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Paco's Tacos Authentic Mexican Food

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4505 Puolo Rd, Hanapepe, Kauai, HI 96716
(808) 335-0454
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Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout

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  • 73
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Awesome Fish Tacos

We love the fish taco's at Paco's. It is also next to Lappert's so have a taco and then go to Lappert's Ice Cream for dessert.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
WoodfamWisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the fish taco's at Paco's. It is also next to Lappert's so have a taco and then go to Lappert's Ice Cream for dessert.

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Thank WoodfamWisconsin
Poipu, Hawaii
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had fish tacos and a carnitas taco. Food was good and prepared quickly. Interesting selection. Of soft drinks

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Thank ChuckIL698
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious shrimp tacos. Sat outside and enjoyed. Green sauce is hot, red sauce is nice. I hear the fish and carnitas are good too.

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Thank Caroline S
Denver
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by while touring the area. Service was fast and courteous and they served the best fish tacos I've ever had. It is fast food with most dining outside like many such places on the island. I'm sorry we didn't get back there before we had to head home.

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Thank zaradon
Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small, local eatery in heart of old town Kapaa. Great, authentic Mexican food with superb fish tacos.

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Thank Y1950David
Cowtown, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our local friends took us to this gorgeously situated sit-down restaurant within the wonderful old golf course in Kalaheo that was once a McBride estate. the menu is extensive and the owners, originally from the Dominican Republic, lovingly prepare each dish -- many with fish or seafood. Their homemade chipotle sauce is scrumptious!We had the Ono Torta, Grilled Shrimp Salad... More 

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Bluffdale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Every time we come to Kauai we make sure we drive out to Paco's Tacos in Hanapepe. I'm sure the others Paco's Tacos are good too, but this one is our spot. The fun of sitting under grass huts while eating wonderful Mexican food truly feels like we are in Hawaii. Right next door is Lapperts where we grab a... More 

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Thank Dustin H
Lubbock, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

small place, quaint setting with excellent food! we had tacos and enchiladas and we absolutely loved it and the staff is very friendly and helpful

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Thank Riverbabe60
Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

We stopped at this small restaurant on a whim. The fish tacos were outstanding. They were so good, I had to go back and get a second one.

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Thank Amy K
Ashland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Stopped for a quick taco on our way site seeing. Glad we did. Fast, fresh and tasty. Good selection.

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Thank Julie J

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?