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Tropical Taco

5-5088 Kuhio Hwy # A, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
808-827-8226
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Ranked #25 of 35 restaurants in Hanalei
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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English first
Jersey City, New Jersey
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I've been eating at Tropical Taco since it was a VW van parked in a lot and the food is still amazing! Definitely recommend it for lunch.

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San Antonio, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Not many choices for breakfast in the area, some friends told us not to go to Wake Up Cafe, so we popped into tropical taco and it was great!

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Minneapolis, Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The quantity is large, taste is average without much spice or heat, rather bland. Cheap food for the quantity, pricey for the quality. My wife had the special taco which was bland, my fish taco was ok.

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Worst tacos I've ever had. I ordered the fish tacos and the portion if fish was ridiculous. My kids ordered the beef tacos and were surprised to get ground beef, not grilled steak. They actually said Taco Bell was better!! $68 dollars for 4 bad tacos and powdered lemonade is a rip off! Go to Kileau Fish Market for fish... More

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San Rafael, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Had the fish tacos as you do. Overall I was satisfied with the tacos and chips and beans. I was not blown away by the flavors. It satisfied my craving in a relaxed environment.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Good food - don't get me wrong but lunch for 4 of us cost $75. All good but a bit too much for lunch - didn't even have a beer. Fish tacos were good and so was the special taco.

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Montreal
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Small portions, bland, a little expensive. The winner in the plate was some smashed beans which was tastefull. We'll not come back here.

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California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Had the fish tacos for lunch, and not impressed. Over cooked fish, indifferent service, and overpriced.

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Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Great fresh fish tacos! We loved the burrito too! By far our favorite lunch spot on the island. Get the hot sauce!

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Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Had the Baja fish tacos. Pretty good! There are lots of fish tacos on the island, I'm not sure that this stood out as spectacular, but it was tasty.

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