menu. Not to mention the Cats the are all over the restaurant while you try to eat. My wife was slightly sick the next day after eating here too. Been coming to Hanalei Bay Resort for over 25 years and this place is just not the same. Tourist Trap all the way.
Great view and food. All four of us, ranging from 19 to 56 years old, enjoyed all this restaurant had to offer. Beautiful place with a great food and drink menu.