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Fish Express

3343 Kuhio Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI
8082459918
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Ranked #1 of 89 restaurants in Lihue
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $9
Cuisines: Asian, Hawaiian, Asian fusion
Dining options: Takeout
Description: Located across the street between Walmart and Wlicox Hospital on Kuhio highway in Lihue.
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Dining options: Takeout
Description: Located across the street between Walmart and Wlicox Hospital on Kuhio highway in Lihue.
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English first
Austin, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Wonderful-we never miss this place-coming into Kauai or leaving-just across from Wal-mart-not far from the airport. Small and always busy, everything is de-LISH! Excellent service-fast and they encourage sampling. Very economical but they aren't open for dinner. Don't miss it-you will be glad you didn't!

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Portland, Oregon
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We asked about a place where locals go for good fish. Oh, was this the right place to go. It is a seafood market with take out food. We had tasty fish tacos and took them to a park to eat. Lots of different choices for take out already prepared as well as will make items you order. We'll be... More

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New Hampshire
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86 reviews 86 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

They don't have tables, but you can get lunch for $10.95 (macadamia nut fish in a sauce this is incredible, rice and salad)--Grill is open until 3 p.m. Take your lunch to go and eat at a nearby park or the beach. There is not a better deal in Lihue. They also sell poke and fresh fish. Highly recommend. We... More

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

we tried the spicy ahi tuna poke and the lobster salad poke and both were excellent. It was very cheap and we were served quickly.

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Koloa, Hawaii
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I have always had great food from here, poke is usually wonderful, everything from the grill has yet to disappoint. Today I went there and it was a little different. There was a help wanted sign on the door so maybe they were overworked and tired? Anyway I ordered a shrimp and chicken plate for my other half, whatever was... More

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Frederick, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I was looking for fresh fish to purchase for grilling. We found this deli on the way to Koloa. They had fresh Ahi and fresh Mahi as well as a variety of Ahi poke aand homemade deli food. We purchased the lumi ahi poke, ahi and the mahi. They were excellent. We grilled the fish and it was melt in... More

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Bellingham, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We were starving in the late afternoon after ziplining, and based on recommendations we decided to stop for some fish-to-go. It was yummy! My ono with garlic sauce was light and flavorful, and my husband's ahi wrap was well sized, and well put together. The service was very fast, and they sell fresh caught fish by the chunk if you... More

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El Cerrito, CA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Wish we found this place at the beginning of our trip rather than toward the end. Fresh, affordable seafood, nothing costs more than $10.95. The grill closes at 3pm, and it's all takeout (nowhere to sit and eat), but really really good. We had the macadamia crusted ahi, and the one meal was enough for the two of us for... More

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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147 reviews 147 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This is a great little place to stop in for either a prepared snack, appetizers, or great slabs of fish meat for a main course prepared at home. Prices are sane, facility is clean, and the people who work there know what they are doing!

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ny, USA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We got takeout lunch here on our last day in Kauai. Took it for a picnic before heading to the airport. Fresh poke bowls were great. Cooked fish also fresh and tasty. A tiny spot known to locals - busy at lunch time. Service quick and efficient.

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