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Lucy's Taqueria

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194 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2990
+1 808-315-8246
10:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Mon 10:30 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Long Beach, California
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193 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a fast place to stop and grab a quick Mexican meal. There is ample seating any time of the day. Basically, you walk in, order your food off of a paper menu at the cash register, pay and get seated. You are offered a basket of tortilla chips, and there is a salsa bar you can help yourself... More 

Thank Evelina62
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here after a bike ride and hike to see the lava flow. Stopped because of the solid Yelp reviews. I had the best chimichanga ever. (Which is saying a lot when I live in California where good Mexican food is plentiful.). Margarita was top notch. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Carole D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was very good and the margaritas were delicious too! Just what we needed after a day of biking and hiking down to the lava flows

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are not many places we go to eat on the island regularly. Most are terrible to just ok. Waste of money. Lucy's is awesome! Great food and great margaritas!! . They give you a free refill on your tortilla chips. And drink refills are $.25. The prices are very reasonable for Hawaii!

1 Thank JessikaWilkes
London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is amazing (and my family is pretty discerning as far as Mexican food goes). Additionally, the bar tender is simply fantastic. She knows her stuff and loves her job. I'd highly recommend the chile rellenos, steak tacos, Lucy's enchiladas and the mango margaritas. Everything is fantastic. The lovely homemade salsa tops it all off.

1 Thank imademokat
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled in here after a big day of checking out the volcano. We were super hungry and after copping the exorbitant prices at Waikaloa Beach restaurants Lucy's was a very welcome surprise. Obviously it's way way more casual than the semi-fine dining, but just goes to show you don't have to pay a fortune for great food. I had... More 

1 Thank Luke R
St Louis, MO.
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sunday Sept 18, 2016 went to Lucy's for lunch since we got rained out of swimming at Richardson's beach. Busy when we walked in & no tables open except in little bar area. We wanted Prickly Pear Margarita pitcher to start so we grabbed the table even though not cleaned off yet. Bartender was bussing tables, serving drinks, taking food... More 

1 Thank JA-Kay
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good coconut margarita. Food is average. Fun atmosphere. Good family atmosphere. They do not take your order at the table. You order at the register

Thank Brandi1970
Jurupa Valley, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was really good and the blended margarita was even better. we enjoyed the specials. The chips and salsa was also very good. If your not a cheese lover make sure to say easy cheese

1 Thank getnhurt
Yarmouth, Maine
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108 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I found Lucy's Taqueria on Trip Advisor as a top 10 restaurant in Hilo. We went there because of the great reviews, and found them to be spot-on. We were tired from a day spent on the road touring the local sites. Lucy's is quick, easy and delicious! The owner Marlene, pictured with me, has an ordering system that is... More 

1 Thank MainePeg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2990
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-315-8246
At Lucys we try to give you a great all around experience, as well as some good food. We use the freshest ingredient from right here in our backyards to the best of our abilities, supporting our local farmers, ranchers, and fellow business owners. We serve lunch, dinner, and breakfast all day. We have a full bar, as well as ten draft beers on tap. Come in a take a look, or eat, or drink, or eat and drink.... and join the party

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