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All 16 Hanapepe Restaurants

Paco's Tacos Authentic Mexican Food

4505 Puolo Rd, Hanapepe, Kauai, HI 96716
(808) 335-0454
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Ranked #4 of 16 Restaurants in Hanapepe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
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Limone sul Garda, Italy
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103 reviews 103 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We stopped there on a positive vibe I had.we took one burrito con pescado y un taco con carnitas y una orchada para beber.everything fresh and good balanced,really yummy.tomorrow will drive Bach from kalaheo extra for a house made tamales(como una empanada Argentina ).reccomended.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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98 reviews 98 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I wanted to like this place -- it is painted in such cute colors. There is no place to sit inside, just three picnic tables outside. We both had fish tacos, which were small for $6.25. No fountain drinks and I asked for a cup with ice for my drink, but wasnt able to get it. I am not sure... More 

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Seal Beach, California
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117 reviews 117 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Every trip to Kauai involves a trek from Hanalei on the far North and often rainy, to sunny Hanapepe for a great Mexican informal lunch at Paco's and a hour at the TAlk Story bookstore. Next door is a Lappert's ice cream for desert. Lots of art gallery's , Hawaiiana, jewelry stores in Hanapepe. Nice way to spend the afternoon.

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We like tacos, a lot. So we had tacos several times throughout our trip to Kauai, from places on the North shore and in Kapaa and Lihue. These were BY FAR the best tacos and mexican food we had on the island. We came back several times. Service was friendly and food was ready quite quickly. Everything was fresh and... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

My favourites are the fish tacos and the shrimp tacos. My friends and I have been stopping in for the past couple of years during our Kauai time so we're branching out now and can also telll you the chile rellenos are tops as well as the fish quesadillas and tamale specials. Definitely try the salsas both the verde and... More 

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Victoria
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148 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I had a fish and a pork together a drink. The fish taco was Mahi Mahi and very fresh. The pork was the treat of the day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Just what we needed after a hike - so fresh, fast and good! Wish we had more time to visit again. The fish taco was excellent

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Seattle
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

We sampled tacos all over the island - most were pretty tasty, but we always found a way to return to Paco's. Whether it was carnitas tacos, fish tacos or the taco bowls, it was simply delicious each time. Fresh ingredients & a big smile from the duo in the kitchen ensured that we were in for a great meal.... More 

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Seattle
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We discovered Paco's Tacos our first day in Kauai, thanks to TripAdvisor! The tacos we ordered were delicious. I ordered two fish tacos, and my husband ordered two carnitas tacos. We both thought the tacos were fantastic, and we will definitely be going back while we are on the island!

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

It's The Best Fish Taco's ever! My son got 3 fish taco's and I got 1 fish and 1 shrimp...yummy!!!! We have been here several times on our trip in Kauai. Plus they have fresh watermelon juice and lemonade to top it off! I can say it's the best on the island, we're from Cali so we love the taste... More 

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Address: 4505 Puolo Rd, Hanapepe, Kauai, HI 96716
Phone Number: (808) 335-0454
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanapepe
Cuisine: Mexican

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