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Big Wave Shrimp

66-521 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1625
+1 808-366-2016
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crunchy shrimp” (18 reviews)
“spring rolls” (14 reviews)
“ribs” (13 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Hours
Hawaiian, Seafood, Fast food
66-521 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1625
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had to check it out due to drivers, dineins and dives... it was good, decent service, bickering in the truck over ringing a bell ( yes really....) kinda booked the mood. But the buyable art in the back was nice to check out

Thank 551amandak
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I ate at many places and had a good amount of shrimp but this was by far our favorite shrimp place. Come hungry because you get a ton of food. If we come back to the island this will be one of...More

Thank Donnie R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife ordered from here after we couldn't find a place to part near Giovanni's. I'm glad because it was awesome. I had to test it of course. Some of the best garlic shrimp ever. People were super cool and the attached gift shop was...More

Thank Piranha44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travel to Oahu a lot to visit our son. We thought Fuma's Shrimp truck was the best until we went to Big Wave. A little harder to find because you must take the Haleiwa turn off, but well worth it. Their crunchy shrimp were...More

Thank DaveTurlock_ca
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

This place was on my Hawaii bucket list and it was terrific! Such friendly, welcoming people and the food was delicious! Our group had garlic shrimp, crispy shrimp and short ribs. All wonderful! Lots of food trucks to choose from here but I’d suggest this...More

1  Thank 913joanney
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

I’d be back every day if I could. We had garlic shrimp and ribs...and then we had some more. This place stands with a few other food trucks on the side of the road but not in the crowded pit of trucks. This is a...More

1  Thank since1985together
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Drove from Waikiki to the North Shore area for a day trip and we search for a shrimp place and this did not disappoint us. Amazing portion size and the prawns were a decent size. Great fun ordering food from a van off a road...More

1  Thank jacky1234562016
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The best garlic shrimp I have had in a very long time. They were fresh, plump and grilled just perfectly with steamed rice and salad. Will definitely go back there again.

Thank Remedios37
Reviewed September 17, 2018

On our recent visit to Oahu, my husband and I tried to eat at as many food trucks, dives, and off the beaten path eateries as we could possibly find! Big Wave was one of our favorites by far! It's nestled in the town of...More

1  Thank 81OkieGirl
Reviewed September 14, 2018

This food truck was a great find! The line at Giovanni was entirely too long and I am very thankful for that! The staff was friendly, the food selection was good. They have plenty of picnic tables to sit at. They took our order -...More

Thank tchoney
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66-521 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1625
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Haleiwa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-366-2016
  • E-mail
At Big Wave Shrimp, we are serving Aloha daily. Our food truck is a favorite for locals and visitors alike, with a menu full of tasty, Hawaiian-style meals. With lots of tables, plenty of shade, and calming music, you'll love the laid-back ambience. Chef Kawita is the heart of our Big Wave Shrimp truck, adding love and ono-licious ingredients to every plate she serves. We are known for our shrimp plates, like Garlic Shrimp, Peeled Shrimp, Spicy Shrimp, and Shrimp Fried Rice, but we have plenty of other options as well. The Short Ribs, Spring Rolls, or our famous Mac Salad are sure to hit the spot.
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