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Island Taco

9643 Kaumualii Hwy, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
+1 808-338-9895
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“burrito” (97 reviews)
“tacos” (319 reviews)
“mahi mahi” (56 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
9643 Kaumualii Hwy, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Homemade flour tortillas and well seasoned meats and friendly service. I had wasabi ahi, wife had Cajun ahi and our son had kalua pork. Right on the main road to Waimea canyon. We’ll definitely eat here again

Thank Hossinonimus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shrimp were spicy and great, but tacos were otherwise un-spectacular. Solid Mexican takeout in Waimea town.

Thank NellDD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm usually are leary of these small little eating places with really no seating to speak of. I do really like shrimp quesadillas so I dropped my guard and ordered one. I was rewarded with a real good quesadilla once I found a place to...More

Thank sabers86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got the pork tacos and pork taco salad. It was super salty. But the rest was very good. I’d get the teriyaki or something sweeter.

Thank Shelby S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried two burritos-seared cajun ahi and Kahlua pork. The Kahlua pork burrito was great and the ahi was good. Service was slower than fast food, but quicker than a sitdown restaurant. Prices were in the same range (about $16) for a full burrito

Thank Dumdoc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by after a trip to Waimea Canyon and are we glad we did! We would go back again and again if it was closer to where we were staying. The most amazing tacos and good portions! We had their wasabi and cajun ahi...More

Thank upandaway14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here after hiking along the Pihue Trails at the top of the island and really like the menu options and quality of the food. We had the Cajun Mahi Mahi Tacos on flour tortillas and shredded Koloa pork tacos on corn tortillas. Yum!...More

Thank johnnythegreat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What makes beautiful Hawaiian beaches and magical canyons better? Great Mexican food to grab only mins away. I was kind of surprised how great this place was. It get quite busy, but the service is very fast and the food is delicious.

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch after the canyon drive. My partner had the Mahi taco and I had the teriyaki chicken. Both were very good. You have the option of one or two tacos, one was plenty. There are a small number of tables outside which...More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I eat here several times every year when we come to visit. The seared ahi burritos are the best in my opinion but my husband loves the fish tacos. The service has always been friendly and helpful. One place I will always...More

Thank omalleythomas
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Jeanne S
9 September 2015|
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Response from Patty417 | Reviewed this property |
I eat gluten free and they used corn tortillas for my order. Not sure about the soy. The fish tacos and the pork tacos are both delicious!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9643 Kaumualii Hwy, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-338-9895
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