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Verde Restaurant

4-1105 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
+1 808-821-1400
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Ranked #5 of 104 Restaurants in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $12
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Local fave spot.
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This place has seating for approximately 40 people. We had a group of 7 and there was definitely enough seating to accommodate us. Granted it would have been difficult to seat us together, so we made it known that we were willing to split into 2 -3 smaller groups. The owner said no that our group would take up 1/2... More

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Astoria, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Dinner for 2 at Verde during a recent tour of Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island. Definitely one of the best Mexican meals we had on the islands. The restaurant space is a bit small, unfortunately, and I think it would be very smart on their part to look into expanding. Both myself and my husband ordered 2 tacos each... More

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Concord, California, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We ate at Verde our first night in Kauai based on travelers reviews. We came towards the end of the night, restaurant was STILL packed, so there was some wait. First off worth mentioning, the STAFF! they were so welcoming and friendly. The food.....this to me feels like "fancier" tacos than what you get at most local taco spots. Funny... More

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Overland Park, Kansas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Large portions and great taste! It's in a strip mall but the inside has a cool feel though a little louder - that's to be expected at this type of restaurant though. $3 margarita Mondays and fresh catch dishes of the day make this a great spot!

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Seegraeben, Switzerland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Had ahi sashimi and mahi mahi tacos...large portion and really good stuff!!! Good prices, compared with other island prices...restaurant looks a bit shabby but service is friendly..

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Verde is 4 stars by Kauai standards, not mainland standards. If you consider yourself a Mexican food "snob", stay away from here and every Mexican restaurant in the state. If you're like The Wife and I and simply can't go 10 days without eating Mexican, give this place a shot. I basically had a wet burrito with a contemporary presentation... More

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Sammamish, Washington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

A friend on Kauai recommended Verde's to my wife & I and we were extremely impressed and please with their recommendation. Our daughter is excellent cooking authentic Mexican dishes and we have become spoiled / very picky about what constitutes a "great" Mexican dish. Verde's Al Pastore burrito was simply fabulous and the Carne Verdana burrito was delicious. Prices were... More

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Greater Cincinnati
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We tried the ultimate chicken tacos and beef shortrib tacos. This was the perfect amount of food for my husband and I. The chips and salsa were delicious. We loved the mix of flavors on the tacos. Great atmosphere and service.

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Orange, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We tried the garlic spicy burrito and the Cali beef burrito its a nice small mexican place. I like the ambience of the restaurant. Make sure you are hungry coz they have a huge burrito.

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Love Love Verde food and sauces! Fun nice little bar to hang out with and feel comfortable if you are traveling alone. Bar tenders and guests friendly! Love the margaritas!

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