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Pat's Taqueria

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Hanalei Pier, Black Pot Beach Park, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
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Dining options: Lunch, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Our family favorite

Simply prepared, very fresh tacos aand burritos in this food truck, parked at Hanalei pier. We always get the fish tacos,but they have meat as well. This is a real treat.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Chicago
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Chicago
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209 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Simply prepared, very fresh tacos aand burritos in this food truck, parked at Hanalei pier. We always get the fish tacos,but they have meat as well. This is a real treat.

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Durango, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grab some of the islands best tacos and head to the beach to eat at picnic tables under the palm trees. I had a carne asada taco and a fish taco made with the freshest island fish. Be sure to get there early as once the sell out they are done for the day. Super yum! Nice staff -friendly folks.

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Thank mtnseastar
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pat's is right by the beach and it's a food truck with an awesome location for work. They are open only from 12-3 or until food sells out. Menu is simple only 4 or 5 tacos and burritos. Had the tacos and they all were good. Great place to fill up after you've been busy surfing.

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Thank kiwig14
Westport, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Simply delicious! We had fish, pork burrito, fish, pork, carne asada tacos. Quesadilla was simply amazing. This is a must with it if you are here.

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Thank arxb
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

If you are ok with your tortillas fried then this place is amazing. Fresh fish and great sauce. Hours are 12pm to 3pm

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Chino Hills, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Whenever I'm at Hanalei Bay, I always stop by for some great tacos at Pat's I order the Carne Asada and Kalua pork. They're great.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

You find yourself sitting on the beach in Hanalei Bay, Kauai, and you suddenly have an urge to eat tacos . . . Well, you're in luck. Pat's Taqueria is located just off the Hanalei Pier and is only open a few hours each day. We had the carne asada, Kalua pulled pork, and fish tacos. They did not disappoint.... More 

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Thank Kepresto
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Super good taco! maybe the best I ever had. I loved both the carne asado (steak) taco and Pork taco. Greatly flavoured, juicy, yummy. He's open only from 12pm to 3pm. Last time we were starving at 11am and unfortunately they were still closed. Worth the visit!

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Vail, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

On the beach early but stayed as the clouds came in and we didn't bring anything for lunch. This place is on the Northeast end of the beach in a truck in the parking lot by Hanalei river. Burritos are yummy, we have had the fish and chicken. Tacos are small and it appeared most got two to satisfy their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Got a couple of carne asada tacos @ $5/ea. They were tasty and meaty and not to spicy but a bit pricey...so if your at the beach in Hanalei starving like I was, expect to pay.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hanalei Pier, Black Pot Beach Park, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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