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Monicos Taqueria

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4-356 Kuhio Hwy, Apt D, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1413
+1 808-822-4300
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
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Orem, Utah
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

You sit at park benches with other random customers. The food was just okay, and the service wasn't great but also not poor. Overall, this was just an average place to grab a bite.

Thank tgtooke
Enderby, Canada
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The food is tasty.The service is good but are tortillas so expensive on the island that we can only have three with a Fijita?

Thank Earl S
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great service. Responsive to the needs of young children. High chairs available. Very child friendly. Complimentary chips with two different salsas. Enjoyed our meals. American style Mexican food. Large portions. I prefer a more authentic style of Mexican cooking. Rated this a 5 for the service

Thank Jayhod
Marin County, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We needed some protein for the vegetarians in the family so went for a veggie-friendly mexican restaurant. Outside was a bit noisy by the street but it was "rush hour". Food was good, service was excellent. The enchiladas hit the spot.

Thank Pfingstagg
Hudson, Wisconsin
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114 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We read the reviews and were expecting much more. My husband ordered cubed beef tacos however the beef was all fat and gristle. There was so much fat in it that he eventually just took it all out of the taco and ate it without. There was no flavor to the fatty beef - if you could call it that.... More 

1 Thank Carol328
Muskegon, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is by far our most favorite Mexican restaurant! We love the garlic shrimp, we love the Pina Coladas! The staff is wonderful and helpful.

1 Thank lynn h
Wa. State
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169 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We had the fish tacos and they were great. Fresh catch of the day. But, the fact that they only allow one small bowl of chips and salsa with a $35.00 meal is annoying, Want more chips? $3.50. Want more salsa $$2.50. Really?

1 Thank Spokaneman1949
Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for a quick lunch. Great drinks, kid friendly and the first round of chips is on them! Tasty homemade salsa. Shrimp quesadilla was delicious and my husband enjoyed the chicken taquitos. Would definitely return!

1 Thank CooperMac
Lyons, Colorado, Usa
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The best seafood fajitas I've ever had; great beans, great salsa and the best part is the awesome service!!!

1 Thank Romeo S
Honolulu, HI
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I had great Mexican food the night before but wanted to try this place on my last day. I heard they had a good chile relleno but it's not true. Their chile relleno is GREAT! This is my favorite Mexican dish and I am often disappointed when I order it. The chile was huge and the flavor amazing. The sauce... More 

1 Thank kimcheeboy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?