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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
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Its a staple & has been for us for the last 7+yrs we gone 2-3x per visit Best Mexican food on the BI !!! Went many times this past 6wk visit All meals were consistent & that means great New to us was breakfast there & it truly helped our spirits as Tutu Pele's lava flow was w/in 1/2-3/4mi away... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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119 reviews 119 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

This reliable restaurant is still open for business, even though lava from the latest volcano eruption is threatening Pahoa Village Road about a half-mile away. This is the place where, years ago, we first enjoyed a margarita in a glass rimmed with li hing mui powder rather than salt, and it's the extra touch that we've used on our homemade... More

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Waikoloa, Hawaii
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We drove through Pahoa before the Lava cut off traffic to this special little town. A very local, friendly place. The food was good and no one seemed concerned about the lava.

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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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95 reviews 95 reviews
45 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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15 reviews 15 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
27 helpful votes 27 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
13 helpful votes 13 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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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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