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Giovanni's Shrimp Truck

66-472 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1468
+1 808-293-1839
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“scampi” (182 reviews)
“rice” (271 reviews)
“dozen shrimp” (23 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, Hawaiian
66-472 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1468
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are lots of shrimp trucks/stops on this part of the North Shore, but this one has the biggest crowds and with good reason: really tasty shrimp cooked lots of different ways. Didn't think the hot-dogs were as great, so I'd focus on the shrimp....More

Thank Jinlondon96
Reviewed 3 days ago

They have about 4-5 styles available - you can ask them to split the order to get two flavours in the same order :) Very limited parking, and sometimes long lineups. Free seating with picnic tables, wild chickens running around everywhere. The main road is...More

Thank robby321
Reviewed 6 days ago

Being from a mountain town pretty far inland in Oregon, the thing I was looking forward to the most about my trip to Hawaii was the fresh seafood. Giovanni's did not disappoint! I had the hot and spicy shrimp (for breakfast...don't judge!) and it was...More

Thank kzb412
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here after diving with sharks. Perfect lunch. Tons of garlic shrimp with my order. More than I could eat. Took about 20 mins, but is in a nice location. Didn't mind the wait time becasue it was in such a beautiful place.

Thank itsmeVL
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here after our ATV tour in North Shore and it did not disappoint! I got the shrimp scampi and the rest of my friends got the hot n spicy shrimp, we all loved it! I opted for the half portion and it was perfectly...More

Thank Mishelle E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We shared some shrimp, the flavour was average, the shrimp average, it's a shame they can not source enough local shrimp to cater to the market so they rely upon imported shrimp. If I had my time over I would save my money here and...More

Thank Haidee F
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our second drive around the island of Oahu, Giovanni's garlic shrimp did not disappoint. This is no high class restaurant but a welcoming road side stop-off that offers covered picnic tables, beverages, shaved ice and the Aloha spirit. We had the Garlic Shrimp plate...More

Thank Jo E
Reviewed 1 week ago

On my drives up to the North Shore, stopping by here for the Garlic Shrimp plate is always a must. Yes it is very touristy, but the wait during off season isn't so bad! Nice place for a relaxed low key inexpensive lunch & portions...More

Thank MermaidSoulWahine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove all the way to North Shore just for the garlic shrimps. They definitely lived up to the hypes! The shrimps were meaty and the garlic was rich and flavorful. The butter scampis were okay. So we got went back for an extra order...More

Thank ToroFarm
gioshrimp, Guest Relations Manager at Giovanni's Shrimp Truck, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review and are happy you enjoyed the experience... Take care and hope to see you again in the future.. Jorge Amorim Giovanni's Shrimp Truck 808-293-1839

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You do not want to miss Giovanni's Shrimp Truck! There is not an extensive menu and it is not a restaurant! but it is a fabulous place to eat. The menu is Shrimp Scampi ( dozen of the most garlicky shrimp you have ever eaten...More

Thank Alicia S
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23 March 2017|
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Response from kptjpj | Reviewed this property |
we went there on the weekend, and it took us about 40 minutes - once you get off the freeway its isnt far. We left around 9am, and stopped at a few places along the way, got there about 1030 and thought that is when it... More
7 July 2016|
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Response from Samanthao186 | Reviewed this property |
Peel and eat. Very messy and worth it
24 November 2015|
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Response from LoganBob | Reviewed this property |
I used cash so I don't know if they accept any other payment.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 18:30
10:30 - 18:30
10:30 - 18:30
10:30 - 18:30
10:30 - 18:30
10:30 - 18:30
10:30 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66-472 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1468
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Haleiwa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-293-1839
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The Original Shrimp Truck Since 1993
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