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Pat's Taqueria

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Hanalei Pier, Black Pot Beach Park, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
12:00 - 15:00
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Fort Lewis, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I actually parked in the town center not knowing where this truck was. When someone told me that it was a long walk down the road or a short drive. I being thrifty decided to walk to this fine truck. I was not disappointed and delighted that my reward was the fine taco's Pat handed to me. I really enjoyed... More 

Thank clausrock
Lafayette, California
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

These are the best pork tacos ever! This is always a highlight of our visit to Hanalei. Don't miss it.

Thank Stacysisi
Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This food truck has great tacos and delicious rice and beans. Very convenient location at Hanalei beach!

Thank vstravel4
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The fish tacos hit the spot when spending a day at the beach. However, at $5 each you start to question if they're really worth it. We also had a veggie burrito for $9 which is just beans and cabbage/coleslaw ... I'm all for splurging on good food but this is a bit extreme.

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Princeville, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I love these soft corn tortilla tacos and always need 3: a veggie, a carne asada, and a fish taco. Tacos one two three💥

Thank Jo96714
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A must stop in Hanalei for the steak tacos. $5 a Taco, You'll be craving more, and more, we just keep coming back for more steak tacos. They've got it down!

Thank RebeccaMaui15
Knoxville, Tennessee
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had two tacos (carne asada and fish for $5 each) plus red beans and rice for lunch. The tacos were seasoned perfectly and tasted delicious. They are on the small side. The beans and rice were also delicious and plentiful for only $2. The truck is near Hanalei Pier. Well worth a visit but only open for lunch, 12-3.

Thank George P
Detroit, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We searched this out on recommendations and were thoroughly delighted with the experience. We did the truck outside the pier at Hanalei beach and had both fish and carnitas tacos...........the best...I would have driven back there again from Lihue had we not been exhausted form our day trips around the island. If you make it to Hanalei this is a... More 

Thank Cherise C
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

If you are going to the Hanalei Pier, you must have lunch at Pat's. Yes, it's just a taco truck with a minimal menu but it's amazing food. Perfect for a day at the beach.

Thank Sharon W
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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88 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Some friends brought us here a few years ago. Some excellent tacos located at the end of the Hanalei pier. We had the carne Asada and pulled pork. Very generous portion consumed at one of the most beautiful places on Earth. $5 per taco. Cash only.

Thank WallyJan80126

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Fast food
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
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Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hanalei Pier, Black Pot Beach Park, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?