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Lucy's Taqueria

194 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2990
808-315-8246
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Ranked #10 of 204 restaurants in Hilo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
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Long Beach
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Excellent Food at Lucy's. We found this place on a recent visit to Hilo and I wish we would have found it sooner in our trip so we could have gone back to try other dishes. You order from the counter for both food and drinks but they do bring your meal when finished cooking to your table. They had... More

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Hilo, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

They serve very nice Mexican food with efficient service. It is always very crowded, but I do not need to wait for a long time. The food is also very nice with free salsa sauce table. Yummy!

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Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We had (3 adults) the grande burrito and it was enough and soooo delicious. Im from montreal and it s the best mexican food ive ever eat. I didnt really like the guacamole in burrito but the rest was so good that i dont care about that. Even if the restaurant looks like a lunch place, it s great for... More

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Colorado Springs
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Had the fajita plate... DELISH! Can't believe I actually ate the entire thing because it was HUGE!!!! Free chips and salsa... I swear they were homemade chips. Yummy!!! I had 3 margaritas (Shame, shame) and my bill was only $25. I can't believe 3 margaritas and fajitas for that price! PERFECT!!! And the people there were really fun!!!

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Memphis
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

If you want excellent Mexican food in Hilo, make a stop at Lucy's. A local and casual place with a great menu. We had the steak burrito-wet and it was excellent. A huge portion for a very reasonable price.

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California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

We were so excited to try Lucy's based on the reviews, only to find that it was closed until July 5th. So much for the burrito the size of a baby.

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Laurel, Maryland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Holy Guacamole!! Those burritos are massive! My boyfriend had no idea what he was getting into when he ordered the burrito grande. I kid you not, if you were to wrap that burrito up in a blankie, you would think it was a newborn baby. I got the traditional street tacos and they were really good! Loved the carne asada.... More

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Chicago
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101 reviews 101 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

A bit more authentic that the average taqueria and unbelievably cheap. We stopped by just before closing and really enjoyed the food. We both ordered burritos and the portions were huge. You can definitely share.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

You get plenty of food for reasonable prices. My 8 year old loved his tacos. The burritos were huge. Locals flowed in--some to eat in, some for takeout. We enjoyed our food and would eat here again.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My husband and I had just arrived in Hilo and were looking for somewhere to eat lunch. We found this on Google Maps and decided to stop. The service was decent and the food was also decent...nothing stellar. It's more of a quick-service type Mexican place vs. a sit down and peruse a menu type place. I got the nachos... More

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