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Fish Express

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Asian, Asian fusion, Hawaiian
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3343 Kuhio Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI
8082459918
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout
Description: Located across the street between Walmart and Wlicox Hospital on Kuhio...
Located across the street between Walmart and Wlicox Hospital on Kuhio highway in Lihue.
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    Very good
  • 21
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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
Best place for poki and fried chicken

Fish express has one of the best poki and fried ginger chicken on the island. Went there twice on a 7 day visit. Loved the avocado and wasabi poki. Conveniently close to the airport for our bento for our 5 hour flight home.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Mary N
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Lafayette, California
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Lafayette, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Fish express has one of the best poki and fried ginger chicken on the island. Went there twice on a 7 day visit. Loved the avocado and wasabi poki. Conveniently close to the airport for our bento for our 5 hour flight home.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We went there last april and will go many times again this april. They have my favorite snack or meal w seaweed, spam and rice at a good price!!! Went several times on our last vacation and will go several times again. They also have this crab salad that is to die for.

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Lihue, Hawaii
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

They have several different types of fish pupu's (hors d'oeuvres.) They also serve slabs of fish. They sell plate lunches and drinks (no alcohol, which I miss) Right in Lihue kiddie corner to Lihue Wal-Mart. You can always ask them for a taste sample, they will use a toothpick to stab the seasoned fish for you to try.

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Lihue, Hawaii
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32 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a great place to pick up a Lau Lau or Kalua Pig Plate along with some Poke and other great eats. The fried Chicken and shrimp is pretty good too and all are ready to go.

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Lihue, Hawaii
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place is the best place on the island for fresh fish, poki, plate lunches and beer. The perfect place to stop go to after you arrive on island off the plane. It is across Walmart 1 mile from the airport. Stop here to buy all your snacks and go off to the hotel or beach. The locals all go... More 

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San Francisco, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We love this place. Good food and good values. We ate there twice during our Kauai visit (which we don't normally do since we want to explore and try different local places). I enjoy my yummy Lobster salad, ocean salad (or seaweed salad) and while my hubby enjoys his cooked fishes (mac nut ahi and some tasty dishes that I... More 

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Dayton, tx
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Seems like this place is ran by locals, which is nice, but the food was fast food at best. We ordered the fresh fish sandwich, not what we expected at all. It was small and had no flavor. We also ordered the fried ginger chicken for my teenage boys, who will almost eat anything, but they wouldn't hardly eat this... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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268 reviews 268 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is a great place (carry-out) to pick up some seafood and head down to the beach to enjoy it. You order at the counter where service is fast and efficient. Everyone behind the counter was friendly, even when tourists were slow to decide exactly what the want. Not a seafood fan, well, there's options there for you as well.

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153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Stopped by right at the street light outside walmart. We had w Hawaiian plates pork wrapped in leaves rice and tomato relish side. The also offer togo lobster sla d and poke. ITS JUST A food shack. Good for cheap eats. Not sitdown place.

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Akron, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

I never had poke before this week, and now I am a fan, especially of the spicy ahi/crab and the sesame ahi. Melts in your mouth! The ginger shrimp was another favorite of ours. We also bought mahimahi and opah to cook at home and everything was fresh and delicious. Can be a bit tricky to park at lunchtime because... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3343 Kuhio Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: 8082459918

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 9
  • Cuisine: Asian, Asian fusion, Hawaiian

Description

Located across the street between Walmart and Wlicox Hospital on Kuhio highway in Lihue.
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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