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Monicos Taqueria

4-356 Kuhio Hwy, Apt D, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1413
+1 808-822-4300
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“carnitas” (35 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (51 reviews)
“beans” (33 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4-356 Kuhio Hwy, Apt D, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1413
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11 - 20 of 798 reviews

Reviewed March 12, 2018

This place has the best food! Folks at our hotel recommended this place to us and we were not disappointed. The flavors were incredible and everything was so fresh and delicious. We wish we would have found this place earlier on our trip because we...More

Thank Terri R
Reviewed March 6, 2018

This is one of those places you wish someone had pointed out before you found it. A clean premise with friendly staff. The menu had a full range of Mexican items that sounded great, There is also a burger/fish/salad grouping. On this particular day the...More

1  Thank cte39794
Reviewed March 3, 2018

You can always count on great Mexican cuisine. We are residents of Kauai and when we look for a place to have dinner on Kauai's East Side, Monico's is usually on the top of the list. You can't go wrong at Monico's.

Thank Surferinparadise
Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Fresh hebi fish tacos were excellent. Carnitas tacos were fatty. Great service. Outdoor seating is nice.

Thank desro35
Reviewed February 27, 2018

This was our first time to Kauai and Monicos Taqueria which is by far the best Mexican food food I have experienced so far... The service was excellent very fast, I would say maybe 5 minutes before our dinner arrived. Very rare that we would...More

Thank TravelNow1117
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I love fish tacos (and fish dishes in general) and we can sometimes be a little picky. This place did not disappoint. I had the fish burrito and it was incredible. My wife had the fish tacos and loved them. Zero complaints....More

Thank B_Miles_Tharp
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

You all are so incredible! Best staff on the island! Best food on the island! Have eaten there 5 of 6 days here! We are always so happy!! Will send everyone we know there! Thank you for always welcoming us. 😘😘 The Westover Family

Thank Laurie W
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Kathleen the owner is a gem. While making drinks that were killer she kept an eye on the staff ensuring a great experience for all. Service was fast and good and food delicious. Don’t miss this place.

Thank cheribree2016
Reviewed February 13, 2018

Typical mexican fare with extremely stingy servings of tortilla chips. Prob 10 - 15 (yes I could count) in each "basket" and an extra order of tortilla chips were $2.5 so you are talking about a QUARTER for a chip. I really do not care...More

Thank SportChic
Reviewed February 6, 2018

We ate here twice because it was right by our condo. The food was okay, but not great. They give you about 12 chips and a small bowl of salsa free. Want more? $3.50 for 12 more chips. They have an awesome super hot sauce...trust...More

Thank Hunleygirl
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October 17, 2017|
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Response from IloveMonico | Property representative |
We're still open! We are closed all day Mondays and in between 3-5 . Lunch is 11 am 3pm and Dinner is 5pm-9pm. We are a small family run Restaurantand Occasionally take a Family day(Not very Often). Thank you for your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-356 Kuhio Hwy, Apt D, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1413
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-822-4300
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