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Tako Taco Taqueria

65-1271 Kawaihae Rd., Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
808-887-1717
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Ranked #34 of 62 restaurants in Waimea
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Salt Lake City, Utah
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67 reviews 67 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Our food was excellent here. I loved the steak tacos, and my husband had great fajitas. The waitresses were very friendly to our three young kids. The place is very small and quaint. Food took awhile to be served, but it came out fresh and delicious.

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Salisbury V
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Great Lilifruit margarita very small mostly locals nice to get away from touristy places. all locals lots of good choices

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Honokaa, Hawaii
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

The food was so bad we could not eat it. They may have changed the name/ownership but the lousy food is the same bad stuff. Even with good beer it didn't make up for the horrible taste of the food, you can't wash down bad food with good beer.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, United States
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105 reviews 105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

I prefer the Mex tho and it goes great with the beers they have on tap and micro brewed. A local favorite and one place I try to hit when I can. Pretty large menu for a small place. Rest rooms are fine. Place is nicely cleaned and has a great local bar next to the beer which is worth... More

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Victoria, Canada
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148 reviews 148 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013 via mobile

First, the in-house brewed beer is excellent. I had the Overboard IPA and it compared very well with anything on the NA west coast. However, the food experience was mixed. My wife had the Green Chile Burger and declared it to be good. Two of us had the fish taco plate ($12.00) which supposedly contained the catch of the day.... More

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Louisville, Colorado
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122 reviews 122 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

A great place to stop for a bite and a beer. Owners were friendly and staff was attentive. They made some recommendations and were able to give better descriptions of menu items. Unique bathroom. Would definitely stop in again. Great food after a long hike.

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

Called to place a to go order. Was put on hold for over 10 minutes and no one ever got back to the phone. I hung up and called right back and asked if the girl who answered had time to take our order and she hung up on me. So incredibly rude after we have been loyal customers who... More

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Kihei, Hawaii
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

I eat here every time I am on the Big Island. There was a recent name change, bu the food is still the same. The burritos are ginormous and the prices are really cheap for Hawaii. The staff is friendly and awesome. Eat like a local, you won't regret it.

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Kirkland, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

We did take out and ordered veg tacos, chicken tacos and cheese quesadillas. They were all good and service was very nice too....I requested for extra jalapenos and hot sauce and they were glad to provide it.

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Kapaau, Hawaii
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Enjoyed the fish taco, chicken quesedilla and Malama Lager beer on tap. Beef taco, not so much. Our service was fine.

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