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Luquin's Mexican Restaurant

15-2492 Pahoa Village Road, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
808-965-9990
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Ranked #14 of 28 Restaurants in Pahoa
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Simply the best Mexican restaurant in Hawaii! And don't miss the breakfast. Love Huevos Rancheros? You'll be speaking Spanish before you leave!

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Southern California
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94 reviews 94 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I am not sure what has happened - maybe new management or a complete lack of management, but my Luquin's days are over. I find the staff to be not just uninterested, but completely rude. I was criticized last week by one of the female employees which not only put a sour taste in my mouth - but miraculously also... More

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Wilton, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Our family ate here in July while vacationing in Hawaii. It was recommended to us by a friend and we were so glad we went there. The portions were large, the atmosphere was pleasant and the service was fast and quick. Oh - salsa was great too. I would definitely eat here again!

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Houston, Texas
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70 reviews 70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I was born in New Mexico and live in Texas. I believe my taste buds can sense good Mexican food and they were certainly happy at Luguin’s. The name and location had kept me from eating here on previous visits to the area. Then a Hilo native told us about Luguin’s and what a treat it was; the first Mexican... More

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Hilo, Hawaii
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We wanted to try their mexican breakfast plates and enjoyed the food overall. We've also been there for dinner and it can get loud when they're busy. The food has usually been good and timely when they don't have to much take out orders. I would recommend this restaurant for visitors to experience and I've always heard that they make... More

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California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

great mango margaritas ! Pahoa is a small town there is quite a nice variety of dining options. We always enjoy our dinners here

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San Jose California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My family ate lunch here when we were on vacation in the Pahoa area. It reminded me of "traditional" Mexican restaurants i used to eat at in Los Angeles. Laid-back atmosphere with many locals.

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Leesvillle, SC
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We decided to visit this restaurant based on the rental company's recommendations, and because it was relatively close to Hilo. We visited mid-week hoping for some fantastic Mexican food but were a little disappointed. We had enchiladas, refried beans (my favorite and easy to fix), and rice. The rice was short on taste. The refried beans were a bit lumpy... More

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Pahoa, Hawaii
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100 reviews 100 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Popular, charming restaurant in Pahoa. We’ve eaten here several times and recently stopped in for a late lunch after a swim at the pool. Same old laid-back atmosphere, cheery greetings from the nice lady at front counter, the familiar booth seats in the dining room and worn-out ceiling fans keeping the air moving. Warm nostalgic feelings every time we come... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

there was so much sauce and cheese everywhere that it was almost impossible to get the real taste of the food.

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Additional Information about Luquin's Mexican Restaurant

Address: 15-2492 Pahoa Village Road, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
Phone Number: 808-965-9990
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Pahoa
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

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