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Taqueria Cruz

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2395 S Kihei Rd Ste 112, Dolphin Plaza, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-8635
+1 808-875-2910
11:30 - 20:30
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 20:30
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Well, 4 stars: for the price, you won't find better food. You might slightly sweat if you wear pants, because you eat outside and you are in Hawaii (but you can order to go), therefore short and thin t-shirt recommended (but why eating inside if you visit Hawaii, and want a quick and good lunch before to visit or to... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

I think we were taken back by this place. We expected a restaurant but it is a little hole in the wall and you order your food and find a table outside and it arrives with plastic utensils The food was good but I wouldn't go back again. Not our cup of tea

Thank maggiewest
Keller, Texas
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

So coming from Texas we have awesome Mexican food pretty much on every corner. I know it seems silly to go to Hawaii and eat Mexican (we only did it once!) but two whole weeks without it is hard to take, so we decided to give this a try and I'm so glad we did. We ordered chicken, beef and... More 

2 Thank TxMama414
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

yummy vegan poblano tacos and great guacamole and salsa! homemade food, casual place and delicious! must go if craving mexican

1 Thank The Little S
Seattle, Washington
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167 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

We were in Kihei for Cinco de Mayo and needed some Mexican food! We stumbled upon this place and loved the atmosphere and tasty food. It's BYOB and you sit outside at picnic type tables. There was a musician playing the night we were there and it was just a cool vibe. The chips and salsa were really good and... More 

2 Thank Chianti_girl24
Broomfield, Colorado, United States
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163 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

I built my own burrito with the blackened fish. The flavor was good. I actually enjoyed mine. My husband did the same thing only he had the pulled pork. We both went without tortillas and went for extra lettuce. His plate was awful. It looked soupy. It didn't have good flavor. The serving size wasn't huge. I would say it... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2015

While other reviewers raved about the tacos, I tried the pork burrito. Portion size was good, flavor was so-so. A worthwhile stop if you're craving Mexican-American style food but just average in my opinion.

Thank frenchfry1963
Reno, Nevada
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2015

Okay, we in Hawaii but we do like Mexican food. Went to lunch here and the three of us ate for less that $30. Good value, good food. I would recommend this place if you are looking for a quick, relatively inexpensive Mexican lunch.

1 Thank Gregory H
Seattle, Washington
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

They don't have the nice salsa bar like Maui tacos, but the food is better- like you would get from a good taco truck. Worth seeking out- hidden in the back of a mall on Kihei road.

Thank gmaass
Calgary, Canada
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015

Really good Mexican. Not the greatest location. When we first walked up, my instinct was to leave. There was a large family dining outside and the food looked good so we went in. Very clean inside. Three of us had 'build your own' burritos. The pork was amazing. One of us had fish tacos- superb. Burritos were huge. All were... More 

1 Thank meggsy77

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2395 S Kihei Rd Ste 112, Dolphin Plaza, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-8635
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-875-2910
Established in 2008.

Taqueria Cruz is a fourth & fifth generation family-owned and operated business which was first established by our great-grandparents in the beautiful Wine Country of the Napa Valley. Our family got into the restaurant business in 1951, building a warm and successful eatery from the ground up, and we are willing to bet that they never imagined all of their hard work and love for cooking would one day reach beyond the vineyards and blossom on the beautiful island of Maui. We are very proud of our family history as well as our culture, and we know you will taste the love in our food. So please come and let us share with you what they have shared with us. From our family to yours, the love and aloha of Taqueria Cruz.

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